Sponsored by James Massie - Virginia (Current)

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VAHB1675Graduation requirements; local alternative paths to standard units of credit. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing course and credit requirements for a high school diploma, to permit local school divisions to waive the requirement for stu...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
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50%
VAHB1930Institutions of higher education; reporting acts of sexual violence. Requires any responsible employee of a public or private nonprofit institution of higher education who in the course of his employment obtains information that an act of sexual viol...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
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VAHB1964Commercial sex trafficking; penalties. Creates new felonies for trafficking of persons for commercial sexual activity. The bill provides that any person who solicits, invites, recruits, encourages, or otherwise causes or attempts to cause a person to...
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2015-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
Enroll
75%
VAHB1784Virginia Port Authority; capital projects. Restricts expenditures by the Virginia Port Authority on capital projects, except certain specified projects, to those located on real property that is owned, leased, or operated by the Virginia Port Authori...
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2015-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
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75%
VAHB1790Prohibition on payments without an appropriation; prohibition on IOUs. Prohibits a state agency or official from attempting, guaranteeing, or purporting to pay for a good or service or a debt unless the General Assembly has appropriated funds or fund...
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2015-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
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75%
VAHB1626Students receiving home instruction; participation in interscholastic programs. Prohibits public schools from joining an organization governing interscholastic programs that does not deem eligible for participation a student who (i) is receiving home...
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2015-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
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75%
VAHB1641Virginia Values Veterans Program; certification by state agencies. Provides that all agencies in the executive branch of state government and all public institutions of higher education shall, to the maximum extent possible, be certified in accordanc...
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2015-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
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VAHB1820Workers' compensation; payment for medical services. Requires the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission to determine the number and geographic area of communities across the Commonwealth. The measure also requires the Commission shall convene a w...
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2015-02-26
VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 1-N)
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VAHJR935Commending the Virginia Council for Private Education.
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2015-02-26
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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VAHJR957Commending William David Rice.
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2015-02-26
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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75%
VAHB1791Public institutions of higher education; members; removal; terms. Provides that if a member of the board of visitors of a four-year public institution of higher education or the State Board for Community Colleges fails to attend the meetings of the b...
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2015-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
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VAHB2238Parental Choice Education Savings Accounts. Permits the parents of certain students with disabilities to apply to his resident school division for a Parental Choice Education Savings Account to consist of the student's Standards of Quality per pupil ...
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2015-02-25
Chair votes No
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VAHB1275Hampton Roads Veterans Care Center project. Provides for funding of the Hampton Roads Veterans Care Center project through an allocation of the proceeds of $300 million of Virginia Public Building Authority bonds, which were authorized pursuant to Ch...
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2015-02-25
Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
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VAHB1276Northern Virginia Veterans Care Center project. Provides for funding of the Northern Virginia Veterans Care Center project through an allocation of the proceeds of $300 million of Virginia Public Building Authority bonds, which were authorized pursua...
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2015-02-25
Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
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75%
VAHB1499Right to breastfeed in public places. Provides that a mother may breastfeed in any place where the mother is lawfully present. Current law allows breastfeeding on any property owned, leased, or controlled by the Commonwealth.
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2015-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
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VAHJR814Commending Sheldon M. Retchin, M.D.
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2015-02-25
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
Engross
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VAHJR822Commending Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc.
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2015-02-25
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
Engross
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VAHJR855Celebrating the life of the Honorable Vincent F. Callahan, Jr.
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2015-02-25
Agreed to by Senate
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VAHB324Virginia Virtual School established. Establishes the Board of the Virginia Virtual School as a policy agency in the executive branch of state government for the purpose of governing the online educational programs and services offered to students enr...
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2015-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION #2 (61-Y 38-N)
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VAHB1785Campus police departments; sexual assault reporting. Requires that mutual aid agreements between a campus police force and a law-enforcement agency contain provisions requiring either the campus police force or the agency with which it has establishe...
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2015-02-24
VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
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VAHR263Commending the Honorable Cynthia D. Kinser.
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2015-02-24
Agreed to by House by voice vote
Enroll
75%
VAHB1319Special license plates; CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER. Authorizes the issuance of special license plates for supporters of curing childhood cancer bearing the legend CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER. This bill may be known as "The Mathias Bill." The bill contains an em...
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2015-02-23
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
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75%
VAHB1490Public schools; Standards of Learning tests. Directs the Board of Education to promulgate regulations to provide the same criteria for eligibility for an expedited retake of any Standards of Learning test, with the exception of the writing Standards ...
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2015-02-23
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
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75%
VAHB1336State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; policy on course credit at public institutions of higher education for certain examinations. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), in consultation with the governing board...
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2015-02-23
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
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50%
VAHB1692Four-year public institutions of higher education; alternative tuition or fee structures. Permits each public institution of higher education to offer alternative tuition or fee structures to students. The bill provides that if a public institution o...
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2015-02-23
Passed by indefinitely in Finance with letter (10-Y 4-N)
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VAHJR577Constitutional amendment (first resolution); charter schools. Grants the Board of Education authority, subject to criteria and conditions prescribed by the General Assembly, to establish charter schools within the school divisions of the Commonwealth...
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2015-02-23
Requires 21 affirmative votes for passage
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VAHJR782Commending Frank Robinson.
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2015-02-19
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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VAHJR787Celebrating the life of the Honorable Herbert E. Harris II.
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2015-02-19
Agreed to by Senate
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VAHJR794Celebrating the life of Sara Louise Rollison.
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2015-02-19
Agreed to by Senate
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VAHJR750Celebrating the life of James Clement Van Pelt, Sr.
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2015-02-19
Agreed to by Senate
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VAHB1787Virginia Port Authority; gubernatorial appointments to the Board of Commissioners. Specifies experience requirements for the 11 members appointed by the Governor to serve on the Board of Commissioners of the Virginia Port Authority. The bill requires...
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2015-02-10
Intro
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VAHB1788Public institutions of higher education; six-year plans; frequency. Changes from biennial to annual the requirement for the governing board of each public institution of higher education to develop, adopt, and submit a six-year plan for the instituti...
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2015-02-10
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VAHB1786Higher education; reporting of sexual assault; penalty. Requires any administrator or professor employed by a public institution of higher education, except the institution's Title IX coordinator, who through the course of his employment obtains info...
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2015-02-10
Intro
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VAHB2202General Assembly; general appropriation bills. Requires the Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance to issue reports concurrently with the budget conference report that specifically identi...
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2015-02-10
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VAHB1888Academic transcripts; suspension or permanent dismissal from institution. Requires the registrar of each public institution of higher education and certain private institutions of education, or the other employee, office, or department of the institu...
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2015-02-10
Intro
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VAHB2321Virginia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; penalty. Creates the Virginia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The act prohibits an abortion after 20 weeks gestation unless, in reasonable medical judgment, the mother has a condition that ...
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2015-02-10
Intro
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VAHJR497U.S. Constitution; application for a convention of the states. Makes application to Congress to call a convention of the states to propose amendments to the United States Constitution to restrain the abuse of power by the federal government.
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2015-02-05
Stricken from House calendar
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VAHJR700Commending Elk Hill.
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2015-02-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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VAHJR716Celebrating the life of the Honorable Thomas H. Tullidge.
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2015-02-05
Agreed to by Senate
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VAHJR717Commending Andrew Charles Koebler.
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2015-02-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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VAHJR712Commending the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education.
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2015-02-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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VAHJR718Commending Westhampton College.
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2015-02-05
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
Intro
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VAHB2311Education improvement scholarships tax credit; reporting requirement. Makes the required report of contributions qualifying for the credit and scholarships awarded from such contributions a calendar year report. The report currently is based on each ...
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2015-02-04
Stricken from docket by Finance by voice vote
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VAHR218Celebrating the life of William Caleb Wharton.
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2015-01-30
Agreed to by House
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VAHJR602Commending the Mills E. Godwin High School girls' tennis team.
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2015-01-29
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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VAHJR651Celebrating the life of Dr. William Cleveland Bosher, Jr.
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2015-01-29
Agreed to by Senate
Intro
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VAHB1789Virginia Economic Development Authority; compensation of employees. Authorizes the Chief Executive Officer of the Virginia Economic Development Authority to offer incentive-based compensation to employees directly involved in the recruitment, retenti...
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2015-01-27
Stricken from docket by General Laws by voice vote
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VAHR190Commending the Honorable Watkins Moorman Abbitt, Jr.
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2015-01-16
Agreed to by House by voice vote
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