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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)
VAHB2343PassReports 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 (CHAP0783)
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)
VAHB2320PassResetting bail, bond, and recognizance determinations; jurisdiction. Provides that any motion to alter the terms and conditions of bail where the initial bail decision is made by a judge or clerk of a district court or by a magistrate on any charge o...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0616)
VAHB2605PassCommunity corrections alternative program; establishment. Repeals the boot camp incarceration program, diversion center incarceration program, and detention center incarceration program established and maintained by the Department of Corrections and ...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0618)
VAHB2586PassProstitution and sex trafficking; offenses involving a minor; penalties. Provides that any person who commits an act of aiding prostitution or illicit sexual intercourse or using a vehicle to promote prostitution or unlawful sexual intercourse, when ...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0617)
VAHB2746PassCentral Criminal Records Exchange; background checks through Live Scan device. Requires the Department of State Police (the Department) to accept requests for background checks through the use of a Live Scan device certified by the Federal Bureau of ...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0620)
VAHB1817PassPromoting travel for prostitution; penalty. Makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor for any travel agent to knowingly promote travel services for the purposes of prostitution or certain offenses involving minors that require registration on the Sex Offender a...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0458)
VAHB2080PassPhysical evidence recovery kit tracking system. Provides that the Department of Forensic Science (Department) shall maintain a statewide electronic tracking system for physical evidence recovery kits where such kits will be assigned a unique identifi...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0473)
VAHB2413PassMulti-jurisdiction grand jury; secrecy of information. Provides that any person granted permission to make notes and to duplicate portions of the evidence given before the multi-jurisdiction grand jury shall maintain the secrecy of all information ob...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0522)
VAHB2773PassCriminal Injuries Compensation Fund; amount of award. Removes the current $600 limit placed on the amount that may be awarded to a crime victim for total loss of earnings resulting from incapacity. The bill also increases from $5,000 to $10,000 the m...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0524)
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)
VAHB2137PassPersons who are deaf or hard of hearing; terminology. Replaces the term "hearing impaired" and its variations with "deaf or hard of hearing" and "hearing loss" throughout the Code of Virginia. The bill also renames the Virginia Hearing Impairment Ide...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0288)
VAHB1673PassPreliminary protective orders; full hearing date; court closure. Provides that if a court is lawfully closed and such closure prevents the full hearing for a preliminary protective order from being held within 15 days of the issuance of the prelimina...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0197)
VAHB2078PassForfeiture on recognizance; bail bondsman; suspension of license. Provides that if a forfeited recognizance is not paid within 150 days, the license of any bail bondsman on the bond shall be suspended by the Department of Criminal Justice Services (t...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0200)
VAHB2439PassDNA analysis; conviction of certain crimes or similar ordinance of a locality. Adds persons convicted of a violation of a local ordinance that is similar to certain crimes listed under current law to the list of persons from whom a blood, saliva, or ...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0201)
VAHB2648PassCrime victim rights; notice of release of defendant found unrestorably incompetent or acquitted by reason of insanity. Provides that, upon the request of the victim of a crime, the Commissioner of Behavioral Health or his designee shall notify the vi...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0216)
VAHB2659PassBail bondsman; surrender of principal; deposit. Requires a bail bondsman on a bond in a recognizance who surrenders his principal for any reason other than a summons to show cause issued by the court for which the defendant is to appear to deposit wi...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0205)
VAHB2278PassExpungement of police and court records; absolute pardon. Provides for the automatic expungement of the police and court records relating to a person's conviction if he has been granted an absolute pardon for a crime that he did not commit. Under cur...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0181)
VAHB2453PassBail and recognizances; magistrate's checklist; surety's basis for request for capias. Requires a magistrate who conducts a bail hearing for a person arrested on a warrant or capias for a jailable offense to describe, on a form provided by the Execut...
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0176)
VAHB1833PassInvestigations and reports by probation officers; persons eligible for parole. Allows a presentence report to be made available for review without a court order to incarcerated persons who are eligible for release by the Virginia Parole Board, or to ...
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2019-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0107)
VAHB2035PassDissemination of criminal history record information; Department of Medical Assistance Services; screening individuals. Provides that home care organizations, hospices, behavioral health care providers, and community services boards may disclose to t...
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2019-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0089)
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)
VAHB1751PassForgery; 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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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0046)
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)
VAHB1940PassChild 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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2019-02-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003)
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