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HB 973 Elementary and secondary schools, etc.; repealing several Acts relating to racial segregation.

Introduced by: Schuyler T. VanValkenburg | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth; racial segregation; repeal of provisions. Repeals several Acts of Assembly from 1901 to 1960 that contain provisions relating to the racial segregation of students in elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth.

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SB 104 Vaccinations and immunizations; certain minors given authority to consent.

SB 104 Vaccinations and immunizations; certain minors given authority to consent. Introduced by: Barbara A. Favola | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Vaccinations and immunizations; minors; authority to consent. Provides that a minor shall be deemed an adult for the purpose of consenting to medical or health services related to receiving vaccinations and immunizations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention if the individual is at least 14 years of age and demonstrates to the satisfaction of a health care practitioner the ability to understand at the same comprehension level as an adult the risks and benefits associated with vaccinations and immunizations.

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HB 1731 Insurance.

Introduced by: Sally L. Hudson | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Insurance.

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HB 1721 Handheld speed monitoring devices; civil penalty.

Introduced by: Chris L. Hurst | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Handheld speed monitoring devices; civil penalty. Authorizes law-enforcement officers to operate handheld photo speed monitoring devices, defined in the bill, in or around school crossing zones and highway work zones for the purpose of recording images of vehicles that are traveling at speeds of at least 10 miles per hour above the posted school crossing zone or highway work zone speed limit within such school crossing zone or highway work zone when such highway work zone is indicated by conspicuously placed signs displaying the maximum speed limit and the use of such handheld photo speed monitoring device. The bill provides that the operator of a vehicle shall be liable for a monetary civil penalty, not to exceed $125, if such vehicle is found to be traveling at speeds of at least 10 miles per hour above the posted highway work zone or school crossing

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HB 1716 Conformity of the Commonwealth’s taxation system with the Internal Revenue Code.

HB 1716 Conformity of the Commonwealth's taxation system with the Internal Revenue Code. Introduced by: Richard C. "Rip" Sullivan, Jr. | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Conformity of the Commonwealth's taxation system with the Internal Revenue Code; net interest deduction. FULL TEXT

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HB 1697 Broadband service providers; fiber optic broadband lines; railroad crossings.

Introduced by: Kathy J. Byron | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Broadband service providers; fiber optic broadband lines; railroad crossings. Establishes a procedure by which a broadband service provider may obtain approval to place its fiber optic broadband lines across a railroad right-of-way. The measure provides that a broadband service provider may submit to the railroad company a notice of intent to construct, accompanied by a specification exhibit and a standard crossing fee of $800; if the railroad does not claim within 35 days that special circumstances exist or that the required specification exhibit is inadequate or incomplete, the broadband service provider is deemed to have authorization to commence placing the fiber optic broadband line across the railroad's right-of-way. The measure provides

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HB 1695 Wildlife Corridor Action Plan; road construction projects.

Introduced by: David L. Bulova | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Wildlife Corridor Action Plan; road construction projects. Directs the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, in collaboration with the Department of Transportation and the Department of Conservation and Recreation, to create a Wildlife Corridor Action Plan (the Plan). The Plan shall identify wildlife corridors, defined as areas connecting fragmented wildlife habitats that are separated by human activities or infrastructure, and recommend wildlife crossing projects intended to promote driver safety and wildlife connectivity. The bill requires the Plan to be submitted to the Chairs of the House Committee

By |2020-01-19T13:05:21-05:00January 17th, 2020|Energy (Cap and Trade), Tier #1 OPPOSE|Comments Off on HB 1695 Wildlife Corridor Action Plan; road construction projects.

HB 1689 Limitations on laws regarding the control of firearms.

Introduced by: Ronnie R. Campbell | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Limitations on laws regarding the control of firearms. Provides that any law, executive order, administrative regulation, local ordinance, or court order shall be considered an unlawful infringement on the right of the people to keep and bear arms as guaranteed by Article I, Section 13 of the Constitution of Virginia and the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States if such law, order, regulation, ordinance, or order (i) imposes any tax, fee, or stamp on any firearm, ammunition, or firearm component; (ii) requires the registration of any firearm, ammunition, or firearm component; (iii) requires any person to register as an owner of a firearm, ammunition, or firearms component; (iv) prohibits any person from possessing, using, or transferring a firearm who is not prohibited from possessing a firearm; or (v) requires any person to surrender his firearm, ammunition, or firearm component who is not prohibited from possessing a firearm. The bill also provides that any person who knowingly deprives or attempts to deprive another person of such other person's right to keep and bear arms by enforcing any law, executive order, administrative regulation, local ordinance, or court order that unlawfully infringes on a person's right to keep and bear arms, even acting under the color of any state law, shall be liable for an unlawful deprivation of a person's constitutional rights and such injured person

By |2020-01-19T13:06:10-05:00January 17th, 2020|2nd Amendment, Tier #1 OPPOSE|Comments Off on HB 1689 Limitations on laws regarding the control of firearms.

HB 1684 Earned paid sick time.

Introduced by: Mark D. Sickles | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Earned paid sick time. Requires public and private employers with 25 or more employees to provide those employees with earned paid sick time. The measure provides for an employee to earn at least one hour of paid sick leave benefit for every 30 hours worked. An employee shall not use more than 40 hours of earned paid sick time in a year, unless the employer selects a higher limit. Employees shall not be entitled to use accrued earned paid sick time until the ninetieth calendar day following commencement of their employment, unless otherwise permitted by the employer. The bill provides that earned paid sick time may be used (i) for an employee's mental or physical illness, injury, or health condition; an employee's need for medical diagnosis, care, or treatment of a mental or physical illness, injury, or health condition; or an employee's need for preventive medical care; (ii) to provide care to a family member under similar circumstances; (iii) when there is a closure of the employee's place of business or the employee's child's school or place of care due to a public health emergency; or (iv) when an employee's or employee's family member's

By |2020-01-19T10:58:01-05:00January 17th, 2020|Free Markets, new, Tier #1 OPPOSE|Comments Off on HB 1684 Earned paid sick time.