Senator John Watkins (R-Midlothian)

Photo of John Watkins
Party
Republican
District
10: Powhatan County (All), Chesterfield County (Part), Richmond City (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 1998
Next Election
November 2015
Committees
Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Commerce and Labor, Finance, Rules, Transportation
Website
senatorjohnwatkins.com
Copatroning Habits
56% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 62% of them are Republicans. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 55% of them are Republicans.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
48.4% in 2013
Recent Mentions in the Media

Correctional News: Budget Cuts Impact Virginia Correctional Facilities

October 21, 2014
Speaking with the Times Dispatch, Sen. John Watkins (R-Powhatan) noted that the aging facility had been a steady financial drain. ?The maintenance costs associated with that facility are so high that it needs to be replaced,? Watkins said. ?I would ...

Daily Press (blog): From the ashes of expansion, another Medicaid study

October 21, 2014
Landes said the study will provide "additional information that we have not had before." State Sen. Walter Stosch, who backed the Marketplace Virginia expansion compromise earlier this year, said the study simply asks JLARC to do something that MIRC ...

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Governor's economic incentive program faces cash crunch

October 16, 2014
Governor's economic incentive program faces cash crunchThe low bank balance in the opportunity fund reflects a push by McAuliffe to attract business investment through a program that in the past has left balances unspent at the end of the fiscal year, said Sen. John Watkins, R-Powhatan, chairman of the ...

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Local prison to close in wake of cuts

October 17, 2014
The Powhatan facility being closed is the oldest prison currently in existence in the Virginia Correction System and has been a steady financial drain, Sen. John Watkins, R-Powhatan, said. The main facilities of the level three security prison were ...

Roanoke Times: Concern about transportation funding prompts new amendment to state budget

September 29, 2014
?I think the governor made the right move,? the senator said Monday. Layne said Monday the administration took the cautious route. ?We still don't believe it is necessary,? he said Monday. Sen. John Watkins, R-Powhatan, a member of the Senate Finance ...and more »

These are all of the video clips of John Watkins’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since . There are 371 video clips in all.

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Bills

  • SB44: Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local; disclosure of gifts by Governor and Attorney General.
  • SB45: Virginia Health Benefit Exchange; established and operated by new division within SCC.
  • SB46: Motion picture production; increases percentage of company's qualifying expenses for tax credit.
  • SB47: Southern States Energy Board; change in membership, alternate appointments.
  • SB85: Central station dispatchers; exempt from training requirement if station has certification.
  • SB86: Annuity contracts; interest on proceeds.
  • SB87: VRS; technical amendments to programs administered by System.
  • SB88: Risk management by insurance companies; Own Risk and Solvency Assessments.
  • SB116: Deeds, deeds of trust, and mortgages; correcting errors, affidavit.
  • SB117: Methadone clinics; location near schools and day care centers, exemptions for existing facilities.
  • SB118: Mortgage loan originators; transitional licensing.
  • SB119: State Corporation Commission; availability of records.
  • SB120: Benefits consortium; exemption and exclusions.
  • SB297: Medicaid enrollees; work search requirements for newly eligible.
  • SB298: Rail and Public Transportation, Department of; funding.
  • SB323: Dams; risk management plan for owners.
  • SB422: Hybrid retirement program; local deferred compensation and cash match plans.
  • SB430: Farm brewery licenses, limited; Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control may grant to certain breweries.
  • SB431: Voluntary remediation program; removes cap on registration fees.
  • SB464: Human Resource Management, Department of; state health plan.
  • SB466: Dams, certain; liability of owners.
  • SB531: Contract passenger carriers; eliminates certain requirements.
  • SB606: Secondary highway system; withdrawal of county from system.
  • SJ17: Commending M. Coleman Walsh, Jr.
  • SJ18: Celebrating the life of James Barksdale Timberlake.
  • SJ19: Celebrating the life of Nicholas Martin Bliley.
  • SJ20: Celebrating the life of Vernon M. Poe.
  • SJ21: Celebrating the life of United States Army Specialist Kyle Pascal Stoeckli.
  • SJ69: Master Rail Plan; develop to serve principal facilities of Port of Virginia.
  • SJ111: Celebrating the life of the Honorable William E. Maxey, Jr.
  • SJ126: Commending N. Jerry Simonoff.
  • SJ154: Celebrating the life of Carrie Monroe Roarty.
  • SJ189: Commending the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects.
  • SJ5007: Commending Boy Scouts of America Troop 840.
  • SJ5036: Commending Bryan D. Carr.
  • SJ5044: Commending Richard E. Tucker.
  • SJ5052: Celebrating the life of William Frank Mezger.
  • SR21: State Corporation Commission; nominating a person to be elected.
  • SR22: Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission; nominating a person to be elected.
  • SB494: Wastewater treatment facilities; Virginia Public Building Authority to issue an additional bond.
  • SB496: Virginia Health Benefit Exchange; created, report.
  • SB717: Sources of revenue; establishing and adjusting for appropriations of State and its localities.
  • SB775: Unemployment compensation; noncharging of overpayments, penalty for fraudulent claims.
  • SB776: Virginia New Hire Reporting Center; employer to submit information concerning newly hired employee.
  • SB777: Insurance; notice of lapse in coverage for certain life and accident and sickness policies.
  • SB778: State Corporation Commission; pro bono legal services.
  • SB779: Limited liability companies; assignment of interest.
  • SB780: Accident and sickness insurance, individual; open enrollment program.
  • SB919: Uranium; 3% state severance tax on receipts of any severed from earth in State, proceeds.
  • SB921: Health insurance reform; revises State's laws.
  • SB922: Health insurance; SCC, et al., to perform plan management functions, review of premium rates.
  • SB923: Open Education Curriculum Board; repeals Board.
  • SB924: Virginia Health Benefit Exchange; created, report.
  • SB994: Mortgage loan originators; conforms Virginia statutory law to federal regulations.
  • SB995: VRS; technical changes regarding retirement plans.
  • SB1034: Banks; derivative transactions.
  • SB1035: Unemployment compensation; collection of overpayments.
  • SB1057: Own Risk and Solvency Assessments; insurers required to maintain risk management framework.
  • SB1089: Health insurance; program for local government employees and other political subdivisions of State.
  • SB1236: Personal property tax; advertising signs.
  • SB1304: Alcoholic beverage control; creates annual mixed beverage performing arts facility license, etc.
  • SB1353: Uranium; establishes process for DMME to issue permits for mining of uranium ore, report.
  • SJ313: Commending Earl Hamner, Jr.
  • SJ314: Commending Dominion Resources, Inc.
  • SJ346: Celebrating the life of Roscoe Lee Timberlake.
  • SJ348: Celebrating the life of Nicholas J. Covatta, Jr.
  • SJ349: Commending the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • SJ379: Commending William L. Dudley, Jr.
  • SJ385: Commending Flora of Virginia.
  • SR47: Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission; nomination for election of member.
  • SB45: Open Education Curriculum Board; alters function from a policy board to an advisory board.
  • SB46: On-road clean screen program; vehicle emissions inspection.
  • SB47: Certificates of insurance; unfair insurance trade practices.
  • SB48: Residential rental properties; establishes criteria by which an assessor determines market value.
  • SB49: Income tax, corporate; requires retail companies to use single-sales factor apportionment formula.
  • SB50: Corporations and limited liability companies; conversions, dissolution, and procedures.
  • SB51: Uniform Commercial Code; secured transactions.
  • SB52: Environmental laboratory certification program; exempts certain laboratories.
  • SB53: Commonwealth Health Research Board; certain employees shall be entitled to state employee benefits.
  • SB54: Unemployment benefits; minimum earnings requirement, postpones scheduled increase.
  • SB73: Residential rental apartments; appeal of real property assessments, fair market value.
  • SB74: Roll-your-own cigarette machines; person who operates at a retail establishment is a manufacturer.
  • SB75: Mortgage loan originators; exempts from licensing employees of bona fide nonprofit organizations.
  • SB76: Owner financing for real property; licensing.
  • SB77: Nutrient credit certification; regulations, Nutrient Trading Act is established, penalty.
  • SB78: Income tax, corporate; taxes paid in another state.
  • SB79: Public Procurement Act; bid match preference for State businesses.
  • SB121: Bank-owned real estate; repeals provision that limits period that banks may hold.
  • SB122: Derelict and blighted buildings; authorizes locality to serve as receiver to repair.
  • SB123: Environmental covenants; compliance with Uniform Environmental Covenants Act, etc.
  • SB124: Mortgage lenders and mortgage brokers; criminal background checks.
  • SB125: Line of Duty Act; political subdivision, etc., irrevocable election to self-fund benefits.
  • SB126: Forestry, Department of; use of methyl bromide gas fumigation.
  • SB491: Senate Districts; technical adjustments in boundaries in City of Richmond.
  • SB492: Renewable energy; expands definition.
  • SB493: Electric and natural gas utilities; energy efficiency programs.
  • SB494: Wastewater treatment facilities; Virginia Public Building Authority to issue an additional bond.
  • SB495: Wireless E-911 Fund; distribution of funds on monthly basis to public safety answering point.
  • SB496: Virginia Health Benefit Exchange; created, report.
  • SB497: Virginia Retirement System; local government and school board employees, contributions.
  • SB498: Retirement System; hybrid retirement program created, optional defined retirement plan created, etc.
  • SB499: Health plan, state; makes changes to appeals process for complaints.
  • SB500: Interstate highway, etc.; fines and fees for violations of laws.
  • SB501: Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program; under authority of Criminal Justice Services Board.
  • SB631: Motor fuels tax; required to be indexed starting January 1 of year preceeding affected year.
  • SB632: Wireless E-911 Fund; distribution of funds.
  • SJ15: Electronic identity credentials; JCOTS to study and determine possible liability concerns therewith.
  • SJ16: Unemployment Compensation Act; Commission on Unemployment Compensation to study federal Act.
  • SJ36: Commending Captain Cathy Ann Harrison.
  • SJ105: Commending the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station.
  • SJ106: Commending Tucker Pavilion.
  • SJ169: Commending Leland M. Nye.
  • SR10: State Corporation Commission; nomination for election of member.
  • SB238: Enhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act; certain requirements for CMRS resellers.
  • SB647: Energy mandates; SCC and JLARC to prepare an assessment of economic impact on customers.
  • SB783: Zoning; cluster development subject to land use ordinance of locality.
  • SB784: Affordable housing; assessments of real property.
  • SB785: Real property tax assessment; partial exemption for certain improvements.
  • SB786: Mortgage loan originator for residential mortgage loan; allows for exception under definition.
  • SB787: Wireless E-911 Services Board; changes name to E-911 Services Board.
  • SB788: Wireless E-911 Fund; amends procedure by which Wireless E-911 Services Board distributes funds.
  • SB789: E-Verify program; requires Virginia Employment Commission to use.
  • SB790: Unemployment compensation bills; impact statement.
  • SB791: Extended unemployment benefits; clarifies expiration of provisions that expanded certain criteria.
  • SB792: Airport shuttle service; same treatment of carriers in Henrico County as for those in Norfolk.
  • SB793: Mercury switches; extends sunset provision that requires removal in certain motor vehicles.
  • SB1000: Alcoholic beverage control; definition of chaptalization and cider.
  • SB1001: Corrections, State Board of; powers and duties.
  • SB1002: Vehicle emissions inspection program; provides for an on-road clean screen program.
  • SB1003: Service of notices from DMV; fee for renewal of driver's license, exchange of license plates.
  • SB1004: Transportation agency efficiencies & cost recoveries; exempts VDOT, etc., paying remote access fee.
  • SB1005: Transportation Commissioner; changes title to Commissioner of Highways, report.
  • SB1006: Income tax, corporate; market-based sourcing.
  • SB1007: Permit fees for solid waste facilities; establishes same fee structure for sanitary landfills, etc.
  • SB1008: Retirement System; creates an optional defined contribution retirement plan for state employees.
  • SB1009: Mortgage loan originators; prohibits SCC from issuing provisional licenses on or after July 1, 2011.
  • SB1010: Unemployment benefits; minimum earnings requirement, postpones scheduled increase.
  • SB1113: Unemployment compensation; eliminates requirement that certain benefits be reduced by 50 percent.
  • SB1114: DGS; review of proposed use and occupancy of real property by state agencies.
  • SB1115: Retirement System; optional defined contribution retirement program for state & local employees.
  • SB1484: Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act; use of nongeneral fund.
  • SJ398: Celebrating the life of Emyl Jenkins.
  • SJ404: Terrorist attacks; remembering Virginians lost and injured on September 11, 2001.
  • SJ408: Commending David G. Dickson.
  • SJ409: Commending Thurston Spring Service Inc.
  • SJ428: Celebrating the life of William Baxter Perkinson, Sr.
  • SJ493: Celebrating the life of FitzGerald Bemiss.
  • SB231: Charter; County of Chesterfield.
  • SB232: Retirement System; purchasing service at normal cost rate when person deemed member on July 1, 2010.
  • SB233: Income tax, corporate and individual; credit for land conservation.
  • SB234: Hazardous waste permit fees; Waste Management Board authorized to collect fees.
  • SB235: Nonhazardous solid waste permit fees; Waste Management Board shall periodically review anual fees.
  • SB237: Alcoholic beverages; portion of wine liter tax collected to be deposited in Wine Promotion Fund.
  • SB238: Enhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act; certain requirements for CMRS resellers.
  • SB239: Unemployment benefits; eligibility criteria.
  • SB240: Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry; mortgage lenders & brokers required to register.
  • SB241: Open Education Curriculum Board; established.
  • SB242: Intellectual property created by state employees; adds new reporting requirements.
  • SB243: Fishing license; exempts active duty military personnel who are residents.
  • SB244: Dam Safety Act; Soil & Water Conservation Board to adopt regulations concerning low traffic roadway.
  • SB245: Stormwater management regulations; extends effective date that establishes local program criteria.
  • SB246: Noise ordinance; authorizes governing body to adopt civil penalties.
  • SB247: Carbon dioxide; regulation of geologic storage.
  • SB248: Indigent defendants; right to ex parte hearing for appointment of experts in capital cases.
  • SB472: Major business facility job tax credit; reduces number of qualified full-time jobs required.
  • SB473: Center for Rural Virginia Board of Trustees; membership.
  • SB474: Professional and Occupational Regulation, Department of; issuance of temporary licenses, etc.
  • SB475: Governor's Development Opportunity Fund; criteria for awarding grants and loans.
  • SB476: Cigarette tax; penalties for unstamped cigarettes.
  • SB477: Group health insurance policies; policies sold to small employer to include mammogram coverage, etc.
  • SB478: Tobacco products tax; moist snuff tax shall be computed based on net weight listed by manufacturer.
  • SB479: DMV; authorized to use National Change of Address System to update customer records.
  • SB645: Electric transmission lines; prohibits SCC approving agreements for underground installation.
  • SB646: Tow trucks; certain requirements for connection between vehicles.
  • SB647: Energy mandates; SCC and JLARC to prepare an assessment of economic impact on customers.
  • SJ113: Commending William F. Mezger.
  • SJ120: Celebrating the life of William Samuel Carnes.
  • SJ121: Commending the Lonesome Dove Equestrian Center.
  • SJ244: Celebrating the life of Sergeant Brandon T. Islip, USA.
  • SB361: Stream mitigation banks; Henrico County to establish and operate.
  • SB363: Automatic sprinkler systems; tax credit for initial installation.
  • SB364: Bad checks; attorneys for State to establish programs that allow persons to avoid prosecution.
  • SB366: Alcoholic beverage control; creates new nonresident winery distributor license.
  • SB369: Indigent defendants; right to ex parte hearing for appointment of experts in capital cases.
  • SB519: Zoning appeals, board of; petitioner to be awarded reasonable attorney fees and court costs.
  • SB767: Richmond Metropolitan Authority; revises composition of Board of Directors.
  • SB768: Conditional zoning; replaces cash proffer system with system of impact fees.
  • SB938: CRESPA; settlement agent registration; shifts duty to register settlement agents.
  • SB939: Indigent defendants; right to ex parte hearing for appointment of experts in capital cases.
  • SB940: Board for Architects, Professional Engineer, Land Surveyor, etc.; licensure of landscape architects.
  • SB941: SSG Jason R. Arnette (U.S.A.) Memorial Bridge; designating as Rt. 360 bridge over Goodes Bridge Rd.
  • SB942: Charter; County of Chesterfield.
  • SB1162: Certificate of public need; plan of correction for failure to meet conditions.
  • SB1163: Wireless E-911 Services Board; adds Director of Dept. of Emergency Management as a member.
  • SB1164: Wireless E-911 Fund; operating expense & administrative cost of Div. of Public Safety Communication.
  • SB1165: Enterprise zone economic incentive grants; eligibility therefor.
  • SB1166: Firearms; increases fee paid to dealers for criminal history record information checks.
  • SB1167: Transportation surcharge; special license plates bearing reserved numbers or letters.
  • SB1168: DMV records; contract with Postal Service to obtain updated addresses for Department's records.
  • SB1169: Consumer Protection Act; foreclosure rescues.
  • SB1170: Mortgage Lender and Broker Act; SCC to request Attorney Gen. to investigate violations thereunder.
  • SB1171: Mortgage loan originators; definition, establishes licensure and registry.
  • SB1172: Mortgage Lender and Broker Act; eliminates provision that lenders, etc., are required to conduct.
  • SB1173: Open Education Resource Center Grant Fund; established, development of two-year pilot project.
  • SB1174: Patent and copyright policies; requires Secretary of Administration to establish policies regarding.
  • SB1175: Property owned by locality; Cumberland County may levy and collect service charge.
  • SB1176: Transient occupancy tax; consultation with lodging industry.
  • SB1177: Regional Industrial Facilities Act; expands scope of act statewide.
  • SB1178: Independent cities; eliminates presumption that all are independent by deleting word in statutes.
  • SB1411: Health insurance, basic; increasing availability thereof in State.
  • SB1419: Daily rental property tax; definition.
  • SB1448: Indigent Health Care Trust Fund; repealed.
  • SB1524: Zoning ordinances; broadens administrator's authority to determine vested rights.
  • SB1534: Central Virginia Regional Transportation Authority; created.
  • SJ303: Year of Astronomy; designating as year 2009.
  • SJ335: Constitutional amendment; removes requirement that cities be established as entity independent.
  • SJ364: Commending the Midlothian High School girls.
  • SJ365: Commending the Powhatan High School baseball team.
  • SJ394: Commending the crew of John Adams.
  • SJ395: Commemorating the life of Thomas Jefferson on the occasion of the 265th anniversary of his birth.
  • SJ478: Celebrating the life of William Edward Lavery.
  • SR28: Nominating a person to be elected to circuit court judgeship.
  • SB356: Textbook purchases; permits local school boards to enter into contracts with publishers.
  • SB357: Children's teaching hospital; Board of Education to supervise programs for school-age children.
  • SB358: Virginia Commonwealth University; management agreement with State.
  • SB359: Unemployment compensation; provides benefits based on service in employ of an Indian tribe.
  • SB360: Business Trust Act; reorganizes provisions.
  • SB361: Stream mitigation banks; Henrico County to establish and operate.
  • SB362: Carbon monoxide detectors; prohibits removal or tampering by tenant installed by landlord.
  • SB363: Automatic sprinkler systems; tax credit for initial installation.
  • SB364: Bad checks; attorneys for State to establish programs that allow persons to avoid prosecution.
  • SB365: Turkeys; localities to prohibit hunting with rifle.
  • SB366: Alcoholic beverage control; creates new nonresident winery distributor license.
  • SB367: Forest wardens, special; retirement credits.
  • SB368: Disregarding signal to stop; endangerment of operation of law-enforcement officer, penalty.
  • SB369: Indigent defendants; right to ex parte hearing for appointment of experts in capital cases.
  • SB370: Comprehensive highway access management standards; Commissioner to promulgate in phases.
  • SB371: Statewide Rail Plan; Transportation Board to establish.
  • SB519: Zoning appeals, Board of; petitioner to be awarded reasonable attorney fees and court costs.
  • SB520: Interoperability Executive Committee; established, report.
  • SB689: Biodiesel and green diesel fuel; definition thereof.
  • SB690: Water Quality Improvement Fund; reimbursment to localities for costs of nutrient removal upgrades.
  • SB691: Towing; regulations for those seeking tow truck authorization documents and provisional changes.
  • SB767: Richmond Metropolitan Authority; revises composition of Board of Directors.
  • SB768: Conditional zoning; replaces cash proffer system with system of impact fees.
  • SJ154: Celebrating the lives of those lost in the Virginia Tech tragedy.
  • SJ155: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Order Sons of Italy in America.
  • SJ187: Celebrating the life of Staff Sergeant Jason R. Arnette.
  • SJ188: Celebrating the life of Staff Sergeant Michael D. Moody, Jr.
  • SJ220: Celebrating the life of Keon S. Chi.
  • SJ221: Celebrating the life of Sergeant John Carl Osmolski.
  • SJ229: Commending Peter Zaino.
  • SJ6024: Commending the James River High School baseball team.
  • SJ6025: Celebrating the life of Hisham Mohammed Sadiq Younus Al-Noaimy.
  • SB80: Voter registration; copy of application to be maintained at DMV and registration records.
  • SB594: Fertilizers; regulation thereof.
  • SB643: Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program; includes certain provisions.
  • SB772: Business, professional and occupational and license (BPOL) tax; motor fuels tax exemption.
  • SB866: State Corporation Commission; property title records.
  • SB867: Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include Energy Star qualified products.
  • SB868: Localities; gifts, etc. of personal property may be delivered to another government entity in State.
  • SB869: Development rights; county and adjacent city may enter voluntarily into an agreement.
  • SB870: Income tax, corporate; extends sunset provision for machinery & equipment used in recycling process.
  • SB871: Photo-monitoring systems; certain counties and cities may establish to enforce traffic light signal.
  • SB1056: Special Unemployment Compensation Administration Fund; increases discretionary expenditures.
  • SB1057: Enterprise zones; decreases percentage real property investment grants may be awarded.
  • SB1058: Real estate tax; exempts historic landmarks used for commercial or industrial property.
  • SB1059: Secondary highway system; allocation of construction funds.
  • SB1060: Child restraint devices; raises booster seat age, prohibits certain in front seat.
  • SB1061: Fertilizers; regulation thereof.
  • SB1062: Alcoholic beverage control; creates new nonresident winery distributor license.
  • SB1289: Wine and beer; delivery thereof, permits.
  • SB1398: All-terrain vehicles and similar vehicles; local regulation for operating near dwellings.
  • SJ394: Energy Conservation Awareness Week.
  • SJ417: Commending Denny Hamlin.
  • SJ434: Celebrating the life of Bernard Lawrence Savage.
  • SJ493: Commending Frederick P. Parker.
  • SJ518: Celebrating the life of John A. Van de Walle.
  • SB77: Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; time of disaster, declared state of emergency.
  • SB78: Stock Corporation Act; mergers to form holding companies.
  • SB79: Unemployment Compensation, Commission on; repeals sunset provision.
  • SB80: Voter registration; copy of application to be maintained at DMV and registration records.
  • SB81: Charter; City of Richmond.
  • SB82: Solid waste containers; requirements for containers carrying nonhazardous waste on State waters.
  • SB83: Trapping; exempts trappers using body grip traps that are completely submerged.
  • SB84: Menhaden; limits on amount harvested annually.
  • SB85: Retail Sales & Use Tax; gratuities or service charges on meals excluded when calculating.
  • SB86: Transient occupancy tax; imposition for occupancy of any room or space, etc.
  • SB87: Outdoor advertising; vegetation control permit.
  • SB88: Mercury switches in motor vehicles; requires removal prior to their demolition.
  • SB89: Recording devices in motor vehicles; notification required by manufacturer.
  • SB90: Recording devices in motor vehicles; access denial not to affect insurance renewability.
  • SB91: Income tax, corporate and state; production of electricity from renewable resources tax credit.
  • SB92: Museum of Fine Arts; exempts museum from assessment and levy of service charge.
  • SB93: Land Conservation Incentives Act; tax credit.
  • SB373: Development rights; localities provide for transfer thereof from parcel located in locality.
  • SB374: Single-family dwellings; deletes certain optional provisions regarding clustering thereof.
  • SB592: Open-end management investment company; board of directors to classify unissued shares into classes.
  • SB593: Reinsurance intermediaries and managing general agents; licensure.
  • SB594: Fertilizers; regulation therof.
  • SB595: Retail Sales and Use Tax; refund for exempted entities.
  • SB597: License tax, local; separate rate for fuel distributors.
  • SB643: Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program; includes certain provisions.
  • SB644: Water Quality Improvement Fund; disbursement of grant moneys.
  • SB645: Airport fees and charges; limits authority to impose off-site fees.
  • SJ37: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Italian American Cultural Society of Virginia.
  • SJ203: Commending Audrey Hatcher.
  • SJ204: Celebrating the life of Jeremiah Jonathan Jewett.
  • SJ205: Celebrating the life of Anne Kincaid.
  • SJ238: Celebrating the life of William Thomas Rice.
  • SJ242: Celebrating the life of United States Marine Sergeant Sean H. Miles.
  • SJ291: Recognizing the exceptional service and career of Captain William Clark.
  • SJ5041: Commending the Goochland High School baseball team.
  • SJ5042: Commending the Monacan High School baseball team.