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SJ 310 Constitutional amendment (first reference); legislative sessions; length of regular sessions. Introduced by: Richard L. Saslaw | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Constitutional amendment (first reference); legislative sessions; length of regular sessions convened in odd-numbered years. Provides that a regular session of the General Assembly convened in odd-numbered years shall be for no longer than 46 days. Currently, sessions convened in su

By |2021-01-19T12:08:16-05:00January 19th, 2021|VA Constitution|Comments Off on SJ 310 Constitutional amendment (first reference); legislative sessions; length of regular sessions. Introduced by: Richard L. Saslaw | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Constitutional amendment (first reference); legislative sessions; length of regular sessions convened in odd-numbered years. Provides that a regular session of the General Assembly convened in odd-numbered years shall be for no longer than 46 days. Currently, sessions convened in su

SJ 309 Constitutional amendment (first reference); General Assembly; term limits. Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Constitutional amendment (first reference); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years) and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both consecutive and nonconsecutive terms. Service for a partial term

By |2021-01-19T12:06:33-05:00January 19th, 2021|VA Constitution|Comments Off on SJ 309 Constitutional amendment (first reference); General Assembly; term limits. Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Constitutional amendment (first reference); General Assembly; term limits. Limits members of the Senate to three full terms (12 years) and members of the House of Delegates to six full terms (12 years). The limitations apply to service for both consecutive and nonconsecutive terms. Service for a partial term

SB 1440 Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer. Introduced by: Scott A. Surovell | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer. Creates a civil action for the use of unlawful acts of force, including deadly force, or failure to intervene as required by law, by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer while performing his duties for a public entity or private police department. The bill also provides that a public entity or private police department employing such officer is liable f

By |2021-01-19T11:59:30-05:00January 19th, 2021|Criminal Justice Reform|Comments Off on SB 1440 Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer. Introduced by: Scott A. Surovell | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Civil action for unlawful acts of force or failure to intervene by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer. Creates a civil action for the use of unlawful acts of force, including deadly force, or failure to intervene as required by law, by a law-enforcement officer or correctional officer while performing his duties for a public entity or private police department. The bill also provides that a public entity or private police department employing such officer is liable f

SB 1434 Public schools; mandatory virtual learning; provision of required technology and Internet service. Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Public schools; mandatory virtual learning; provision of required technology and Internet service; emergency. Provides that if a school board requires students to engage in virtual learning for any reason, whether full time or part time, and a computer and Internet service to connect to the curriculum is required, the school board must provide appropriate technology devices to every student enrolled in the school system so they may access the

By |2021-01-19T11:58:22-05:00January 19th, 2021|Education|Comments Off on SB 1434 Public schools; mandatory virtual learning; provision of required technology and Internet service. Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Public schools; mandatory virtual learning; provision of required technology and Internet service; emergency. Provides that if a school board requires students to engage in virtual learning for any reason, whether full time or part time, and a computer and Internet service to connect to the curriculum is required, the school board must provide appropriate technology devices to every student enrolled in the school system so they may access the

SB 1433 Public education; voucher program; emergency. Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Public education; voucher program; emergency. Provides that, if a school operates a reduced schedule and the school offers online or virtual learning as a substitute for in-perso

By |2021-01-19T11:57:08-05:00January 19th, 2021|Education|Comments Off on SB 1433 Public education; voucher program; emergency. Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Public education; voucher program; emergency. Provides that, if a school operates a reduced schedule and the school offers online or virtual learning as a substitute for in-perso

SB 1432 Electoral college; allocation of electoral votes. Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Electoral college; allocation of electoral votes. Revises the process by which the Commonwealth’s electoral votes are allocated among the slates of presidential electors. The bill provides that a voter will vote for two electors for the Commonwealth at large and one elector for the congressional district in which he is qualified to vote. The candidates for President and Vice President receiving the highest number of votes cast statewide are allocated the tw

By |2021-01-19T11:56:24-05:00January 19th, 2021|Elections|Comments Off on SB 1432 Electoral college; allocation of electoral votes. Introduced by: Amanda F. Chase | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Electoral college; allocation of electoral votes. Revises the process by which the Commonwealth’s electoral votes are allocated among the slates of presidential electors. The bill provides that a voter will vote for two electors for the Commonwealth at large and one elector for the congressional district in which he is qualified to vote. The candidates for President and Vice President receiving the highest number of votes cast statewide are allocated the tw

HB 2302 Farmers market food and beverage sales considered essential during state of emergency. Introduced by: Scott Wyatt | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Farmers market food and beverage sales considered essential during state of emergency. Provides that any Commonwealth-based seller at a farmers market of food or beverage pro

By |2021-01-19T11:54:36-05:00January 19th, 2021|Farm / Agriculture|Comments Off on HB 2302 Farmers market food and beverage sales considered essential during state of emergency. Introduced by: Scott Wyatt | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Farmers market food and beverage sales considered essential during state of emergency. Provides that any Commonwealth-based seller at a farmers market of food or beverage pro

HB 2301 Department of Medical Assistance Services; therapeutic day treatment. Introduced by: Robert B. Bell | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Department of Medical Assistance Services; therapeutic day treatment. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to (i) develop and implement a plan that directs and guides Medicaid managed care organizations’ decisions regarding authorization of school-based therapeutic day tre

By |2021-01-19T11:53:46-05:00January 19th, 2021|Health Care|Comments Off on HB 2301 Department of Medical Assistance Services; therapeutic day treatment. Introduced by: Robert B. Bell | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Department of Medical Assistance Services; therapeutic day treatment. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to (i) develop and implement a plan that directs and guides Medicaid managed care organizations’ decisions regarding authorization of school-based therapeutic day tre

HB 1754 Employer or other person; retaliatory discharge of employee prohibited. Introduced by: Lee J. Carter | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Employment; retaliatory discharge of employee; Workers’ Compensation. Prohibits an employer or other person from discharging or taking other retaliatory action against an employee if such action is motivated by the knowledge or belief that the employee has filed a claim or taken or intends to take certain actions under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act. Currently, retaliatory discharges are prohibited only if the employer discharges an empl

By |2021-01-18T19:34:51-05:00January 18th, 2021|Free Markets, Tier #1 OPPOSE|Comments Off on HB 1754 Employer or other person; retaliatory discharge of employee prohibited. Introduced by: Lee J. Carter | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Employment; retaliatory discharge of employee; Workers’ Compensation. Prohibits an employer or other person from discharging or taking other retaliatory action against an employee if such action is motivated by the knowledge or belief that the employee has filed a claim or taken or intends to take certain actions under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act. Currently, retaliatory discharges are prohibited only if the employer discharges an empl