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VASB1252PassSunset of coal tax credits. Sunsets the Coal Employment and Production Incentive Tax Credit and Coalfield Employment Enhancement Tax Credit after tax year 2021 and prohibits the allocation of such credits on and after January 1, 2022. The bill provid...
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2021-04-15
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0554)
VASB1339PassSealing of criminal records; penalties. Establishes a process for the automatic sealing of police and court records, defined in the bill, for certain convictions, deferred dispositions, and acquittals and for offenses that have been nolle prossed or ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0524)
VASB1127PassCharitable gaming; permit requirement; permissible locations; suspensions and revocations. Modifies the list of organizations that may conduct charitable gaming and requires such organizations, other than organizations conducting raffles that reasona...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0520)
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)
VASB1315PassCriminal proceedings; consideration of mental condition and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Permits the admission of evidence by the defendant concerning a defendant's mental condition at the time of an alleged offense, including expert ...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0523)
VASB1245PassAbsentee voting; establishment of drop-off locations; preprocessing of returned absentee ballots before election day; cure process; accessibility for voters with visual impairment or print disability. Requires certain actions to be taken to process a...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0522)
VASB1206PassConfidentiality of juvenile court records; exceptions. Provides that juvenile court service unit records and Department of Juvenile Justice records may be open for inspection to the Department of Social Services or any local department of social serv...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0466)
VASB1319PassWaste Diversion and Recycling Task Force. Requests the Department of Environmental Quality to continue and expand the scope and membership of the Waste Diversion and Recycling Task Force. The bill directs the Task Force to hold its first meeting of t...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0503)
VASB1374PassCarbon Sequestration Task Force; report. Directs the Secretary of Natural Resources, jointly with the Secretary of Agriculture and Consumer Services, to convene a task force for the purpose of studying carbon sequestration in the Commonwealth and sub...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0504)
VASB1219PassBureau of Insurance; paid family leave; report. Directs the State Corporation Commission's Bureau of Insurance (the Bureau) to review and make policy recommendations to meet the goals identified in the "Paid Family and Medical Leave Study" published ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0512)
VASB1261PassCourt of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)
VASB1288PassDepartment of Education and Board of Education; special education. Requires the Department of Education and the Board of Education to develop new policies and procedures and effect numerous modifications to existing policies and procedures to improve...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0452)
VASB1405PassGet Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and Program established. Establishes the Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back (G3) Fund and requires the Virginia Community College System to establish the G3 Program for the purpose of providing financial ass...
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2021-03-29
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0398)
VASB1300PassBoard of Local and Regional Jails; review services provided to inmates during pregnancy, pregnancy termination, labor and delivery, and postpartum recovery; report. Directs the Board of Local and Regional Jails (the Board), in consultation with a sta...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0392)
VASB1423PassSales and use tax exemption for data centers. Reduces the job creation requirement to qualify for the sales and use tax exemption for data centers in a distressed locality from 25 to 10 jobs and reduces the required capital investment from $150 milli...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0368)
VASB1453PassRevision of Titles 45.1 and 67. Creates proposed Title 45.2 (Mines, Minerals, and Energy) as a revision of existing Title 45.1 (Mines and Mining) and existing Title 67 (Virginia Energy Plan). Proposed Title 45.2 consists of 21 chapters divided into f...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0387)
VASB1396PassSewage; Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund; Wastewater Infrastructure Policy Working Group; report. Authorizes the State Board of Health to use the Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund to provide grants and loans to property owners with income at or be...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0382)
VASB1150PassDepartment of Veterans Services; Military Spouse Liaison; position created. Establishes the position of Military Spouse Liaison (the Liaison) in the Department of Veterans Services to conduct outreach and advocate on behalf of military spouses in the...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0309)
VASB1273PassBehavioral Health Commission created. Creates the Behavioral Health Commission in the legislative branch of state government for the purpose of (i) studying and making recommendations for the improvement of behavioral health services and the behavior...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0313)
VASB1469PassOpioid Abatement Authority; established, report. Establishes the Opioid Abatement Authority. The Authority, with the assistance of the Office of the Attorney General, would administer the Opioid Abatement Fund, which would receive moneys from settlem...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0307)
VASB1365PassData governance; Office of Data Governance and Analytics; Chief Data Officer; Virginia Data Commission; report. Creates the Office of Data Governance (the Office) in the Office of the Secretary of Administration, to be directed by the existing Chief ...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0314)
VASB1193PassDairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program. Directs the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to establish and administer the Dairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program (the Program). The bill provides that a...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0331)
VASB1472PassDMAS; work group to study options for the permanent use of virtual supports and increasing access to virtual supports and services; individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0224)
VASB1304PassCommunity services boards; discharge planning. Reduces from within 30 days to within 72 hours of an individual's identification as ready for discharge the time by which a community services board must document its disagreement with the determination ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0249)
VASB1320PassLicensed certified midwives; licensure; practice. Defines "practice of licensed certified midwifery," directs the Boards of Medicine and Nursing to establish criteria for the licensure and renewal of a license as a certified midwife, and requires lic...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0201)
VASB1316PassChild care providers; background check portability; subsidy pilot program; report. Exempts prospective employees and volunteers of certain child care providers from statutory background check requirements where the individual completed a background c...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0251)
VASB1299PassAlcoholic beverage control; sale and delivery of mixed beverages and pre-mixed wine for off-premises consumption. Allows distillers that have been appointed as agents of the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Au...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0282)
VASB1210PassEnvironmental permit fees; working groups. Directs the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality to convene working groups for the purpose of developing annual fee schedules for nonhazardous solid waste management facilities and annual main...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0275)
VASB1097PassAbsentee voting; witness signature not required during declared state of emergency related to a communicable disease of public health threat. Provides that a voter's failure to have a witness sign the absentee ballot envelope for any election held du...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0235)
VASB1391PassPretrial data collection. Requires the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission to collect and disseminate, on an annual basis, statewide and locality-level data related to adults charged with criminal offenses punishable by confinement in jail or a t...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0112)
VASB1393PassReplacement and conservation of trees during development; work group. Gives a locality the ability to exceed general requirements in its tree replacement and conservation ordinances in specific circumstances, including development that impacts stormw...
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0090)
VASB1326PassLocal cigarette taxes; regional cigarette tax boards. States that it is the policy of the Commonwealth, where practical, to encourage local cigarette stamping and tax collection to be accomplished through regional cigarette tax boards, defined in the...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0061)
VASB1313PassChildren's Services Act; special education programs. Requires that funds expended for private special education services under the Children's Services Act only be expended on educational programs that are licensed by the Board of Education or an equi...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0071)
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)
VASJR322Engross

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Study; Secretary of Administration; State Board of Elections; electronic return of voted military-overseas ballots; pilot program; report. Requests the Secretary of Administration to oversee and develop a charter and directives for the State Board of...
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2021-03-01
To House Privileges and Elections Committee
VASB1401Engross

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Standards of Learning assessments; reduction; report. Reduces the total number and type of required Standards of Learning assessments to the minimum requirements established by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended. T...
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2021-03-01
To House Education Committee
VASB1462Engross

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Virginia Digital Equity Pilot Program and Fund. Requires the Department of Social Services to establish a pilot program to provide a fixed reimbursement for the costs of broadband services to households currently participating in the Supplemental Nut...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1105Engross

Sine Die
Post-conviction relief; previously admitted scientific evidence; report. Provides that a person who was convicted of a felony offense, or who was adjudicated delinquent of an offense that would have been a felony offense if committed by an adult, may...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1427Engross

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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; Early Psychosis Intervention and Coordinated Specialty Care Program Advisory Board established. Establishes the Early Psychosis Intervention and Coordinated Specialty Care Program Advisory B...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1318Engross

Sine Die
Environmental justice; interagency working group; report. Establishes the Interagency Environmental Justice Working Group as an advisory council in the executive branch of state government to further environmental justice in the Commonwealth and dire...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VASB1443Engross

Sine Die
Elimination of mandatory minimum sentences; modification of sentence to mandatory minimum term of confinement for felony offenses. Eliminates all mandatory minimum sentences of confinement from the Code of Virginia. The bill directs the Secretary of ...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VASB1380Engross

Sine Die
Electric utilities; electric school bus projects; report. Authorizes electric utilities to partner with school divisions to implement projects designed to encourage the proliferation of school buses that are fueled in whole or in part by electricity,...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VASJR294PassStudy; JLARC; costs of education; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the true cost of education in the Commonwealth and provide an accurate assessment of the costs to implement the Standards of Quality. Study;...
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2021-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ294ER)
VASJR285PassJoint Subcommittee to Study Barrier Crimes and Criminal History Records Checks; Report. Continues the Joint Subcommittee to Study Barrier Crimes and Criminal History Records Checks for one additional year, through November 30, 2021.
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2021-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ285ER)
VASJR293PassStudy; Joint Commission on Health Care; assisted living and auxiliary grants; report. Requests the Joint Commission on Health Care to study available data regarding assisted living and auxiliary grants and develop a blueprint for implementing recomme...
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2021-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ293ER)
VASJR308PassStudy; JLARC; impact of COVID-19 on Virginia's public schools, students, and school employees; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the impact of COVID-19 on Virginia's public schools, students, and school employ...
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2021-02-24
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ308ER)
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