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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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HB 1731 Insurance.

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

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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 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

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HB 1668 Menhaden; total landings

. Introduced by: Robert S. Bloxom, Jr. | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Menhaden; total landings. Adjusts the annual total allowable landings for menhaden downward from 168,937.75 metric tons to 168,213.16 metric tons and provides that any portion of the coast-wide total allowable catch that is relinquished by a state that is a member of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (the Commission) shall be redistributed to Virginia and other states according to the Commission's allocation guidelines. The bill adjusts the annual harvest cap for the purse seine fishery for Atlantic menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay downward from 87,216 metric tons to 51,000 metric tons. The bill also removes

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HB 1636 Mountain ridges; prohibition on construction; local ordinance.

Introduced by: Ronnie R. Campbell | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Mountain ridges; prohibition on construction; local ordinance. Prohibits the construction of any building more than 50 feet tall at any elevation within 100 feet of the crest of a vulnerable mountain ridge, as defined in the bill. The bill provides an exception for construction that complies with a county or city ordinance adopted to mitigate the effect of such structures on views of the ridge. The bill also authorizes any city or county to opt out of the prohibition on construction by referendum if the petition for such referendum is made prior to January 1, 2022. The bill directs the Department of Conservation and Recreation to produce maps showing vulnerable mountain ridges in Virginia and authorizes the Department to develop a model ridge conservation ordinance.

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HB 984 Misclassification of workers; cause of action.

Introduced by: Karrie K. Delaney | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Misclassification of workers; cause of action. Authorizes an individual who has not been properly classified as an employee to bring a civil action for damages against his employer for failing to properly classify the employee if the employer had knowledge of the individual's misclassification. The court may award damages in the amount of any wages, salary, employment benefits, including expenses incurred by the employee that would otherwise have been covered by insurance, or other compensation lost to the individual, a reasonable attorney fee, and the costs incurred by the employee in bringing

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SB 988 Electric utilities; electric school bus projects.

Introduced by: L. Louise Lucas | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Electric utilities; electric school bus projects. Authorizes Dominion Energy Virginia to implement projects designed to encourage the proliferation of school buses that are fueled in whole or in part by electricity, along with associated charging and other infrastructure, for the purpose of transporting students and that may also serve as electric grid stabilization or peak shaving resources. Under an electric school bus project, Dominion may (i) purchase, own, manage, or control electric school buses, along with associated charging or other infrastructure; (ii) enter into third-party agreements for the purchase, lease, or use of electric school buses, along with associated charging or other infrastructure; (iii) enter into agreements with any the school board of any public school division located in the Commonwealth for joint ownership of or for leasing on commercially competitive terms of electric school buses, along with associated charging or other infrastructure; (iv) provide financial incentives or rebates to any school board to promote or facilitate the purchase and ownership by such public school board of electric school buses, along with associated charging

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