Virginia General Assembly
The following list has links to the Virginia Legislative Information System that provide additional information on proposed legislation such as the bill’s patron, committee actions, and Adobe Acrobat files of each bill. Click on the bill or resolution for additional information. Generally, the bills listed are related to issues that the Regional Commission is directly involved with including economic development, community development, and transportation. Information on committee activities can be found on the House of Delegates Twitter page.  Additional information about the current session is available on the Virginia General Assembly website.

Budget Information

The Governor’s proposed budget is available online at the Legislative Information System website.

Administration of Government

HB 787 Real property taxes; appeals to boards of equalization.
HB 966 Income tax, sales tax, etc.; refundable credit for certain local taxes.
HB 1557 Intangible personal property; personal property used in manufacturing.
HB 1614 Local Stormwater Management Fund; grant moneys.
HB 1618 Income tax, state; itemization.
HB 1629 Virginia Public Procurement Act; request for proposals, publication.
HB 1632 Virginia Public Procurement Act; multiple award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracting.
HB 1634 Sales & use tax for counties and cities; county appropriations to incorporated towns for education.
HB 1636 Unmanned aircraft system; trespass, military airfield or military helicopter landing zone, penalty.
HB 1638 Virginia Lottery; regulation of sports betting, creation of certain Funds, etc.
HB 1655 Real property tax exemption for disabled veterans; surviving spouses ability to change residence.
HB 1667 Virginia Public Procurement Act; statute of limitations on actions on construction contracts, etc.
HB 1668 Virginia Public Procurement Act; high-risk contracts, report.
HB 1669 Disposable paper and plastic bags; local taxation per bag when provided to consumers.
HB 1683 Electric cooperatives; authorized to increase or decrease its rates without SCC approval, etc.
HB 1686 Electric utilities; limitations on fossil fuel facilities.
HB 1700 Budget Bill.
HB 1706 Workers’ compensation; declares PTSD suffered by a first responder as an occupational disease, etc.
HB 1718 Electric utilities; fuel cost recovery.
HB 1722 Remote sales & use tax collection; sufficient activity by dealers & marketplace facilitators, etc.
HB 1723 County board of supervisors; presiding officers, terminology.
HB 1731 Treasurers, local; recordkeeping.
HB 1740 Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; exemptions.
HB 1747 Workers’ compensation; retaliatory discharge of employee.
HB 1748 Workers’ compensation; employer to notify employee of intent.
HB 1749 Workers’ compensation; foreign injuries.
HB 1750 Workers’ compensation; coverage for certain employees.
HB 1756 Income tax, state; subtraction for military veterans with a permanent service-connected disability.
HB 1757 Minimum wage; tipped employees, classification.
HB 1764 Government employees; strikes.
HB 1776 Tannerite; prohibition or regulation by localities.
HB 1778 Transient occupancy tax; taxes on room rentals, etc., in state parks.
HB 1796 Virginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation, price for professional services.
HB 1804 Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
HB 1806 Right to work; union shops and agency shops.
HB 1809 Electric utilities; renewable energy and energy efficiency programs.
HB 1816 Land preservation tax credit; extends allowable time to claim credit.
HB 1821 Virginia Public Procurement Act; debarment for nonpayment of unemployment taxes.
HB 1836 Fire insurance policies; change in amount of coverage.
HB 1840 Electric utilities; pilot programs for transmission facilities serving megasites.
HB 1851 Virginia income tax; advances conformity of the Commonwealth’s tax code with the federal tax code.
HB 1855 Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold’em poker events.
HB 1858 Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund; created, report.
HB 1865 Towing fees; sets maximum towing hookup and initial towing fees.
HB 1866 Local audit; localities required to submit their annual audit to the Auditor of Public Accounts.
HB 1874 Shooting trespassing dogs; penalty.
HB 1885 Health, Department of and Board of; mitigating the risks of radon.
HB 1890 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
HB 1897 Equine activity liability; carriage rides.
HB 1907 Localities and school divisions; posting of register of funds expended.
HB 1934 Electric vehicle charging stations; operation by state agencies.
HB 1937 Real property tax; exemptions for elderly and handicapped, computation of income limitation.
HB 1938 Blind or vision impaired; definition.
HB 1944 Civil actions; determination of indigency.
HB 1946 Cigarette tax, local; authority of certain counties, use of proceeds for school construction.
HB 1948 Local salt severance license taxes; authorizes any county or city to levy.
HB 1950 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption, nonprofits, limited liability companies.
HB 1961 Virginia Public Procurement Act; exempts DCR from Act, etc.
HB 1980 Income tax, state; conformity; increase in standard deduction.
HB 1984 Legal holidays; Election Day.
HB 1992 Localities; regulation of firearms in government buildings.
HB 1999 Emergency Management, Department of; responsibilities of political subdivisions.
HB 2019 Residential real property; required disclosures of stormwater management facilities.
HB 2029 Income tax, state; changes definition of resident estate or trust.
HB 2051 Cemeteries; development; local ordinance.
HB 2060 Real estate with delinquent taxes or liens; appointment of special commissioner; increase required.
HB 2071 Virginia Public Procurement Act; job order contracting, limitations.
HB 2072 Virginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation for professional services.
HB 2077 Annual local audit.
HB 2084 Additional powers of certain counties.
HB 2086 Income tax; conformity; increase in standard deduction; refundable income tax credit for low-income.
HB 2090 Remote sales & use tax collection; sufficient activity by dealers & marketplace facilitators, etc.
HB 2095 Local prohibition on single use plastic and expanded polystyrene products; local tax.
HB 2110 Virginia income tax; advances conformity of the Commonwealth’s tax code with the federal tax code.
HB 2117 Electric utilities; retail competition; renewable energy.
HB 2122 Virginia Public Procurement Act; public works contracts; prevailing wage; penalty.
HB 2131 Income tax credit for low-income seniors.
HB 2150 Real property tax; exemption for the elderly and disabled, improvements to a dwelling.
HB 2160 Low-income taxpayers; refundable income tax credit.
HB 2165 Income tax; state; credit for solar energy equipment.
HB 2189 Local government taxing authority.
HB 2198 Virginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation for professional services.
HB 2238 Previously unidentified cemeteries.
HB 2242 Statute of limitations; action based on an unsigned, written contract.
HB 2287 Lease agreements; requirements; emergency.
HB 2292 Electric utilities; energy efficiency programs.
HB 2293 Electric utilities; stakeholder process for energy efficiency programs.
HB 2294 Electric and natural gas utilities; energy efficiency goals.
HB 2302 Charitable gaming; special permit for the play of electronic versions of instant bingo, pull tabs.
HB 2328 Virginia Public Procurement Act; proscribed subcontracting by certain small businesses.
HB 2332 Electric utilities; protection of customer data.
HB 2355 Commonwealth’s taxation system; conformity with the Internal Revenue Code.
HB 2374 Validity of long-term lease of real property.
HB 2435 Virginia Public Procurement Act; local labor use requirement for certain construction contracts.
HB 2440 Intangible personal property; classification and exemption of certain business property.
HB 2442 Sales & use tax; prohibits accelerated collection of payments from retail merchants & other dealers.
HB 2469 Electric utility regulation; pilot program for undergrounding electrical transmission lines.
HB 2475 Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of competitive negotiation for construction; exemption.
HB 2483 Income tax credit for donation to public access authority.
HB 2494 Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; religious preferences and affiliations.
HB 2500 Electric utilities; mandatory renewable energy portfolio standard.
HB 2503 Public utilities; transactions with affiliates; fuel procurement arrangements.
HB 2526 Income tax, state; changes definition of resident estate or trust.
HB 2537 Electric utilities; notice before terminating service.
HB 2547 Electric utilities; net energy metering.
HB 2555 Gas severance tax, local; extends sunset provision.
HB 2566 Real and personal property tax exemptions.
HB 2575 Additional real property tax on commercial and industrial property in certain localities.
HB 2587 Confidentiality of tax information; local tax officers sharing information.
HB 2607 Parking certain large vehicles; local ordinances.
HB 2608 Individual and corporate income tax credit; employers of National Guard members.
HB 2640 Machinery and tools tax; definition of original total capitalized cost.
HB 2641 Third-party power purchase agreements.
HB 2645 Electric Utility Regulation; Refund Act.
HB 2663 Watercraft sales and use tax; eliminates cap and reduces rate.
HB 2673 Income tax; conformity; increase in standard deduction; refundable income tax credit for low-income.
HB 2688 Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value procurement; construction.
HB 2692 Sale of electricity to occupants of multifamily residential building.
HB 2697 Electric utilities; retail competition.
HB 2698 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming, limited operation, penalties.
HB 2700 Income tax, corporate; subtraction for amount of Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income.
HB 2701 Income tax, corporate; subtraction for amount of business interest.
HB 2704 Providing income tax relief to Virginia taxpayers.
HB 2705 Historic rehabilitation tax credit.
HB 2707 Virginia Charitable Gaming Board; conduct of charitable gaming.
HB 2711 Exemptions of real estate; recordation of signed writing; location of real estate or residence.
HB 2730 Virginia Public Procurement Act; service disabled veteran businesses procurement.
HB 2733 Personal property tax; exemption for agricultural vehicles.
HB 2736 Local employee grievance procedure.
HB 2751 County board of supervisors or city council; elections for members, ranked choice voting.
HB 2760 Redistricting; Geographic Information System maps required; review by the Department of Elections.
HJ 657 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); real property tax exemption; surviving spouse.
HJ 658 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); enactment of laws; casino gambling.
HJ 676 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); personal property tax exemption; disabled veteran.
HJ 687 Office of the Executive Secretary; study of options and models for a tax court system; report.
SB 289 Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; public documents, redactions.
SB 317 Public procurement; contracting for construction on a construction management basis.
SB 510 Cigarette tax; counties authorized to hold referendum. SB 613 Local government; deposition.
SB 662 Electric utilities; competition.
SB 711 Electric utilities; community renewable projects.
SB 746 Sales and Use Tax; accelerated payments.
SB 768 Electric utilities; recovery of costs associated with closure in place of coal ash facilities.
SB 799 Virginia Gaming Commission; established.
SB 808 Electric utilities; Transitional Rate Period, coal combustion residuals landfills.
SB 816 Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; disclosure by local government officers.
SB 837 Electric utilities; retail competition.
SB 1028 Va. Public Procurement Act; local labor use requirement for certain construction contracts, penalty.
SB 1044 Parking ordinances; enforcement by counties or towns with a population of at least 40,000.
SB 1070 Disposable paper and plastic bags; local taxation.
SB 1100 Budget Bill.
SB 1111 Electric utilities; rate abatement offsetting consequences of reduced consumption.
SB 1126 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming, penalties.
SB 1127 Local government taxing authority; equalizes municipal and county taxing authorities.
SB 1153 Virginia Public Procurement Act; job order contracting, limitations.
SB 1155 Screening of trash receptacles; local option.
SB 1160 Income tax credits related to education; neighborhood organizations.
SB 1176 State Corporation Commission; natural gas utilities, investigative reports.
SB 1187 Gambling; definition of gambling device.
SB 1189 Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund, created.
SB 1196 Real property tax; exemption for the elderly and disabled, improvements to a dwelling.
SB 1205 Income tax, state; changes definition of resident estate or trust.
SB 1225 Virginia income tax; advances conformity of the Commonwealth’s tax code with the federal tax code.
SB 1237 Individual income tax; itemization.
SB 1238 Sports betting; Virginia Sports Betting Department created; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support.
SB 1252 Cigarette taxes; definitions of noncombustible tobacco products.
SB 1256 Virginia taxable income; subtraction for gain from taking by eminent domain.
SB 1262 Localities and school divisions; posting of register of funds expended.
SB 1270 Real property tax exemption for disabled veterans; surviving spouses; ability to move.
SB 1297 Low-income taxpayers; refundable income tax credit.
SB 1302 Rights of persons with disabilities; procedures for certain actions, website accessibility.
SB 1304 Smoking in outdoor amphitheater or concert venue; civil penalty.
SB 1320 Commonwealth’s taxation system; conformity with the Internal Revenue Code.
SB 1340 Land preservation tax credits; threshold for conservation value review.
SB 1345 Virginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation for professional services.
SB 1346 Electric cooperatives; rates.
SB 1367 Dogs running at large in packs; local ordinance; civil penalty.
SB 1369 Virginia Public Procurement Act; statute of limitations on actions on construction contracts, etc.
SB 1371 Cigarette taxes; definitions of noncombustible tobacco products.
SB 1372 Conformity of the Commonwealth’s taxation system with the Internal Revenue Code; emergency.
SB 1430 Conflict of interest; dual-office holding; duties of Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics.
SB 1443 Virginia income tax; emergency.
SB 1491 State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; school boards and school employees.
SB 1496 Income tax; state; credit for solar energy equipment.
SB 1503 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming; penalties.
SB 1510 Police-requested towing; local regulation.
SB 1512 Cigarette tax; counties authorized to hold referendum.
SB 1531 Virginia taxable income; standard deduction.
SB 1560 Local regulation of parking of certain vehicles.
SB 1567 Towing fees.
SB 1572 Virginia taxable income; threshold for filing return.
SB 1574 Revenue sharing; gaming in the Commonwealth.
SB 1583 Electric utilities; retail competition.
SB 1584 Electric utilities; retail competition; renewable energy.
SB 1594 Local boundary agreements.
SB 1605 Electric utilities; stakeholder process for energy efficiency programs.
SB 1610 Recordation tax; exemption for property transferred by deed of distribution.
SB 1615 Retail sales and use tax; absorption of tax by a dealer.
SB 1623 Confidentiality of tax information; local tax officers sharing information with local administration.
SB 1630 Income tax; refunds.
SB 1662 Electric utilities; energy efficiency programs.
SB 1671 Charitable gaming; creates special permit for the play of electronic versions of instant bingo, etc.
SB 1688 Virginia Public Procurement Act; public institutions of higher education; disclosure.
SB 1706 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming, limited operation, penalties.
SB 1730 Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credits; qualified neighborhood organizations.
SB 1731 Elections for members of a county board of supervisors or city council; ranked choice voting.
SB 1738 Simulated gambling.
SB 1739 Income tax; emergency.
SB 1744 Virginia taxable income; standard deduction.
SJ 258 Constitutional amendment; political reform (first reference).
SJ 278 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); personal property tax exemption; disabled veteran.
SJ 301 Joint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth in the Twenty-First Century
SJ 307 Study; JLARC; costs of education; report.

Economic Development/Tourism

HB 692 Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act; revenue sharing, composite index.
HB 960 Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; marketing plan information, report.
HB 1838 Virginia Regional Industrial Facilities Act; revenue sharing, composite index.
HB 1920 New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Fund and Program; grant priority.
HB 1951 Southwestern Virginia Training Center; disposition of property in Carroll County.
HB 2003 Major business facility job tax credit; extends sunset date.
HB 2021 Va. Investment Performance Grant/Va. Economic Development Incentive Grant Programs; reauthorization.
HB 2153 Small Business Financing Authority; Virginia Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Fund created.
HB 2164 Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; definitions; small business.
HB 2182 Department of General Services; surplus property; opportunity for economic development entities.
HB 2237 Economic development incentives; disclosure to public.
HB 2347 Small Business Investment Grant Fund; recapture of awards.
HB 2348 Economic development investments and grants; minimum wage requirements.
HB 2485 Industrial development authorities; legislative intent.
HB 2738 Public utilities; acquisition of rights-of-way for economic development sites.
HJ 656 Study; Virginia Resources Authority; transitionings Virginia’s workforce from fossil fuel-based jobs.
SB 414 Micro Market Act; registration required for operation of micro markets, effective clause.
SB 714 Local economic development; expenditure shall be first approved by local governing body.
SB 879 Intangible personal property; personal property used in manufacturing.
SB 999 Virginia Grocery Investment Program and Fund; created, report.
SB 1036 Small business procurement enhancement program; established, report.
SB 1098 Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; redefines “small business.”
SB 1370 Semiconductor Manufacturing Grant Fund; created.
SB 1509 Southwestern Virginia Training Center; disposition of property in Carroll County.
SB 1695 Public utilities; acquisition of rights-of-way for economic development sites.
SB 1697 Corporate income tax subtraction; business interest.
SB 1698 Corporate income tax subtraction; Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income.
SJ 285 Study; JLARC; the practices, procedures, and accountability of industrial development authorities.

Employment

HB 338 Medicaid; Training, Education, Employment, and Opportunity Program for able-bodied adult recipients.
HB 1713 Employment; prohibited retaliatory action.
HB 1762 Worker cooperatives; established as a category of cooperative associations.
HB 1792 Employment; covenants not to compete, low-wage employees.
HB 1850 Minimum wage; increases to $9.00 per hour effective July 1, 2019.
HB 2022 Workers’ compensation; filing of claim.
HB 2028 Legislation increasing or beginning regulation of an occupation; evaluation required.
HB 2067 Public employment; prohibits discrimination on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
HB 2099 Professions and occupations; deregulation of certain professions.
HB 2101 Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; deregulation of certain practices.
HB 2157 Minimum wage.
HB 2195 Minimum wage; tipped employees.
HB 2306 Long-Term Employment Support Services and Extended Employment Services; referral.
HB 2356 Major Headquarters Workforce Grant Fund; created.
HB 2366 Small businesses; changes definition, implementation of certification programs, report.
HB 2398 Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; definitions; small business.
HB 2431 My Virginia Plan Program; multiple employer plan for private employers and their employees.
HB 2432 My Virginia Plan Program; establishes My Virginia Plan Board, creates Fund.
HB 2539 Sunset date for worker retraining tax credit; worker training investment tax credit.
HB 2545 Workforce Development, Secretary of; created.
HB 2726 Local workforce development boards; career pathways for opportunity youth; report.
HJ 621 Workforce development in the Commonwealth; JLARC to study.
SB 272 Construction Trust Act; moneys paid under a contract by an owner to a contractor.
SB 1017 Minimum wage; increases to $8.00 per hour effective July 1, 2019.
SB 1200 Minimum wage; increase to $10 per hour effective July 1, 2019.
SB 1376 Small businesses; parental leave tax credit.
SB 1392 Standards of Achievement Career and Technical Education Committee; established.
SB 1394 Small businesses; changes definition, implementation of certification programs, report.
SB 1485 Long-Term Employment Support Services and Extended Employment Services; referral.
SB 1523 Workforce Development, Secretary of; created.
SB 1568 Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; training requirement for barbers.
SB 1589 Education and workforce development; Virginia Works Portal created.

Environment

HB 885 Conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems; authority of the Board of Health.
HB 1252 Renewable energy power purchase agreements; pilot programs.
HB 1612 Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of; fees, boat ramps.
HB 1635 Fossil fuel projects moratorium; clean energy mandates.
HB 1715 Dams; prohibited vegetation, certain wetland vegetation allowed.
HB 1779 Riparian planting ground; assignment eligibility.
HB 1822 Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund; grant for wastewater conveyance facility, etc.
HB 1879 Stormwater management facilities; private residential lots, disclosure.
HB 1902 Solar Demonstration Projects Grant Program; established, Solar Energy Special Fund created.
HB 1906 Residential automatic pesticide misting systems; prohibition, civil penalties.
HB 1928 Renewable energy power purchase agreements; pilot programs.
HB 1932 Mineral mining; increases permit fees.
HB 1949 Rainwater harvesting; water for human consumption.
HB 2062 Ground water management; human consumption.
HB 2063 Ground water withdrawals; waste.
HB 2064 Ground water withdrawals; allocation.
HB 2070 Tax deduction for energy saving products.
HB 2100 Natural gas automobile mechanics and technicians; removal of certification requirement.
HB 2103 Stormwater management plans; erosion and sediment control plans; portion of project.
HB 2105 Coal combustion residuals; Chesapeake Bay watershed; closure.
HB 2112 Natural gas companies; right of entry upon property.
HB 2138 Prohibited inhalants or other noxious chemical substances; fluorinated hydrocarbons or vapors.
HB 2154 Stormwater management; grandfathered land-disturbing activities.
HB 2240 Virginia Energy Plan; covenants restricting solar energy collection devices.
HB 2241 Green job training tax credit.
HB 2243 Virginia Energy Efficiency Revolving Fund.
HB 2295 Energy Efficiency Fund, Board, and Program.
HB 2310 Local flood plain regulation.
HB 2329 Distributed renewable energy; promotes establishment of solar and other renewable energy.
HB 2330 Environmental Justice Advisory Council established; consideration for environmental justice.
HB 2331 Wildlife Corridor Action Plan; Advisory Council.
HB 2361 Stormwater management; land-disturbing activities; prior technical criteria.
HB 2365 Special assessment for land preservation; optional limit on annual increase in assessed value.
HB 2391 Landfills; waste disposal fee; Greenhouse Gas Fund.
HB 2403 Impacts to wetlands; permit requirements for compensation.
HB 2460 Income tax; state; credit for solar energy equipment.
HB 2501 Greenhouse gas emissions; inventory.
HB 2506 Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; filling low-lying areas.
HB 2611 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth.
HB 2696 Environmental Justice Advisory Council established.
HB 2741 Clean Energy Advisory Board; established, solar energy installation rebates.
HB 2747 Southwest Virginia Energy Research and Development Authority; created, sunset provision.
HB 2761 Cave and karst protection; penalty.
HJ 597 Litter; economic impacts on fishing, farming, and water quality in urban streams, report.
HJ 620 Minimum recycling rate; reduction for municipal solid waste generated within a solid planning unit.
HJ 641 Department of Health; rulemaking process; use of rainwater; report.
HJ 724 Green New Deal; Recognizing the need for a Green New Deal in Virginia.
SB 311 Community solar gardens; SCC to establish standards for operation.
SB 313 Community solar generation; establishment of facilities.
SB 367 Stormwater; localities to provide for partial waiver of service charges for management at airports.
SB 499 Conservation easements; validity, termination.
SB 940 Combined sewer overflow system; notice of discharge.
SB 990 Stormwater; State Water Control Board to adopt regulations.
SB 1091 Solar photovoltaic systems; bonding requirement, property tax exemption.
SB 1116 Plastic bags; tax in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
SB 1212 Water improvement districts; assessment of service charge, referendum.
SB 1248 Local Stormwater Management Fund.
SB 1260 Creation of conservation areas.
SB 1305 Recycling and waste disposal; unpaid fees; lien.
SB 1328 Stormwater Local Assistance Fund; grants to non-MS4 localities.
SB 1388 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan; Lynnhaven River and Little Creek watersheds.
SB 1456 Distributed renewable energy; promotes establishment of solar and other renewable energy.
SB 1460 Renewable energy power purchase agreements; pilot programs.
SB 1479 Local regulation of karst feature mitigation.
SB 1533 Coal combustion residuals; Chesapeake Bay watershed; closure.
SB 1561 Department of Environmental Quality; Department of Education; sixth grade science curriculum.
SB 1588 Partial exemption from real property taxes for flood mitigation efforts.
SB 1599 Ground water withdrawal; Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area; incentives for use.
SB 1707 Southwest Virginia Energy Research and Development Authority.
SB 1725 Stationary blinds in the public waters; minimum distance from shore.
SB 1745 DEQ permits; technical assistance grants.
SJ 265 Municipal solid waste generated within a solid waste planning unit; reduction of recycling rate.

Freedom of Information Act / Public Meetings

HB 1772 Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; advisory opinions, evidence in civil proceeding.
HJ 628 Study; Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council; threat of phishing attacks; report.
SB 1180 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; definition of trade secret.
SB 1182 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings held through electronic communication means.
SB 1431 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; training requirements; proceedings for enforcement.
SB 1492 FOIA; exclusions; proprietary records and trade secrets; Virginia Telecommunication Initiative.
SB 1554 Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); civil penalties.

Housing

HB 1645 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
HB 1647 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
HB 1660 Landlord and tenant; landlord may obtain certain insurance for tenant, notice to tenant.
HB 1681 Income tax credits; housing choice vouchers, eligible housing areas.
HB 1741 Housing assistance program; failure to disclose material facts in order to obtain aid or benefits.
HB 1823 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
HB 1853 Virginia Property Owners’ Association Act; home-based businesses.
HB 1860 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; nonpayment of rent, written notice of termination.
HB 1898 Va. Residential Landlord & Tenant Act; lease terms & conditions, acceptance of rent w/ reservation.
HB 1901 Virginia Property Owners’ Association Act; rights of lot owners.
HB 1923 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; noncompliance with rental agreement, etc.
HB 2017 Auxiliary grants; supportive housing.
HB 2054 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; rental agreement; provisions made applicable.
HB 2175 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.
HB 2229 Affordable housing; waiver of fees.
HB 2304 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; disclosure of relationship.
HB 2385 Condominium Act and Property Owners’ Association Act; delivery of condominium resale certificates.
HB 2418 Condominium Act; management of condominiums; distribution of information by electoral candidates.
HB 2502 Landlord and tenant; maintenance standards.
HB 2647 Condominium Act; meetings of unit owners’ associations; proxy voting.
HB 2655 Eviction Diversion Pilot Program; established, report.
HB 2677 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, etc.
HB 2694 Property Owners’ Association Act; association meetings; notice by e-mail.
HB 2714 Landlord-tenant applicability; occupancy in a hotel or motel exempt.
HB 2728 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures for buyer to beware.
SB 909 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
SB 1062 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
SB 1085 Restrictive housing; data collection and reporting, report.
SB 1109 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, etc.
SB 1229 Board of Housing and Community Development; amusement devices; trampoline courts.
SB 1232 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
SB 1286 Persons with disabilities; auxiliary grants; supportive housing.
SB 1374 Condominium Act; penalties.
SB 1438 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.
SB 1442 Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act; penalties for violation.
SB 1445 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant’s right of redemption.
SB 1449 Virginia Residential Executory Real Estate Contracts Act.
SB 1450 Eviction Diversion Pilot Program.
SB 1580 Condominium Act and Property Owners’ Association Act; delivery of association disclosure packets.
SB 1676 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; rental agreement, provisions made applicable by law.

Land Use/Planning and Zoning

HB 76 Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements, advertisements placed, etc.
HB 1649 Boundary agreement, local; locality allowed to attach to their petitions to circuit court a GIS map.
HB 1663 Food establishments; certified food protection manager, exemption of certain establishments.
HB 1698 Zoning Appeals, Board of; written order, certified mail.
HB 1780 Salvage vehicles; removes requirement that a vehicle be late model.
HB 1785 Food establishment inspections; exemptions for private homes where resident processes yogurt.
HB 1786 Vehicles on sidewalks; adds “other power-driven mobility devices” to list of vehicles.
HB 1801 Conditional rezoning proffers; extensive changes to zoning provisions.
HB 1828 Funeral services; sale of caskets.
HB 1834 Binary explosives; use, penalty.
HB 1913 Subdivision ordinance; sidewalks.
HB 1966 Uniform Statewide Building Code; issuance of building permits.
HB 1990 Barbers and cosmetologists; exemptions.
HB 2139 Transfer of development rights; specified sending and receiving areas.
HB 2146 Land development; conservation or replacement of trees; local option.
HB 2276 Conditional rezoning proffers.
HB 2333 Replacement of trees during development process; exceeding requirements to meet certain water goals.
HB 2342 Conditional rezoning proffers.
HB 2375 Adoption of zoning ordinance.
HB 2420 Grandfathering certain nonconforming use.
HB 2434 Manufactured home parks; sale of park; notice; rights of association.
HB 2450 Annexation; alternatives.
HB 2482 Land preservation tax credits; operation of facility on donated land; third party agreements.
HB 2549 Cluster zoning; density calculation.
HB 2573 Utility easements; pole attachments.
HB 2621 Site plan approval; decommissioning certified solar energy equipment, facilities, or devices.
HB 2686 Board of zoning appeals; vote requirement.
HB 2724 Uniform Statewide Building Code; rental inspection districts; inspection of residential rentals.
SB 208 Impact fees; residential development.
SB 458 Conditional proffers; public facility capacity, previously approved residential developments.
SB 944 Cash proffers; impact fees.
SB 957 Conditional rezoning proffer; exemption from certain requirements.
SB 208 Impact fees; residential development.
SB 944 Cash proffers; impact fees.
SB 1143 Conditional rezoning proffers; extensive changes to zoning provisions.
SB 1373 Conditional rezoning proffers.
SB 1398 Site plan approval; decommissioning certified solar energy equipment, facilities, or devices.
SB 1403 Eminent domain; costs.
SB 1404 Eminent domain; costs for petition for distribution of funds; interest rate.
SB 1421 Eminent domain; entry upon private property; calculation of just compensation; damages.
SB 1524 Conditional rezoning proffers.
SB 1535 Uniform Statewide Building Code; outdoor advertising.
SB 1537 Virginia Property Owners’ Association Act; home-based businesses.
SB 1663 Subdivision ordinance; sidewalks.
SB 1699 Subdivision and zoning; sidewalks.
SJ 302 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); eminent domain; public utility.

Telecommunications

HB 1755 Broadband services; prohibited features.
HB 2065 Telework expenses tax credit; expiration.
HB 2106 Harassment by computer and electronic means; penalty.
HB 2141 Local services districts; broadband and telecommunications services.
HB 2163 New media and technology innovation income tax credit.
HB 2180 Semiconductor Manufacturing Grant Fund; created.
HB 2185 Virginia Rural Information Technology Apprenticeship Grant Fund and Program.
HB 2519 Virginia Information Technologies Agency; cybersecurity task force created.
HB 2541 Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance; Broadband Advisory Council; expiration.
HB 2550 Research and development in the Commonwealth.
HB 2564 Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act; transmission of caller identification information.
HB 2600 Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act.

HB 2635 Social media websites; regulation as public service corporations.
HB 2691 Electric utilities; provision of broadband services.
HB 2755 Conservation easements; comprehensive plan.
SB 857 Public Rights-of-Way Use; fees used for high-speed Internet access in underserved areas.
SB 1041 Va. Telephone Privacy Protection Act; joint liability of seller & telephone solicitor for violation.
SB 1123 Telephone/wireless communications devices; threats of death or bodily injury to a person/member of family.
SB 1317 Incentives for telecommunications companies; provision of wireless broadband services.
SB 1329 Major information technology project procurement; terms and conditions, etc.
SB 1495 Virginia Rural Information Technology Apprenticeship Grant Fund and Program.

SB 1597 Research and development in the Commonwealth.
SB 1617 Tech Talent Investment Program.
SB 1618 Broadband Advisory Council; appointments; expiration.
SB 1711 Broadband service providers; fiber optic broadband lines; railroad crossings.

Transportation

HB 1137 Commuter Rail Operating and Capital Fund; established.
HB 1677 Motor vehicles, certain; expands mileage for driving distance for testing, etc.
HB 1679 All-terrain vehicles (ATVs), mopeds, and off-road motorcycles; clarifies taxation on vehicles, etc.
HB 1695 Passing a stopped school bus; civil penalty.
HB 1744 Smoking; unlawful in motor vehicle with a minor present.
HB 1781 Vehicle safety inspections; maximum charges.
HB 1789 Railroads; freight train crew size requirements, civil penalty.
HB 1802 Amber warning lights; vehicles hauling forest products authorized to use.
HB 1811 Handheld personal communications devices, use while driving.
HB 1818 Parking ordinances; enforcement by counties or towns with a population of at least 40,000.
HB 1872 Motorcycles and autocycles; protective helmets, organ donor exemption.
HB 1911 Duties of drivers approaching stationary vehicles displaying certain warning lights; penalty.
HB 1926 Traffic cameras; data retention.
HB 1974 Motor vehicle rental tax; filing returns.
HB 1983 Rail Enhancement Fund; matching funds.
HB 2068 Motor vehicle safety inspection; extends validity period for a new motor vehicle.
HB 2085 Transit funding.
HB 2155 Vehicles stopped at crosswalks; prohibition on passing.
HB 2209 Motor vehicle safety inspection; extends validity period for a new motor vehicle.
HB 2212 Certain private roads or rights-of-way; gates and fences.
HB 2214 Motorized skateboards or foot-scooters; operation; local authority.
HB 2232 Motorized skateboards or foot-scooters; operation; local authority.
HB 2265 Department of Transportation; review of Arterial Preservation Program.
HB 2269 Regional transportation sector emissions programs; participation by Commonwealth.
HB 2313 Comprehensive highway access management standards.
HB 2314 Local enterprise zone; traffic plan.
HB 2315 Department of Transportation; at-risk infrastructure; report.
HB 2326 Statewide prioritization process; primary evacuation routes.
HB 2446 Motorcycles; driving on shoulder of highway.
HB 2552 Unmanned aircraft systems; delayed notice of search warrant to deploy.
HB 2553 Mass transit providers; loss of certain operating funds.
HB 2571 Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Transportation Commission; funding.
HB 2578 Six-year plans for secondary state highways; public meeting.
HB 2633 Commonwealth Transportation Board funding; congestion mitigation.
HB 2667 Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; tolls; distance-based pricing program.
HB 2718 Interstate 81; tolling, Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fund.
HB 2737 Department of Transportation; rail signage.
HB 2752 Motorized skateboards or scooters; clarifies definition, local authority.
HB 2754 Motor vehicles; when headlights to be lighted.
HJ 647 Study; Department of Rail and Public Transportation; improved transportation services; report.
HJ 671 Study; Department of Rail and Public Transportation; cost of commuter and light rail projects.
HJ 683 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Transportation Funds.
HJ 704 Transportation agreements.
SB 207 Statewide prioritization process project selection; cost of project to be considered.
SB 561 Interstate 81; pilot program for right lane restrictions for tractor trucks.
SB 583 Western Virginia Transportation Fund; created.
SB 1014 Interstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program; created.
SB 1120 Motor fuels tax; rate of taxation.
SB 1133 Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; tolls, distance-based pricing program.
SB 1154 Traffic infractions; not encompassed by reckless or improper driving.
SB 1183 Toll facilities, certain; free use by emergency medical services vehicles.
SB 1322 Tax on motor fuels.
SB 1338 Toll facilities, certain; free use by emergency medical services vehicles.
SB 1341 Handheld personal communications devices, use while driving.
SB 1470 Additional motor fuels tax.
SB 1505 Naming highways, bridges, interchanges, and other transportation facilities; cost of signage.
SB 1507 Use of unmanned aircraft systems by law-enforcement officers; persons sought for arrest.
SB 1521 Handheld photo speed monitoring devices.
SB 1555 Maximum speed limits; fines doubled.
SB 1578 Reckless driving; exceeding speed limit.
SB 1680 Mass transit providers; loss of certain operating funds.
SB 1684 Six-year plans for secondary state highways; public meeting.
SB 1716 Interstate 81; tolling, Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Fund.
SB 1723 Motor vehicle safety inspections; cost evaluation by DMV and the Department of State Police.
SJ 276 Interstate 95 Corridor Improvement Plan; Commonwealth Transportation Board to study.

 

 

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