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HB 1432 Certain early childhood care and education programs; parents of enrolled children; car seats.

Introduced by: Richard C. "Rip" Sullivan, Jr. | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Certain early childhood care and education programs; parents of enrolled children; car seats for field trips. Requires the Department of Social Services to adopt regulations to require the parent of any child who attends any certified preschool, child day center, child day home, or family day home, including any registered family day home, to provide an age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate car seat for his child on any day on which the child attends a field trip that requires the use of such a car seat. The bill requires the Board of Education to adopt the same regulations for any Virginia Preschool Initiative program or early childhood special education program licensed by the Board of

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HB 1372 Licensing of retailers of vapor products; penalty.

Introduced by: James A. "Jay" Leftwich | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Licensing of retailers of vapor products; penalty. Requires any person that engages in the retail sale of vapor products to register with the Department of Taxation as a retail dealer. The bill authorizes the Department to charge an application fee not to exceed its costs of enforcement and application processing. The bill provides for recordkeeping requirements and makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor to engage in fraud or misrepresentation in connection with an application.

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HB 866 Administrative Process Act; regulations; public notice and economic impact.

Introduced by: Nicholas J. Freitas | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Administrative Process Act; regulations; public notice and economic impact; prohibition on certain regulations. Requires that an agency prepare a detailed notice of intended regulatory action for any regulation that it plans to promulgate. Prior to publication of the notice with the Registrar of Regulations, the notice of intended regulatory action must be submitted to the Attorney General for a determination as to whether the agency has the explicit authority to promulgate the regulation as proposed in the notice of intended regulatory action. The Attorney General must report the notice of intended regulatory action and its determination to the Governor who may approve the notice of intended regulatory action. Within 10 days after publication by the Registrar of a notice of intended regulatory action for a proposed regulation, either the chairman or vice-chairman of the Joint Commission

By |2020-01-10T11:55:09-05:00January 8th, 2020|Regulation, Tier #1 SUPPORT|Comments Off on HB 866 Administrative Process Act; regulations; public notice and economic impact.

HB 627 General Assembly; legislation increasing regulation or establishing initial regulation.

HB 627 General Assembly; legislation increasing regulation or establishing initial regulation. Introduced by: Ronnie R. Campbell | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: General Assembly; legislation increasing regulation or establishing initial regulation of a profession or occupation; required evaluation by Board for Professional and Occupational Regulation. Provides that whenever a legislative bill requiring the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation to increase or begin regulation of a profession or occupation is filed during any session of the General Assembly, the chairman of the committee to which the bill is referred is required to request the Board for Professional and Occupational Regulation to prepare an evaluation of the legislation using the statutory criteria for professional and occupational regulation. The bill removes the current requirement that the Division of Legislative Services identify and forward to the Board bills requiring such evaluation. The bill requires the Board to submit its evaluation to the appropriate Clerk within 10 months

By |2020-01-19T14:16:29-05:00January 6th, 2020|Regulation, Tier #4|Comments Off on HB 627 General Assembly; legislation increasing regulation or establishing initial regulation.

HB 601 Administrative Process Act; review of occupational regulations.

HB 601 Administrative Process Act; review of occupational regulations. Introduced by: Nicholas J. Freitas | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Administrative Process Act; review of occupational regulations. Creates a procedure by which a person may petition an agency to review whether an existing occupational regulation is necessary for the protection or preservation of the health, safety, and welfare of the public and meets other statutorily enumerated criteria. The bill also creates a cause of action whereby any person who is adversely affected or aggrieved by an occupational regulation that such person believes is not necessary for the protection or preservation of the health, safety, and welfare of the public or does not meet other statutorily enumerated criteria may seek judicial review of such regulation. The bill provides that the burden of proof shall be upon the party complaining of the occupational regulation to demonstrate

By |2020-01-25T14:25:51-05:00January 6th, 2020|Regulation, Tier #1 SUPPORT|Comments Off on HB 601 Administrative Process Act; review of occupational regulations.

HB 543 Electric power-assisted bicycles.

Introduced by: Betsy B. Carr | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Electric power-assisted bicycles. Amends the definition of "electric power-assisted bicycle" to include three classes of such bicycles, based upon the type of motor and the maximum miles per hour that the motor is capable of propelling the bicycle. The bill also provides that electric power-assisted bicycles and operators are afforded the same rights and privileges as bicycles and operators and limits local and state regulation of the operation of such electric power-assisted bicycles to certain bicycle paths, shared-use paths, and trails. The bill requires manufacturers and distributors of electric power-assisted bicycles to include (i) on each electric power-assisted bicycle, a label indicating certain technical specifications and (ii) on each class three electric power-assisted bicycle, a miles-per-hour speedometer. The bill requires persons operating or riding on a class three electric power-assisted bicycle to wear a helmet.

By |2020-01-08T19:38:34-05:00January 6th, 2020|Regulation, Tier #4|Comments Off on HB 543 Electric power-assisted bicycles.

HB 519 Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; certain notices of termination to contain legal aid.

Introduced by: David L. Bulova | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; certain notices of termination to contain legal aid contact information. Provides that no notice of termination of tenancy served upon a tenant by a private landlord receiving tenant-based rental assistance through the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program or through any other federal, state, or local program is effective unless it provides the name, address, and telephone number of the legal aid program, if any, serving the jurisdiction in which the premises is located

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HB 176 Property Owners’ Association Act and Virginia Condominium Act; contract disclosure statement

. Introduced by: Marcus B. Simon | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Property Owners' Association Act and Virginia Condominium Act; contract disclosure statement; extension of right of cancellation. Provides for a limited extension of the right of cancellation where such extension is provided for in a ratified real estate contract.

By |2019-12-27T14:41:57-05:00December 27th, 2019|Regulation|Comments Off on HB 176 Property Owners’ Association Act and Virginia Condominium Act; contract disclosure statement

HB 175 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures; radon gas.

Introduced by: Paul E. Krizek (by request) | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures; radon gas. Requires the owner of residential real property located in any locality classified as Zone 1 or Zone 2 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Map of Radon Zones to disclose to the purchaser the zone classification of the property and provide resources to the purchaser that can be used to evaluate the risks associated with radon gas, including links to the EPA's

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HB 174 Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures for buyer to beware;marine clays.

Introduced by: Paul E. Krizek (by request) | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act; required disclosures for buyer to beware; marine clays. Provides that the owner of residential property makes no representations with respect to whether the property is located on or near deposits of marine clays (marumsco soils). The bill also advises purchasers to exercise whatever due diligence is deemed necessary in accordance with terms and conditions as may be contained in the real estate purchase contract

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