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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
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
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
VAHB1651IntroGrand larceny; threshold. Increases from $500 to $750 the threshold amount of money taken or value of goods or chattel taken at which the crime rises from petit larceny to grand larceny. The bill increases the threshold by the same amount for the cla...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
VAHB1665IntroCourt-established community service programs; community service work in lieu of payment of fine or costs. Requires courts to provide an option to any person upon whom a fine and costs have been imposed to discharge all or part of the fine or costs by...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1684IntroWaiver of extradition; bail. Requires a judge to revoke the bail of any person who waives extradition proceedings in writing and remand such person to custody to await transfer to the demanding state.
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1701IntroGender-neutral terms; assisted conception; prohibitions on Gender-neutral terms; assisted conception; prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions; certain gender-specific crimes; penalty. Replaces the terms "husband" and "wife" as well as rela...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1716IntroCriminal sexual assault; definition of sexual abuse; complaining witness under age 13. Includes in the definition of "sexual abuse" the intentional touching of any part of a complaining witness's body, either on the skin or the material covering the ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1745IntroJuvenile 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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1758IntroAdoption by stepparent; background check. Removes, effective July 1, 2019, the ability of a prospective adoptive parent, who is a spouse of a birth parent or parent by adoption and who has filed a petition for adoption, to request the Department of S...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1763IntroFirearms; 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 court, or juvenile and domestic relations ...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
VAHB1760IntroQualified education loan servicers. Prohibits any Qualified 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 serv...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1782IntroCourt-established community service programs; community service work in lieu of payment of fine or costs. Requires courts to provide an option to any person upon whom a fine and costs have been imposed to discharge all or part of the fine or costs by...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1799IntroInterest on fines and costs in criminal cases and traffic infractions. Eliminates the accrual of interest on any fine or costs imposed in a criminal case or in a case involving a traffic infraction. The bill provides that any such fine or costs that ...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1808IntroAssault and battery in the presence of a minor; penalty. Provides that any person who commits assault and battery or assault and battery against a family or household member while (i) in the physical presence of a minor and (ii) knowing or having rea...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1861IntroExpungement of police and court records; misdemeanor and nonviolent felony convictions. Allows a person convicted of a misdemeanor or nonviolent felony to file a petition requesting expungement of the police and court records relating to the convicti...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1843IntroDriver 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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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB1890IntroLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming; penalties. Lottery 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 req...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
VAHB1903IntroDissemination of criminal history record information; limitations. Limits the criminal history information that the Central Criminal Records Exchange, or the criminal justice agency in cases of offenses not required to be reported to the Exchange, ma...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2025IntroDriver 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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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB2040IntroBackground checks; persons providing care for elderly or disabled. Allows any person who provides or seeks to provide unsupervised care or assistance to an elderly or disabled person to request a national fingerprint criminal background check on hims...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VAHB2268IntroFederal equitable sharing funds received by state agencies. Provides that any federal equitable sharing funds, as defined in the bill, received by a state agency shall be deposited into the general fund. The bill also provides that such funds may be ...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB2096IntroForfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of crimes; finding of guilt required. Requires that any action for the forfeiture of property used in connection with the commission of a crime be stayed until the person whose property is...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2079IntroMarijuana; decriminalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Decriminalizes marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $50 for a first violation, $100 for a second violation, and $250 for a third or subsequent violatio...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2121IntroBail; 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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2512IntroExpungement 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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2448IntroAdmission to bail; expiration and extension of recognizance; notice to bail bondsman and surety company. Limits any recognizance entered into by a bail bondsman to three years from the date such recognizance was executed, unless the court or the atto...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2244IntroPossession or transportation of firearms following convictions for certain misdemeanor crimes; restoration of rights; penalty. Prohibits a person who has been convicted of assault and battery when the person intentionally selects the person against w...
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2019-02-05
To House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee
VAHB2250IntroProtected information; newspersons engaged in journalism. Provides that no newsperson engaged in journalism shall be compelled to testify about, disclose, or produce protected information, as defined in the bill, except when the court finds that (i) ...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2227IntroMulti-jurisdiction grand jury; hate crimes. Adds the following to the list of crimes that a multi-jurisdiction grand jury may investigate: (i) simple assault or assault and battery where the victim was intentionally selected because of his race, reli...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2371IntroMarijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. The bill also decriminalizes marijuana possession for persons under 21 years of a...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2429IntroPreliminary 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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2454IntroSupport person for minor victim; presence in courtroom. Requires a court to permit an adult chosen by a minor victim in a criminal case to be present in the courtroom during any proceedings in addition to or in lieu of the minor's parent or guardian....
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2428IntroPreliminary 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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2370IntroPossession and consumption of marijuana; penalty. Decriminalizes simple marijuana possession and provides a civil penalty of no more than $250. Current law imposes a maximum fine of $500 and a maximum 30-day jail sentence for a first offense, and sub...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2373IntroMarijuana; legalization of simple marijuana possession; penalty. Eliminates criminal penalties for possession of marijuana for persons who are 21 years of age or older. The bill also decriminalizes marijuana possession for persons under 21 years of a...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2458IntroEarly 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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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB2488IntroSuspension 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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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2525IntroMisdemeanor sexual offenses where the victim is a minor; statute of limitations. Increases the statute of limitations for prosecuting misdemeanor violations where the victim is a minor from one year after the victim reaches the age of majority to fiv...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2627IntroVoir dire examination of persons called as jurors; criminal case. Allows the court and counsel for either party in a criminal case to (i) ask potential jurors any relevant question to ascertain whether the juror can sit impartially in either the guil...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2392IntroInquiry and report of immigration status; persons charged with or convicted of certain crimes; certain victims or witnesses of crimes. Removes provisions requiring (i) jail officers to ascertain the citizenship of any inmate taken into custody at a j...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2536IntroLottery Board; regulation of casino gaming; penalties. Lottery 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 req...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
VAHB2715IntroDepartment of Taxation; responsibility for the collection and satisfaction of all fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties and restitution. Transfers responsibility for the collection and satisfaction of all fines, costs, forfeitures, penalties, and rest...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2727IntroInmates; local correctional facilities; community service work in lieu of payment for fines and court costs. Requires courts to provide an option to any person upon whom a fine and costs have been imposed to discharge all or part of the fine or costs...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2695IntroCrime victim rights; definition of victim. Expands the definition of "victim," for purposes of the Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act (§19.2-11.01 et seq.), to include (i) a person who has suffered physical, psychological, or economic harm as a...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2698IntroLottery 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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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
VAHB2778IntroPetition for vacatur and expungement of convictions and police and court records of human trafficking victims. Allows any person who was a human trafficking victim at the time of an offense that led to a criminal charge or conviction of certain crime...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice 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)
VAHB2043IntroChild care providers; background checks; portability. Exempts prospective employees and volunteers of certain child welfare agencies from statutory background check requirements where the individual completed a background check within the previous fi...
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2019-01-31
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (20-Y 1-N)
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