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 4 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming.
HB 29 Budget Bill.
HB 30 Budget Bill.
HB 62 Transient occupancy tax; removes July 1, 2021, sunset date from Arlington County, etc.
HB 67 Strikes by certain government employees; limits to law-enforcement officers.
HB 69 Credit unions; authorizes localities and political subdivisions to hold public deposits.
HB 106 Numbering on buildings; civil penalty.
HB 114 Prevailing wage; public works contracts, penalty.
HB 118 Trespass with an unmanned aircraft system; local or state correctional facilities, penalty.
HB 129 Public service companies; increases max. allowable rates of special reg. taxes that can be imposed.
HB 130 Motor vehicle safety inspection program; abolishes the state program.
HB 133 Virginia Public Procurement Act; professional and information technology project services contracts.
HB 139 New media and technology innovation; establishes income tax credit.
HB 150 Derelict residential buildings; civil penalty.
HB 153 Right to work; repeals provisions of Code that refers to denial or abridgement.
HB 206 Electric utility regulation; retail customer choice.
HB 218 Constitutional offices; candidates to be nominated by petition.
HB 296 Towns; transition to cities.
HB 302 Litter tax; repeals annual tax.
HB 309 Transient occupancy tax; taxes on room rentals, etc., in state parks.
HB 311 Unmanned aerial systems; local regulation.
HB 316 Refunds of local taxes; authority of treasurer.
HB 317 County food and beverage tax; maximum rate.
HB 327 Public employees; collective bargaining.
HB 340 Emergency laws; civil relief, citizens of the Commonwealth furloughed.
HB 342 Meals tax and county food and beverage tax; exemption for farmers market and roadside stands.
HB 343 Volunteer or nonprofit organizations, certain; donation by locality of in-kind resources.
HB 359 Virginia Public Procurement Act; consideration of best value concepts for construction services.
HB 380 Constitutional amendment; apportionment, Virginia Redistricting Commission (voter referendum).
HB 381 Redistricting; Virginia Redistricting Commission, local redistricting commissions.
HB 406 Local government revenues and expenditures; comparative report, filing date.
HB 407 Virginia Public Procurement Act; failure to pay unemployment taxes.
HB 420 Emergency Management, Department of; responsibilities of political subdivisions.
HB 424 School resource officers; required in every school.
HB 432 Public utilities; use of small, woman-owned, or minority-owned business.
HB 452 Virginia Public Procurement Act; small purchases.
HB 453 Trespass with an unmanned aircraft system; local or state correctional facilities; penalty.
HB 454 Virginia Public Procurement Act; purchase programs for recycled goods; climate positive materials.
HB 466 Business license waivers.
HB 467 Virginia Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement; construction.
HB 495 Prohibition against participation in games of chance; exception for private clubs.
HB 497 Registration fees for vehicles not designed or used for transportation of passengers.
HB 506 County manager plan; election of board members by instant runoff voting.
HB 534 Local disposable plastic bag tax.
HB 535 Real estate with delinquent taxes or liens; sales by nonprofit organizations.
HB 537 Real estate tax exemption for property in redevelopment or conservation areas.
HB 549 Overgrown vegetation; local authority.
HB 555 Snow removal and ice control services contracts; certain provisions declared void.
HB 563 Maintenance and repair of relocated billboard signs.
HB 571 Purchase or construction of rental housing by localities.
HB 576 Undergrounding electric transmission lines; pilot program.
HB 589 Community services boards; funding formula; population and need.
HB 621 Speed monitoring systems; local ordinances.
HB 636 Provision of county services to town residents.
HB 748 Research and development tax credits; extends sunset date, aggregate caps.
HB 767 Local regulation of parking; certain vehicles.
HB 769 Local government; codification of ordinances, affirmative defense.
HB 773 Refunds of local taxes; authority of treasurer.
HB 779 Virginia Fuels Tax Act; refueling vehicles.
HB 785 Local taxing authority.
HB 828 Location of assisted living facilities and group homes.
HB 831 Utility easements; location of broadband and other communications facilities.
HB 833 Virginia Public Procurement Act; public works contracts; prevailing wage rate; penalty.
HB 847 Virginia Public Procurement Act; statute of limitations on actions on construction contracts.
HB 851 Public campaign financing; counties and cities may establish for certain offices.
HB 875 Local ordinance on grass cutting.
HB 890 Construction management and design-build contracting; use by local public bodies.
HB 891 Peer-to-peer vehicle sharing platforms; regulation; insurance; taxation.
HB 892 Peer-to-peer vehicle sharing platforms; taxation.
HB 979 Utility easements; pole attachments.
HB 993 Administration of government; boards and councils; cleanup.
HB 1008 Personal property tax exemption; household goods and personal effects.
HB 1021 Personal property tax; farm machinery; classification of forest harvesting.
HB 1034 Local Food and Farming Infrastructure Fund; Grant Program.
HB 1045 Tree-replacement ordinance; banking.
HB 1078 Virginia Public Procurement Act; process for competitive negotiation.
HB 1108 City council salaries.
HB 1126 Abandoned, unattended, or immobile vehicles; minimum weight.
HB 1151 Single-use plastic and expanded polystyrene products; local prohibition; local tax.
HB 1154 Litter taxes; amount of tax.
HB 1156 Historic rehabilitation tax credit.
HB 1173 Tax exemption for certified pollution control equipment and facilities; timing of certification.
HB 1201 Virginia Public Procurement Act; determination of nonresponsibility; local option.
HB 1202 Project labor agreements; public procurement by local governments.
HB 1203 Prevailing wage; public works contracts with localities; penalty.
HB 1213 Authority of local government employees to issue summonses for violations of local ordinances.
HB 1227 Local regulation of unmanned aerial systems.
HB 1241 Income tax modifications for certain companies in economically distressed localities.
HB 1242 Authority of localities to provide broadband service.
HB 1262 Transient occupancy tax; certain counties.
HB 1264 Conveyance of right-of-way usage to certain nonpublic service companies.
HB 1266 Septic system inspectors; requirements to perform a septic system inspection.
HB 1271 Conveyance of right-of-way usage to certain nonpublic service companies.
HB 1300 Virginia Public Procurement Act; statute of limitations on actions on construction contracts.
HB 1311 Virginia Public Procurement Act; contracts with state agencies for public works.
HB 1312 Local government buildings; dangerous weapons; penalty.
HB 1337 State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; disclosure by members.
HB 1398 Virginia Public Procurement Act; historic landmarks; preference for goods and services.
HB 1434 Local tax exemption; solar energy equipment.
HB 1435 Refundable income tax credit for low-income taxpayers.
HB 1464 Local authority to restrict nutrient credit usage.
HB 1474 Regulation of short-term rentals.
HB 1480 Local regulation of pet shops.
HB 1488 Virginia Public Procurement Act; definitions; best value; clarification.
HB 1527 Conflict of Interests Act, State & Local Gov’t, and FOIA; training requirements for ex. directors.
HB 1528 Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; disclosure by executive directors & members.
HB 1534 Collection of town taxes by county.
HB 1580 Deeds not taxable; deeds involving only spouses.
HB 1581 Tax delinquent real property; correction of tax records.
HB 1582 Delinquent tax lands; threshold for nonjudicial sale.
HB 1583 Local treasurers; power to summon taxpayers and other persons.
HB 1590 Local regulation of air cannons.
HB 1636 Mountain ridges; prohibition on construction; local ordinance.
HB 1648 State and local correctional facilities; treatment of prisoners known to be pregnant.
SB 1008 Emergency and disaster law; political subdivisions.
HJ 103 Constitutional amendment (second resolution); personal property tax exemption.
HJ 20 Composite index of local ability to pay; JLARC to study feasibility of adjusting, etc.
HJ 34 Constitutional amendment; Virginia Redistricting Commission (first reference).
SB 6 Voter referendum; issuance of state general obligation bonds for school facility modernization.
SB 11 Disposable paper and plastic bags; local taxation per bag when provided to consumers.
SB 29 Budget Bill.
SB 30 Budget Bill.
SB 36 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming.
SB 100 Locality health insurance policies; option of including independent-contractor emergency services.
SB 102 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming.
SB 117 Family day homes; licensure threshold.
SB 121 County and city precincts; required to be wholly contained within election districts.
SB 141 Building and fire codes; notice requirements.
SB 163 Entitlement to sales tax revenues from certain public facilities; authorized localities.
SB 175 Congressional & state legislative districts; standards and criteria to observe in drawing districts.
SB 182 Project labor agreements; public procurement.
SB 188 Legislation; negative local fiscal impact on local government.
SB 195 Virginia Public Procurement Act; statute of limitations on actions on construction contracts.
SB 198 Disposable plastic shopping bags; local option.
SB 199 Charitable gaming; removes restrictions regarding the number of calendar days that may be conducted.
SB 236 Constitutional amendment; apportionment, Virginia Redistricting Commission (voter referendum).
SB 254 Allocation of additional sales and use tax in certain counties and cities of historic significance.
SB 273 Tangible personal property tax; classes of property; satellites.
SB 277 Income tax deduction for commuter benefits provided by an employer.
SB 409 Local impact from large landfills.
SB 418 Virginia Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement, construction.
SB 465 Donation by locality of in-kind resources to certain volunteer or nonprofit organizations.
SB 470 Utility easements; encroachments.
SB 475 Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting; construction services.
SB 484 Local taxing authority.
SB 487 Virginia Public Procurement Act; architectural and professional engineering term contracts.
SB 526 Budget bill; broadband and economic development.
SB 919 Sales and use tax exemption for broadband providers.
SB 921 Local cigarette tax; authorize all counties to impose without rate limit.
SB 941 Local government meetings; weather.
SB 951 Eminent domain; written offer to purchase property.
SB 962 Income and receipts taxes on public service corporations; authorizing localities.
SB 977 Local governing body meetings; public comment.
SB 986 Fiscal impact statements.
SJ 28 Study; JLARC; feasibility of adjusting the composite index of local ability to pay; report.
SJ 33 Constitutional amendment (second resolution); personal property tax exemption.

Economic Development/Tourism

HB 374 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming.
HB 428 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming.
HB 451 Charitable gaming; removes restrictions regarding the number of calendar days that may be conducted.
HB 491 Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; industrial hemp marketing plan; report.
HB 496 Virginia Tourism Authority; marketing model for casinos.
HB 558 Enhancement of micro-business participation in local procurement.
HB 560 Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming.
HB 796 Corporate income tax; sourcing of sales other than sales of tangible personal property.
HB 935 Economic development programs; reporting requirements.
HB 1125 Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold’em poker events.
HB 1134 Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; definitions; small business.
HB 1146 Income tax credit; existing business growth.
HB 1155 Business entity fees for new entities.
HB 1193 Tech Talent Investment Program; eligibility for grant payments.
HB 1221 Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; one-stop small business permitting program.
HB 1318 Motion picture production tax credit.
HB 1533 Motion picture production tax credit; aggregate cap.
HB 1575 Merchants’ capital tax; separate classification; retailers.
HB 1597 GO Virginia grants; matching funds.
HB 1650 Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity;Small Business Procurement Enhancement Program.
HJ 82 Study; Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority to study the emergence and integration.
HJ 105 Study; joint subcommittee to study the emergence and integration of blockchain technology.
HJ 110 Study; State Corporation Commission; requiring telecommunications.
SB 24 Agritourism activities; adds horseback riding or stabling to definition.
SB 923 Motion picture production tax credit; aggregate cap.
SB 942 Historical horse racing; transfer of regulatory authority from the Virginia Racing Commission.
SB 984 Virginia Tourism Authority; Governor’s New Airline Service Incentive Fund.
SB 990 Virginia Tourism Authority; Governor’s New Airline Service Incentive Fund.
SB 1000 Industrial development authorities; appropriations.
SJ 13 JLARC; practices, procedures, and accountability of industrial development authorities.

Employment

HB 56 Minimum wage; tipped employees, classification.
HB 124 Virginia Minority Business Commission; established, report, sunset provision.
HB 325 Minimum wage; local alternative minimum wage.
HB 326 Employment; wage inquiries, civil penalty.
HB 333 Virginia Minimum Wage Act; exclusions.
HB 338 Virginia Minimum Wage Act; removes exemption for persons employed in domestic service, etc.
HB 339 Virginia Minimum Wage Act; removes certain exemption.
HB 346 Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; redefines “small business.”
HB 395 Minimum wage, increases to $9 per hour effective July 1, 2020.
HB 433 Minimum wage.
HB 439 Relocation of call centers to a foreign country; notification requirements.
HB 550 Minimum wage; tipped employees.
HB 615 Minimum wage.
HB 757 Public employment; limitations on inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding arrests.
HB 775 My Virginia Plan; multiple employer retirement plan for private employers and their employees.
HB 783 Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
HB 798 Employment; prohibited retaliatory action.
HB 800 Employment; disclosure of terms.
HB 801 Worker classification; penalties.
HB 802 Employment; wage inquiries; prohibited retaliatory action.
HB 850 Virginia Jobs Investment Program.
HB 898 Employees; earned sick leave, civil penalties.
HB 950 Professional and Occupational Regulation, Department of; cemeteries, exemptions.
HB 1025 Vocational rehabilitation and employment services for former law-enforcement officers.
HB 1112 Employment; covenants not to compete.
HB 1198 Virginia Board of Workforce Development; updates as a response to federal law.
HB 1199 Employee misclassification; retaliatory actions prohibited; civil penalty.
HB 1215 Biometric data; employer policy on storage, protection, and destruction; civil penalty.
HB 1228 Fair Employment Contracting Act; sexual harassment policy.
HB 1407 Misclassification of employees as independent contractors; Department of Taxation to investigate.
HB 1535 Overtime compensation; penalties.
HB 1536 Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
HB 1543 Minimum wage and workers’ compensation; inmates as employees.
HB 1555 Income tax deduction for commuter benefits provided by an employer.
HB 1558 Workers’ compensation; Ombudsman program.
HB 1596 Workers’ compensation; psychological injuries.
HB 1610 Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention.
HJ 66 DOE; experiential learning and workforce development opportunities in high-demand fields, report.
HJ 98 Study; Virginia Employment Commission; regional skills gaps for the fastest growing green.
SB 7 Minimum wage; increases to $10 per hour effective July 1, 2020.
SB 73 Minimum wage; increases to $10 per hour effective July 1, 2020, etc.
SB 78 Minimum wage; pay based on work done.
SB 79 Minimum wage; tipped employees.
SB 81 Minimum wage; increases to $9.75 per hour, effective July 1, 2020, etc.
SB 180 Prevailing wage; public works contracts, penalty.
SB 427 Employee protection; discharge for protective order prohibited.
SB 481 Employees; earned sick leave, civil penalties.
SB 531 Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.
SB 548 Unemployment compensation.
SB 924 Workers’ compensation; post-traumatic stress disorder; law-enforcement officers and firefighters.
SB 939 Labor and employment; collective bargaining; employees of counties, cities, and towns.

Environment

HB 24 Hurricane and Flooding Risk Reduction and Bond Rating Protection Act of 2020; established, report.
HB 77 Green New Deal Act; fossil fuel projects moratorium, clean energy mandates, civil penalties.
HB 110 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; trading allowance reserve account, etc.
HB 116 Stormwater Mgmt. Fund; grants from local Fund may be used for an authorized local credit option.
HB 205 Small renewable energy projects; permit by rule process.
HB 221 Tree conservation ordinance; Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act locality, designated trees.
HB 234 Virginia Offshore Wind Master Plan; Secretary of Commerce and Trade to develop, report.
HB 389 Hurricane and Flooding Risk Reduction and Bond Rating Protection Act of 2020; established, report.
HB 408 Green Job Creation Tax Credit; extends sunset date.
HB 414 Virginia Energy Plan; covenants regarding solar power, reasonable restrictions.
HB 461 Renewable energy property tax credit.
HB 489 Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibitions on smoking; satellite facilities.
HB 502 Litter tax; penalty.
HB 504 Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas; mature trees.
HB 520 Department of Environmental Quality; tree planting as land cover type, best management practice.
HB 525 Greenhouse gas inventory.
HB 528 State Corporation Commission; retirement of coal fired or natural gas fired electric generation.
HB 542 Regional water resource planning; State Water Control Board regulations.
HB 572 Distributed renewable energy.
HB 573 Community solar development pilot program; low-income communities.
HB 577 State Air Pollution Control Board; low emissions vehicle program.
HB 633 Tax deduction for energy-saving products.
HB 643 Pipeline construction; certification requirement; minimum diameter; stop work orders.
HB 644 Pipeline construction projects; water quality violations; cumulative effect; civil penalties.
HB 646 Pipeline construction permit; amount of civil penalty for violation.
HB 654 Financing clean energy projects.
HB 655 Conditional zoning for solar photovoltaic projects.
HB 656 Solar energy projects; national standards.
HB 751 Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; low-income loans, forgiveness of principal.
HB 754 Virginia Brownfield and Coal Mine Renewable Energy Grant Fund and Program; handbook.
HB 859 Stormwater management facilities; private residential lots; disclosure.
HB 882 Stormwater management; proprietary best management practices; reciprocity.
HB 947 Green development zones; investments in green technologies.
HB 981 Clean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act; fund.
HB 1002 Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development Planning Grant Program.
HB 1038 Solid waste management facility; permit for landfill with capacity of more than 35 million tons.
HB 1131 Solar energy projects; revenue share assessment.
HB 1133 Solar and wind energy projects on previously developed project sites.
HB 1136 Department of Environmental Quality; Virginia Nonfederally Managed Hazardous Waste Site Inventory.
HB 1152 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; Energy Efficiency Fund.
HB 1162 Department of Environmental Quality; environmental justice
HB 1171 Solar farms; annual report of acreage; report.
HB 1184 Distributed energy generation.
HB 1192 Aboveground storage tanks; Hazardous Substance Aboveground Storage Tank Fund.
HB 1306 Renewable energy storage projects; brownfields and reclaimed lands; regulations.
HB 1308 Stormwater management; grandfathered land-disturbing activities.
HB 1310 Department of Environmental Quality; notice of disposal of certain fill materials.
HB 1329 Chesapeake Bay; Resource Protection Areas; tree removal.
HB 1352 Solid waste disposal; unpermitted sites and open dumps; regulation and cleanup.
HB 1393 Nutrient credit trading; adjacent hydrologic unit code.
HB 1422 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan initiatives; nutrient management plans.
HB 1454 Department of Environmental Quality; consolidation of erosion and sediment control, stormwater.
HB 1458 Water protection permits; administrative withdrawal.
HB 1569 Required disclosures; dams.
HB 1609 Nutrient credit use; land-disturbing activity by wastewater utility.
HB 1623 Fee for open-space preservation.
HB 1624 Conservation of trees during land development process.
HB 1628 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth.
HB 1629 Regional transportation sector emissions programs; participation by Commonwealth.
HB 1622 Open-Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund; acquisition of interests in property; recordation fee.
HB 1639 Department of Environmental Quality; work group to research rural fill disposal.
HJ 89 Study; economic and environmental impacts of litter on fishing, farming, habitat, organisms.
HJ 116 Study; Department of Environmental Quality; Waste Diversion Recycling Task Force; report.
HJ 136 Recognizing that global warming caused by human activity has resulted in a climate and ecological
HJ 131 Study; Department of Environmental Quality; Clean Transportation Plan; report.
SB 26 Plastic bags; tax in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
SB 94 Virginia Energy Plan; relating to the Commonwealth Energy Policy.
SB 184 Tree conservation ordinance; Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act locality, designated trees.
SB 193 Single-use plastic and expanded polystyrene products; local prohibition, local tax.
SB 299 Potable water; purified water bottle filling station.
SB 320 Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; low-income loans; forgiveness of principal.
SB 504 Virginia Energy Plan; covenants regarding solar power; reasonable restrictions.
SB 963 Energy efficiency; Commonwealth Efficient and Resilient Buildings Board.
SB 1004 Wildlife Corridor Action Plan; road construction projects.
SB 1007 Stormwater management; inspections.
SB 1011 Department of Transportation design standards; modifications.

Firearms

HB 2 Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks, penalty.
HB 9 Firearms; reporting those lost or stolen, civil penalty.
HB 72 Children; allowing access to firearms by children. recklessly leaving loaded, unsecured firearm.
HB 78 Firearms; purchase, possession, and transporting following certain convictions.
HB 142 Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence.
HB 161 Carrying a concealed handgun; permit not required.
HB 162 Firearm-free zones designated by the Commonwealth or a locality; waiver of sovereign immunity.
HB 192 Firearm purchases; proof of demonstration of competence with a firearm.
HB 224 Carrying a concealed handgun; permit not required.
HB 260 Firearms; transfer, criminal history record check delay.
HB 264 Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence.
HB 355 Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks, penalty.
HB 421 Firearms, ammunition, etc.; control by localities by governing possession, etc., within locality.
HB 425 Transfer of multiple firearms; report to the Department of State Police.
HB 426 Prohibited public carrying of certain firearms; penalty.
HB 427 Manufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of undetectable firearms; penalty.
HB 458 Purchase, possession, and transportation of firearms; fugitives; penalty.
HB 459 Firearms; possession or transportation following certain crimes.
HB 567 Indoor shooting ranges; prohibited in buildings not owned or leased by the Commonwealth.
HB 568 Carrying or storing firearms in motor vehicles and vessels; exceptions; penalty.
HB 599 Carrying weapon into building owned or leased by the Commonwealth; penalty.
HB 750 Carrying a concealed handgun; consumption of alcohol in a public park, penalty.
HB 812 Purchase of handguns; limitation on handgun purchases; penalty.
HB 853 Recklessly allowing access to firearms to certain persons; penalty.
HB 856 Protective orders; possession of firearms, surrender or transfer of firearms, penalty.
HB 899 Manufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of restricted firearm ammunition; penalty.
HB 900 Prohibition on possession, purchase, or transport of firearms following certain convictions.
HB 934 Possession, purchase, and transport of certain firearms in certain localities.
HB 960 Additional state sales tax on firearms and ammunition; use of proceeds.
HB 961 Prohibiting sale, transport, etc., of assault firearms, certain firearm magazines, silencers.
HB 964 Firearms; restoration of rights of persons convicted of violent felonies.
HB 1083 Allowing access to firearms by minors; penalty.
HB 1175 Use or display of firearm in committing felony; penalty.
HB 1287 Employees of a firearms dealer.
HB 1288 Purchase, possession, or transportation of firearms following two or more misdemeanor convictions.
HB 1382 Control of firearms in local government buildings; waiver of sovereign immunity.
HB 1409 Second Amendment sanctuary status; budgeting decisions.
HB 1447 Carrying loaded firearms in public while under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs; penalties.
HB 1470 Firearms ordinances; applicability to property located in multiple localities.
HB 1471 Firearms ordinances; property in multiple localities; affirmative defense.
HB 1485 Regulation of firearms by localities; workplace rules; limitation.
HB 1487 Exemption from sales tax for sales of gun safes.
HB 1499 Virginia Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund.
HJ 38 Gun violence in communities; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study effects.
SB 12 Firearm transfers; criminal history record information checks, penalty.
SB 14 Trigger activators; prohibition, penalty.
SB 15 Weapons; carrying into building owned or leased by the Commonwealth, penalty.
SB 16 Assault firearms and certain firearm magazines; prohibiting sale, transport, etc., penalties.
SB 18 Firearms; criminal history record information checks, age requirement, penalty.
SB 22 Handguns; limitation on purchases, penalty.
SB 35 Firearms, etc.; permitted events.
SB 67 Firearms; reporting those lost or stolen, civil penalty.
SB 69 Handguns; limitation on purchases, penalty.
SB 70 Firearm transfers; criminal history record information check, penalty.
SB 75 Minors; allowing access to firearms, penalty.
SB 83 Firearms; brandishing, etc., at a law-enforcement officer, penalty.
SB 84 Firearms; concealment while committing certain felonies, penalty.
SB 85 Stolen firearms; penalties.
SB 86 Firearms; use or display while committing felony, penalty.
SB 88 Discharging firearm; penalty.
SB 240 Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk of injury to himself, etc., penalties.
SB 263 Concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence.
SB 436 Establishment of the Virginia Voluntary Do Not Sell Firearms List; penalty.
SB 450 Control of firearms; chambers of local governing bodies.
SB 490 Purchase, possession, or transportation of firearms following a conviction.
SB 505 Control of firearms by localities; local government buildings.
SB 506 Control of firearms by localities.
SB 509 Local hunting and firearm regulation.
SB 543 Firearms shows; mandatory background check.
SB 928 Possession, purchase, and transport of certain firearms in certain localities.
SB 1009 Firearm-free zones designated by the Commonwealth or a locality; regulation of weapons.

Freedom of Information Act / Public Meetings

HB 166 Hearing notice by localities; timely notice related to planning or zoning matter to newspaper, etc.
HB 321 FOIA; electronic meetings, serious medical condition of immediate family member.
HB 588 Legal notices; online publications.
HB 602 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; scholastic records; charges.
HB 609 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; applicability to certain records.
SB 138 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; FOIA officers, training and reporting requirements.
SB 139 Freedom of Information Advisory Act; training requirements.
SB 153 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; cost estimates, response time.
SB 259 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; library records.
SB 269 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusions; proprietary records and trade secrets.

Housing

HB 3 Va. Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, sexual orientation and gender, etc.
HB 6 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
HB 7 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
HB 73 Virginia Housing Development Authority; power to make loans, etc.
HB 99 Va. Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, status as a victim of family abuse.
HB 147 Housing authorities; housing research and studies.
HB 148 Housing; notice of educational opportunities for homeowners.
HB 149 Housing & Community Development, Dept of; barriers to use of state & federal housing funds, report.
HB 175 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures, radon gas.
HB 176 Property Owners’ Association Act and Virginia Condominium Act; contract disclosure statement, etc.
HB 217 Va. Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, sexual orientation and gender, etc.
HB 329 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; notice of termination to contain legal services.
HB 334 Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act; sale of manufactured home park to developer.
HB 357 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
HB 393 Landlord and tenant; tenant rights and responsibilities, Tenant Bill of Rights.
HB 396 Redevelopment and housing authority; increases compensation of commissioners.
HB 518 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosures for a buyer to beware; energy analyst.
HB 519 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; certain notices of termination to contain legal aid.
HB 590 Tax credit for participating landlords; eligible housing areas.
HB 594 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; security deposits; timing of application.
HB 756 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; Eviction Diversion Pilot Program; redemption tender.
HB 810 Department of Housing and Community Development and the Virginia Housing Development Authority.
HB 838 Virginia Residential Property Disclosures Act; Real Estate Board; disclosure statement.
HB 854 Study; Department of Housing and Community Development.
HB 855 Group home; definition.
HB 858 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act and Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.
HB 921 Housing; housing authorities; notice of intent to demolish or liquidate housing projects.
HB 1005 Housing; Uniform Statewide Building Code; exceptions, provisions, and modifications; local disaster.
HB 1101 Affordable housing dwelling unit ordinances.
HB 1104 Inclusionary housing.
HB 1161 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act and Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.
HB 1163 Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act; right to rent manufactured home upon eviction.
HB 1195 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; notice of termination to contain legal services.
HB 1229 Manufactured home parks; sale of park; notice; rights of association.
HB 1249 Manufactured Home Lot Rental Act; manufactured home park; termination due to sale of park; notice.
HB 1333 Landlord and tenant, damage insurance in lieu of security deposit.
HB 1341 Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Law; provisions not set out; applicability.
HB 1342 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act and Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act.
HB 1401 Landlord and tenant; remedy for unlawful ouster; ex parte issuance of order to recover possession.
HB 1420 Landlord and tenant; payment of rent; late fee; five percent cap.
HB 1483 Department of Housing and Community Development; Percentage of Income Payment Program.
HB 1548 Common interest communities; Virginia Condominium Act; termination of condominium.
HJ 31 Study; Department of Housing and Community Development; Commonwealth-wide housing needs.
HJ 67 Study; Virginia Housing Commission; definition of ‘affordable housing’; report.
HJ 94 Study; Virginia Housing Commission; use of dwelling units as family day homes; report.
SB 66 Va. Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, sexual orientation and gender, etc.
SB 97 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
SB 115 Va. Residential Landlord & Tenant Act; notice of termination to contain legal services information.
SB 200 Income tax, state; housing choice vouchers, eligible housing areas.
SB 416 Common interest communities; Property Owners’ Association Act; special meetings.

Land Use/Planning and Zoning

HB 151 Accessory dwelling units; development and use.
HB 152 Single-family residential use; middle housing allowed on lots zoned for units.
HB 370 Zoning appeals, Board of; dual office holding.
HB 412 Family or household member; adds to existing definition.
HB 413 Subdivision ordinance; energy efficiency and renewable energy provisions.
HB 505 Board of zoning appeals; writ of certiorari.
HB 545 Inclusionary housing; zoning.
HB 585 Comprehensive plan; transit-oriented development.
HB 597 Group homes; licensure; certain information required.
HB 632 Zoning; development approvals.
HB 657 Comprehensive plan; solar facilities review.
HB 765 Zoning; affordable housing.
HB 929 Subdivision plats.
HB 1190 Throwing or depositing certain materials or substances on land used for agricultural purposes.
HB 1191 Installation of certain facilities by developer; reimbursement.
HB 1267 Land bank entities; planning district commissions.
HB 1431 Art and Architectural Review Board; members; quorum.
SB 28 Eminent domain; eliminates specific provisions for assessment of costs in certain proceedings.
SB 31 Eminent domain; costs for petition for distribution of funds, interest rate.
SB 314 Grandfathering certain nonconforming use.
SB 292 Zoning appeals, Board of; dual office holding.
SB 302 Utility easements.
SB 485 Eminent domain; remnants and remainders.
SB 967 Eminent domain; notice of intent to file certificate.
SB 968 Maintenance and repair of relocated billboard signs.

Telecommunications

HB 70 Broadband services; prohibited features.
HB 554 Zoning for wireless communications infrastructure.
HB 1068 Broadband service; prescriptive easements.
HB 1376 Virginia Wireless Service Authority Act; appointments to board.
SB 536 Incentives for telecommunications companies; provision of wireless broadband services.
SB 539 Utility easements; broadband or other communications services.
SB 953 Virginia Wireless Service Authority Act; appointments to board.

Transportation

HB 283 Highway construction and maintenance; time limitations.
HB 364 Statewide prioritization process; project selection.
HB 465 Local regulation of certain transportation companies.
HB 511 Electric vehicle charging stations; operation by state agencies.
HB 543 Electric power-assisted bicycles.
HB 561 Statewide prioritization process; primary evacuation routes.
HB 619 Commonwealth Mass Transit Fund; allocation to Fredericksburg Regional Transit.
HB 620 Statewide prioritization process; project selection.
HB 642 Transportation funding; statewide prioritization process.
HB 768 Commercial and industrial property; additional real property tax in certain localities.
HB 772 Virginia Highway Corporation Act of 1988; Department of Transportation authority.
HB 774 Commonwealth Transportation Board; revenue-sharing funds.
HB 874 Handheld personal communications devices; holding devices while driving a motor vehicle.
HB 914 Segregation in transportation.
HB 932 Natural gas automobile mechanics and technicians; removal of certification requirement.
HB 970 Use of transportation funds.
HB 1216 State of good repair funds; bridges subject to repeated flooding.
HB 1217 Department of Transportation; at-risk infrastructure; report.
HB 1389 Use of transportation funds in the Commonwealth.
HB 1390 Lottery funds; Rural Transportation Fund.
HB 1414 Transportation.
HB 1439 Transportation safety.
HB 1442 Handheld speed monitoring devices; civil penalty.
HB 1538 Transportation bonds; I-81.
HB 1539 Peer-to-peer vehicle sharing platforms.
HB 1541 Creation of the Central Virginia Transportation Authority; funding.
HB 1560 Department of Transportation; primary evacuation routes.
HB 1644 Vehicles stopped at crosswalks; prohibition on passing.
HJ 55 Study; Department of Rail and Public Transportation; Commonwealth Corridor passenger rail service.
HJ 107 Study; JLARC; transportation systems and transportation funding.
SB 136 Handheld personal communications devices; holding devices while driving a motor vehicle.
SB 160 Handheld personal communications devices; holding devices while driving a motor vehicle.
SB 230 Grantor’s tax and regional transportation improvement fee.
SB 437 Bicyclists and other vulnerable road users; penalty.
SB 452 Motor vehicle fuels sales tax in certain counties and cities.
SB 453 Transportation revenues.
SB 468 HOV lanes; autocycles.
SB 473 Duties of drivers of vehicles approaching stationary vehicles displaying certain warning lights.
SB 932 Use of handheld personal communications devices; school zones and school property; penalty.
SB 944 Holding handheld personal communications devices while driving a motor vehicle.

 

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