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VASB1457PassPreservation of historic sites. Provides that any locality utilizing the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax County) may include a provision in its historic preservation ordinance that would allow public access to an historic area, lan...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0531)
VAHB2031PassFacial recognition technology; authorization of use by local law-enforcement agencies and campus police departments at public institutions of higher education. Provides that no local law-enforcement agency or campus police department shall purchase o...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0537)
VAHB2168PassIllegal gambling; skill games; civil penalty; enforcement by localities and Attorney General. Provides that any person who conducts, finances, manages, supervises, directs, or owns a gambling device that is located in an unregulated location is subje...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0546)
VASB1385PassUnderground utility facilities; Fairfax County. Removes the sunset on a pilot program allowing a locality that has adopted the urban county executive form of government (Fairfax County) to request an electric utility to place underground electric dis...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0505)
VASB1298PassTourism improvement districts. Authorizes any locality to create a local tourism improvement district plan, consisting of fees charged to businesses and used to fund tourism promotion activities and capital improvements. Under the bill, the locality ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0500)
VASB1410PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0478)
VAHB2326PassRegulation of child-care services in localities. Expands to include all cities the authority related to the regulation of child-care services that is currently available to certain Northern Virginia localities. This will have the effect of granting a...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0479)
VAHB2161PassActive military or a military spouse; prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, etc. Prohibits discrimination in public accommodations, employment, and housing on the basis of a person's military status, defined as a member of the uniformed ...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0477)
VAHB2001PassBuilding standards for certain state and local buildings. Requires that any executive branch agency or institution or locality entering the design phase for the construction of a new building greater than 5,000 gross square feet in size or the renova...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0473)
VASB1225PassBroadband services; education. Authorizes school boards to appropriate funds for the purposes of promoting, facilitating, and encouraging the expansion and operation of broadband services for educational purposes. The bill authorizes school boards to...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0496)
VASB1258PassSolar projects; erosion and sediment control plan review. Requires any locality that does not operate a regulated municipal separate storm sewer system and for which the Department of Environmental Quality did not administer a Virginia Stormwater Man...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0497)
VAHB2217PassLiability of public access authorities. Grants public access authorities, including the land holdings and facilities of such authorities, certain liability protections that are currently given to localities in relation to parks, recreational faciliti...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0424)
VAHB2186PassIndustrial Development and Revenue Bond Act; directors; Mathews County. Provides that the Mathews County board of supervisors may appoint one employee of the locality onto the board of directors for the Economic Development Authority of the County of...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0422)
VAHB1919PassLocal green banks. Authorizes a locality, by ordinance, to establish a green bank to promote the investment in clean energy technologies in its locality and provide financing for clean energy technologies, defined in the bill. The bill establishes ce...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0405)
VAHB1969PassAdministration of blighted and derelict properties in certain localities. Modifies the definition of "qualifying locality" to include any locality with a score of 100 or higher on the fiscal stress index, as published by the Department of Housing and...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0408)
VAHB2054PassComprehensive plan; transit-oriented development. Adds reducing, modifying, or waiving local parking requirements or ratios to the strategies that may be included when certain larger localities consider incorporating strategies to promote transit-ori...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0412)
VAHB1818PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Provides that the occupational disease presumption for death caused by hypertension or heart disease will apply for salaried or volunteer emergency medical services personnel ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0436)
VASB1275PassWorkers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. Provides that the occupational disease presumption for death caused by hypertension or heart disease will apply for salaried or volunteer emergency medical services personnel ...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0437)
VAHB2318PassTest driving vehicles; residence districts; civil penalty. Authorizes localities by ordinance to require motor vehicle dealers in the locality to notify a buyer or potential buyer that test driving a motor vehicle in a residence district that has bee...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0433)
VAHB2293PassLocal gas severance tax; sunset date. Extends the sunset date from January 1, 2022, to January 1, 2024, for authority to impose an additional local gas severance tax that is dedicated to (i) the local Coal and Gas Road Improvement Fund; (ii) the Virg...
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2021-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0430)
VASB1309PassLocal stormwater assistance; flood mitigation and protection. Authorizes grants from a local Stormwater Management Fund to be used for flood mitigation and protection measures that are part of a comprehensive flood mitigation and protection plan adop...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0380)
VASB1471PassAlcoholic beverage control; designated outdoor refreshment area license. Renames the "local special events" license as the "designated outdoor refreshment area" license. The bill allows the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Contro...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0391)
VAHB1898PassBoard of zoning appeals; appointments. Provides an exception to the general rule that an elected official cannot be appointed to a board of zoning appeals by allowing an elected official from a town to serve on the board of zoning appeals of the coun...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0355)
VASB1399PassTourism Development Authority; name change. Renames the Tourism Development Authority, also known as the Virginia Coalfield Regional Tourism Development Authority, as the Heart of Appalachia Tourism Authority. The bill contains technical amendments. ...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0384)
VAHB2266PassAlcoholic beverage control; designated outdoor refreshment area license. Renames the "local special events" license as the "designated outdoor refreshment area" license. The bill allows the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Contro...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0390)
VAHB2287PassEconomic development authorities; size of board in Powhatan County; quorum. Reduces from seven to five the number of members that may be appointed to the economic development authority board by Powhatan County and reduces the quorum requirement to th...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0321)
VAHB1903PassLocal government authority; reduction of speed limits. Authorizes local governing bodies to reduce the speed limit to less than 25 miles per hour, but not less than 15 miles per hour, in a business district or residence district.
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0318)
VASB1141PassHampton Roads area refuse collection authority; financial planning. Changes various requirements of the Southeastern Public Service Authority (the Authority) when budgeting or incurring debt, including (i) changing the required five-year overall stra...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0325)
VASB1465PassIllegal gambling; skill games; civil penalty; enforcement by localities and Attorney General. Provides that any person who conducts, finances, manages, supervises, directs, or owns a gambling device that is located in an unregulated location is subje...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0329)
VAHB2323PassLibrary aid; former regional library system. Provides that former regional library systems that receive state aid, notwithstanding a loss of regional library status due to a city reversion, shall receive such aid regardless of when a former city reve...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0174)
VASB1120PassCounty executive form of government; local budgets. Provides that a county that has adopted the county executive form of government (Albemarle and Prince William Counties) may carry over unspent funds from year to year for multiyear capital projects ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0155)
VAHB2101PassGO Virginia Grants; matching funds; sunset. Delays from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2022, the sunset of the provision of the Code of Virginia allowing a locality to use grant funds awarded by the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission as matching fund...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0146)
VAHB1813PassHighway construction by state or local employees; limit. Increases from $600,000 to $700,000 the value of highway maintenance and construction projects eligible to be performed by state or local employees. Highway construction by state or local empl...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0260)
VAHB2198PassLocal elections for governing bodies; elections for school boards; qualification of voters. Provides that in a locality that imposes district-based or ward-based residency requirements for members of the governing body or school board, the member ele...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0225)
VASB1208PassContinuity of government. Extends from six to 12 months the period of time after an enemy attack or other disaster that a locality may, by ordinance, provide for a method to assure continuity in its government and requires the ordinance to provide a ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0295)
VAHB1778PassRemoval of clutter from property; civil penalty. Provides that a locality may by ordinance require the removal of clutter from property, except on land zoned for or in active farming operation, or may, whenever the governing body deems it necessary, ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0125)
VAHB2131PassAlcoholic beverage control; license application; corrective action. Adds the chief administrative officer of a locality to the list of persons who may be sent notice of certain license applications by the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0186)
VAHB1854PassNaming U.S. Route 29; county manager plan of government. Authorizes the board of any locality that has adopted the county manager plan of government (Arlington County) to name any section of U.S. Route 29 located within the boundaries of the locality...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0261)
VASB1157PassShifting municipal elections to November. Shifts all municipal elections for city and town council and school board from May to November, beginning with elections held after January 1, 2022.
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2021-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0103)
VAHB2042PassReplacement 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 (CHAP0089)
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)
VASB1207PassSolar and energy storage projects; siting agreements and special exceptions throughout the Commonwealth. Expands existing provisions related to siting agreements and zoning special exceptions for solar projects located in an opportunity zone to inclu...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0058)
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)
VASB1447PassFees for management and disposal of solid waste; Buckingham County. Adds Buckingham County to the list of counties authorized, by ordinance and after a public hearing, to levy a fee for the management of solid waste not to exceed the actual cost incu...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0063)
VAHB2201PassSolar and energy storage projects; siting agreements and special exceptions throughout the Commonwealth. Expands existing provisions related to siting agreements and zoning special exceptions for solar projects located in an opportunity zone to inclu...
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0057)
VASB1175PassBrunswick County school board; appointed school board salaries. Removes the Brunswick County school board from the list of approved member salaries for appointed school boards. The Brunswick County school board is currently an elected school board.
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2021-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0081)
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Compensation Board; determining staffing and salaries for an attorney for the Commonwealth. Provides that the Compensation Board shall consider workload totals comprehensively, including the use of diversion programs and specialty dockets, when deter...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1798PassBrunswick County school board; appointed school board salaries. Removes the Brunswick County school board from the list of approved member salaries for appointed school boards. The Brunswick County school board is currently an elected school board.
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2021-02-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0020)
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Vacant buildings; registration. Removes the requirement that a building meet the definition of "derelict building" and instead requires that such building potentially endanger the public health, safety, or welfare in order for the Town of Clifton For...
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2021-02-24
(requires 67 affirmative votes to pass)
VAHB1948Engross

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Law-enforcement officer; duty to render aid; duty to report wrongdoing by another law-enforcement officer. Requires any law-enforcement officer on duty who witnesses another person suffering from a serious bodily injury or a life-threatening conditio...
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2021-02-17
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (7-Y 6-N)
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