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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

HB 2296 Worker classification; independent contractors. Introduced by: Roxann L. Robinson | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Worker classification; independent contractors. Provides that in a proceeding involving allegations of worker misclassification an individual or business is not considered an employee with respect to a hiring party if the person qualifies as an independent contractor relative to the hiring party under the common law right-of-control test as established by the Internal Revenue Service Revenue Ruling 87-41, by an applicable determination of the Internal Revenue Service, or if (i) the individual or business signs a written contract with the hiring party stating that the individual or business is self-employed or is being engaged as an independent contractor and containing certain acknowledgments, (ii) the individual or business has the ri

By |2021-01-18T14:09:20-05:00January 18th, 2021|Free Markets|Comments Off on HB 2296 Worker classification; independent contractors. Introduced by: Roxann L. Robinson | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Worker classification; independent contractors. Provides that in a proceeding involving allegations of worker misclassification an individual or business is not considered an employee with respect to a hiring party if the person qualifies as an independent contractor relative to the hiring party under the common law right-of-control test as established by the Internal Revenue Service Revenue Ruling 87-41, by an applicable determination of the Internal Revenue Service, or if (i) the individual or business signs a written contract with the hiring party stating that the individual or business is self-employed or is being engaged as an independent contractor and containing certain acknowledgments, (ii) the individual or business has the ri

SB 1419 Project labor agreements; public interest. Introduced by: David W. Marsden | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Project labor agreements; public interest. Requires that for contracts requiring the design or construction of a road, highway, bridge, or similar transportation improvement, a public body wishing to enter into a project labor agreement shall first determine by written finding that participation in such project labor

By |2021-01-15T11:18:08-05:00January 14th, 2021|Free Markets, Tier #1 OPPOSE|Comments Off on SB 1419 Project labor agreements; public interest. Introduced by: David W. Marsden | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Project labor agreements; public interest. Requires that for contracts requiring the design or construction of a road, highway, bridge, or similar transportation improvement, a public body wishing to enter into a project labor agreement shall first determine by written finding that participation in such project labor

SB 1403 Sales tax; exemption for personal protective equipment; emergency. Introduced by: Todd E. Pillion | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Sales tax; exemption for personal protective equipment; emergency. Establishes a retail sales and use tax exemption for personal protective equipment, defined in the bill. The exemption would be available to any business that has in place a COVID-19 safety protocol that complies with the Emergency Temp

By |2021-01-14T13:09:22-05:00January 14th, 2021|emergency powers, Tax Credits|Comments Off on SB 1403 Sales tax; exemption for personal protective equipment; emergency. Introduced by: Todd E. Pillion | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Sales tax; exemption for personal protective equipment; emergency. Establishes a retail sales and use tax exemption for personal protective equipment, defined in the bill. The exemption would be available to any business that has in place a COVID-19 safety protocol that complies with the Emergency Temp

SB 1394 Income tax exclusion for Paycheck Protection Plan loan forgiveness; deductibility. Introduced by: J. Chapman Petersen | Todd E. Pillion | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Income tax exclusion for Paycheck Protection Plan loan forgiveness; deductibility. Establishes an income tax exclusion for forgiveness of indebtedness on a loan received under the Coro

By |2021-01-15T09:27:15-05:00January 14th, 2021|Tax Credits, Tier #1 SUPPORT|Comments Off on SB 1394 Income tax exclusion for Paycheck Protection Plan loan forgiveness; deductibility. Introduced by: J. Chapman Petersen | Todd E. Pillion | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Income tax exclusion for Paycheck Protection Plan loan forgiveness; deductibility. Establishes an income tax exclusion for forgiveness of indebtedness on a loan received under the Coro

SB 1350 Transportation funding; statewide prioritization process; resiliency. Introduced by: Lynwood W. Lewis, Jr. | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Transportation funding; statewide prioritization process; resiliency. Adds resiliency, defined in the bill, to the list of factors to be considered during the statewide transportation funding prioritization process commonly known as SMART SCALE. The bill also requires that the factors of congestion mitigation, economic de

By |2021-01-14T09:41:51-05:00January 14th, 2021|Transportation|Comments Off on SB 1350 Transportation funding; statewide prioritization process; resiliency. Introduced by: Lynwood W. Lewis, Jr. | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Transportation funding; statewide prioritization process; resiliency. Adds resiliency, defined in the bill, to the list of factors to be considered during the statewide transportation funding prioritization process commonly known as SMART SCALE. The bill also requires that the factors of congestion mitigation, economic de

HB 2270 Minimum wage; effective dates of scheduled increases; emergency. Introduced by: Daniel W. Marshall, III | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Minimum wage; effective dates of scheduled increases; emergency. Postpones the effective date of scheduled increases to the Virginia minimum wage. The initial increase to $9.50, currently set to take effect on May 1, 2021, will take effect on January 1, 2022, under the bill. The bill postpones the effective dates of all oth

By |2021-01-13T19:01:24-05:00January 13th, 2021|Free Markets|Comments Off on HB 2270 Minimum wage; effective dates of scheduled increases; emergency. Introduced by: Daniel W. Marshall, III | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Minimum wage; effective dates of scheduled increases; emergency. Postpones the effective date of scheduled increases to the Virginia minimum wage. The initial increase to $9.50, currently set to take effect on May 1, 2021, will take effect on January 1, 2022, under the bill. The bill postpones the effective dates of all oth

HB 2260 Vehicle registration fees; Public Safety Trust Fund. Introduced by: Don L. Scott | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Vehicle registration fees; Public Safety Trust Fund. Imposes an additional $4 vehicle registration fee to be deposited into the Public Safety Trust Fund, established by the bill. The

By |2021-01-15T09:22:01-05:00January 13th, 2021|New Taxes/Fees, Oppose|Comments Off on HB 2260 Vehicle registration fees; Public Safety Trust Fund. Introduced by: Don L. Scott | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Vehicle registration fees; Public Safety Trust Fund. Imposes an additional $4 vehicle registration fee to be deposited into the Public Safety Trust Fund, established by the bill. The

HB 2245 Use of transportation funds. Introduced by: Dave A. LaRock | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Use of transportation funds. States that it is the policy of the Commonwealth that revenues dedicated to transportation purposes shall not be used or redirected for any nontr

By |2021-01-15T09:19:34-05:00January 13th, 2021|Tier #1 SUPPORT, Transportation|Comments Off on HB 2245 Use of transportation funds. Introduced by: Dave A. LaRock | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Use of transportation funds. States that it is the policy of the Commonwealth that revenues dedicated to transportation purposes shall not be used or redirected for any nontr

HB 2243 Home instruction and private school tax credit. Introduced by: Dave A. LaRock | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Home instruction and private school tax credit. Creates an individual, nonrefundable income tax credit for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2021, but before January 1, 2026, for amounts paid by the parent or legal guardian of a child for the child’s home instruction expenses or tuition for attending an accredited private school in Virginia. The credit shall equal the lesser of the amount actually paid in the taxable year for such costs or half of the average state standards of quality funding per student per year. The credit may be taken for instruction-related materials, c

By |2021-01-15T09:18:50-05:00January 13th, 2021|Education, Tax Credits, Tier #1 SUPPORT|Comments Off on HB 2243 Home instruction and private school tax credit. Introduced by: Dave A. LaRock | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Home instruction and private school tax credit. Creates an individual, nonrefundable income tax credit for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2021, but before January 1, 2026, for amounts paid by the parent or legal guardian of a child for the child’s home instruction expenses or tuition for attending an accredited private school in Virginia. The credit shall equal the lesser of the amount actually paid in the taxable year for such costs or half of the average state standards of quality funding per student per year. The credit may be taken for instruction-related materials, c