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Natural gas utilities; retail supply choice. Allows every person access to distribution service or retail natural gas from a natural gas company authorized to provide natural gas service to the area where the service will be received. The bill bars p...
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2022-06-17
Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)
VAHB384VetoAdministration of government; rights of state and local employees; freedoms of conscience and expression. Protects state and local government employees of the Commonwealth, defined in the bill, from being penalized by their employer for expressing th...
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2022-05-27
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VAHB1063PassPublic accommodations, employment, and housing; prohibited discrimination on the basis of religion; includes outward religious expression. Clarifies that "religion" as it relates to freedom of expression includes any outward expression of religious f...
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2022-05-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0799)
VAHB802VetoVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; enforcement by localities. Provides that if a condition exists in a rental dwelling unit that constitutes a material noncompliance by the landlord with the rental agreement or with any provision of law th...
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2022-04-28
VOTE: (48-Y 52-N)
VASB142PassDelinquent tax lands; disposition. Authorizes localities to petition the circuit court to appoint a special commissioner to, in lieu of a sale at public auction, convey certain real estate having delinquent taxes or liens to the locality's land bank ...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0713)
VAHB911PassLocal credits for approved local volunteer activities. Enables localities, by ordinance, to provide a credit against taxes and fees imposed by the locality to an individual who provides approved volunteer services in the locality. As defined in the b...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0773)
VAHB670VetoCounty manager plan of government; independent policing auditor. Allows the governing body of any county with the county manager plan of government (Arlington County) to appoint an independent policing auditor. The independent policing auditor shall ...
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2022-04-27
House sustained Governor's veto
VASB593PassCustody and transportation of persons subject to emergency custody or temporary detention order; alternative custody; auxiliary police officers. Allows auxiliary police officers to provide transportation for a person subject to an emergency custody o...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0730)
VASB280VetoElectric utilities; local reliability data; report. Directs Dominion Energy Virginia to provide local reliability data within 30 days upon request by a locality located within the service territory of the utility. The State Corporation Commission sha...
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2022-04-27
Senate sustained Governor's veto
VASB741PassFacial recognition technology; authorized uses; penalty. Authorizes local law-enforcement agencies, campus police departments, and the Department of State Police (the Department) to use facial recognition technology for certain authorized uses as def...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0737)
VASB722VetoImproper parking. Authorizes localities in Planning District 8 to prohibit parking a motor vehicle with its wheels fully on the curb or with its wheels straddling the curb and provides that any motor vehicle parked on a curb is subject to a fine and ...
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2022-04-27
Senate sustained Governor's veto
VAHB32PassFee for solid waste disposal; Bath County. Adds Bath County to the list of counties that may by ordinance, and after a public hearing, levy a fee for the management of solid waste not to exceed the actual cost incurred by the county in removing and d...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0347)
VAHB60PassEconomic development authority; Town of Louisa. Provides that the Town of Louisa may appoint from five to seven members to serve on the board of the economic development authority, with terms staggered as agreed upon by the town council. Under curren...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0622)
VASB52PassPro rata reimbursements for installation of certain utilities. Requires localities that adopt subdivision ordinances that permit subdividers or developers to install certain utilities to provide within that ordinance the subdivider's or developer's e...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0629)
VASB77PassReal property tax; reassessment cycles. Authorizes counties to conduct a general reassessment of real estate every three years if determined by majority vote of a county's board of supervisors. Current law requires counties to conduct a general reass...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0362)
VASB80PassState and local elections officials; acceptance of certain gifts and funding prohibited. Prohibits state and local elections officials from soliciting, accepting, using, or disposing of any moneys, grants, property, or services given by a private ind...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0698)
VASB82PassCity reversion; disposition of police department or sheriff's department motorcycles. Provides that when a city reverts to a town and the police department or sheriff's department of the former city ceases to exist, officers of the former city police...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0385)
VAHB150PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; posting of Virginia Freedom of Information Act; posting of minutes; local public bodies. Requires, with certain exceptions outlined in the bill, any local public body subject to the provisions of the Virginia Free...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0396)
VAHB167PassPublication of notice by localities. Provides that in any instance in which a locality has submitted a correct and timely notice request to a newspaper published or having general circulation in the locality and such newspaper fails to publish the no...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0478)
VAHB199PassLand preservation program. Allows a locality, by ordinance, to provide that a parcel of real property shall not be removed from the land use program for delinquent taxes if such taxes are paid no later than December 31 of the year in which the taxes ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0663)
VASB172PassCounty boards of supervisors; salaries. Requires county boards of supervisors, prior to July 1 of each year, to set a maximum annual compensation, which will become effective as of January 1 of the year following the next regularly scheduled election...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0616)
VAHB205PassState and local elections officials; acceptance of certain gifts and funding prohibited. Prohibits state and local elections officials from soliciting, accepting, using, or disposing of any moneys, grants, property, or services given by a private ind...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0697)
VAHB226PassAppeal of local tax assessments. Clarifies Appeal of local tax assessments. Clarifies the procedure by which a taxpayer aggrieved by any local tax assessment may seek relief by providing that (i) the necessary parties in such a proceeding shall be th...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0358)
VASB353PassEmergency Shelters Upgrade Assistance Grant Fund. Allows funds in the Emergency Shelters Upgrade Assistance Grant Fund to be paid to entities outlined in local shelter plans to install, maintain, or repair infrastructure for backup energy generation ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0337)
VASB385PassLocal license taxes; limitation of authority. Prohibits a locality from imposing a license tax on a director of a bank or trust company that is subject to the bank franchise tax.
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0660)
VASB446PassBroadband service; new residential and commercial development; stakeholder advisory group. Provides that the Department of Housing and Community Development shall convene a stakeholder advisory group for the purpose of evaluating local and state poli...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0593)
VAHB1084PassLocal license taxes; limitation of authority. Prohibits a locality from imposing a license tax on a director of a bank or trust company that is subject to the bank franchise tax.
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0659)
VAHB445PassBroadband service; new residential and commercial development; stakeholder advisory group. Provides that the Department of Housing and Community Development shall convene a stakeholder advisory group for the purpose of evaluating local and state poli...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0592)
VAHB377PassCharitable institutions and associations; local appropriations to faith-based organizations. Provides that no organization shall be prohibited from applying for or receiving public funds as part of a neutral grant or funding program from a locality o...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0566)
VAHB437PassLocalities; public meeting; state project planning phase. Allows a locality the option to request a public meeting in the locality during the planning phase of a public facilities state project from the state agency or institution of higher education...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0480)
VASB328PassAcquisition of certain military property by law-enforcement agencies. Changes the limitation on the acquisition or purchase of military property by a law-enforcement agency from firearms of .50 caliber or higher to rifles of .50 caliber or higher and...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0376)
VAHB677PassPosting of notices; electronic posting. Requires any notice, summons, order, or other official document of any type that is required to be posted on or at the front door of a courthouse or on a public bulletin board at the courthouse to also be poste...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0683)
VAHB813PassAcquisition of certain military property by law-enforcement agencies. Changes the limitation on the acquisition or purchase of military property by a law-enforcement agency from firearms of .50 caliber or higher to rifles of .50 caliber or higher and...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0375)
VAHB710PassLocal government hiring; people with disabilities. Requires any locality to take into consideration or give preference to an individual's status as a person with a disability in its employment hiring policies and practices, provided that such person ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0306)
VAHB769PassDepartment of Health; onsite sewage system pump-out oversight; certain localities. Requires the Department of Health (the Department), effective July 1, 2023, to manage and enforce onsite sewage system pump-out compliance for Accomack, Essex, Glouces...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0486)
VASB294PassFee for solid waste disposal; Bath County. Adds Bath County to the list of counties that may by ordinance, and after a public hearing, levy a fee for the management of solid waste not to exceed the actual cost incurred by the county in removing and d...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0348)
VAHB951PassReal property tax; reassessment cycles. Authorizes counties to conduct a general reassessment of real estate every three years if determined by majority vote of a county's board of supervisors. Current law requires counties to conduct a general reass...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0361)
VAHB1060PassReceipt of critically missing adult reports; Virginia Critically Missing Adult Alert Program; definition. Expands the definition of "critically missing adult" to include any missing adult, including an adult who has a developmental disability, intell...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0394)
VAHB961PassCemeteries; registration; publication prior to sale. Expands provisions that allow localities to adopt an ordinance setting forth a register of identified cemeteries, graveyards, or other places of burial located on private property not belonging to ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0369)
VASB537PassPowers of local government; trees during development process; replacement and conservation. Prevents the prohibition or the unreasonable limitation of silvicultural activities related to the replacement of trees during the development process and the...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0620)
VAHB1194PassIndustrial Development and Revenue Bond Act; legislative intent; affordable housing grants. Authorizes an industrial development authority to make grants associated with the construction of affordable housing in order to promote safe and affordable h...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)
VASB686PassLocal tax; solar facility exemption. Provides that any solar facility installed (i) on the roof of a residential dwelling or a structure on an agricultural zoned property in order to serve the electricity needs of the property upon which the facility...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0496)
VAHB414PassElectric utilities; local reliability data; report. Directs Dominion Energy Virginia to provide local reliability data within 30 days upon request by a locality located within the service territory of the utility. The State Corporation Commission sha...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0653)
VAHB1268PassLocal government self-insurance pools. Expands provisions related to local government self-insurance pools by providing that a local government group self-insurance pool may provide all authorized insurance coverages to (i) any separate corporation e...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0439)
VASB49PassReceipt of critically missing adult reports; Virginia Critically Missing Adult Alert Program; definition. Expands the definition of "critically missing adult" to include any missing adult, including an adult who has a developmental disability, intell...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0395)
VAHB1325PassGeneral Powers of local governments; additional powers; Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing programs. Changes the existing authorization for local governments to finance, by ordinance, clean energy, resiliency, and stormwater...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0402)
VASB361PassMarcus alert system; participation. Extends the date by which localities shall establish voluntary databases to be made available to the 9-1-1 alert system and the Marcus alert system to provide relevant mental health information and emergency contac...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0613)
VAHB632PassExhaust systems; excessive noise. Makes certain secondary offenses related to loud exhaust systems that are not in good working order primary offenses and exempts local ordinances related to such exhaust systems from the prohibition on law-enforcemen...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0490)
VAHB1191PassMarcus alert system; participation. Extends the date by which localities shall establish voluntary databases to be made available to the 9-1-1 alert system and the Marcus alert system to provide relevant mental health information and emergency contac...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0619)
VASB25PassLocal cigarette tax; unsold inventory. Requires any locality that increases its cigarette tax rate to allow, for one calendar year after the increase, a person with unsold inventory to pay the tax increase on the unsold inventory by filing a return, ...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0223)
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