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. 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 1407 Voters, qualified; definition of violent felony.
HB 1409 House of Delegates and Senate districts; General Assembly authorized to make technical adjustments.
HB 1410 Educational institutions, certain; designation of governing boards.
HB 1418 Firearms; libraries owned or operated by localities.
HB 1425 President and Vice President electors; allocation of electoral votes by congressional district.
HB 1428 Absentee voting; photo identification required for applications and ballots.
HB 1430 Third-party registration groups; registration, disclosure, and recordkeeping requirements, etc.
HB 1431 Voter registration drives; compensation prohibitions.
HB 1432 Switchblade knife; exception to carry concealed.
HB 1433 Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit; allocation to certain organizations.
HB 1444 Minimum wage; increases minimum wage from its current federally mandated level.
HB 1445 Wages and salaries; eliminates payment by prepaid cards, etc., without employee’s consent.
HB 1446 Campaign finance; permitted use of excess funds.
HB 1449 Naloxone; dispensing for use in opioid overdose reversal, etc.
HB 1451 Social Services, Department of; survey for children aging out of foster care.
HB 1453 Naloxone; dispensing for use in opioid overdose reversal, etc.
HB 1457 Part-time deputy sheriffs; compensation.
HB 1458 Law enforcement, local; fees for concealed handgun permits, courthouse and courtroom security.
HB 1459 Campaign finance; prohibited personal use, penalty.
HB 1462 Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
HB 1463 Delinquent taxes; publication of list by treasurer.
HB 1466 Renewal of concealed handgun permits; notice.
HB 1467 Board of Health to adopt regulations to include neonatal abstinence syndrome as reportable disease.
HB 1469 Authorization and training for persons designated to carry concealed handguns on school property.
HB 1472 State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; prohibited contracts; exceptions.
HB 1477 Cats and dogs; lifetime licenses.
HB 1478 Recordation tax; exemption.
HB 1481 Ordinances relating to fire departments and fire companies; operators of emergency vehicles.
HB 1482 Presidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact.
HB 1488 Collection of delinquent local taxes; period of delinquency.
HB 1489 Recordation tax exemption; certain limited liability companies and limited or general partnerships
HB 1498 School boards; assignment of teachers; class size limits.
HB 1503 Membership in Multistate Tax Commission.
HB 1521 Commonwealth’s tax code; conformity with federal law; emergency.
HB 1529 Temporary exemption periods from retail sales and use taxes for qualifying items; sunset dates.
HB 1532 Fire Programs Fund.
HB 1539 Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); public access to records of public bodies.
HB 1540 Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); public access to meetings of public bodies.
HB 1596 Virginia Public Procurement Act; public works contracts; prevailing wage provisions.
HB 1598 Voter registration; proof of citizenship required to register to vote in certain elections.
HB 1631 Elections; early voting.
HB 1642 Possession and administration of naloxone.
HB 1657 Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; license plate readers.
HB 1658 Electric utility customer account information confidential.
HB 1659 Workers’ compensation; employer’s lien; third party actions.
HB 1666 Speed monitoring systems.
HB 1667 Public contracts; civil liability; gender identity; sexual orientation.
HB 1669 Gas severance tax.
HB 1678 Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); trade secrets submitted to the Department of Mines.
HB 1681 Transient occupancy tax; state parks.
HB 1683 Prohibited public carrying of certain firearms; penalty.
HB 1684 Firearms; restricting access to children, Class 1 misdemeanor.
HB 1685 Purchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty.
HB 1693 Virginia Public Procurement Act; contracts for architectural and engineering services.
HB 1698 Polling places; memorandum of understanding.
HB 1700 Firearms; carrying in public while intoxicated, etc., penalty.
HB 1701 Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory (FOIA) Council; membership.
HB 1703 Electric and natural gas utilities; energy efficiency goals.
HB 1712 Procurement; energy performance-based contracting.
HB 1722 Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
HB 1723 Resettlement of refugees; notice to localities, the Sec. of the Commonwealth, and General Assembly.
HB 1730 Description of duties and responsibilities of local electoral boards; Dept. of Elections to provide.
HB 1733 Removal of public officers from office; recall elections for certain elected and appointed officers.
HB 1740 Sanitary districts; creation by board of supervisors.
HB 1753 Prohibit certain local government practices; contractors requirements; compensation or benefits.
HB 1758 Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties.
HB 1760 Electric utilities; costs of pumped hydroelectricity generation and storage facilities.
HB 1768 Virginia Retirement System; stress testing and reporting policies.
HB 1773 Transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check; penalties.
HB 1787 Libraries, local and regional; boards not mandatory.
HB 1800 Electric utility regulation; third party power purchase agreements.
HB 1808 Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting.
HB 1815 Computer trespass; government computers and computers used for public utilities; penalty.
HB 1818 Absentee voting; entitles persons age 65 or older on date of an election to vote absentee.
HB 1819 Elections; absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person.
HB 1820 Real property tax; board of equalization members in certain counties.
HB 1834 Distracted driving; penalty.
HB 1841 Virginia Veteran Entrepreneurship Grant Program and Fund.
HB 1849 Concealed handgun permit; permit requirements.
HB 1854 Conflicts of Interests Acts, State & Local Government & General Assembly, lobbyist, filing.
HB 1863 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and VIEW; hardship exception.
HB 1864 Firearms; access by children; penalty.
HB 1865 Firearms; transfer, criminal history record check delay.
HB 1876 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; public access to library records of minors.
HB 1877 Tethering of dogs; local ordinances.
HB 1879 Concealed handgun permit; disqualification, driving illegally after consumption of alcohol.
HB 1880 Virginia Public Procurement Act; competitive negotiation for professional services.
HB 1884 Real property tax; exemption for certain surviving spouses.
HB 1890 Sales and use tax; collection of taxes from consuming contractors.
HB 1900 Dogs; running at large on another landowner’s property, penalty.
HB 1904 Voter identification; repeal of photo identification requirements.
HB 1909 Real property tax; nonjudicial sale of tax delinquent property.
HB 1912 Absentee voting; eligibility of persons granted protective order.
HB 1920 Property transportation network companies; required to provide motor vehicle liability coverage.
HB 1925 Local cigarette tax.
HB 1932 Virginia Freedom of Information (FOIA) Advisory Council; terms of nonlegislative citizen members.
HB 1933 Candidate withdrawal; notice of withdrawal, information to voters.
HB 1934 Police service; civil penalty when excessive number of calls from same property.
HB 1935 Absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person available 21 days prior to election.
HB 1937 Professions and occupations; active supervision of regulatory boards.
HB 1940 Virginia Public Procurement Act; selection of pre-release and post-commitment services.
HB 1950 Cigarette tax, local; refund of returned tax stamps.
HB 1955 Voter registration records; deadline extension.
HB 1960 Tow truck drivers and towing and recovery operators; civil penalty for improper towing.
HB 1961 License tax, local; methodology for deducting certain gross receipts.
HB 1971 FOIA; record and meeting exclusions for multidisciplinary child abuse teams.
HB 1979 Class D contractor; responsibility for contracting with unlicensed or unregistered person.
HB 2000 Sanctuary policies; prohibited.
HB 2002 Refugee and immigrant resettlements; reports to Department of Social Services.
HB 2005 Leaving vehicles unattended and running; prohibition.
HB 2017 Virginia Public Procurement Act; bid, performance, and payment bonds; waiver by localities.
HB 2030 Food products; sale at farmers market, farm, or home.
HB 2056 Vapor products; imposition of state tax on products, including electronic cigarettes.
HB 2057 Discrimination; prohibited in private or public employment.
HB 2068 Absentee voting; eligibility of persons with disabilities and persons age 65 or older.
HB 2069 Election district boundaries, local; adjustment subsequent to decennial redistricting
HB 2073 Virginia Consumer Protection Act; adds certain fraud crimes.
HB 2084 Search warrants; person subject to arrest.
HB 2088 Voter registration at the Department of Motor Vehicles; opt-out voter registration.
HB 2091 Elections; early voting.
HB 2093 Local Government, Commission on; estimated fiscal impact on a locality of relocated refugees.
HB 2094 Localities; regulation of firearms in government buildings.
HB 2112 Electric utilities; community renewable projects.
HB 2116 Dogs and cats; regulation of sale.
HB 2122 Virginia Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement for construction projects.
HB 2131 Libraries; assessment for costs in civil actions, disbursement for law libraries.
HB 2143 FOIA; training by third parties approved by Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council.
HB 2146 Freedom of Information Advisory Council; online public comment form.
HB 2151 Virginia Resources Authority.
HB 2155 Workers’ compensation; modifications to employee’s home and automobile.
HB 2155 Workers’ compensation; modifications to employee’s home and automobile.
HB 2169 Gas severance tax
HB 2170 Virginia Public Procurement Act; utilization of cooperative procure for construction.
HB 2180 Absentee voting; eligibility of certain persons.
HB 2182 Voter registration at the Department of Motor Vehicles; opt-out voter registration.
HB 2204 My Virginia Plan Program; created, retirement plans for employees of private employers.
HB 2223 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; right to speak at open meetings.
HB 2246 Virginia Tax Amnesty Program; established.
HB 2251 Virginia Retirement System; establishes an optional defined contribution retirement plan.
HB 2252 Illegal voter registration; penalties.
HB 2265 Concealed handgun; eligibility to carry openly within Commonwealth.
HB 2275 Absentee voting; eligibility of persons age 65 or older.
HB 2291 Electric utilities; costs of modifications to nuclear generation facilities
HB 2323 Public employment; inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal convictions.
HB 2335 Contractors; unlicensed activity, penalty.
HB 2343 Voter registration list maintenance; voters identified as having duplicate registrations.
HB 2353 Workers’ compensation; failure to make reports on employee’s inquiry, etc.
HB 2365 Registration records; deadline extension.
HB 2366 Virginia Public Procurement Act; requirements for use of construction management contracts.
HB 2374 Charitable gaming; prohibited practices.
HB 2377 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption of certain textbooks and other educational materials.
HB 2381 Dangerous dogs; clarifies definition, etc.
HB 2392 Virginia Public Procurement Act; preferred procurement method for construction.
HB 2396 Virginia Public Procurement Act; SWaM goals.
HB 2401 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; minutes of closed meetings required, audio recordings.
HB 2402 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; willful violations, grounds for termination.
HB 2405 Voter registration; extended time for new citizens to register to vote.
HB 2420 Virginia Public Procurement Act; small business and microbusiness procurement enhancement program.
HB 2421 Central absentee voter precincts; expedited counting of absentee ballots.
HB 2437 Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting.
HB 2441 Tow truck drivers; registration.
HB 2442 Collection fees, local; an ordinance for collection of overdue accounts.
HB 2455 Personal property tax, tangible; list of uncollected balances
HJ 575 Study; Department of General Services; Infrastructure investments that yield energy savings; report..
HJ 576 Study; JLARC to study the implementation of the National Voter Registration Act in Virginia; report.
HJ 590 Study; JLARC; availability of sources for verifying information for voter registration purposes.
HJ 650 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights.
HJ 674 Study; Virginia Public Procurement Act; report.
HJ 706 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); tangible personal property tax; exemption.
SB 783 Public employment; prohibits discrimination on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
SB 787 Sales & use tax; prohibits accelerated collection of payments from retail merchants & other dealers.
SB 788 Income tax, state; rate of taxation.
SB 792 Absentee voting; entitles persons age 65 or older on date of an election to vote absentee.
SB 803 Executive budget; zero-based budgeting principles.
SB 826 Voter identification; accepted forms of identification.
SB 827 Elections; absentee voting by persons age 70 or older.
SB 834 Governor; efficiency and effectiveness review and assessment of state departments, agencies, etc.
SB 836 License taxes; if locality imposes tax upon business, tax shall be based upon Va. taxable income.
SB 843 Biennial appropriation act.
SB 844 Absentee voting; no-excuse in-person available 21 days prior to election.
SB 845 Absentee voting; eligibility of certain caregivers.
SB 856 Cats and dogs; authorizes local government to provide for lifetime licenses.
SB 872 Absentee voting; applications and ballots; photo identification required.
SB 873 Authority of fire chief over unmanned aircraft systems at a fire, etc.; civil liability.
SB 881 Va Retirement System (VRS); receipt of retirement allowance while employed in a covered position.
SB 882 Absentee voting; eligibility of any registered voter.
SB 886 Gas severance tax.
SB 892 Absentee voting; deadline for requesting absentee ballot by means other than in person.
SB 900 Budget Bill.
SB 901 Park authority liability; immunity.
SB 912 Virginia taxable income of residents; reorganization of additions, subtractions, and deductions.
SB 916 Virginia Register Act; guidance documents; duty to file with the Registrar.
SB 917 Electric utility regulation; agricultural net energy metering.
SB 924 Gov Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; use of personal inform. by law enforcement.
SB 926 Noise violations; civil penalty.
SB 931 VA Freedom of Information Act; working papers and correspondence exempt.for presidents of higher ed.
SB 934 Sales and use tax exemption; legal tender coins.
SB 938 Smoking in outdoor public place; locality regulation.
SB 953 Muzzleloader firearms; definition.
SB 960 Absentee ballots; expediting counting of absentee ballots returned by mail prior to election day.
SB 961 Absentee voting; processing of rejected absentee ballots.
SB 964 Running bamboo; cutting by localities; ordinance prohibiting spread; designation of certain plants.
SB 965 State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; prohibited contracts.
SB 975 Community services boards; preadmission screening; regional jail inmates.
SB 979 Elections; absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person.
SB 988 Virginia Employment Commission; population projections.
SB 1002 Absentee voting; no-excuse, in-person available 21 days prior to election.
SB 1005 Community services boards and behavioral health authorities; services to be provided.
SB 1016 Absentee voting; eligibility of persons age 65 or older.
SB 1031 Naloxone or other opioid antagonist; possession and administration.
SB 1040 Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); record exclusion for personal contact information.
SB 1042 Virginia Resources Authority.
SB 1051 Voter registration at the Department of Motor Vehicles; opt-out voter registration.
SB 1061 Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; exemption for sheriff’s departments.
SB 1070 Speed monitoring systems.
SB 1102 FOIA; completed unattended death investigations, mandatory disclosure.
SB 1103 FOIA; closed meeting violations, civil penalty.
SB 1113 Contractors, Board for; optional bonding for Class A and B contractors.
SB 1114 Virginia Veteran Entrepreneurship Grant Program and Fund.
SB 1119 Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
SB 1120 Workers’ compensation; volunteer firemen and emergency medical services personnel.
SB 1128 FOIA; failure to respond to request for records, rebuttable presumption.
SB 1129 Virginia Public Procurement Act; requirements for use of construction management contracts.
SB 1131 Absentee voting; eligibility of certain persons.
SB 1132 Absentee voting; eligibility of persons age 65 or older.
SB 1133 Voter referendum; independent redistricting commission.
SB 1169 Minimum city population required to enforce certain ordinance violations.
SB 1171 Public employment; inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal convictions, char
SB 1175 Workers’ compensation; employer’s lien, third party actions.
SB 1181 Virginia Retirement System; return to employment by retired public safety employees.
SB 1201 Workers’ compensation; suitably equipped automobile for incapacitated employee.
SB 1204 Sale of dog or cat not obtained from releasing agency or animal rescue.
SB 1208 Electric utilities; community renewable projects.
SB 1224 Landowner liability; recreational access.
SB 1226 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; proprietary records and trade secrets.
SB 1252 Absentee voting; signature verification.
SB 1254 Voting machines; Department of Elections shall conduct a post-election risk-limiting audit, report.
SB 1268 Localities; public hearings for tax rate increases.
SB 1275 Va. Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting, construction and professional services.
SB 1292 FOIA; trade secrets submitted to the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy.
SB 1294 Conflicts of Interests Acts, State and Local Government and General Assembly; prohibited gifts.
SB 1295 Early voting; any registered voter allowed to vote early in any election in which he is qualified.
SB 1296 County food and beverage tax; referendum.
SB 1302 Write-in votes; duties of local electoral boards.
SB 1303 Voter registration; deadline for registration by electronic means.
SB 1304 Municipal elections; local option for timing of elections, effective date.
SB 1308 Sales and use tax; collection of taxes from consuming contractors.
SB 1329 Cigarettes; all localities allowed to impose a tax.
SB 1334 Virginia Public Procurement Act; small business enhancement program, limitations.
SB 1350 Motor vehicle sales and use tax; refund to purchaser.
SB 1365 Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authority of Va. Fire Services Bd., fees for school inspections.
SB 1374 Contractors, Board for; adds a professional engineer to membership.
SB 1390 Cigarettes; purchase for resale, penalties.
SB 1393 Electric utilities; community solar pilot programs.
SB 1394 Small agricultural generators; establishes parameters of a program.
SB 1400 Poker; definition of illegal gambling and charitable gaming.
SB 1411 Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authorizes use of consumer fireworks, penalties.
SB 1416 Investment of Public Funds Act; investment of funds in Virginia Investment Pool Trust Fund.
SB 1418 Electric utilities; costs of pumped hydroelectricity generation and storage facilities.
SB 1423 Electric utilities; viewshed mitigation payments.
SB 1436 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; expands definition of public body.
SB 1441 Absentee voting; eligibility of persons whose polling place prohibits firearms.
SB 1454 Illegal voter registration; penalties.
SB 1455 Voter registration; payments for registering for another.
SB 1460 Real property, certain; orders of publication proceeding to enforce lien.
SB 1473 Electric utilities; recovery of costs of undergrounding distribution lines.
SB 1485 Tax credits; expiration of certain tax credits
SB 1503 Central absentee voter precincts; expedited counting of absentee ballots.
SB 1508 Virginia Public Procurement Act; architectural and professional engineering term contracts.
SB 1512 Charitable gaming; conduct of games, special permits.
SB 1514 Parking of certain vehicles; local regulation.
SB 1520 Property tax; notice by locality of public hearing of tax increase.
SB 1528 Virginia Public Procurement Act; small business and microbusiness procurement enhancement program.
SB 1548 Virginia Public Procurement Act; public body may purchase from contract of Va. Sheriffs’ Association
SB 1567 Absentee ballots; eligibility of persons age 65 or older.
SB 1581 Voter registration; verification of social security numbers.
SB 1585 Form of ballot; party identification of candidates.
SB 1586 Libraries, local and regional; boards not mandatory.
SJ 242 Study; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; free community college; report.

Economic Development/Tourism

HB 1436 Unemployment compensation; wage offset.
HB 1439 Income tax, individual and corporate; small business job creation tax credit.
HB 1455 Real property tax; partial exemption for certain commercial and industrial structures.
HB 1471 Reinsurance credits.
HB 1499 Apportionment of income; corporate income tax.
HB 1501 Virginia Retail Sales and Use Tax Act.
HB 1518 Sales and use tax; automotive repair supplies.
HB 1527 Corporations; reinstatement.
HB 1530 Dept of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of certain businesses; appeals.
HB 1542 Home service contract providers.
HB 1543 Sales and use tax exemption; audiovisual productions and equipment.
HB 1564 Planning & Budget, Department of; establishment of Div. of Regulatory Management & Red Tape Comm.
HB 1581 Made in Appalachia Initiative; refundable tax credits.
HB 1591 VA Economic Development Partnership Authority; site and building assessment program.
HB 1624 Host Cities Economic Development Incentive and Host Cities Transportation Support Funds.
HB 1665 Motion picture production tax credit.
HB 1668 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exempts legal tender coins.
HB 1714 Corporate income tax; rate of taxation.
HB 1717 Individual income tax; subtraction for interest and dividends from Virginia-based corporations.
HB 1738 Retail sales and use tax; aviation parts, engines, and supplies.
HB 1752 Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority (VEDP); grants and other economic incentives.
HB 1806 Income tax subtractions and credits for investments in technology businesses.
HB 1810 Retail Sales and Use Tax; online access to certain information.
HB 1830 Artificial intelligence industry tax deductions.
HB 1858 Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; certification of certain businesses.
HB 1943 Administrative Process Act; economic impact analysis; opportunity for comment by affected business.
HB 1959 Student internships; tax credit to an employer for each intern hired.
HB 1968 Small Business Investment Grant Fund; changes to Fund.
HB 1969 Small Business Jobs Grant Fund Program; reduces minimum percentage of revenues.
HB 1970 Economic revitalization zones; counties may establish by ordinance.
HB 1973 Economic Development Access Program; bonded projects
HB 2013 Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; board of directors, qualifications.
HB 2058 Sales and use tax; nexus for out-of-state businesses.
HB 2074 Income tax, state and corporate; subtraction for Virginia venture capital account investment.
HB 2106 Virginia Board of Workforce Development; revises composition of Board.
HB 2193 Personal property tax; business property.
HB 2199 Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; Chief Executive Officer, powers and duties.
HB 2278 Cooperative Marketing Fund; programs eligible for matching grant funds.
HB 2347 Commonwealth’s Development Opportunity Fund; limitation on use of moneys from the Fund.
HB 2471 Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; membership, powers and duties.
HJ 673 Study; JLARC recommendations regarding VEDP; report.
SB 789 Income tax, corporate; rate of taxation.
SB 793 Small businesses; waiver of tax penalties.
SB 804 Retail Sales and Use Tax; media-related exemptions.
SB 835 Income tax, corporate; lowers tax rate to 2.5 percent.
SB 849 Income tax, state; creates a deduction for small business owners.
SB 962 Sales and use tax; nexus for out-of-state businesses.
SB 967 Local industrial development authorities; port authority.
SB 976 VA Economic Development Partnership Authority; site and building assessment program.
SB 982 Motion picture production tax credit.
SB 1013 Host Cities Economic Development Incentive and Host Cities Transportation Support Funds.
SB 1018 Temporary exemption periods from retail sales and use taxes for qualifying items; sunset dates.
SB 1100 New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program; reporting by SCHEV on Program.
SB 1130 Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; implementation of certification programs.
SB 1238 Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; Chief Executive Officer; powers and duties.
SB 1312 Conflicts of Interests Acts, State & Local Government & General Assembly, lobbyist, filing.
SB 1328 Enterprise zone grants and tax credits; qualified real property improvement expenditures.
SB 1386 Income tax, state; creates a new tax bracket for small businesses.
SB 1438 Virginia Tax Amnesty Program; established.
SB 1451 Motion picture production; amends tax credit.
SB 1491 Agritourism activity; definition to include rental of a single-family residence.
SB 1529 Aquaculture; protection of use in an agricultural zone.
SB 1574 Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; membership, powers and duties.
SB 1591 Economic Development Access Program; bonded projects.

Environment

HB 1438 Natural gas companies; right of entry.
HB 1454 James River; designation as component of Virginia Scenic Rivers System.
HB 1465 Electric energy consumption reduction goal; progress reports.
HB 1562 Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund.
HB 1597 Local stormwater management utility; waiver of charges; stormwater retained on site.
HB 1600 Certain sanitary landfills; gas collection and control system.
HB 1632 Renewable energy property; tax credit for property placed in service.
HB 1636 Energy efficiency programs; total resource cost test.
HB 1671 Natural gas utilities; qualified projects, investments in eligible infrastructure.
HB 1679 Well permit applications; disclosure of trade secrets.
HB 1691 Property conveyance; Department of Conservation and Recreation; Widewater Beach Subdivision.
HB 1703 Electric and natural gas utilities; energy efficiency goals.
HB 1774 Stormwater and erosion control; local rural development growth areas.
HB 1891 Geothermal heat pump property expenditure; establishes a tax credit for taxable years 2017-2021.
HB 1974 Clean Power Plan; state implementation plan; General Assembly approval.
HB 2008 Stormwater; erosion and sediment control, 10,000 square foot minimum disturbance.
HB 2009 Stormwater and erosion management; administration of program by certified third party.
HB 2012 Stormwater; failed best management practice.
HB 2076 State Water Control Board; stormwater management programs, regulations, professional license.
HB 2298 Riparian planting grounds lease; eligibility.
HB 2312 Industrial development authorities; issuance of bonds to finance local tax preferences.
HB 2384 Drinking water; lead levels.
HB 2389 Gas or oil drilling units; escrowed proceeds.
HB 2390 Renewable energy power purchase agreements; expands pilot program.
HB 2454 Onsite treatment works; effluent quality standards and maintenance requirements.
HB 2477 Onsite sewage systems and private wells; VDH to take steps to eliminate site evaluation.
HJ 636 Study; economic impacts of litter on fishing, farming, and water quality in urban streams; report.
HJ 704 Study; Secretary of Natural Resources and Secretary of Education; environmental education; report.
SB 898 DEQ; combined sewer overflow (CSO) outfalls; Potomac River Watershed.
SB 906 Introduction of snakehead fish; penalty.
SB 910 Virginia Oil and Gas Act; sampling and replacing contaminated wells.
SB 911 Orphaned Well Fund; surcharge.
SB 984 Water Quality Improvement Fund; water reuse facilities.
SB 1014 Water public utilities; rate increases.
SB 1079 Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund; disbursement of moneys.
SB 1097 James River; designating additional segment as a scenic river.
SB 1145 Riparian planting grounds lease; eligibility.
SB 1189 Water and sewer services; liens, owners, lessees, or tenants.
SB 1196 James River; designating segment component of State Scenic River System.
SB 1197 Small renewable energy projects; State Corporation Commission to review construction, etc.
SB 1258 Virginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority; increases membership.
SB 1289 Natural gas utilities; qualified projects, investments in eligible infrastructure.
SB 1291 Well permit applications; disclosure of trade secrets.
SB 1355 Riparian owner; dredging a navigable channel, oyster or clam grounds
SB 1388 Electric utilities; margin on solar energy power purchase agreements.
SB 1392 Geothermal heat pump property expenditure; establishes a tax credit for taxable years 2017-2021.
SB 1395 Small renewable energy projects; eligibility for permits by rule.
SB 1496 Virginia Alternative Energy and Coastal Protection Act; established, report.
SB 1569 Water and sewer fees; calculation factors.

Housing

HB 1585 Housing authorities; approval for construction, etc.
HB 1623 Residential rental property; foreclosure sale with tenant in dwelling unit.
HB 1638 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; insurance; early termination of rental
agreement.
HB 1639 Va Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; disclosure relationship between landlord and insurance co.
HB 1670 Property Owners’ Association Act; amendment of declaration.
HB 1697 Extension of approvals to address housing crisis.
HB 1867 Virginia Housing Trust Fund; revenue deposits.
HB 1869 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; tenant obligations.
HB 2006 Va. Fair Housing Law; responsibilities with respect to use of an assistance animal in a dwelling.
HB 2033 Landlord and tenant law; residential tenancies, landlord and tenant obligations and remedies.
HB 2034 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; adds two new disclosures.
HB 2035 Electronic filing of land records; fee for paper filing.
HB 2203 Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act; notice to tenant of building code violation, renewal of lease.
HB 2274 Condominium Act; resale by purchaser, designation of authorized representative.
HB 2281 Residential rental property.
HB 2375 Virginia Home Solicitation Sales Act; prohibited solicitation, penalty.
HB 2376 Property Owners’ Association Act; fees for disclosure packets by associations.
HB 2382 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord to inspect vacated dwelling unit.
SB 822 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, sexual orientation and gender.
SB 905 Redevelopment and housing authority; compensation of commissioners.
SB 959 Va Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord to inspect vacated dwelling for abandoned animals.
SB 966 Residential rental property.
SB 991 Residential rental property.
SB 993 Lease agreements; late charge.
SB 1037 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures; local historic districts.
SB 1096 Virginia Property Owners’ Association Act; home-based businesses, licensed child care provider.
SB 1123 Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act; renewal of lease.
SB 1228 Va. Fair Housing Law; responsibilities with respect to use of an assistance animal in a dwelling.
SB 1231 Property Owners’ Association Act; designation of authorized representative by seller.
SB 1237 Housing authorities; authorization by governing body of town.
SB 1401 Virginia Property Owners’ Association Act; lot owner representation on association board.
SB 1421 Condemnation proceeding; interest on the amount of award.

Land Use/Planning and Zoning

HB 1476 Real property tax; special assessment for land preservation.
HB 1486 Arts and cultural districts.
HB 1506 Vacant developed property; overgrown shrubs and trees.
HB 1547 Historical African American cemeteries and graves.
HB 1553 Property Owners’ Association Act; board of directors; actions taken without a meeting.
HB 1554 Property Owners’ Association Act; amendment of declaration.
HB 1565 Local tax and regulatory incentives; green development zones.
HB 1587 Uniform Statewide Building Code; security of certain records.
HB 1625 Mobile food units; licenses.
HB 1635 Historic rehabilitation tax credit.
HB 1674 Conditional rezoning proffers; definition of public facilities.
HB 1686 Planning district commissions; Indian tribes; membership.
HB 1687 Nonrepairable and rebuilt vehicles.
HB 1735 Conditional rezoning proffers; provisions applicable to certain proffers.
HB 1761 Regulation of taxicabs.
HB 1766 Utility Facilities Act; associated facilities of an electrical transmission line.
HB 1781 Farmers’ markets; farm and forest land conversion; plans.
HB 1797 Proffers; notice of amendment.
HB 1897 Aquaculture; protection of use in an agricultural zone.
HB 1899 Conditional zoning proffers; affordable dwelling units.
HB 1936 Derelict and blighted buildings; land banks, receivership.
HB 1994 Zoning Appeals, Board of; clarifies provisions referring to appeal costs, includes governing body.
HB 2024 Condemnation powers and proceedings; imminent threat to public health, safety, and welfare.
HB 2124 Eminent domain; just compensation for entry onto property.
HB 2150 Land preservation tax credit; per taxpayer limitation.
HB 2388 Singular church locational sign; permissible in state-maintained right-of-way.
HB 2460 Historic rehabilitation; limits amount of tax credits that may be claimed by each taxpayer.
HJ 705 Encouraging localities to develop a more uniform and streamlined permitting process.
SB 852 Pet shops; procurement of dogs from unlicensed dealers.
SB 857 Conditional rezoning; certain conditional rezoning proffers, floor area ratio.
SB 927 Eminent domain; timing for initiation of ‘quick-take’ condemnation procedure for just compensation.
SB 930 Conservation and replacement of trees; land development processes.
SB 950 Nonrepairable and rebuilt vehicles.
SB 963 Land preservation tax credit; per taxpayer limitation.
SB 1034 Historic rehabilitation tax credit.
SB 1110 Utility Facilities Act; associated facilities of an electrical transmission line.
SB 1139 Vested property rights; nonconforming uses.
SB 1173 Vested property rights; nonconforming uses.
SB 1225 Arts and cultural districts.
SB 1255 Condominium Act; resale by purchaser; designation of authorized representative.
SB 1340 Towing; regulations.
SB 1433 Consumer fireworks; regulation of sale, permit issued by Board of Housing and Community Development.
SB 1497 Manufactured home; excludes a park model recreation vehicle from definition.
SB 1515 Existing buildings; manual entry door hardware.
SB 1559 Zoning appeals, board of; recipient to receive notice of zoning violation.
SB 1568 Buses and taxicabs; digital advertisements.
SB 1578 Short-term rental; registration of persons offering property for rental.
SB 1579 Short-term rental; affirms rights of localities to regulate rental of property.

Telecommunications

HB 1502 Communications sales and use tax; sales price.
HB 1608 Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.
HB 1719 Wireless E-911 Fund; distribution percentages.
HB 1888 Wireless telecommunications devices; use by persons driving school buses.
HB 1986 Computer trespass; penalty.
HB 2108 Virginia Broadband Deployment Act
HB 2196 Wireless communications infrastructure; procedure for approved by localities.
HB 2459 Wireless telecommunications devices, certain; prohibition on sale to minors.
SB 1090 Computer trespass; computer invasion of privacy; penalty; civil relief.
SB 1138 Computer trespass; government computers and computers used for public utilities; penalty.
SB 1282 Wireless communications infrastructure; procedure for approved by localities.
SB 1354 Comprehensive plan; telecommunications towers and facilities in Northern Virginia.
SB 1480 Malicious impersonation by computer; penalty.

Transportation

HB 1412 Weight limits; increases maximum gross weight of a motor vehicle eligible for an overload permit.
HB 1417 School buses; requirements of drivers approaching or immediately preceding a bus.
HB 1440 Farm use vehicles; imposes a $250 fine for failing to comply with restrictions for use on highway.
HB 1519 Overweight permits for hauling Virginia-grown farm produce; validity throughout the Commonwealth.
HB 1520 Reformulated gasoline; sale for farm use.
HB 1558 Safety restraint use in motor vehicles.
HB 1606 Use of handheld personal communications devices in highway work zones.
HB 1622 Commercial vehicles; harmonizes penalties for driving under the influence (DUI) and commercial DUI.
HB 1624 Host Cities Economic Development Incentive and Host Cities Transportation Support Funds.
HB 1633 Careless driving; cause of injury to vulnerable road user.
HB 1695 Crossing bridge or culvert by vehicle heavier than allowed.
HB 1715 Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; powers of State Corporation Commission.
HB 1725 Driving in the left lane on highways laned for traffic.
HB 1728 Air transportation services providers; VDH to review rules for use in medical situations.
HB 1804 Practical design standards for projects.
HB 1831 Prioritization of statewide transportation projects; exceptions.
HB 1850 Commercial vehicles; harmonizes penalties for driving under the influence (DUI) and commercial DUI.
HB 1881 Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; toll rate approval by State Corporation Commission.
HB 1902 Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995, et al.; affected local jurisdictions and public entities.
HB 1929 Public-Private Transportation Act; comprehensive agreement.
HB 1993 Interstate or intrastate pipeline construction; Department of Transportation oversight.
HB 2019 Transportation network company partner; vehicle registration repeal.
HB 2021 Norfolk Southern Railway right-of-way; public transit or multimodal transportation projects.
HB 2022 Transportation, Department of; traffic incident response and management.
HB 2023 Highway maintenance payments; bicycle lanes.
HB 2139 Highways, Commissioner of; annual report requirements.
HB 2197 Unmanned aircraft systems; creates a civil cause of action for invasion of privacy, etc.
HB 2201 Failure to drive on right side of highways or observe traffic lanes; increases penalties.
HB 2241 Transportation planning activities; responsibility of Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment.
HB 2350 Unmanned aircraft system; use of system to trespass.
HB 2367 Virginia Port Authority; removal of members on Board of Commissioners.
HB 2447 Motor vehicles, local licensure; eliminates ability of a locality to assess local license fees.
HB 2448 Traffic congestion; measures to relieve in certain areas of the Commonwealth.
HB 2463 Highways, Commissioner of; commercial establishment entrances.
HJ 580 Study; JLARC; impact of state-owned ports on local governments; report.
HJ 691 Study; Virginia Department of Transportation; noise abatement remedies.
HJ 693 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Transportation Funds.
SB 805 Vehicle registration fees; funds for Department of State Police.
SB 806 Interstate 73 Corridor Development Fund and Program.
SB 887 Prioritization of statewide transportation projects; exceptions.
SB 921 Commonwealth Transportation Board; statewide prioritization process.
SB 932 Conveyance of utility easements; transportation.
SB 1013 Host Cities Economic Development Incentive and Host Cities Transportation Support Funds.
SB 1021 Failure to obey highway sign where driver sleeping or resting; prepayable offense.
SB 1101 Filing and application fees for transportation network companies.
SB 1148 Airspace; authority to lease or convey.
SB 1170 Specially constructed vehicles for general transportation purposes; registration.
SB 1184 Motor vehicles; prohibits leaving vehicles unattended and running.
SB 1186 All-terrain vehicles, mopeds, and off-road motorcycles; subject to motor vehicle tax.
SB 1209 Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988.
SB 1211 Vehicle license fees and taxes, local; collection by counties and adjoining towns.
SB 1250 Motor vehicle safety inspection data.
SB 1259 Conveyance of utility easements; transportation.
SB 1316 Trucks; overweight permits for hauling asphalt.
SB 1331 Transportation planning activities; responsibility of Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment.
SB 1338 Bicycle lane; penalty for driver to pass another vehicle using lane
SB 1384
 Motor carrier size and weight limitations; with federal law.
SB 1396 Norfolk Southern Railway right-of-way; public transit or multimodal transportation projects.
SB 1417 Commercial air service plan; Virginia Aviation Board to develop and review.
SB 1510 Handheld photo speed monitoring devices; use by State Police in work zones.
SJ 233 Noise abatement remedies; VDOT to develop procedures to measure and assess in certain neighborhoods.
SJ 246 Study; inland port facility in the Roanoke Region and New River Valley; report.

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