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VAHB2312PassMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)
VASB1406PassMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0550)
VAHB2062PassFood delivery platforms; agreements required; penalty. Prohibits a food delivery platform, as defined in the bill, from submitting orders on behalf of a consumer or arranging for the delivery of an order from a restaurant, as defined in the bill, wit...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0485)
VAHB1881PassEnterprise zone job creation grants. Provides that, for purposes of wage requirements for the enterprise zone job creation grant program, the minimum wage shall be the higher of the state minimum wage or the federal minimum wage. The bill also reduce...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0402)
VAHB5001PassShipping and Logistics Headquarters Grant Program. Establishes the Shipping and Logistics Headquarters Grant Program to provide grants to a qualified shipping and logistics company that retains its North American headquarters in the City of Norfolk, ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0434)
VASB1156PassTechnology Development Grant Fund created. Creates the Technology Development Grant Fund to make grant payments to a qualified technology company that makes a capital investment of at least $64 million at a facility in Fairfax County and creates at l...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0271)
VAHB1877PassLegal service plans; seller registration. Provides that a legal services plans seller may offer, advertise, or execute, or cause to be executed by the subscriber, any subscription contract in the Commonwealth if the seller has submitted the seller's ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0180)
VAHB2250PassHumane Cosmetics Act; civil penalties. Prohibits a cosmetics manufacturer from: (i) conducting or contracting for cosmetic animal testing that occurs in the Commonwealth on or after January 1, 2022; (ii) manufacturing or importing for profit into the...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0113)
VASB1379PassHumane Cosmetics Act; civil penalties. Prohibits a cosmetics manufacturer from: (i) conducting or contracting for cosmetic animal testing that occurs in the Commonwealth on or after January 1, 2022; (ii) manufacturing or importing for profit into the...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0114)
VASB1392PassConsumer Data Protection Act. Establishes a framework for controlling and processing personal data in the Commonwealth. The bill applies to all persons that conduct business in the Commonwealth and either (i) control or process personal data of at le...
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2021-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0036)
VAHB2307PassConsumer Data Protection Act. Establishes a framework for controlling and processing personal data in the Commonwealth. The bill applies to all persons that conduct business in the Commonwealth and either (i) control or process personal data of at le...
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2021-03-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0035)
VAHB2003Engross

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Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practices; certain advertising related to school quality. Adds as a prohibited practice under the Consumer Protection Act the use in any advertising any information regarding the quality of any public or private el...
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2021-02-17
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (13-Y 2-N)
VAHB1856Engross

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Electronic execution of estate planning documents; Uniform Electronic Wills Act. Permits trusts, advance medical directives, and refusals to make anatomical gifts to be signed and notarized, as appropriate, by electronic means. The bill also codifies...
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2021-02-10
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (12-Y 0-N)
VASB1379Engross

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Humane Cosmetics Act; civil penalties. Prohibits a cosmetics manufacturer from: (i) conducting or contracting for cosmetic animal testing that occurs in the Commonwealth on or after January 1, 2022, (ii)manufacturing or importing for profit into the ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Labor and Commerce by voice vote
VASB1392Engross

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Consumer Data Protection Act. Establishes a framework for controlling and processing personal data in the Commonwealth. The bill applies to all persons that conduct business in the Commonwealth and either (i) control or process personal data of at le...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Communications, Technology and Innovation by voice vote
VASB1406Engross

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Marijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of marijuana, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and provides for an automatic expungement process for those convicted ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in General Laws by voice vote
VASB1156Engross

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Technology Development Grant Fund created. Creates the Technology Development Grant Fund to make grant payments to a qualified technology company that makes a capital investment of at least $64 million at a facility in Fairfax County and creates at l...
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2021-02-07
Continued to Special Session 1 in Appropriations by voice vote
VAHB1881Engross

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Enterprise zone job creation grants. Provides that, for purposes of wage requirements for the enterprise zone job creation grant program, the minimum wage shall be the higher of the state minimum wage or the federal minimum wage. The bill also reduce...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1856Engross

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Electronic execution of estate planning documents; Uniform Electronic Wills Act. Permits trusts, advance medical directives, and refusals to make anatomical gifts to be signed and notarized, as appropriate, by electronic means. The bill also codifies...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1877Engross

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Legal service plans; seller registration. Provides that a legal services plans seller may offer, advertise, or execute, or cause to be executed by the subscriber, any subscription contract in the Commonwealth if the seller has submitted the seller's ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2003Engross

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Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practices; certain advertising related to school quality. Adds as a prohibited practice under the Consumer Protection Act the use in any advertising any information regarding the quality of any public or private el...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2062Engross

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Food delivery platforms; agreements required; penalty. Prohibits a food delivery platform, as defined in the bill, from submitting orders on behalf of a consumer or arranging for the delivery of an order from a restaurant, as defined in the bill, wit...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2164Intro

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Tobacco retail licensing; penalties. The bill prohibits any person from selling any tobacco product at retail without first obtaining a license from the Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (the Authority). The bill prohibits the sale of tobacco prod...
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2021-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB2250Engross

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Humane Cosmetics Act; civil penalties. Prohibits a cosmetics manufacturer from: (i) conducting or contracting for cosmetic animal testing that occurs in the Commonwealth on or after January 1, 2022, (ii)manufacturing or importing for profit into the ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2307Engross

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Consumer Data Protection Act. Establishes a framework for controlling and processing personal data in the Commonwealth. The bill applies to all persons that conduct business in the Commonwealth and either (i) control or process personal data of at le...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2312Engross

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Marijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of marijuana, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and provides for an automatic expungement process for those convicted ...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N)
VASB1435Intro

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Electronic execution of estate planning documents; Uniform Electronic Wills Act. Permits trusts, advance medical directives, and refusals to make anatomical gifts to be signed and notarized, as appropriate, by electronic means. The bill also codifies...
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2021-02-03
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N)
VASB1407Intro

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Regulating electronic gaming devices; penalties. Authorizes the manufacturing, distributing, operating, servicing, hosting, and playing of electronic gaming devices in the Commonwealth, to be regulated by the Virginia Lottery Board, which the bill re...
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2021-01-27
Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (12-Y 2-N)
VAHB884Intro

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Safe destruction of records containing personal identifying information. Requires a commercial entity that is in possession of, or has within its custody or control, records that (i) contain consumers' unencrypted, unredacted personal identifying inf...
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2020-12-04
To House Communications, Technology and Innovation Committee
VAHB473Intro

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Personal data; Virginia Privacy Act. Gives consumers the right to access their data and determine if it has been sold to a data broker. The measure requires a controller, defined in the bill as a person that, alone or jointly with others, determines ...
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2020-12-04
To House Communications, Technology and Innovation Committee
VASB533Intro

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Pari-mutuel wagering; breakage; distribution for problem gambling treatment and support; creation of Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund. Alters the required distribution of the legitimate breakage from each pari-mutuel pool for live, histori...
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2020-12-04
To Senate General Laws and Technology Committee
VAHB779Intro

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Virginia Fuels Tax Act; refueling vehicles. Exempts persons properly licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles from the prohibition on delivering fuel from a transport truck or tank wagon to the fuel tank of a highway vehicle, provided that such v...
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2020-12-04
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB956Intro

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Virginia Consumer Protection Act; advertising or offering for sale of Internet-connected devices targeting children; prohibition. Prohibits the advertising or offering for sale of Internet-connected devices for which the target market consists of con...
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2020-12-04
To House Communications, Technology and Innovation Committee
VAHB955Intro

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Children's online privacy protection. Prohibits any person who operates a website for commercial purposes and who collects or maintains personal information from or about the users of or visitors to such website or online service from releasing perso...
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2020-12-04
To House Communications, Technology and Innovation Committee
VAHB1283Intro

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Registration of tobacco products retailers; purchase, possession, and sale of tobacco products; penalties. The bill prohibits any person from selling any tobacco product at retail (i) without first obtaining a permit from the Department of Taxation a...
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2020-12-04
To House Finance Committee
VAHB954Intro

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Cybersecurity; care and disposal of customer records; security for connected devices. Requires any business to take all reasonable steps to dispose of, or arrange for the disposal of, customer records within its custody or control containing personal...
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2020-12-04
To House Communications, Technology and Innovation Committee
VAHB952Intro

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Digital services; protection for minors. Requires the operator of a digital service, which is defined as a website, online service, online application, or mobile application, to permit minors to remove, or to request and obtain removal of, content or...
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2020-12-04
To House Communications, Technology and Innovation Committee
VASB274Intro

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Motion picture theaters; required open-captioned showings. Requires any motion picture theater that has four or more separate auditoriums to provide two scheduled showings of a motion picture that engages open captions for a particular showing of an ...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Commerce and Labor Committee
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