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VASB1689VetoGroup health benefit plans; bona fide associations; benefits consortium. Provides that certain trusts constitute a benefits consortium and are authorized to sell health benefits plans to members of a sponsoring association that is a nonstock corporat...
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2019-05-02
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VASB1093PassLiterary Fund; school modernization. Requires the Board of Education to create a program in which monies from the Literary Fund would be used to subsidize interest payments by local governing bodies and school boards on certain loans from the Virgini...
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2019-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0807)
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)
VAHB1730PassFoster care; security freeze on credit report. Requires local departments of social services to request the placement of a security freeze on the credit report or record of any child who has been in foster care for at least six months in order to pre...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0677)
VASB1253PassFoster care; security freeze on credit report. Requires local departments of social services to request the placement of a security freeze on the credit report or record of any child who has been in foster care for at least six months in order to pre...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0676)
VASB1513PassAgricultural equipment; time frame for reporting nonconformities. Changes the date by which a consumer is required to report to a manufacturer, its agent, or its authorized dealer the nonconformity of agricultural equipment from the earlier to the la...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0752)
VASB1600PassMotor fuels. Requires every dispensing device used in the retail sale of motor fuel to identify the motor fuel and be labeled in accordance with a publication of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The measure authorizes the Board of ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0756)
VASB1048PassPurchase of handguns or other weapons; auxiliary law-enforcement officers. Eliminates the requirement that a sheriff or local police department seek written authorization or approval from the local governing body before allowing an auxiliary law-enfo...
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2019-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0608)
VAHB1925PassAssumed or fictitious name certificates. Conforms January 1, 2020, as the date when certificates of assumed or fictitious name are to be filed centrally with the clerk of the State Corporation Commission rather than with the clerk of court. A provisi...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0464)
VASB1188PassExtended service contracts; bonding requirement; remedies; civil penalty. Eliminates the requirement that extended service contract providers file and maintain a bond or letter of credit with the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Cons...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0558)
VAHB2218PassVirginia Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practices; unlawful practice of an occupation or profession. Makes the unlawful and unlicensed practice of contracting, real estate brokering, or real estate sales, in connection with a consumer transactio...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0521)
VAHB2356PassMajor Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. Creates the Major Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. A qualified e-commerce company that makes a capital investment of at least $2 billion in a major headquarters facility in Arlington County and that creates ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0482)
VASB1462PassComprehensive animal care; enforceable under Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Subjects provisions related to misrepresentation of animals' conditions to enforcement under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act (?§59.1-196 et seq.). The bill also ...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0566)
VAHB2779PassEnterprise zones. Changes from two to three for an enterprise zone designated on or after July 1, 2005, and from two to one for an enterprise zone designated prior to July 1, 2005, the number of times the Governor may renew a five-year designation of...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0496)
VAHB2038PassExtended service contracts; bonding requirement; remedies; civil penalty. Eliminates the requirement that extended service contract providers file and maintain a bond or letter of credit with the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Cons...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0396)
VASB1041PassVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act. Provides that a telephone solicitor and the seller on whose behalf or for whose benefit a telephone solicitation call offering or advertising a seller's property, goods, or services is made or initiated are ...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0264)
VASB1217PassNursing homes; truth in advertising for inspections, surveys, and investigations. Requires that if inspection, survey, or investigation data is used in an advertisement regarding nursing homes, the advertisement also include the following information...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0292)
VAHB2219PassNursing homes; truth in advertising for inspections, surveys, and investigations. Requires that if inspection, survey, or investigation data is used in an advertisement regarding nursing homes, the advertisement also include the following information...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0291)
VAHB2600PassVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act. Provides that a telephone solicitor and the seller on whose behalf or for whose benefit a telephone solicitation call offering or advertising a seller's property, goods, or services is made or initiated are ...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0256)
VASB1444FailSecretary of Technology; transfer of duties to the Secretaries of Administration and Commerce and Trade. Transfers operational responsibilities of the Office of the Secretary of Technology to the Secretary of Administration and responsibilities relat...
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2019-02-24
Failed to pass in Senate
VASB1393PassAdvanced Shipbuilding Production Facility Grants; grant availability dates. Advances the period during which grants shall be available under the Advanced Shipbuilding Production Facility Grant Program to fiscal years 2021 to 2025. Under current law, ...
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2019-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0114)
VASB1785PassEnterprise zones. Changes from two to three for an enterprise zone designated on or after July 1, 2005, and from two to one for an enterprise zone designated prior to July 1, 2005, the number of times the Governor may renew a five-year designation of...
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2019-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0119)
VAHB2180PassSemiconductor Manufacturing Grant Fund; creation. Creates the Semiconductor Manufacturing Grant Fund for the award of grants to a qualified semiconductor manufacturing company that makes a capital investment of at least $2.98 billion in a qualified l...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0034)
VAHB2362PassAdvanced Shipbuilding Production Facility Grants; grant availability dates. Advances the period during which grants shall be available under the Advanced Shipbuilding Production Facility Grant Program to fiscal years 2021 to 2025. Under current law, ...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0036)
VASB1370PassSemiconductor Manufacturing Grant Fund; creation. Creates the Semiconductor Manufacturing Grant Fund for the award of grants to a qualified semiconductor manufacturing company that makes a capital investment of at least $2.98 billion in a qualified l...
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2019-02-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0041)
VASB1177EngrossVirginia Health Club Act; automated external defibrillator required in health clubs. Requires each health club location to have a working automated external defibrillator, which is defined in the bill.
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2019-02-14
Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (11-Y 11-N)
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
VAHB1754IntroDigital devices; deactivation or alteration of embedded software. Prohibits the original equipment manufacturer of a digital device from deactivating embedded software, defined in the bill, in the digital device or altering embedded software so as to...
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2019-02-05
To House Science and Technology 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
VASB1255PassMajor Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. Creates the Major Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund. A qualified e-commerce company that makes a capital investment of at least $2 billion in a major headquarters facility in Arlington County and that creates ...
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2019-02-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0001)
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
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
VAHB2423IntroApparel-cleaning serves; discrimination; civil penalty. Prohibits a cleaning establishment from discriminating against a person because of the person's gender with respect to the price charged for apparel-cleaning services of similar or like kind. Pr...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2535IntroDigital 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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2019-02-05
To House Science and Technology Committee
VAHB2564IntroVirginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act; transmission of caller identification information. Prohibits any person, with the intent to defraud, harass, cause harm, or wrongfully obtain anything of value, from making, placing, or initiating a call or ...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor 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
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
VAHB2793IntroCybersecurity; care and disposal of customer records; 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 rec...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB1638IntroVirginia Lottery; repeal prohibition against sale of lottery tickets over the Internet; sports betting; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; Major Research Project Subfund; Sports Betting Operations Fund; penalties. Directs the Virginia Lotte...
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2019-01-31
Tabled in Rules (13-Y 3-N)
VASB1238IntroSports betting; Virginia Sports Betting Department created; Sports betting; Virginia Sports Betting Department created; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; Sports Betting Operations Fund; penalties. Establishes the Virginia Sports Betting De...
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2019-01-31
Passed by indefinitely in Finance with letter (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)
VAHB2210IntroVirginia Lottery; repeal prohibition against sale of Virginia Lottery; repeal prohibition against sale of lottery tickets over the Internet; electronic sports betting; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; Sports Betting Operations Fund; penal...
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2019-01-31
Tabled in Rules (14-Y 2-N)
VAHB2444IntroLegal services plans. Repeals provisions under which the State Corporation Commission regulates legal services plans and under which the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services regulates sellers of legal services plans. The measure also elimi...
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2019-01-31
Tabled in Commerce and Labor (21-Y 0-N)
VASB1266IntroOpen-end credit plans; penalty. Requires that any person engaged in the business of extending credit under an open-end credit plan under which interest is charged at an annual rate that exceeds 36 percent obtain a license to do so from the State Corp...
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2019-01-31
Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (5-Y 10-N)
VASB1351IntroBenefits consortium. Authorizes an association organized as a nonstock corporation whose members are employers conducting business in the Commonwealth to sponsor a trust. The measure authorizes the trust, called a benefits consortium, to sell benefit...
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2019-01-31
Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
VAHB2617IntroFantasy Contest Act; registration requirements. Allows the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (the Department) to set fantasy contest operator registration and renewal fees not to exceed (i) $5,000 for any applicant with annual gross rec...
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2019-01-31
Stricken from docket by Rules (16-Y 0-N)
VASB1721IntroDepartment of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Charitable Gaming Board; Electronic Gaming Devices Act; penalty. Establishes the Electronic Gaming Devices Act to be administered by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (the Department)...
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2019-01-30
Incorporated by Courts of Justice
VASB1566IntroFantasy Contest Act; registration requirements. Allows the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (the Department) to set fantasy contest operator registration and renewal fees not to exceed (i) $5,000 for any applicant with annual gross rec...
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2019-01-28
Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N)
VASB1423IntroConfidentiality, nondisparagement, or nondisclosure provisions; communication with law-enforcement agencies. Prohibits the use of provisions in contracts, written agreements, or settlement agreements resolving litigation pertaining to the employment ...
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2019-01-23
Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (7-Y 7-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
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