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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB1518PassedSales and use tax; automotive repair supplies. Requires that sales and use tax be collected on the separately stated charges of supplies used during the repair of automobiles, whether or not title or possession of the supplies passes to the customer....
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2017-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0104)
#2SB1359PassedLocal school boards; school buildings; potable water; lead testing. Requires each local school board to develop and implement a plan to test for lead and, if necessary, remediate potable water from sources identified by the U.S. Environmental Protect...
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2017-03-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0628)
#3HB401IntroducedStudent loan servicers; student loan ombudsman. Prohibits any person from acting as a student loan servicer Student loan servicers; student loan ombudsman. Prohibits any person from acting as a student loan servicer without first obtaining a license ...
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2016-12-01
#4HB2030IntroducedFood products; sale at farmers market, farm, or home. Exempts a producer of food, including milk, products made from milk, and poultry, from regulations of the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services so long as the sale of such food by the produce...
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2017-02-01
Failed to report (defeated) in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (6-Y 15-N)
#5HB1857IntroducedEligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals who Eligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals who have applied for permanent residency; certain individuals approved under deferred action programs. Declares eligible for in-state tuit...
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2017-02-01
Tabled in Education by voice vote
#6HB1428VetoedAbsentee voting; photo identification required with application. Requires any voter submitting an application for an absentee ballot by mail or by electronic or telephonic transmission to a facsimile device to submit with his application a copy of on...
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2017-04-05
House sustained Governor's veto
#7SB1196PassedJames River State Scenic River designation. Extends the scenic river designation of a portion of the James River located in Botetourt and Rockbridge Counties from 14 miles to 59 miles. This bill is identical to HB 1454.
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)
#8HB1861IntroducedProduct safety; flame retardants; regulations; fund; civil penalty. Prohibits the manufacture or sale in the Commonwealth, beginning July 1, 2018, of upholstered furniture intended for residential use or any product that is intended to come into clos...
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2017-02-07
#9SB1066EngrossedPetition for writ of actual innocence. Provides that a person may petition for a writ of actual innocence based on biological evidence regardless of the type of plea he entered at trial. Under current law, a person may petition for a writ based on bi...
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2017-02-21
#10HB1915IntroducedStudent loan servicers; student loan ombudsman. Prohibits Student loan servicers; student loan ombudsman. Prohibits any person from acting as a student loan servicer without first obtaining a license from the State Corporation Commission (SCC) and es...
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2017-02-08
#11SB898PassedDepartment of Environmental Quality (DEQ); combined sewer overflow (CSO) outfalls; Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Directs DEQ to identify the owner of any combined sewer overflow outfall that discharges into the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and to determine w...
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2017-04-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0827)
#12SJR390PassedConfirming Governor's appointments of certain persons. Confirms appointments of certain persons made by Governor Terry McAuliffe after January 7, 2017, and communicated to the General Assembly February 7, 2017.
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2017-02-21
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ390ER)
#13SB1239VetoedChild day programs; exemptions from licensure. Repeals requirements that child day centers operated by religious institutions must comply with in order to be exempt from licensure, including the requirements that such child day centers (i) be inspect...
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2017-05-04
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
#14HB352IntroducedElectric utilities; energy efficiency programs. Requires the State Corporation Commission (SCC) to determine that an energy efficiency program proposed by an electric utility is in the public interest if the net present value of the benefits exceeds ...
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2016-12-01
#15SB1294IntroducedState and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; certain gifts prohibited. Replaces the $100 annual cap on gifts to (i) members of and candidates for the General Assembly and their immediate family me...
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2017-02-08
#16HB2022PassedDepartment of Transportation; traffic incident response and management. Allows individuals or entities acting on behalf of the Department of Transportation to operate as needed in response to traffic incidents and to access and to remove from moving ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0350)
#17SB1481IntroducedJudicial Candidate Evaluation Committee; Virginia State Bar. Codifies the procedures used by the State Bar to evaluate and recommend candidates for election by the General Assembly to the appellate courts, the federal courts, and the State Corporatio...
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2017-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (13-Y 2-N)
#18HR450PassedCelebrating the life of the Reverend Douglas Gray Burgoyne.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed House (HR450ER)
#19HB1419IntroducedIssuance of licenses, permits, and special identification cards to certain aliens. Authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue temporary driver's licenses, permits, and special identification cards to aliens granted "withholding of removal" ...
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2017-02-07
#20HJR1011PassedCommending Ed Turner.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ1011ER)
#21HB1239IntroducedFire Programs Fund. Increases the rate of the assessment for the Fire Programs Fund from one to 1.4 percent of the total direct gross premium income for fire and related lines of insurance.
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2016-12-01
#22SB1387PassedJoint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; operational and programmatic efficiency and effectiveness reviews; report. Authorizes the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to establish an operational and programmatic efficiency and effecti...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0726)
#23HB1825PassedRights to resell tickets; civil penalty. Prohibits any person that issues tickets for admission to a professional concert, professional sporting event, or professional theatrical production, open to the public for which tickets are ordinarily sold, f...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0261)
#24SB1118PassedLine of Duty Act; firefighter trainees. Includes under the Line of Duty Act a person with a recognized membership status with a fire company or department who is enrolled in a Fire Service Training course offered by the Virginia Department of Fire Pr...
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2017-03-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0627)
#25HB2309IntroducedMinimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to $11 per hour effective July 1, 2017, and to $15 per hour effective July 1, 2019, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labo...
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2017-02-08
#26HB2176IntroducedCharitable gaming; conduct of instant games, etc.; number of sessions. Allows a qualified organization to conduct instant bingo, pull tabs, seal cards, or any other authorized charitable game (i) outside of the social quarters of an organization or (...
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2017-02-08
#27SB620IntroducedNurse practitioners. Eliminates the requirement that a nurse practitioner practice as part of a patient care team with a practice agreement with a patient care physician. The bill also eliminates a Board of Health pilot program authorizing certain nu...
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2016-12-02
#28SJR430PassedCelebrating the life of Melvin Glenn Anglin.
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2017-02-23
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ430ER)
#29SB1091PassedDriver's license; marijuana possession. Revises the existing provision that a person loses his driver's license for six months when convicted of or placed on deferred disposition for a drug offense to provide that the provision does not apply to defe...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0703)
#30HB2185PassedAlcoholic beverage control; granting of certain mixed beverage licenses. Provides that, notwithstanding the requirement for a referendum for liquor by the drink, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board may issue a mixed beverage license to establishment...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0589)
#31HB2018IntroducedVirginia Alternative Energy and Coastal Protection Act. Requires the Governor to seek to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative or other carbon trading program with an open auction of carbon allowances. The Department of Environmental Quality is...
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2017-02-08
#32SJR307PassedConfirming Governor's appointments of certain persons. Confirms appointments of certain persons made by Governor McAuliffe and communicated to the General Assembly on April 21, 2016, and June 1, 2016.
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2017-02-08
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ307ER)
#33SB1171EngrossedPublic employment; inquiries by state agencies and Public employment; inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal convictions, charges, and arrests. Prohibits state agencies from including on any employment application a question in...
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2017-02-21
#34HB2314IntroducedVirginia Personnel Act; equal pay for equal work; policy of the Commonwealth. Provides that it is the policy of the Commonwealth that there shall be no discrimination between state employees on the basis of sex by paying wages to state employees at a...
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2017-02-08
#35SJR68IntroducedConstitutional amendment (first resolution); Virginia Redistricting Commission; partisan balance of districts. Establishes the Virginia Redistricting Commission, an eight-member commission tasked with establishing the districts for the United States ...
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2016-12-02
#36SB1140PassedLegal malpractice; estate planning. Provides that the statute of limitations for legal malpractice related to estate planning is five years if the legal representation was based on a written contract and three years if the legal representation was ba...
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2017-02-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0093)
#37HB839IntroducedState Library Board; retention of surveillance videos. Requires the State Library Board to revise the retention schedule for surveillance videos, including visual or audiovisual recordings by license plate readers and body-worn camera systems utilize...
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2016-12-01
#38HB1346IntroducedCommonwealth Transportation Board; regional membership. Increases from 17 to 19 the membership of the Commonwealth Transportation Board; regional membership. Increases from 17 to 19 the membership of the Commonwealth Transportation Board by the addit...
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2016-12-01
#39SB871IntroducedThird-party registration groups; registration, disclosure, and recordkeeping requirements; compensation prohibition. Requires any individual or organization that will be distributing and collecting voter registration applications to register as a thi...
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2017-02-01
Passed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 0-N)
#40HB1515PassedCircuit court clerks; electronic transfer of certain documents. Permits circuit court clerks to transfer electronically, or provide electronic access to, documents related to certain real property information to certain public officials.
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2017-02-17
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0042)
#41SB904PassedCarrying weapon into courthouse; Workers' Compensation commissioner or deputy commissioner exempt. Provides an exception from the prohibition against carrying a weapon into courthouses in the Commonwealth for a commissioner or deputy commissioner of ...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0761)
#42HB1568PassedChild care providers; criminal history background check; penalty. Requires the following individuals to undergo a fingerprint-based national criminal history background check: (i) applicants for employment by, employees of, applicants to serve as vol...
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2017-02-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0189)
#43HB1689PassedRequests for medical records or papers; fee limits; penalty for failure to provide. Provides that the requestor of medical records or papers has the option of specifying in which format the records or papers are to be produced. The bill allows a heal...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0457)
#44HB1701IntroducedVirginia Freedom of Information Advisory (FOIA) Council; membership. Increases the membership of the FOIA Council from 12 to 13. The bill increases the number of nonlegislative citizen appointees made by the Speaker of the House of Delegates that rep...
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2017-02-08
#45HB1703IntroducedElectric and natural gas utilities; energy efficiency goals. Requires investor-owned electric utilities, cooperative electric utilities, and investor-owned natural gas distribution utilities to meet incremental annual energy efficiency goals. Electri...
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2017-02-08
#46SB1058IntroducedRiots; unlawful assembly; penalty. Provides that any person participating in a riot or unlawful assembly that blocks a public highway is guilty of a Class 6 felony and that any person who conspires with others to cause or produce a riot, or who direc...
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2017-01-18
Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N)
#47HB1933PassedCandidate withdrawal; notice of withdrawal; information to voters. Provides that a candidate who has qualified to have his name printed on the ballot for an election is not deemed to have withdrawn from such election until he has submitted a signed w...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0346)
#48SB1312PassedLobbyist reporting, the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act, and the General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; filing of required disclosures; registration of lobbyists; candidate filings; judges; definition of gift; informal advi...
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2017-04-26
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0832)
#49SJR310PassedConfirming Governor's appointments of certain persons. Confirms appointments of certain persons made by Governor McAuliffe and communicated to the General Assembly on December 1, 2016.
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2017-02-08
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ310ER)
#50SB1472IntroducedWorkers' compensation; accident reports; filing claims; civil penalty. Requires an employer's accident report filed with the Workers' Compensation Commission to include the signature of the injured employee or his personal representative. The measure...
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2017-02-03
Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)
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