+ − Subcommittees (6) VA - General Laws and Technology Subcommittee #1 (Senate) VA - General Laws and Technology Subcommittee #2 (Senate) VA - General Laws and Technology Subcommittee #3 (Senate) VA - Special on Consumer Lending (Senate) VA - General Laws and Technology Subcommittee #5 (Senate) VA - Special on Technology (Senate) + − Bills Assigned (166) VA - SB1505 Freedom of Information Act; proceedings for enforcement, relating to writs of mandamus, etc. VA - SB1512 Veterans Services, Department of; required to provide burial vaults at no cost to eligible veterans. VA - SB1499 E-Verify program; state agencies, etc. to verify social security number of newly hired employees. VA - SB1478 Freedom of Information Act; building and fire code complaints. VA - SB1450 Cemeteries; those on private property may be required to register. VA - SB1420 Charitable Gaming, Division of; authorized to contract with State Lottery one-time raffle. VA - SB1525 Conflicts of Interests Act, State and Local; prohibited contracts. VA - SB1489 Property Owners' Association Act; reformation of declarations. VA - SB1477 Aerospace Advisory Council; adds Director of Space Grant Consortium to serve as ex officio. VA - SB1468 Onsite treatment works; provides specific requirements therefor designed by professional engineer. VA - SB1504 Eastern Box Turtle; designating as official state reptile. VA - SB1518 Charitable gaming; use of proceeds. VA - SB1459 Manufactured Housing Licensing and Transaction Recovery Fund Law; raises maximum claim amount. VA - SB1456 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority; created by merging. VA - SB1425 Conflict of interests; Secretary of Commonwealth shall establish a disclosure database. VA - SB1431 REAL ID Act of 2005; State will not comply with provision thereof that compromises economic privacy. VA - SB1366 Property Owners' Association Act; control of association by declarant. VA - SB1330 Personnel Act; willfully disclosing personal information prohibited by law, guilty of malfeasance. VA - SB1338 Science and technology development and commercialization; promotion thereof in State. VA - SB1345 Energy efficiency in state government; goal of reducing annual cost nonrenewable energy purchases. VA - SB1344 Freedom of Information Act; amends an existing records exemption for economic development records. VA - SB1314 Purchases of Services From People with Severe Disabilities, Board for; established. VA - SB1279 Economic Development Partnership Authority; powers of board of directors. VA - SB1374 Polygraph examiners; only a federal, state, or local law-enforcement officer shall operate device. VA - SB1336 Broadband Advisory Council; established, report. VA - SB1316 Freedom of Information Act; strikes requirement to publish a database index, etc. VA - SB1305 Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; exempts from public assistance fraud. VA - SB1318 Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; extends implementation. VA - SB1317 Electronic meetings by Air Pollution Control Board and State Water Control Board; in compliance. VA - SB1280 Economic Development Partnership Authority; issuance of export documentation. VA - SB1359 Locksmiths; transfers regulation thereof to State Board for contractors. VA - SB1454 Aging, Department for; designate area agencies on aging as lead agencies for No Wrong Door system. VA - SB1397 Racing Commission; allocations from simulcast horse racing. VA - SB1319 Freedom of Information Act; meeting minutes. VA - SB1252 Green Public Buildings Act; certain new or renovated buildings to be built to certain standards. VA - SB1238 Rail and Public Transportation, Department of; Director may procure architectural, etc. services. VA - SB1217 Employment Dispute Resolution, Department of; powers and duties of Director. VA - SB1203 Public Procurement Act; prequalification for certain transportation contracts. VA - SB1182 Office of Comprehensive Services; report cost of services for at-risk and troubled children. VA - SB1143 Common Interest Community Board; clarifies powers and duties, technical changes. VA - SB1127 State energy efficiency program; require Division of Purchase and Supply to ensure 20% sustainable. VA - SB1551 Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Gov.; disclosure by certain nonsalaried citizen members. VA - SB1527 Estheticians; extends grandfather period for licensure thereas until July 31, 2009. VA - SB1299 Administrative Process Act; certain requirement for agencies that submit documents or payments, etc. VA - SB1233 Common Interest Community Board; increases filing fee for persons to register written complaints. VA - SB1271 Treasury, Department of; liability coverage for Risk Management Division for certain volunteers. VA - SB1267 Professional and Occupational Regulation, Department of; licensure of business brokers. VA - SB1174 Patent and copyright policies; requires Secretary of Administration to establish policies regarding. VA - SB1150 Emergency response plans; ensuring victims' rights. VA - SB1183 Office of Comprehensive Services; develop coordinator job description. VA - SB1180 State Executive Council for Comprehensive Services; powers and duties. VA - SB1153 Public-Private Education Facilities & Infrastructure Act of 2002; definitions, review, report. VA - SB1140 General Services, Department of; clarifies authority for management of real estate assets. VA - SB1101 Racing Commission; authorizes wagering on historical horse racing. VA - SB1065 Wind energy drying devices; no community association shall prohibit an owner from installing, etc. VA - SB1063 Virginia Board for People with Disabilities; report. VA - SB1030 Commonwealth Law-Enforcement Mutual Aid Agreement; established. VA - SB1062 Community Integration Advisory Commission; extends sunset provision. VA - SB1090 Annual and biennial reports; requires agencies, institutions, etc., to report to Governor, etc. VA - SB1014 Freedom of Information Act; exemption for name, address, etc., of complainants relating to zoning. VA - SB1031 Real estate brokers; exempt license requirement in certain circumstances. VA - SB1242 Small Business Financing Authority; activities under Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995. VA - SB1189 Law libraries, local; authorized to use space at public libraries, which may include flat rate. VA - SB1164 Wireless E-911 Fund; operating expense & administrative cost of Div. of Public Safety Communication. VA - SB1247 Human Rights Act; adds sexual orientation to definition of unlawful discriminatory practice. VA - SB1244 Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002; qualifying project definition. VA - SB1184 Office of Comprehensive Services; guidelines for multidisciplinary teams. VA - SB1210 Real Estate Board; waiver of broker education requirements. VA - SB1163 Wireless E-911 Services Board; adds Director of Dept. of Emergency Management as a member. VA - SB1179 State Executive Council; increases membership and establishes term limits. VA - SB1121 Charitable Gaming, Division of; conduct of fifty-fifty certain raffles. VA - SB1096 Design-Build Construction Management Review Board; authorized to make a one-time determination. VA - SB1109 Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission; extends sunset until July 1, 2014, etc. VA - SB1073 Sheriff department; performance of law-enforcement service requires no pre-notification to Division. VA - SB1072 Prayer at public events; governmental agency shall have no authority to regulate religious content. VA - SB1039 Environmental laboratory certification & inspection; Consolidated Lab. to enter into memorandum. VA - SB1181 Office of Comprehensive Services; report expenditures on children receiving pool-funded services. VA - SB1139 Uniform Statewide Building Code; rental occupancy permits. VA - SB1089 Investment Performance Grants; raises per project amount thereof. VA - SB918 New College Institute & Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; exempt from Personnel Act. VA - SB940 Board for Architects, Professional Engineer, Land Surveyor, etc.; licensure of landscape architects. VA - SB938 CRESPA; settlement agent registration; shifts duty to register settlement agents. VA - SB936 Auditor of Public Accounts; duties, standard vendor accounting information to include certain info. VA - SB892 Information technology projects; Governor to include a biennial appropriation therefor. VA - SB1055 Housing Trust Fund; dedicating revenues to provide affordable housing. VA - SB1008 Board for Architects, Professional Engineer, Land Surveyor, etc.; exemptions from licensure. VA - SB1023 Resident verification system; Dept. of Health's Office of Vital Records, etc. to develop a plan. VA - SB972 Building Code; enforcement of Property Maintenance Code by local governing body. VA - SB887 Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians Procedural Guarantee Act; conduct of interrogations. VA - SB886 Elevator mechanics; Board of Contractors to delegate certification in event of emergency. VA - SB954 Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practice to sell, offer for sale, etc., recalled product. VA - SB880 Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of; disclosure of official records, exceptions. VA - SB861 Children's Ombudsman, Office of; created, report. VA - SB837 State Law Library; authorized users. VA - SB834 Public Procurement Act; procurement of architectural & professional engineering service for project. VA - SB878 Massage Therapy, Advisory Board on; created. VA - SB811 Elevator mechanics, certified; Board for Contractors shall extend time for compliance for certain. VA - SB833 Notaries public; electronic notarization to be developed by Secretary of Commonwealth, etc. VA - HB2639 Freedom of Information Act; exempts certain records of Department of Veterans Services, etc. VA - HB2643 Economic development entities; extension of performance agreements. VA - HB2599 Real Estate Cooperative Act; amendment of declaration, revival of expired declarant rights. VA - HB2672 Minority Business Enterprise, Dept. of; definitions to include individual who is U.S. citizen, etc. VA - HB2644 Locksmiths; certain exempt from certification if employed by licensed private security business. VA - HB2628 Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement. VA - HB2618 Interagency Dispute Resolution Advisory Council; membership terms. VA - HB2615 Public Procurement Act; increases amount for single or term contracts for professional services. VA - HB2612 Emergency response plans; ensuring victims' rights. VA - HB2604 Racing Commission; advance deposit account wagering. VA - HB2569 Manufactured Housing Licensing and Transaction Recovery Fund Law; limits amount of actual damages . VA - HB2488 Common Interest Community Board; clarifies powers and duties, technical changes. VA - HB2499 Aerospace Advisory Council; adds Director of Space Grant Consortium to serve as ex officio. VA - HB2595 Charitable gaming; raises permit exemption threshold for volunteer fire department or rescue squad. VA - HB2539 Enterprise Applications, Division of; established within VITA, appoint Chief Applications Officer. VA - HB2305 Property Owners' Association Act; salary information of employee shall be available for examination. VA - HB2568 Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act; disclosures. VA - HB2529 National Defense Industrial Authority; adds Secretary of Commerce and Trade to board of directors. VA - HB2427 Protection of Social Security Numbers Act; first five digits to be confidential from disclosure. VA - HB2444 Bioscience and technology-related development; Economic Development Partnership promote biosciences. VA - HB2417 Covenants regarding solar power; clarifies community associations may prohibit or restrict. VA - HB2442 Investment Performance Grants; raises per project amount thereof. VA - HB2426 Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; extends implementation of prohibition. VA - HB2423 Broadband Advisory Council; established. VA - HB2415 Technology Research Fund; robotics & unmanned vehicle systems, etc., to eligible research programs. VA - HB2432 Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors, Board for; regulation of lead-based paint renovation, etc. VA - HB2350 Transportation of troops by railroad; repeals obsolete section. VA - HB2354 Suspension of mandates; requires Governor to temporarily suspend on locality facing fiscal stress. VA - HB2266 Freedom of Information Act; exemption for name, address, etc., of complainants relating to zoning. VA - HB2201 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority; created, responsible for research, etc. VA - HB2083 State employees; increases paid leave allowed for volunteer fire department & rescue squad services. VA - HB2037 Debt Collection Recovery Fund; established. VA - HB2306 Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; rent escrow pending appeal. VA - HB2181 Freedom of Information Act; protection of internal controls of State's financial systems. VA - HB2279 Benefit claims assistance; requires Commissioner Dept. of Veterans Services to ensure assistance. VA - HB2278 Richlands Coal Miners' Memorial in Tazewell County; designating as official Coal Miners' Memorial. VA - HB2261 Consumer Protection Act; foreclosure rescues. VA - HB2241 Detector canine handler & examiner; Dept. of Criminal Justice Service to provide partial exemption. VA - HB2240 Economic Development Partnership Authority; board of directors authority to appoint thereto. VA - HB2129 Landlord and tenant laws; notice to tenant in event of foreclosure. VA - HB2080 Landlord and tenant laws; landlord to give same notice to tenant for application of insecticides. VA - HB2064 Interagency Civil Admissions Advisory Council; eliminates Council. VA - HB2032 Mold inspectors and remediators; licensure thereof by Board for Asbestos, Lead, & Home Inspectors. VA - HB2040 Real Estate Board; compensation to referring attorneys prohibited, exception. VA - HB1969 Administrative Process Act; required review of feasibility of electronic submission. VA - HB2022 Technology Services, Council on; eliminates Council. VA - HB2023 Virginia Information Technologies Agency; to delegate powers & responsibilities. VA - HB2044 Health information technology; Information Technology Investment Board establish advisory committee. VA - HB1927 Commercial Space Flight Authority; increases membership of board of directors. VA - HB1761 Security for Public Deposits Act; establish guidleines to permit banks to withdraw from procedures. VA - HB1785 Disclosure requirements; adds to list of exceptions. VA - HB1718 Estheticians; extends grandfather period for licensure thereas until July 31, 2009. VA - HB1792 Long-term care support service; Dept. for Aging to designate area agencies for No Wrong Door system. VA - HB1941 Patent and copyright policies; requires Secretaries of Administration and Technology to establish. VA - HB1890 Housing authorities; changes number of qualified voters in locality needed to have referendum. VA - HB1856 Residential Property Disclosure Act; disclosure of stormwater detention facilities. VA - HB1838 Disposition of surplus materials; authorizes local public bodies to use services of DGS. VA - HB1660 Telework assistance; Director may advise and assist private employers upon request, report. VA - HB1875 War Memorial Foundation; establish criteria to honor Virginia's war casualties. VA - HB1799 The Fraud and Abuse Whistle Blower Protection Act; established. VA - HB1883 Commonwealth, Secretary of; redesigns Lobbyist Disclosure Statement to clarify information. VA - HB1732 Veterans Services, Department of; processing of disability claims. VA - HB1708 Elevator mechanics; Board of Contractors to delegate certification in event of emergency. VA - HB1707 Energy performance-based contracts; Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy to provide advice. VA - HB1617 Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Commission; extends sunset until July 1, 2014, etc. VA - HB1613 Polygraph examiners; only a federal, state, or local law-enforcement officer shall operate device. VA - HB1616 Conflict of Interests Act, State & Local Government; disclos. by certain members of advisory agency. VA - HB1587 REAL ID Act; State will not comply with provision thereof that they determine would compromise.