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VASB1150VetoIssuance of warrants by magistrates. Provides that a magistrate may not issue an arrest warrant for a misdemeanor offense where the accused is a law-enforcement officer and the alleged offense arises out of the performance of his public duties upon t...
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2019-04-03
Requires 2/3 affirmative votes to pass in enrolled form
VASB1231PassIncompetent defendants; capital murder. Provides that when a defendant charged with capital murder is determined to be unrestorably incompetent, the court may order that the defendant receive continued treatment to restore competency provided that he...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0797)
VASB1126PassLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming; penalties. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board (the Board). Casino gaming shall be limited to certain cities that meet the criteria that is outlined in...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0789)
VASB1166PassClerks of court; collection of DNA sample for certain offenses; disclosure of tax information; Torrens system. Provides that a blood, saliva, or tissue sample shall be taken for any person convicted of a violation of a local ordinance that is similar...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0786)
VASB1507PassUse of unmanned aircraft systems by law-enforcement officers; persons sought for arrest. Provides that a law-enforcement officer may deploy an unmanned aircraft system (i) to aerially survey a primary residence of the subject of the arrest warrant to...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0781)
VASB1602PassReports to Central Criminal Record Exchange; duties and authority of the Central Criminal Records Exchange; unapplied criminal history record information. Requires the Central Criminal Records Exchange (Exchange) to review offenses containing unappli...
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2019-03-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)
VASB1222PassInsurance licensing and continuing education course requirements. Requires the biennial renewal, for individuals and business entities, of licenses by insurance agents, consultants, public adjusters, surplus lines brokers, and viatical settlement bro...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0675)
VASB1540PassProtective orders; contents of preliminary protective orders; docketing of appeal. Provides that if a preliminary protective order is issued in an ex parte hearing where the petition for the order is supported by sworn testimony and not an affidavit ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0718)
VASB1050PassForgery; venue. Provides that, in addition to the current forgery venue provisions, forgery may be prosecuted in any county or city where an issuer, acquirer, or account holder sustained a financial loss as a result of the offense. This bill is ident...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0621)
VASB1751PassDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Permits the Director of DPOR, or his designee, to issue a notice to any person unlawfully engaging in unlicensed practice of an occupation to cease and desist such activity. The bill also provid...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0517)
VASB1529PassReports to Central Criminal Records Exchange; additional offenses. Adds several criminal offenses to the list of offenses for which a report to the Central Criminal Records Exchange is required. The reports contain such information as is required by ...
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2019-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0115)
VASB1037EngrossExpungement of certain offenses. Allows a person to petition for expungement of a deferred disposition dismissal for underage alcohol possession or using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offense occurred prior to the person's twenty-first birthd...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1013EngrossSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Repeals the requirement that the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for immediate payment of fines or costs be suspended....
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1095EngrossSuperintendent of Public Instruction and Commissioner of Social Services; early childhood care and education. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Commissioner of Social Services to (i) convene a stakeholder group to consider the...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1066EngrossPost-conviction relief; previously admitted scientific evidence. Provides that a person who was convicted of certain offenses, upon a plea of not guilty or an Alford plea, or who was adjudicated delinquent, upon a plea of not guilty or an Alford plea...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1380EngrossExpungement of certain charges and convictions. Allows a person to petition for expungement of convictions and deferred disposition dismissals for marijuana possession, underage alcohol possession, and using a false ID to obtain alcohol when the offe...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1137EngrossDeath penalty; severe mental illness. Provides that a defendant in a capital case who had a severe mental illness, as defined in the bill, at the time of the offense is not eligible for the death penalty. The bill establishes procedures for determini...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1417EngrossCompetency report; unrestorably incompetent defendant. Provides that in cases where a defendant's competency is primarily compromised due to an ongoing and irreversible medical condition and prior medical or educational records are available to suppo...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1379PassChild Pornography Registry; contents of Registry; criminal investigations; report. Requires copies of all known or suspected child pornography found during the course of a criminal investigation of child pornography offenses to be included in the Chi...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0042)
VASB1710EngrossCommunity work in lieu of payment of fines and court costs; authority of the court. Clarifies that a court shall oversee a program allowing community service in lieu of payment of fines and court costs, including the monitoring of credit earned towar...
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2019-02-19
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VASB1112EngrossQualified education loan servicers. Prohibits any person from acting as a qualified education loan servicer except in accordance with provisions established by this bill. The bill requires a loan servicer to obtain a license from the State Corporatio...
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2019-02-12
Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (11-Y 11-N)
VASB1484IntroLimitation of prosecutions; misdemeanor sex offenses against minors. Extends the statute of limitations period for prosecuting certain misdemeanor sex offenses where the victim is a minor at the time of the offense to 20 years after the victim reache...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB1603IntroHuman trafficking; prevention and awareness; offenses Human trafficking; prevention and awareness; offenses related to prostitution and human trafficking; penalties. Provides that any person who commits an act of aiding prostitution or illicit sexual...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB1649IntroCarnal knowledge; bail bondsmen; penalty. Increases from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony the penalty for carnal knowledge of a pretrial defendant or posttrial offender by an owner or employee of the bail bond company that posted the pretria...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB1033IntroBody-worn camera; release of recordings; penalty. Provides a procedure for a defendant to request the inspection and the copying or photographing of any body-worn camera recordings that are within the possession, custody, or control of the Commonweal...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N)
VASB1356IntroVirginia Lottery Board; rename as Virginia Lottery and Virginia Lottery Board; rename as Virginia Lottery and Sports Wagering Commission; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; penalties. Renames the Virginia Lottery Board as the Virginia Lotte...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Finance with letter (16-Y 0-N)
VASB1092IntroPreliminary protective orders; hearing dates. Allows the full hearing resulting from the issuance of a preliminary protective order to be heard on the same hearing or trial date as a related criminal offense if such hearing or trial date has already ...
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2019-01-30
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (9-Y 5-N)
VASB1437IntroParole; exception to limitation on the application of parole statutes; investigations and reports by probation officers. Provides that a person is entitled to parole who was sentenced by a jury prior to the date of the Supreme Court of Virginia decis...
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2019-01-30
Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 8-N)
VASB1053IntroJuvenile offenders; parole. Provides that any person sentenced to a term of life imprisonment for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 25 years of such sentence, an...
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2019-01-28
Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 7-N)
VASB1391IntroJuvenile offenders; parole. Provides that any person sentenced to a term of life imprisonment for a single felony offense or multiple felony offenses committed while that person was a juvenile and who has served at least 25 years of such sentence, an...
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2019-01-28
Incorporated by Courts of Justice
VASB1687IntroBail; data collection and reporting standards; report. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to (i) collect data relating to bail determinations for any person who is held in custody pending trial or hearing for an offense, civil or cr...
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2019-01-28
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice with letter (8-Y 6-N)
VASB1076IntroAdmissibility of prior inconsistent statements in a criminal case. Provides that in all criminal cases, evidence of a prior statement that is inconsistent with testimony at the hearing or trial is admissible if the testifying witness is subject to cr...
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2019-01-23
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (12-Y 3-N)
VASB1514IntroDepartment of Taxation; responsibility for the collection and satisfaction of all fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties, and restitution. Transfers from the attorney for the Commonwealth to the Department of Taxation the duty to cause proper proceedin...
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2019-01-23
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N)
VASB1641IntroDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources on an individual tax return filed with the Commonwealth in th...
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2019-01-23
Incorporated by Transportation
VASB1740IntroDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the Driver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources on an individ...
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2019-01-23
Failed to report (defeated) in Transportation (6-Y 7-N)
VASB1374IntroCondominium Act; penalties. Provides that any person who willfully violates any provision of the Condominium Act is guilty of a misdemeanor the penalty for which, for each such violation, is (i) a fine of not less than $1,000 or double the amount of ...
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2019-01-21
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (10-Y 4-N)
VASB1503IntroLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming; penalties. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board (the Board). The bill specifies the licensing requirements for casino gaming and imposes criminal and ci...
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2019-01-21
Incorporated by General Laws and Technology
VASB1706IntroLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming; limited Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming; limited operation; penalties. Authorizes casino gaming in the Commonwealth to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board (the Board). The bill specifies t...
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2019-01-21
Incorporated by General Laws and Technology
VASB1313IntroEarly childhood care and education; licensing. Requires Early 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 t...
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2019-01-17
Incorporated by Education and Health
VASB1458IntroFirearms; removal from persons posing Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Creates a procedure by which any attorney for the Commonwealth or any law-enforcement officer may apply to a general district court, circuit cour...
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2019-01-16
Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 7-N)
VASB1052IntroBody-worn camera; release of recordings; penalty. Provides a procedure for a defendant to request the inspection and the copying or photographing of any body-worn camera recordings that are within the possession, custody, or control of the Commonweal...
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2019-01-14
Incorporated by Courts of Justice
VASB1136IntroPreliminary protective orders; hearing by two-way electronic video and audio communication. Gives discretion to a court to allow a petitioner granted a preliminary protective order to appear by two-way electronic video and audio communication for a f...
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2019-01-14
Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
VASB1612IntroSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment Suspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Repeals the requirement that the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for imm...
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2019-01-14
Incorporated by Courts of Justice
VASB463IntroDisposition of forfeited property used in connection with the commission of drug crimes; Drug Offender Assessment and Treatment Fund. Provides that 20 percent of all cash, negotiable instruments, and proceeds from a sale conducted pursuant to ?§...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB110IntroMarijuana field test; evidence at trial. Provides that a law-enforcement officer is permitted to testify as to the results of any field test approved by the Department of Forensic Science regarding whether or not any plant material is marijuana in an...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB224IntroRelease of seized property; petition to stay release. Provides that any property seized shall be released to the owner or lienholder within one year from the date of seizure unless an information has been filed against the property or the attorney fo...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB167IntroDiscovery in criminal cases; duty to provide. Requires Discovery in criminal cases; duty to provide. Requires the attorney for the Commonwealth, upon written notice by an accused to the court and to the attorney for the Commonwealth, to permit the ac...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB578IntroSuspension of driver's license for nonpayment of fines or costs. Removes the requirement that a court suspend the driver's license of a person convicted of any violation of the law who fails or refuses to provide for immediate payment of fines or cos...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Courts of Justice Committee
VASB777EngrossPost-conviction relief; previously admitted scientific evidence. Provides that a person who was convicted of certain offenses, upon a plea of not guilty or an Alford plea, or who was adjudicated delinquent upon a plea of not guilty or an Alford plea,...
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2018-11-30
To House Courts of Justice Committee
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