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VAHB271PassPublic schools; school resource officers; data. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in coordination with the Department of Education and the Department of Juvenile Justice, to annually collect, report, and publish data related to in...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1039)
VAHB1499PassVirginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund. Establishes the Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of supporting gun violence intervention a...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1129)
VASB616PassDepartment of Game and Inland Fisheries; name change. Renames the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries as the Department of Wildlife Resources and the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries as the Board of Wildlife Resources.
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0958)
VAHB1012PassEarly childhood care and education; licensing. Requires the Board of Education to establish a statewide unified public-private system for early childhood care and education in the Commonwealth to be administered by the Board of Education, the Superin...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0860)
VASB578PassEarly childhood care and education; licensing. Requires the Board of Education to establish a statewide unified public-private system for early childhood care and education in the Commonwealth to be administered by the Board of Education, the Superin...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0861)
VASB248PassVirginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund. Establishes the Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of supporting violence intervention and p...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0818)
VASB492PassSex offenses requiring registration. Clarifies the registration and reregistration obligations imposed upon a person convicted of a foreign sex offense for the purposes of registration with the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry.
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0826)
VASB579PassSex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Makes numerous changes to the provisions governing the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. The bill changes the number of classifications of offenders who are required to register under th...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0829)
VASB156PassFostering Futures program. Establishes the Fostering Futures program to provide services and support to individuals between the ages of 18 and 21 who were in foster care as a minor and are transitioning to full adulthood and self-sufficiency.
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0732)
VAHB1419PassSchool resource officers and school security officers; training standards. Requires school resource officers and school security officers to receive training specific to the role and responsibility of a law-enforcement officer working with students i...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0638)
VASB40PassLine of Duty Act; eligible dependents. Provides that children born or adopted after the death or disability of an employee covered by the Line of Duty Act are eligible for health insurance coverage if their birth or adoption occurred after the time o...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0559)
VASB494PassDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; crisis intervention team training. Adds the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and brain injury stakeholders to the list of entities with whom the Department of Criminal Justice Services is requi...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0515)
VAHB1231PassDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; crisis intervention team training. Adds the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and brain injury stakeholders to the list of entities with whom the Department of Criminal Justice Services is requi...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0514)
VASB1024PassDetector canines and detector canine handlers; training and database. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish compulsory minimum training standards for detector canine handlers employed by the Department of Corrections, stan...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0535)
VAHB1648PassState correctional facilities; treatment of prisoners known to be pregnant or who are parents of minor children. Provides for rules and regulations regarding the treatment, control, and education of prisoners known to be pregnant and prisoners who ar...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0526)
VAHB253PassOffenses requiring registration under the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another. Adds a third or subsequent conviction of unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another to the li...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0389)
VAHB422PassYouth and Gang Violence Prevention Grant Fund and Program; creation. Establishes the Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Grant Fund and Program, to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services, for the purpose of awarding grants to t...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0392)
VAHB475PassVirginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program. Establishes the Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program within the Department of Criminal Justice Services. The bill requires the head of the program to create and...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0274)
VASB373PassVirginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program. Establishes the Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program within the Department of Criminal Justice Services. The bill provides that the coordinator of the program s...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0276)
VAHB51PassLine of Duty Act; eligible dependents. Provides that children born or adopted after the death or disability of an employee covered by the Line of Duty Act are eligible for health insurance coverage if their birth or adoption occurred after the time o...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0207)
VASB170PassPublic schools; school resource officers; data. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services, in coordination with the Department of Education and the Department of Juvenile Justice, to annually collect, report, and publish data related to in...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0169)
VASB171PassSchool resource officers and school security officers; training standards. Requires school resource officers and school security officers to receive training specific to the role and responsibility of a law-enforcement officer working with students i...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0184)
VAHB246PassLocal law-enforcement agencies; body-worn camera systems. Requires localities to adopt and establish a written policy for the operation of a body-worn camera system, as defined in the bill, that follows identified best practices and is consistent wit...
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2020-03-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0123)
VASB168EngrossLine of Duty Act; requiring Virginia licensed health practitioners to conduct medical reviews. Requires that, for any medical review of a claim made pursuant to the provisions of the Line of Duty Act (LODA), the Virginia Retirement System shall requi...
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2020-03-03
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB400PassFostering Futures program. Establishes the Fostering Futures program to provide services and support to individuals between the ages of 18 and 21 who were in foster care as a minor and are transitioning to full adulthood and self-sufficiency.
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2020-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0095)
VASB518EngrossChanging the Commonwealth's biennial appropriations to begin in odd-numbered years. Provides that the Commonwealth's biennial appropriations start on July 1 of odd-numbered years beginning with the biennial appropriation act for the period July 1, 20...
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2020-03-03
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1022PassDefinition of criminal justice agency; Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission. Specifies that the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission is a criminal justice agency.
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2020-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0090)
VAHB845EngrossDefinition of law-enforcement officer; certain employees of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Adds special agents employed by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Office of the Inspector General to the definition of la...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Transportation Committee
VAHB673EngrossCruelty to children; penalty. Increases the penalty from a Class 6 felony to a Class 4 felony for any person employing or having custody of a child to willfully cause or permit such child to be tortured physically or psychologically, tormented, mutil...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB251EngrossProstitution-related crimes; minors; penalties. Makes it a Class 6 felony for an adult to visit a bawdy place with a minor when he knows that the bawdy place is used or to be used for lewdness, assignation, or prostitution. The bill also adds felony ...
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2020-02-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
VAHB1563EngrossSex offenders in emergency shelters; notification registration penalty. Provides that a registered sex offender who enters an emergency shelter designated by the Commonwealth or any political subdivision thereof and operated in response to a declared...
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2020-02-19
Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (6-Y 8-N)
VAHB423IntroGun Violence Survivor Assistance Fund and Grant Program. Establishes the Gun Violence Survivor Assistance Fund and Grant Program, to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services for the purpose of providing grants to gun violence su...
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2020-02-11
To House Public Safety Committee
VAHB424IntroRequiring a school resource officer in every school; School Resource Officer Supplementary Fund created. Requires each local school board to place a school resource officer in each public elementary and secondary school. The bill provides that 44 per...
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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
VAHB606IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; powers and duties; human trafficking training. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services, under the direction of the Criminal Justice Services Board, to develop an online course to train hotel propri...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1589IntroVirginia Lottery Board; repeal prohibition against sale of lottery tickets over the Internet; regulation of the manufacturing, distributing, hosting, and playing of electronic gaming devices; penalties. Renames the Virginia Lottery as the Virginia Lo...
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2020-02-11
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1617IntroGroup Violence Intervention Board; Division of Group Violence Intervention; Project Ceasefire Grant Fund; Project Exile Grant Fund. Establishes the Group Violence Intervention Board to coordinate and assist federal, state, and local group violence in...
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2020-02-11
To House General Laws Committee
VASB999IntroLaw-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act. Makes several changes to the process and procedures afforded to law-enforcement officers under the Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act, clarifying several existing rights and setting fo...
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2020-02-10
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (11-Y 3-N)
VAHB288IntroCriminal sexual assault; definition of sexual abuse; complaining witness under age 13; penalty. Includes in the definition of "sexual abuse" the intentional touching of any part of a complaining witness's body, on either the skin or the material cove...
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2020-02-07
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB691IntroSchool Guardian Fund and Program; establishment. Establishes the School Guardian Fund and requires the Virginia Center for School and Campus safety to establish and administer the School Guardian Program for the purpose of providing grants from the F...
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2020-02-06
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (9-Y 6-N)
VASB1091IntroAuthorization of volunteer school security officers by local school boards and private or religious schools. Authorizes volunteer school security officers to carry firearms at schools in performance of their duties.
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2020-02-06
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (9-Y 6-N)
VASB1033IntroJuvenile community correctional centers and facilities; establishment; placement of juveniles. Changes the term "juvenile correctional centers and facilities" to "juvenile community correctional centers and facilities." The bill further provides that...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB816IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; criminal cases; data collection and reporting standards; report. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to create uniform reporting mechanisms for appropriate criminal justice ag...
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2020-02-05
Incorporated by Courts of Justice
VAHB1687IntroViolence Intervention and Prevention Fund and Grant Program; firearm and ammunition tax. Establishes the Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund (the Fund), to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department), to dist...
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2020-02-05
To House Finance Committee
VAHB320IntroPetition for reclassification or expungement of certain convictions and police and court records. Allows a person who has been convicted of (i) a felony or misdemeanor offense that has been decriminalized or otherwise made lawful or (ii) a felony off...
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2020-01-31
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB647IntroPetition for reclassification or expungement of certain convictions and police and court records. Allows a person who has been convicted of (i) a felony or misdemeanor offense that has been decriminalized or otherwise made lawful or (ii) a felony off...
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2020-01-31
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB897IntroSchool resource officers; memorandums of understanding. The bill requires that the required memorandum of understanding entered into by a local school board and local law-enforcement agency be consistent with the model memorandum of understanding dev...
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2020-01-29
Incorporated by Education
VAHB1135IntroSchool resource officers; memorandums of understanding. The bill requires that the required memorandum of understanding entered into by a local school board and local law-enforcement agency be consistent with the model memorandum of understanding dev...
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2020-01-29
Incorporated by Education
VASB319IntroSecurity of public property. Provides that any property owned by the Commonwealth or any political subdivision of the Commonwealth, or used by a public body, where firearms have been prohibited by law shall have law-enforcement officers or armed secu...
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2020-01-22
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (9-Y 6-N)
VAHB1481IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; Security Enhancement Grant Fund. Establishes the Security Enhancement Grant Fund within the Department of Criminal Justice Services to provide grants to enhance security for places of worship.
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2020-01-16
Stricken from docket by General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
VASB55IntroSex offenders in emergency shelters; notification; penalty. Provides that a registered sex offender who enters an emergency shelter designated by the Commonwealth or any political subdivision thereof and operated in response to a declared state or lo...
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2020-01-13
Stricken at the request of Patron in Judiciary (13-Y 0-N)
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