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HB5099EnrollSearch warrants; provide notice of authority. Prohibits any law-enforcement officer from seeking, executing, or participating in the execution of a no-knock search warrant. The bill provides that, for all authorized search warrants, the law-enforceme...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5030EnrollPolicing reform. Adds law-enforcement officers to those persons who are guilty of a Class 6 felony if they are in a position of authority over and carnally know without force, threat, or intimidation a person detained or arrested by a law-enforcement...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5088EnrollVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan. Requires a landlord who owns more than four rental dwelling units, or more than a 10 percent interest in more than four rental dwellin...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5039PassEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of Governor; purchase of personal protective equipment during a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat. Grants the Governor authority during a disaster caused by a comm...
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2020-10-21
first day of the fourth month following the month adjournment sine die of this special session)
SB5081EnrollOutbreaks of communicable disease of public health threat; posting of information; emergency. Requires the Department of Health to make information about outbreaks of communicable diseases of public health threat at any medical care facility, residen...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5090PassCommissioner of Health; publication of information related to COVID-19; COVID-19 indicators. Requires that for the duration of the emergency declared by the Governor in response to COVID-19, the Commissioner of Health shall make available to the publ...
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2020-10-21
first day of the fourth month following the month adjournment sine die of this special session)
HB5104EnrollMinimum qualifications for law-enforcement officer, etc.; disclosure of information. Provides that any sheriff or chief of police, the director or chief executive of any agency or department employing deputy sheriffs or law-enforcement officers, and ...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5058EnrollIssuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Provides that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipme...
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2020-10-21
Governor's recommendation received by House
SB5080EnrollTelemedicine services; originating site. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance for medically necessary health care services provided throu...
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2020-10-21
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
HB5108EnrollCriminal Justice Services Board; Committee on Training; membership and responsibilities. Changes the membership of the Criminal Justice Services Board and its Committee on Training by requiring that some members be representatives of a social justice...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5109EnrollDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; law-enforcement officer training and qualifications. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department) to develop a uniform curriculum and lesson plans for the compulsory minimum entry-leve...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5083PassSchool boards; websites; COVID-19 virus mitigation plan; emergency. Requires each school board to post in a publicly accessible and conspicuous location on its website the plan outlining its strategies for mitigating the spread and public health risk...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0009)
HB5115EnrollEmergency laws; civil relief; citizens furloughed or otherwise receiving reduced wages or payments due to state of emergency; COVID-19 pandemic. Provides a 60-day stay of an unlawful detainer for nonpayment of rent for tenants and a 30-day stay of fo...
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2020-10-21
Governor's recommendation received by House
HB5072PassLaw-enforcement misconduct. Authorizes the Attorney General to file a civil suit or inquire into or seek to conciliate, through the Division of Human Rights, any unlawful pattern and practice against the Commonwealth or a locality whenever the Attorn...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0018)
HB5068EnrollEmergency relief payments exempt from creditor process; emergency. Automatically exempts from the creditor process emergency relief payments, as defined in the bill, paid to individuals. The bill further requires a financial institution receiving suc...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5042PassNursing homes, certified nursing facilities, and hospices; visitation; public health emergency. Requires the Board of Health to amend regulations governing nursing homes, certified nursing facilities, and hospices to require that, during a public hea...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0011)
HB5069EnrollLaw-enforcement officers; prohibition on the use of neck restraints. Prohibits a law-enforcement officer from using a neck restraint in the performance of his official duties and provides for disciplinary sanctions on an officer who uses a neck restr...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5087PassUnemployment compensation; short-time compensation; sunset repeal; emergency. Repeals two sunset provisions from legislation enacted during the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly that, among other things, established a short-time compensati...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 8 (effective 10/21/20)
HB5064EnrollVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan. Requires a landlord who owns more than four rental dwelling units, or more than a 10 percent interest in more than four rental dwellin...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5018EnrollConditional release of terminally ill prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense other than those enumerated in the bill as exceptions to eligibility and who is terminally ill as defined in t...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5014EnrollMinimum training standards for law-enforcement officers; crisis intervention team training. Requires all law-enforcement officers involved in a crisis intervention team program to complete a comprehensive advanced training course developed by the Dep...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5017PassLocal correctional facility; definition. Provides that, for purposes of minimum standards for correctional facilities and enforcement of those standards, the term "local correctional facility" shall also include any facility owned, maintained, or ope...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0023)
HB5029EnrollLaw-enforcement officer; failure to intervene in an excessive use of force; penalties. Requires that any law-enforcement officer who while in the performance of his official duties witnesses another law-enforcement officer engaging or attempting to e...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5148EnrollDepartment of Corrections; earned sentence credits. Establishes a four-level classification system for the awarding and calculation of earned sentence credits. The bill also specifies certain crimes that are subject to the maximum 4.5 earned sentence...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5106EnrollLocal land use approvals; extension of approvals to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Extends until at least July 1, 2022, the sunset date for various local land use approvals that were valid and outstanding as of July 1, 2020.
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5041PassNursing homes, certified nursing facilities, and hospices; visitation; public health emergency. Requires the Board of Health to amend regulations governing nursing homes, certified nursing facilities, and hospices to require that, during a public hea...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 10 (effective 10/21/20)
SB5024PassLaw-enforcement misconduct. Authorizes the Attorney General to file a civil suit or inquire into or seek to conciliate, through the Division of Human Rights, any unlawful pattern and practice against the Commonwealth or a locality whenever the Attorn...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0019)
HB5093PassEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor; executive orders; penalty. Provides that a violation of an executive order declared by the Governor as the Director of Emergency Management shall be punishable either as a civil ...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0014)
SB5117PassEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of the Governor; executive orders; penalty. Provides that a violation of an executive order declared by the Governor as the Director of Emergency Management shall be punishable either as a civil ...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0015)
HB5048PassOutbreaks of communicable disease of public health threat; posting of information; emergency. Requires the Department of Health to make information about outbreaks of communicable diseases of public health threat at any medical care facility, residen...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 12 (effective 10/21/20)
HB5055EnrollLaw-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Authorizes a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians regarding conduct of law-enforcement officers a...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5050EnrollEmergency Services and Disaster Law; powers and duties of Governor; purchase of personal protective equipment during a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat. Grants the Governor authority during a disaster caused by a comm...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5049EnrollAcquisition and use of military property by law-enforcement agencies. Provides that no state or local law-enforcement agency shall acquire or purchase (i) weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles; (ii) aircraft that are configured for combat or are combat...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5046EnrollTelemedicine services; originating site. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance for medically necessary health care services provided throu...
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2020-10-21
Governor's recommendation received by House
HB5045EnrollCarnal knowledge of a person detained or arrested by a law-enforcement officer or an inmate, parolee, probationer, arrestee, juvenile detainee, or pretrial defendant or posttrial offender; local or state law-enforcement officer; penalty. Adds law-enf...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5051EnrollDecertification of law-enforcement officer. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to adopt standards of conduct applicable to law-enforcement and jail officers and due process procedures for decertification based on serious misconduct i...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5098PassHate crime; falsely summoning or giving false reports to law-enforcement officials; penalty. Increases the penalty for falsely summoning or giving false reports to law-enforcement officials from a Class 1 misdemeanor to a Class 6 felony when a person...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0022)
SB5036EnrollAlcoholic beverage control; local special events license; limitations on events during public health emergency. Provides that no limitation on the number of special events that may be held by a local special events licensee shall be imposed during th...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HB5047PassVirginia Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; manufacturers and distributors. Prohibits any manufacturer or distributor from selling necessary goods or services at an unconscionable price during a declared state of emergency. However, the bill provi...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0016)
SB5035EnrollLaw-enforcement civilian oversight bodies. Authorizes a locality to establish a law-enforcement civilian oversight body that may (i) receive, investigate, and issue findings on complaints from civilians regarding conduct of law-enforcement officers a...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
SB5033PassCourt authority in criminal cases; prosecutorial discretion to dispose of a criminal case. Requires a court to grant a motion to dismiss made by the Commonwealth, whether with or without prejudice, and with the consent of the defendant unless the cou...
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2020-10-21
first day of the fourth month following the month adjournment sine die of this special session)
SB5029EnrollIssuing citations; possession of marijuana and certain traffic offenses. Provides that no law-enforcement officer may lawfully stop a motor vehicle for operating (i) without a light illuminating a license plate, (ii) with defective and unsafe equipme...
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2020-10-21
Governor's recommendation received by Senate
HB5062PassCourt authority in criminal cases; prosecutorial discretion to dispose of a criminal case. Requires a court to grant a motion to dismiss made by the Commonwealth, whether with or without prejudice, and with the consent of the defendant unless the cou...
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2020-10-21
first day of the fourth month following the month adjournment sine die of this special session)
SB5034EnrollRelease of prisoners. Provides that any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense other than those enumerated in the bill as exceptions to eligibility and who is terminally ill as defined in the bill is eligible for con...
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2020-10-21
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2020
HR636IntroCelebrating the life of Lester Zidel.
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2020-10-17
Presented and laid on Speaker's table 20201372D
HB5106EngrossLandlord and tenant, noncompliance with rental agreement; prohibition on reporting negative credit information arising from the COVID-19 pandemic; penalty; emergency. Provides that a landlord shall not take any adverse action against a tenant or appl...
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2020-10-16
VOTE: Agreed To (57-Y 42-N)
HR625EngrossCelebrating the life of Dorothy N. Latimore Scott.
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2020-10-16
Agreed to by House
SR567EngrossCelebrating the life of Saba Labib Shami.
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2020-10-16
Agreed to by Senate
SR566EngrossCelebrating the life of John Conover.
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2020-10-16
Agreed to by Senate
HR626EngrossCelebrating the life of John Manley Garber.
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2020-10-16
Agreed to by House
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