Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

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Party
Democratic
District
21: Giles County (All), Roanoke City (All), Montgomery County (Part), Roanoke County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 1996
Next Election
November 2019
Committees
Courts of Justice, Privileges and Elections, Transportation
Twitter
@SenEdwardsVA
Copatroning Habits
56% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 55% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 53% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
32.3% in 2019
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These are all of the video clips of John Edwards’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 306 video clips in all.

Bills

  • SB82: Electric utility regulation; agricultural net energy metering.
  • SB83: Renewable energy; third-party power purchase agreements.
  • SB160: Language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing; assessment resources.
  • SB311: Community solar gardens; SCC to establish standards for operation.
  • SB313: Community solar generation; establishment of facilities.
  • SB791: Employers and potential employers; civil immunity, reports of violent behavior by an employee.
  • SB1080: Property & Conveyances; revision of Title 55 to create Title 55.1, pertains to rental property, etc.
  • SB1288: Child support; incarceration, voluntary unemployment or under-employment.
  • SB1289: Pharmacy, Board of; seizure of controlled substances and prescription devices.
  • SB1300: Funeral establishments; full time manager requirement, exception, number of calls.
  • SB1301: Private collectors; delinquent taxes and other charges.
  • SB1303: Firearms; chambers of local governing bodies.
  • SB1304: Smoking in outdoor amphitheater or concert venue; civil penalty.
  • SB1305: Recycling and waste disposal; unpaid fees, lien.
  • SB1306: Same-sex marriages; civil unions.
  • SB1307: Uniform Transfers to Minors Act; transfer of property.
  • SB1308: Prescription drugs; price gouging prohibited.
  • SB1309: Employers and potential employers; civil immunity, reports of violent behavior by an employee.
  • SB1310: Driver's licenses; suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses.
  • SB1311: Elections, State Board of; increases membership.
  • SB1317: Telecommunications companies; incentives, provision of wireless broadband services.
  • SB1336: Mechanics' liens; notice of sale.
  • SB1470: Motor fuels; imposes an additional tax on sale of gasoline, etc.
  • SB1494: Firefighters and Emergency Medical Technicians Procedural Guarantee Act; breach of procedures.
  • SB1618: Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance, Office of, and Broadband Advisory Council; expiration.
  • SB1708: Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; hearing panel decisions.
  • SB1714: Net energy metering; schools.
  • SB1741: Language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing; assessment resources for parents.
  • SB1774: Automatic fire sprinkler inspectors; requirement for licensure, certification.
  • SJ279: Constitutional amendment; marriage (first reference).
  • SJ400: Commending the New River Valley Agency on Aging.
  • SB50: Same-sex marriages; civil unions.
  • SB51: Income withholding orders; employer's duty to request disclosure.
  • SB58: Minimum wage; increases wage from its current federally mandated level.
  • SB78: Trust decanting; authorized fiduciary.
  • SB82: Electric utility regulation; agricultural net energy metering.
  • SB83: Renewable energy; third-party power purchase agreements.
  • SB130: Elections; removal and revision of several obsolete elections-related statutes.
  • SB131: Voter registration; notice and public access not required for certain voter registration events.
  • SB145: Firearm transfers; penalties.
  • SB146: Children's Ombudsman, Office of the; created.
  • SB147: Commonwealth Transportation Board; factors for project selection.
  • SB148: Driver's licenses; suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses.
  • SB149: Outdoor amphitheater or concert venue; nonsmoking areas, penalty.
  • SB150: Elections; ascertainment of results by the electoral board, write-in votes.
  • SB151: General registrar; office open five days a week.
  • SB152: General registrars; assistants, full-time status.
  • SB153: Independent candidates; clarification of definition of 'time of filing for the office.'
  • SB154: Administrative Process Act; hearing officers, timely decisions.
  • SB155: Firearms; chambers of local governing bodies.
  • SB156: Guardians, licensed physician, etc.; annual reports.
  • SB157: Grand larceny & certain property crimes; increases threshold amount of money taken, etc., to $500.
  • SB158: Medical assistance; eligibility for state plan.
  • SB159: Medical services; Commonwealth's lien for payment, limitations.
  • SB160: Language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing; assessment resources.
  • SB161: Medicare; supplement policies for individuals under age 65.
  • SB162: Marketplace Virginia; created.
  • SB222: Patients; medically or ethically inappropriate care not required.
  • SB223: Prescription drugs; price gouging prohibited.
  • SB294: Administrative Process Act; exemption for certain regulations of Dept. of Veterans Services.
  • SB295: Roanoke Higher Education Authority; board of trustees, membership.
  • SB296: Prisoners; medical and mental health treatment of those incapable of giving consent.
  • SB297: Communications companies; incentives, provision of wireless broadband services.
  • SB311: Community solar gardens; SCC to establish standards for operation.
  • SB312: Cooperative procurement of professional services; construction, solar power purchase agreements.
  • SB313: Community solar generation; establishment of facilities.
  • SB324: Natural gas companies; right of entry upon property.
  • SB459: Governor's Secretaries; reporting substance abuse data and information.
  • SB487: Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; raises civil penalties in Act.
  • SB488: Virginia Fire Services Board; powers and duties.
  • SB697: Natural gas utilities; right of entry.
  • SB791: Employers and potential employers; civil immunity, reports of violent behavior by an employee.
  • SB792: Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.; funds from license plates may be used to support operation.
  • SB821: New River Valley Emergency Communications Regional Authority; annual budget contribution.
  • SB822: Delinquent taxes; collection of amounts due locality.
  • SB825: Elections, State Board of; increases membership, Commissioner of Elections to be member of Board.
  • SB986: Attorney General, Office of, and Department of Taxation; sharing and disclosure of information.
  • SB991: Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance, Office of, and Broadband Advisory Council; expiration.
  • SJ14: Emergency custody and temporary detention; alternative models.
  • SJ30: Free community college; JLARC to study.
  • SJ98: Commending Frank M. Beamer.
  • SJ132: Commending Cecili Weber.
  • SJ170: Celebrating the life of Walter Steven Davis, Sr.
  • SJ184: Commending Evelyn Ann Slone.
  • SJ211: Commending Diane L. Zahm.
  • SJ219: Commending the Patrick Henry High School girls' swim team.
  • SJ244: Commending Beverly T. Fitzpatrick, Jr.
  • SB135: Human trafficking training; DCJS to establish for law-enforcement, etc.
  • SB139: Electric utility regulation; agricultural net energy metering.
  • SB140: Electric utilities; net energy metering, standby charges.
  • SB142: Solar thermal system; tax credit.
  • SB912: Virginia taxable income of residents; reorganization of additions, subtractions, and deductions.
  • SB913: Uniform Trust Decanting Act; creation.
  • SB914: Reduction of amount of lien for medical services paid for by the Commonwealth.
  • SB915: Firearm transfers; penalties.
  • SB916: Virginia Register Act; guidance documents; duty to file with the Registrar.
  • SB917: Electric utility regulation; agricultural net energy metering.
  • SB918: Renewable energy; third-party power purchase agreements.
  • SB919: Removal of blight; building collapse; emergency.
  • SB920: Lien priority.
  • SB921: Commonwealth Transportation Board; statewide prioritization process.
  • SB937: Office of the Children's Ombudsman.
  • SB938: Smoking in outdoor public place; locality regulation.
  • SB1049: Firearms; administration of machine gun registry, nonresident concealed handgun permits.
  • SB1050: Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth; mission.
  • SB1078: Catawba Hospital; DBHDS to develop a plan to expand, report.
  • SB1111: School calendar; adds to 'good cause' circumstances for waiver of school opening.
  • SB1112: Firearms; control of possession in chambers of local governing bodies.
  • SB1188: Driver's license; suspension of license for nonpayment of fines and court costs.
  • SB1189: Water and sewer services; liens, owners, lessees, or tenants.
  • SB1226: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; proprietary records and trade secrets.
  • SB1365: Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authority of Va. Fire Services Bd., fees for school inspections.
  • SB1447: Roanoke Higher Education Authority; removes president of Bluefield College from board of trustees.
  • SB1459: Discharge of treasurer; legal pleadings.
  • SB1480: Malicious impersonation by computer; penalty.
  • SJ86: Pay It Forward, Pay It Back; SCHEV to study feasibility of implementing.
  • SJ242: Study; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; free community college; report.
  • SJ243: Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights.
  • SJ246: Study; inland port facility in the Roanoke Region and New River Valley; report.
  • SJ270: Commending the Salem High School football team.
  • SJ271: Commending the Blacksburg High School football team.
  • SJ325: Commending the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University football team.
  • SJ334: Commending Hollins University.
  • SJ335: Commending the Student Government Association of Virginia TECH.
  • SJ359: Commending the Christiansburg Rescue Squad.
  • SJ367: Commending the Legal Aid Society of the Roanoke Valley.
  • SJ368: Commending Roanoke College.
  • SJ372: Commending Thomas L. McKeon.
  • SJ405: Commending Blacksburg High School.
  • SJ422: Celebrating the life of W. Alvin Hudson, Jr.
  • SB127: Uniform Powers of Appointment Act; codification of Act.
  • SB128: Personal injury and wrongful death actions; disclosure of physical address of insured person.
  • SB129: Minimum wage; increases minimum wage from its current federally mandated level to $8.00 per hour.
  • SB130: Mandatory minimum punishments; repeals Code section that defines 'mandatory minimum.'
  • SB131: Prostitution; affirmative defense.
  • SB132: Minor; abduction for purpose of prostitution.
  • SB133: Trafficking in persons; civil cause of action.
  • SB135: Human trafficking training; DCJS to establish for law-enforcement, etc.
  • SB139: Electric utility regulation; agricultural net energy metering.
  • SB140: Electric utilities; net energy metering, standby charges.
  • SB141: Tow truck drivers and towing and recovery operators; complaints by consumers.
  • SB142: Solar thermal system; tax credit.
  • SB143: Elections; absentee voting by persons age 65 or older.
  • SB144: Prostitution; court may defer and dismiss a first-offense charge of solicitation.
  • SB145: Marriage license; authorization to designate marriage officiant.
  • SB146: Judges; increases number in circuit court in 23rd Judicial Circuit District.
  • SB147: Judges; increases number in district court in 23rd Judicial District.
  • SB148: Renewable energy; SCC to establish third-party power purchase agreements.
  • SB180: Prostitution; juveniles engaged in commercial sexual conduct, participation in specialized services.
  • SB205: Handguns; purchase by certain officers.
  • SB206: Administrative Process Act; ex parte communications.
  • SB207: Administrative Process Act; reconsideration of formal hearings, litigated issues, report.
  • SB240: Virginia Tort Claims Act; electronic filing when notice filed with Department of Transportation.
  • SB425: Higher education; student mental health policies.
  • SB441: Public schools; Standards of Learning assessments.
  • SB540: Early childhood education; all school divisions to provide for certain children.
  • SB541: Two-Year College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • SB547: Water and sewer service; certain liens for delinquent charges.
  • SB605: Reckless driving; causing death or injury of certain persons, penalties.
  • SB614: Natural gas companies; right of entry upon property.
  • SB715: Firearms shows; voluntary background checks by Department of State Police, penalties.
  • SB716: Firearm transfers; penalties.
  • SB725: Competitive telephone companies; alternative providers.
  • SB726: Erosion and sediment control plans; utility company projects.
  • SB753: Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission; transfer of funds to Medicaid.
  • SJ14: Commending Ken Tuck, M.D.
  • SJ15: Celebrating the life of Paul E. Torgersen.
  • SJ24: Human trafficking; work group to study safe harbor policy for minor victims.
  • SJ64: Celebrating the life of Darrel Dennis Martin.
  • SJ86: Pay It Forward, Pay It Back; SCHEV to study feasibility of implementing.
  • SJ99: Commending Frank Beamer.
  • SJ114: Celebrating the life of Alphonzo LaSalle Holland, Sr.
  • SJ116: Commending Colonel Wesley L. Fox, USMC, Ret.
  • SJ144: Celebrating the life of Roy C. Kinsey, Jr.
  • SJ148: Commending David Bailey Associates.
  • SJ183: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Madison Ellis Marye.
  • SR16: Celebrating the life of Jesse Clingenpeel.
  • SR17: Commending Frank Beamer.
  • SR21: Commending Colonel Wesley L. Fox, USMC, Ret.
  • SB93: Unlawful photographs or videos; Class 6 felony for person to publish on Internet.
  • SB191: Voter registration lists; duties of State Board of Elections and general registrars, etc.
  • SB350: Net energy metering by municipalities & multifamily customer-generators; projects authorized.
  • SB351: Securities Act; Invest in Virginia Exemption.
  • SB708: Elections; absentee voting by persons age 65 or older.
  • SB709: Computer and other crimes; venue for prosecution.
  • SB710: Human trafficking; new felonies created, penalties.
  • SB711: Voter registration; duties of State Board of Elections and general registrars.
  • SB760: Medicare; supplement policies for persons under age 65 and eligible by reason of disability.
  • SB761: Personal injury and wrongful death actions; disclosure of address of alleged tortfeasor, etc.
  • SB762: Tenancy by the entireties; property held in trust.
  • SB763: Securities Act; crowdfunding exemption.
  • SB764: Electric utilities; net energy metering programs.
  • SB765: Redistricting; certain population data to be used.
  • SB766: Candidates; reduces number of signatures required on ballot petitions.
  • SB767: Water and sewer systems; Montgomery County may require connection.
  • SB810: Income tax, state; changes credit for low-income taxpayers.
  • SB829: Court costs; expired inspection sticker.
  • SB830: School calendar; continuing waivers.
  • SB831: Criminal history record checks; barrier crimes.
  • SB832: Blood samples; person authorized to take samples pursuant to a search warrant, immunity.
  • SB833: Electric utilities; net energy metering.
  • SB835: Newborn screening; Krabbe disease.
  • SB925: School zone; speed limit photo-enforcement system.
  • SB926: Notice provisions; third party commercial carrier.
  • SB927: Administrative Process Act; process for disqualification of a hearing officer.
  • SB928: Administrative Process Act; default by nonappearing party.
  • SB929: State agencies; use of third-party commercial carriers for service, delivery, etc.
  • SB1155: Firearms; confiscation, reporting, and return by law enforcement.
  • SB1156: Writ of habeas corpus; service; of writ, dismissal of petition.
  • SB1159: Highway projects; Commonwealth Transportation Board to develop a life-cycle cost analysis.
  • SB1160: Renewable energy; third party power purchase agreements.
  • SB1267: Conflicts of Interests Acts, State and Local Government, and General Assembly; prohibited.
  • SB1276: Roanoke, City of; amending charter, appointment of director of finance.
  • SB1282: Administrative Process Act; disciplinary proceedings.
  • SB1302: Campaign finance; campaign fundraising during special sessions prohibited.
  • SB1330: Rights of the Disabled, Board for, & Board for the Rights of Virginians with Disabilities; repeals.
  • SB1382: Motor vehicles involved in an accident; removal and disposition.
  • SB1387: Contract carrier's transportation of railroad employees; civil penalty.
  • SB1388: Railroad trains; trespassing, raises penalty.
  • SB1389: Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility for benefits.
  • SB1414: Cigarette tax, local; Montgomery and Pulaski Counties authorized to impose.
  • SJ25: Pay It Forward, Pay It Back; SCHEV to study feasibility of implementing.
  • SJ56: Virginia Preschool Initiative; JLARC to study and identify policy and funding options to expand.
  • SJ222: Commending Jacqueline L. Shuck.
  • SJ223: Commending Sandra Levin.
  • SJ266: Commending the Glenvar High School football team.
  • SJ277: Study; SCHEV; Pay It Forward, Pay It Back; report.
  • SJ281: Urban schools; joint subcommittee to study unique and specific challenges facing school divisions.
  • SJ340: Celebrating the life of E. Cabell Brand.
  • SJ341: Celebrating the life of the Honorable George W. Harris, Jr.
  • SJ364: Commending Ted Edlich.
  • SB5: Right to Farm Act; restoration of certain provisions.
  • SB55: University of Virginia; changes composition of Board of Visitors.
  • SB92: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; preservation of Stadium Woods property.
  • SB93: Unlawful photographs or videos; Class 6 felony for person to publish on Internet.
  • SB94: Divorce proceedings; evidence by affidavit, residency requirement.
  • SB143: Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council; created.
  • SB144: Standards of Learning; assessments, revisions.
  • SB191: Voter registration lists; duties of State Board of Elections and general registrars, etc.
  • SB243: Virginia Tourism Authority; designating Blue Ridge Highlands region to enhance tourism development.
  • SB244: Higher Education for Virginia, State Council of; elimination of certain duties and programs.
  • SB345: Trust directors; defenses to liability.
  • SB346: Wills, trusts, and fiduciaries; increasing various allowances and other threshold amounts.
  • SB350: Net energy metering by municipalities & multifamily customer-generators; projects authorized.
  • SB351: Securities Act; Invest in Virginia Exemption.
  • SB353: Criminal history record checks; sets out list of barrier crimes.
  • SB354: Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; expedited evictions for nonremediable breaches.
  • SB358: Administrative Process Act; date of adoption or readoption of a regulation for purposes of appeal.
  • SB372: Early childhood education; school divisions to provide certain programs for 4 and 5 year children.
  • SB373: Trafficking in persons; penalties.
  • SB580: Electric utility regulation; renewable energy portfolio standard program, etc.
  • SB633: Higher educational institutions; tuition waiver for dependent children of faculty.
  • SB634: Decanting statute; conditions for second trust.
  • SB660: Attorney General, Office of; Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act, funds recovered.
  • SJ25: Pay It Forward, Pay It Back; SCHEV to study feasibility of implementing.
  • SJ56: Virginia Preschool Initiative; JLARC to study and identify policy and funding options to expand.
  • SJ95: Commending the Giles High School football team.
  • SJ96: Commending the Northside High School football team.
  • SJ97: Celebrating the life of Elizabeth Thomas Bowles.
  • SJ98: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Carl Terrie Tinsley, Sr.
  • SJ99: Celebrating the life of Robert Frederick Bondurant, M.D.
  • SJ124: Commending Dr. Charles W. Steger.
  • SJ168: Commemorating the 45th anniversary of Virginia is for Lovers.
  • SJ180: Historic Smithfield Plantation in Blacksburg; designating as a Family Homestead of Va. Governors.
  • SJ193: Commending Mill Mountain Theatre.
  • SJ5001: General Assembly; limits legislation coming before 2014 Special Session I & schedule for business.
  • SJ5005: Celebrating the life of Albert Byron Smith.
  • SJ5027: Celebrating the life of John Wilbert Divers.
  • SJ5028: Celebrating the life of Robert L. A. Keeley, M.D.
  • SR4: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Carl Terrie Tinsley, Sr.
  • SR9: Celebrating the life of Elizabeth Thomas Bowles.
  • SR10: Commending the Northside High School football team.
  • SR11: Commending the Giles High School football team.
  • SR44: Commending Bladen Clarke Finch.
  • SR46: Senate Ethics Advisory Panel; confirming nomination.
  • SR47: Solar generation and net metering, distributed; DEQ & DMME to jointly study costs and benefits.
  • SR501: Senate of Virginia; 2014 Special Session I operating budget.
  • SR502: Senate of Virginia; limits legislation coming before 2014 Special Session I & schedule for business.
  • SB96: Unlawful photographs or video; Class 6 felony for a person to publish on Internet, penalty.
  • SB97: Barrier crimes; clarifies individual crimes included in background check and barrier crime statutes.
  • SB108: Power of attorney; embezzlement by agent, penalty.
  • SB582: Net energy metering; SCC shall approve utility's proposed standby charge methodology.
  • SB756: Perpetuities waiver; exclusions from statutory rule, nondonative transfers.
  • SB757: No-contest clauses; limitations on penalty clause.
  • SB758: Uniform Trust Code; interested trustees subject to ascertainable standard.
  • SB759: Guardianship and conservatorship; makes various changes to laws.
  • SB760: Wills & trusts; allows testator/settlor to petition court during his lifetime to determine validity.
  • SB761: Fiduciary attorney-client privilege; common law privilege to be extended to seeking advice.
  • SB762: Mandatory judicial retirement; increases age under Judicial Retirement System from 70 to 73 years.
  • SB763: Unlawful photographs or video; Class 6 felony for a person to publish on Internet, penalty.
  • SB848: Students; increases additional grant to those attending State 2-year colleges for engineering, etc.
  • SB849: Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage licenses for certain properties.
  • SB866: Health insurance; mandated coverage for enteral formulas necessitated by short bowel syndrome.
  • SB867: Health insurance; coverage for certain foods for individuals diagnosed as having phenylketonuria.
  • SB868: Criminal history background record checks; barrier crimes.
  • SB944: Administrative Process Act; issues on review, duty of court.
  • SB1023: Solar-powered or wind-powered electricity generation facility; SCC to conduct pilot program, etc.
  • SB1025: Net energy metering; standby charges.
  • SB1027: Voting; handling of overvoted ballots, counting device to receive and count certain ballots.
  • SB1036: Income tax, corporate; add back of certain intangible expenses to income.
  • SB1043: Administrative Process Act; emergency regulations.
  • SB1046: Divorce cases; conduct an ore tenus hearing.
  • SB1048: Conservators of the peace, special; any State museum to apply for appointment by circuit court.
  • SB1049: Candidates; petition signatures, qualification to have name appear on ballot.
  • SB1066: Uniform Commercial Code; funds transfers.
  • SB1087: University of Virginia; changes composition of Board of Visitors.
  • SB1259: Electric utilities; renewable energy portfolio standard program, eligible energy.
  • SB1290: Higher educational institutions; full or partial tuition waiver for dependent children of faculty.
  • SB1299: Criminal history record information checks, etc.; dissemination of information.
  • SB1308: Real property tax; localities to tax campers and other recreational vehicles.
  • SB1372: Firearm shows; VSP to be available to perform background checks for non-dealer sales, etc.
  • SJ258: Celebrating the life of Audrey Louise McCray Wheaton.
  • SJ259: Celebrating the life of Harry Cecil Curtis, Jr.
  • SJ283: Celebrating the life of Lucian Yates Grove.
  • SJ291: Celebrating the life of John Robert Slaughter, Sr.
  • SJ311: Criminal history background checks and barrier crimes; joint subcommittee to study related laws.
  • SJ369: Celebrating the life of the Honorable William B. Hopkins, Sr.
  • SJ456: Celebrating the life of the Honorable Clifton Alexander Woodrum III.
  • SB94: Rules of Evidence; amendments or additions to Rule shall be adopted by Supreme Court of Va., etc.
  • SB95: Mandatory judicial retirement; increases age from 70 to 73.
  • SB96: Unlawful photographs or video; Class 6 felony for a person to publish on Internet, penalty.
  • SB97: Barrier crimes; clarifies individual crimes included in background check and barrier crime statutes.
  • SB98: Open-end loan plans; caps finance charges.
  • SB99: Line of Duty Act; expands definition of a deceased person.
  • SB100: Two-Year College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • SB101: Bicycles; Town Council of Blacksburg to permit operation in either direction on one-way streets.
  • SB102: Water and waste authorities; liens.
  • SB103: Transient occupancy tax; authorizes Roanoke County to impose.
  • SB104: Dependent Children of University and College Faculty Reduced Tuition Program; created.
  • SB105: Roanoke Higher Education Authority; removes president of Jefferson College of Health Sciences.
  • SB106: Physician assistants; use of fluoroscopy.
  • SB107: Freedom of Information Act; criminal investigative records.
  • SB108: Power of attorney; embezzlement by agent, penalty.
  • SB109: Land trusts; beneficiaries shall name a successor trustee.
  • SB110: Irrevocable trusts; trustee's power to appoint assets into second trust.
  • SB544: Mammograms; information on breast density.
  • SB545: Charter; Town of Glen Lyn.
  • SB546: Industrial development authorities; allows Roanoke County and City of Norfolk to expand board.
  • SB582: Net energy metering; SCC shall approve utility's proposed standby charge methodology.
  • SB583: Circuit court hearing; termination of juvenile court jurisdiction.
  • SB613: Candidate petitions for primaries and general elections; requirements for petition circulators.
  • SB614: Local sales tax distribution; correction of erroneous payments.
  • SJ133: Celebrating the life of Deriek Wayne Crouse.
  • SJ140: Celebrating the life of Daniel B. Fleming, Jr.
  • SJ244: Celebrating the life of Randolph Cooper Kendall, Jr.
  • SJ245: Commending Harold J. Haughton, Sr.
  • SJ246: Commending the Petersburg High School Crimson Wave boys basketball team.
  • SJ247: Celebrating the life of Stafford Alvin Flowers.
  • SJ248: Celebrating the life of Dr. Samuel Alfred Madden, Sr.
  • SJ249: Commending the Reverend Dr. Andrew J. White, Sr.
  • SJ5005: Celebrating the life of Robert Nelson Fishburn.
  • SJ5006: Celebrating the life of Richard Lee Lawrence.
  • SB155: Medical services; State's lien for payment.
  • SB156: Uniform Arbitration Act; vacating arbitration award.
  • SB205: Juveniles; right in certain violent felony cases to appeal to circuit court.
  • SB435: TransDominion Express Commission; established.
  • SB609: Carbon monoxide detectors; locality to enact ordinance requiring installation in certain places.
  • SB711: Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of criminal investigative records.
  • SB819: Two-Year College Scholarship Match Program; established.
  • SB820: Mental health courts; any district court or circuit court may establish.
  • SB821: Children's Ombudsman, Office of; created, report.
  • SB822: Circuit courts; juvenile's right to appeal transfer of case.
  • SB823: Workers' compensation; presumption that certain injuries are work related.
  • SB824: Tuition, in-state; waiver of one-year residency requirement for veterans.
  • SB825: Open-end loan plans; caps finance charges.
  • SB826: Publication of unlawful photographs; penalty.
  • SB827: Electronic notary; notary to notarize document if signer is not present if identity is established.
  • SB828: Health professions; reciprocity exemption from licensing.
  • SB1064: Erosion & sediment control plans; may charge fee to cover costs associated with certain review, etc.
  • SB1065: Charter; Town of Narrows.
  • SB1066: Judicial retirement; mandatory retirement.
  • SB1067: Unauthorized practice of law; increases statute of limitations on prosecutions.
  • SB1068: Circuit court clerks; collection of fees.
  • SB1069: Virginia Code Commission; changes appointment authority.
  • SB1070: Small businesses; clarifies process review of existing regulations.
  • SB1071: Irrevocable trusts; trustee's power to appoint assets into second trust.
  • SB1072: Inter vivos QTIP trusts; if established by donor spouse not to be included in estate.
  • SB1240: Courts; establishes new boundaries for judicial circuits and districts.
  • SB1241: Medical services; State's lien for payment.
  • SB1242: Transportation; creates additional revenue by increasing motor vehicle sales & use and rental taxes.
  • SB1243: Barrier crimes; listing of crimes.
  • SB1418: State training centers & hospitals; same requirements for closure shall apply.
  • SB1423: Wills & trusts; formula clauses referring to federal estate & generation-skipping transfer tax laws.
  • SB1466: Liens; water and waste authorities required to notify property owner of those that may be placed.
  • SB1467: Freedom of Information Act; criminal investigative records.
  • SB1468: Rail Transportation Development Authority; established, abolishes Rail Advisory Board.
  • SJ367: Celebrating the life of Gordon Churchill Willis, Sr.
  • SJ368: Commending the Northside High School softball team.
  • SJ397: Person-centered practice; SHHR & human services agencies to adopt & implement in providing services.
  • SJ403: Commending Major General Jerrold P. Allen, USAF (Ret.).
  • SB154: Inflationary effects; increasing various costs, fees, etc., penalties.
  • SB155: Medical services; State's lien for payment.
  • SB156: Uniform Arbitration Act; vacating arbitration award.
  • SB157: Preliminary removal orders; required to specify frequency, location, and duration of visitation.
  • SB158: Mental health courts; definition, district and circuit courts may establish in any jurisdiction.
  • SB159: Uniform Power of Attorney Act; established within Code of Virginia.
  • SB160: Children's Ombudsman, Office of; created, report.
  • SB161: Divorce proceedings; service requirements and waiver of notice of further proceedings.
  • SB162: Capital cases; sentencing proceeding.
  • SB163: Health savings accounts; exemption from creditors' claims.
  • SB164: Transportation; source of revenue by increase of motor vehicle sales and use tax.
  • SB165: Roanoke Higher Education Authority; replaces President of Hampton University with that of JMU.
  • SB166: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • SB167: Open-end loan plans; caps finance charges and fees that may be charged on extension of credit.
  • SB205: Juveniles; right in certain violent felony cases to appeal to circuit court.
  • SB206: Judges; increases mandatory retirement age.
  • SB207: Threat assessment teams; exempts certain records established at higher educational institutions.
  • SB432: Freedom of Information Act; record exemption for the Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS).
  • SB433: New River Valley Emergency Communications Regional Authority; created.
  • SB434: VPI&SU; authorizes rector and board of visitors to lease titled real estate.
  • SB435: TransDominion Express Commission; established.
  • SB436: Emergency protective and removal orders; party shall file in circuit court any petition therefor.
  • SB546: Railroad rights-of-way; passage permitted for access to lands used for recreational purposes, etc.
  • SB608: Higher educational institutions; annual review of crisis and emergency management plan.
  • SB609: Carbon monoxide detectors; locality to enact ordinance requiring installation in certain places.
  • SB610: Workers' Compensation Commission; filing materials by electronic transmission.
  • SB611: Workers' Compensation Commission; notices, orders, etc., by electronic communications.
  • SB710: Utility Transfers Act; SCC to approve acquiring or disposal of control of public utility.
  • SB711: Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of criminal investigative records.
  • SJ28: Celebrating the life of David Kenneth Lisk.
  • SJ29: Commending the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Inc., on the 75th anniversary.
  • SJ30: Tort claims; JLARC to study costs incurred by State or its localities.
  • SJ41: Commending the Northside High School football team.
  • SJ104: Celebrating the life of Samuel Wallace Cundiff.
  • SJ105: Celebrating the life of William Glynn Loope.
  • SJ223: Commending Head Coach Frank Beamer and the Virginia Tech football team.
  • SJ224: Celebrating the life of Margie Fisher.
  • SJ270: Celebrating the life of Joseph V. Gorman, Jr.
  • SB16: Crisis intervention team pilot programs; established for persons with mental illness, report.
  • SB17: Medical services; State's lien for payment.
  • SB18: Mental health courts; establishment of pilot program, report.
  • SB19: Judges; increases mandatory retirement age.
  • SB120: Blacksburg, Town of; authority to bring civil action for failure to provide adequate crowd control.
  • SB122: Rail Transportation Development Authority; created.
  • SB394: Parental rights; appeal when terminated.
  • SB692: Insurance agents; revises definition of limited burial insurance authorities.
  • SB738: Adult abuse; financial institution employees to report suspected financial abuse of elder persons.
  • SB848: Elections; clarifications and revisions to registration and election processes.
  • SB849: Vacant building registration; Towns of Blacksburg and Vienna may require owner to register.
  • SB853: Carbon monoxide detectors; Board of Housing & Community Development to establish requirements.
  • SB854: Mental health courts; Office of Ex. Secretary of Supreme Court to establish for nonviolent offender.
  • SB855: Uniform Power of Attorney Act; created.
  • SB856: Judges; increases mandatory retirement age.
  • SB857: Charter; Town of Blacksburg.
  • SB858: Transient occupancy tax; Giles County may impose at rate not to exceed 5% to promote tourism.
  • SB859: Divorce; equitable distribution.
  • SB860: Income tax credit, earned; employers to provide notice to employees that may be eligible.
  • SB861: Children's Ombudsman, Office of; created, report.
  • SB862: License plates, special; issuance to members and supporters of Friends of Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.
  • SB863: TransDominion Express Commission; created.
  • SB864: Rail Transportation Development Authority; created.
  • SB865: Coal combustion by-products; use, reuse, or reclamation in a flood plain.
  • SB866: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • SB867: Elections; creates exceptions to prohibited activities at polls.
  • SB868: Retail Sales & Use Tax; expands definition of public facility for purpose of using certain revenues.
  • SB1012: Foster care; placement of a child pursuant to agreement between parents & local board.
  • SB1013: Crash prevention courses; to be delivered via Internet or other electronic means if approved by DMV.
  • SB1014: Freedom of Information Act; exemption for name, address, etc., of complainants relating to zoning.
  • SB1015: Child support enforcement order; eliminates requirement obligor & obligee maintain marital domicile.
  • SB1016: P-16 Education Council; established as an advisory council within executive branch.
  • SB1017: Roanoke Higher Education Authority; removes Ferrum College from & corrects name.
  • SB1155: Absentee voting; electoral board shall make printed ballots available.
  • SB1156: Higher educational institutions, certain; management agreements with State.
  • SB1290: District courts; appeal may be taken to circuit court & heard de novo.
  • SB1291: Deed of trust or mortgage; limitation on enforcement.
  • SB1292: Setoff Debt Collection Act; allows local governments to collect past due local taxes..
  • SB1293: Persons under a disability; approval of compromises on behalf thereof in suits or actions.
  • SB1294: Crisis intervention team programs; established, report.
  • SB1413: Adult abuse; financial institution employees to report suspected financial abuse of elder persons.
  • SB1439: Protective orders; removes provision to contain identifying information.
  • SB1486: Domestic insurers; SCC delay application of provision applicable to investment of those petitioning.
  • SB1512: Veterans Services, Department of; required to provide burial vaults at no cost to eligible veterans.
  • SJ277: Tort claims brought against entities; JLARC to study costs incurred by State or its localities.
  • SJ291: Celebrating the life of E.C. Warren II.
  • SJ314: Virginia's Rail Heritage Region; established to promote and encourage rail tourism.
  • SJ405: Commending the Virginia Tech football team as the Atlantic Coast Conference Champions.
  • SJ5002: Celebrating the life of David Vernon Layman.
  • SB13: Health insurance; mandated coverage for prosthetic devices and components.
  • SB14: Income tax credit, earned; employers to provide notice to employees.
  • SB15: Income tax credit, earned; Department of Social Services to provide notice to all applicants.
  • SB16: Crisis intervention team pilot programs; established for persons with mental illness, report.
  • SB17: Medical services; State's lien for payment.
  • SB18: Mental health courts; establishment of pilot program, report.
  • SB19: Judges; increases mandatory retirement age.
  • SB20: Carbon monoxide alarms; locality to require installation in certain buildings.
  • SB117: Income tax and sales and use tax; credit and exemption for telecommunications service providers.
  • SB118: Notarial certificates; removes requirement that wording appear on same page as signature.
  • SB119: VPI & SU; board of visitors to convey certain property to Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc.
  • SB120: Blacksburg, Town of; authority to bring civil action for failure to provide adequate crowd control.
  • SB121: TransDominion Express Commission; created.
  • SB122: Rail Transportation Development Authority; created.
  • SB123: Evidence; destruction of trial exhibits.
  • SB124: Public schools; Superintendent to develop guidelines eliminating trans fatty foods served.
  • SB125: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • SB126: Dependent Children of University and College Faculty Tuition Grant Program; created.
  • SB127: Higher educational institutions; retirement plan for teachers and administrative faculty.
  • SB128: Higher educational institutions; optional retirement plan for certain employees.
  • SB139: Community services board; requires employee that prepared report to attend hearing.
  • SB140: Independent examinations; training of persons conducting.
  • SB141: State hospitals; discharge plans upon release.
  • SB142: Involuntary commitment hearings; recordings.
  • SB143: Temporary detention order; extends time period.
  • SB144: Emergency custody orders, temporary detention orders, and involuntary commitment; criteria.
  • SB150: Wilderness Road: Virginia's Heritage Migration Route; designating certain highway segments thereas.
  • SB211: Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program; increases annual assessment for physicians.
  • SB212: Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act; right to confront witnesses.
  • SB213: Pleadings; naming represented person or fiduciary as party to an action.
  • SB214: Special justices; required to complete minimum training program.
  • SB215: Charter; Town of Narrows.
  • SB216: Voluntary admission; report to Central Criminal Records Exchange.
  • SB217: Involuntary commitment; independent examination.
  • SB218: Health Professions, Department of; investigative procedures.
  • SB219: Roanoke Higher Education Authority; removes Virginia Intermont College from Board of Trustees.
  • SB220: Outpatient treatment order; community services board to monitor person's compliance with order.
  • SB313: Child support; exemption for parents who are imprisoned for life.
  • SB314: Veterans Services Foundation; established to provide funding for veteran services and programs.
  • SB315: Children's Ombudsman, Office of; created, report.
  • SB394: Parental rights; appeal when terminated.
  • SB395: Death sentence; execution dates
  • SB396: Health insurance carriers; hospital disclosure of contractual arrangements.
  • SB397: Methamphetamine precursors; electronic log to be maintained by sellers of products.
  • SB580: War Memorial Foundation; increase in membership.
  • SB666: Utility Transfers Act; person shall not acquire or dispose of control of public utility, etc.
  • SB688: Motor vehicle insurance; provide reductions to certain persons who complete DMV approved course.
  • SB692: Insurance agents; revises definition of limited burial insurance authorities.
  • SB693: Physician assistants; agreement with supervising physician detailing activities delegated thereto.
  • SB717: Coal combustion byproduct; use, reuse, or reclamation in a floodplain
  • SB738: Adult protective services; reporting of suspected financial abuse of elderly & dependent persons.
  • SB6015: Revenues of the Commonwealth; transportation funding.
  • SJ33: Celebrating the life of Margie M. Jumper.
  • SJ34: Commending the William Fleming High School boys' basketball team.
  • SJ35: Celebrating the life of F. Rodney Fitzpatrick.
  • SJ36: Celebrating the life of Thomas B. Mason.
  • SJ37: Celebrating the life of William Andrew Dickinson.
  • SJ38: Celebrating the life of Jack B. Coulter.
  • SJ39: Celebrating the life of Byron Adna Hicks.
  • SJ139: Commending Joey Goodrich.
  • SJ140: Commending Gordon Churchill Willis, Sr.
  • SJ144: Commending the Virginia Tech football team.
  • SJ5002: Celebrating the life of David Vernon Layman.
  • SB205: Early childhood education; school divisions to provide programs for four and five-year-olds.
  • SB206: Childhood obesity; Board of Education & Health Department establish standards to prevent thereof.
  • SB209: Criminal exhibits; destruction or donation of those used for evidence.
  • SB974: Childhood obesity; Sup. of Public Instruction & Health Commissioner to work together to combat.
  • SB975: Retirement System; allows certain employees to transfer to VRS.
  • SB976: Optional retirement plan; annual contribution for employees of higher educ. to be same as VRS member
  • SB977: Judges; increases mandatory retirement age therefor.
  • SB978: Methamphetamine precursors; electronic log.
  • SB979: Workers' compensation; panel of physicians to be provided to injured employees.
  • SB980: Physician assistants; extends therpeutic activities they may perform under supervision.
  • SB981: Involuntary commitment; county police department to provide transportation.
  • SB982: Dependent Children of University and College Faculty Reduced Tuition Program; created.
  • SB983: Community College Scholarship Match Program; created.
  • SB984: Alcoholic beverage control; creates an internet wine retailer license.
  • SB985: Administrative support remedies; availability to individuals not receiving public assistance.
  • SB1050: Water and sewer charges; adds Town of Blacksburg to localities that may attach lien on real estate.
  • SB1051: Real estate tax; localities to tax certain energy-efficient buildings.
  • SB1052: Emergency custody order; authorizes sheriffs and sheriffs' deputies to execute orders.
  • SB1053: Uniform Statewide Building Code; locality to require building permits in historic zoning districts.
  • SB1054: Low-income housing credit; consolidation of Code sections.
  • SB1055: Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credit; moves to Title 58.1 & cross-reference to Title 63.2.
  • SB1197: Public schools; regulations of foods containing trans fatty acids.
  • SB1198: Medical Services; State's lien for payment.
  • SB1290: Interstate Compact for Juveniles; provides accountability, etc., to track juveniles across borders.
  • SB1359: Crisis intervention pilot programs; Criminal Justice Services to establish program.
  • SB1388: Mental health courts; Office of Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to establish pilot program.
  • SB1389: TransDominion Express Commission; created.
  • SJ432: Celebrating the life of Ralph Keister Bowles.
  • SJ460: Commending the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets.
  • SJ476: Commending the City of Roanoke on the occasion of its 125th anniversary.
  • SJ495: Commending Roanoke Area Ministries and RAM House.
  • SR38: Rules of the Senate; proposed amendment.
  • SB204: Character education; opportuities for voluntary participation in community service activities.
  • SB205: Early childhood education; school divisions to provide programs for four and five-year-olds.
  • SB206: Childhood obesity; Board of Education & Health Department establish standards to prevent thereof.
  • SB207: Nursing homes; guidelines for staffing..
  • SB208: Children's Services Ombudsman, Office of; created.
  • SB209: Criminal exhibits; destruction or donation of those used for evidence.
  • SB210: Mental health courts; Office of Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to establish.
  • SB211: Crisis intervention pilot prog.; to respond to crisis situations involving mental illness, report.
  • SB212: Motor vehicles; use of warning lights, etc. while operating in emergency situations.
  • SB213: O. Winston Link Trail; established to highlight and celebrate railroad heritage.
  • SB214: Health professions; reinstatedment hearing for mandatory suspension or revocation of license.
  • SB215: TransDominion Express Authority Act; created.
  • SB357: Constitutional amendment; exempts certain property from taxation (first reference).
  • SB358: Real estate tax; exemption in redevelopment or conservation areas, etc.
  • SB359: Southwest Va. Veterans Cemetery; Dept. of Veterans Services authorized to accept donated property.
  • SB360: Mentally ill defendants; may be hospitalized if unable to care for himself.
  • SB361: Workers' compensation; coverage for first responders during state of emergency.
  • SB463: Transient occupancy tax; authorizes Montgomery County to impose.
  • SB464: Charter; City of Roanoke.
  • SB465: Freedom of Information Act; political subdivisions to conduct electronic communication meetings.
  • SB632: Neurological birth-related injury cases; review of certain cases.
  • SB633: Courthouse security fee.
  • SB704: Family day homes; those not covered by liability insurance.
  • SJ70: Commonwealth Coach and Trolley Museum, Inc.; designating as official transit museum of State.
  • SJ87: Constitutional amendment; localities to be partially exempt from real property tax.
  • SJ143: Celebrating the life of John Dresden Copenhaver.
  • SJ144: Celebrating the life of the Reverend Dr. Harry Y. Gamble.
  • SJ145: Celebrating the life of F. Wiley Hubbell.
  • SJ149: Celebrating the life of Reverend Dr. J. Eugene Young.
  • SJ166: Humane treatment of animals; report.
  • SJ225: Commending the Harrison Museum of African American Culture on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.
  • SJ5005: Commending Giles County on the occasion of its bicentennial.
  • SJ5006: Commending the Giles High School football team.
  • SJ5018: Celebrating the life of Frank W. Rogers, Jr.
  • SJ5072: Celebrating the life of Derrick McFarland.