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HB 1729 Commonwealth Transportation Board membership; suburban representation.

Introduced by: Dave A. LaRock | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Commonwealth Transportation Board membership; suburban representation. Adds two nonlegislative citizen members who reside in suburban areas and are designated as suburban at-large members to the Commonwealth Transportation Board. Current law provides for two urban at-large members and two rural at-large members.

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HB 1726 Transportation funding in the Hampton Roads region.

Introduced by: Alex Q. Askew | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Transportation funding in the Hampton Roads region. Raises additional revenues for the Hampton Roads Transportation Fund by levying a regional grantors tax and a regional transient occupancy tax, and a tax on transportation network providers of transportation for compensation originating or terminating in a locality in Planning District 23. The bill also the existing regional gas tax to 3.1 percent per gallon of gasoline or diesel fuel and indexes the tax rate annually beginning July 1, 2021. The bill establishes a tax on Transportation Network Providers, with allocation of the revenues to transit across the Commonwealth. The bill provides that the new revenues generated shall be used operate a regional system of inter-jurisdictional

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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 1714 Department of Transportation design standards; modifications.

Introduced by: Scott Wyatt (by request) | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Department of Transportation design standards; modifications. Authorizes a resident administrator of the Virginia Department of Transportation to approve modifications to the Department's design standards in certain situations.

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HB 1708 Municipal taxation of electronic gaming machines.

Introduced by: Roslyn C. Tyler | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Municipal taxation of electronic gaming machines. Authorizes any city or town that has general taxing authority under the Uniform Charter Powers Act to impose a tax at a rate not to exceed 10 percent of the amount paid to play an electronic gaming machine, as defined in the bill.

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HB 1698 Sales and use tax; exemption for railroad rolling stock.

Introduced by: Kathy J. Byron | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Sales and use tax; exemption for railroad rolling stock. Provides that the sales tax exemption for railroad rolling stock shall expire on July 1, 2021.

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HB 1687 Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund and Grant Program; firearm and ammunition tax.

Introduced by: Sam Rasoul | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund and Grant Program; firearm and ammunition tax. Establishes the Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund (the Fund), to be administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Department), to distribute grants to localities and organizations for the purpose of improving public health and safety by supporting effective violence reduction initiatives in communities that are disproportionately impacted

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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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