Schedule for 01/29/2020

The Day’s Calendar

Half an hour after the House adjourns Shared Committee Room, Pocahontas Building House Appropriations

Half an hour after the House adjourns House Room 3, The Capitol House Courts of Justice

Half an hour after the House adjourns House Committee Room, Pocahontas Building House Finance

Half an hour after the House adjourns Senate Room A, Pocahontas Building Senate Judiciary

Half an hour after the House adjourns Senate Room 3, The Capitol Senate General Laws and Technology

7:00 AM 6th Floor Speaker's Conference Room, Pocahontas Building Speaker's Interfaith Devotional

7:00 AM House Committee Room, Pocahontas Building House Education - Pre-K-12 Subcommittee

7:00 AM House Room 3, The Capitol House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources - Natural Resources Subcommittee

7:30 AM House Room 3, The Capitol House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources - Natural Resources Subcommittee

7:30 AM Leadership Conference Room, 6th Floor, Pocahontas Building Senate Finance and Appropriations Public Safety Subcommittee

8:00 AM 300 Joint Women's Health Care Caucus

8:00 AM House Committee Room, Pocahontas Building House Education

8:00 AM House Committee Room, Pocahontas Building House Education - Post Secondary and Higher Ed Subcommittee

8:00 AM 400 House Privileges and Elections - Gubernatorial Appointments Subcommittee

8:00 AM Senate Room A, Pocahontas Building Senate Commerce and Labor Subcommittee on Energy

8:30 AM Suntrust Building, 4th Floor, Tidewater Room, 919 E Main St Women's Roundtable/League of Women Voters

8:30 AM House Briefing Room, Pocahontas Building Press Conference: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Coordinator Bill Press Conference

8:30 AM 400 House Communications, Technology and Innovation - Technology and Innovation Subcommittee

8:30 AM House Room 1,, The Capitol House Communications, Technology and Innovation - Technology and Innovation Subcommittee

8:30 AM Subcommittee Room 1, 5th Floor, Pocahontas Building Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Menhaden Subcommittee

8:30 AM Subcommittee Room 1, 5th Floor, Pocahontas Building Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Menhaden

9:00 AM House Briefing Room, Pocahontas Building Press Conference: Topic/Reasons to Oppose Physician-Assisted Suicide

9:00 AM House Room 3, The Capitol House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

9:00 AM Committee Room B, Ground Floor, Pocahontas Building, Room #E007 Senate Finance & Appropriations

9:00 AM 300 House Appropriations - Health and Human Resources Subcommittee

11:00 AM House Room 1, The Capitol House Democratic Caucus

11:00 AM House Room 2, the Capitol House Republican Caucus

11:30 AM House Room 2, the Capitol House Republican Caucus

11:30 AM Senate Room 1, The Capitol Senate Democratic Caucus

11:30 AM Senate Room 2, The Capitol Senate Republican Caucus

12:00 PM House Chamber, The Capitol House Convenes

12:00 PM Senate Chamber, The Capitol Senate Convenes

2:25 PM House Room 1, The Capitol House Courts of Justice - Civil Subcommittee

2:25 PM House Room 3, The Capitol House Courts of Justice - Criminal Subcommittee

2:25 PM House Room 3, The Capitol House Finance

3:00 PM Shared Committee Room, Pocahontas Building House Appropriations - Commerce, Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee

4:00 PM Shared Committee Room, Pocahontas Buuilding House Appropriations - Elementary and Secondary Subcommittee

4:00 PM 400 House Health, Welfare and Institutions - Health Professions Subcommittee

4:00 PM 400 House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources - Agriculture Subcommittee

4:00 PM Subcommittee Room #1, 5th Floor, Pocahontas Building Senate Finance and Appropriations Transportation Subcommittee

4:30 PM 200 Rare Disease Caucus

5:00 PM Senate Subcommittee Room 2, 5th Floor, Pocahontas Building Rural Caucus

5:00 PM 300 Virginia Legislative Black Caucus

5:00 PM Subcommittee Room #2, 5th Floor, Pocahontas Building Senate Finance and Appropriations General Government Subcommittee

5:00 PM 6th Floor Speaker's Conference Room, Pocahontas Building House Rules - Studies Subcommittee

Legislation Scheduled for Hearings

Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (9:00 AM)
# Title
HB282 Maury River; designating.
HB1145 Pound River; designating as a Va. scenic river.
SB157 Menhaden; VMRC to adopt regulations for managing the Commonwealth's fishery.
SB158 Menhaden fishing; prohibited in Chesapeake Bay.
SB184 Tree conservation ordinance; Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act locality, designated trees.
SB194 Menhaden; VMRC to adopt regulations for managing the Commonwealth's fishery.
SB222 Menhaden; harvest after closure of fishery, penalty.
SB272 Tethering animals; adequate shelter and space.
SB304 Animal shelters; euthanasia rate.
SB310 Public animal shelters; notice to euthanize.
SB311 Dogs or cats; breeding for experimentation, prohibition.
SB320 Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; low-income loans, forgiveness of principal.
SB337 Animal Cruelty Conviction List; established.
SB357 Menhaden; management of fishery.
SB402 Menhaden fishery; allowable harvest, violation.
SB409 Landfills, large; local impact.
SB509 Hunting and firearms; local regulation.
SB510 Milk; definition, misbranding product, prohibition.
SB621 Open-space and conservation easements; rule of construction.
SB626 Hazardous Substance Aboveground Storage Tank Fund; created.
SB646 Tetrahydrocannabinol concentration; definition.
SB669 Animal testing; breeding.
SB702 Marine Resources Commission; permit fees, pier application, oyster fund.
SB704 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan initiatives; nutrient management plans.
SB742 Dogs or cats; rental or lease prohibited, civil penalty, exception.
SB747 Nutrient and sediment credit generation and transfer; limits certain transfers to private sector.
SB769 Environmental proceedings; findings of fact.
SB776 Wetlands protection; living shorelines.
SB783 Marine Resources Commission; carbon market participation.
SB786 Animal shelters; housing conditions.
SB791 Menhaden; management of the fishery.
SB827 Industrial hemp; federal regulations, adoption in Virginia.
SB843 Stormwater and erosion and sediment control; acceptance of plans in lieu of plan review.
SB854 Virginia Urban Agriculture Advisory Council; created, report.
SB891 Animal welfare regulations; keeping of dogs, cats, and rabbits.
SB918 Industrial hemp extract; approval as food or ingredient, regulations.
SB954 Dairy Producer Margin Coverage Premium Assistance Program; established.
SB987 Hunting waterfowl; duck blinds.
SB992 Carbon trading program; allocation of allowances, new facility.
SB1004 Wildlife Corridor Action Plan; created.
SB1007 Stormwater management; inspections.
SB1027 Clean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act; fund.
SB1030 Dangerous captive animal exhibits; penalty.
SB1053 Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Fund; broadband.
SB1054 Menhaden; management of fishery.
SB1064 Combined sewer overflow outfalls; James River watershed.
SB1067 Regulation of stormwater; airports.
SB1075 Environmental Quality, Department of; public comment.
SB1090 Grays Creek; designating as component of Virginia Scenic Rivers System.
SB1093 Surface mineral mines; authorizes a locality to regulate certain aspects.

Senate Finance and Appropriations (4:00 PM)
# Title
SB1 Driver's license; suspension for nonpayment of fines or costs.
SB6 Voter referendum; issuance of state general obligation bonds for school facility modernization.
SB11 Disposable paper and plastic bags; local taxation per bag when provided to consumers.
SB26 Plastic bags; tax in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
SB72 Public defender offices; Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park and County of Prince William.
SB77 Student loans; licensing of qualified education loan servicers, civil penalties, report.
SB110 Research and development tax credits; extends sunset date, aggregate caps.
SB149 Courthouse and courtroom security; assessment.
SB168 Line of Duty Act; requiring Virginia licensed health practitioners to conduct medical reviews.
SB191 Income tax, state; subtraction for active duty military income, etc.
SB193 Single-use plastic and expanded polystyrene products; local prohibition, local tax.
SB198 Disposable plastic shopping bags; local option.
SB200 Income tax, state; housing choice vouchers, eligible housing areas.
SB209 Judges; increases maximum number in judicial district.
SB218 Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for employers of National Guard members.
SB231 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for menstrual supplies.
SB234 Human Resources Management, Department of; health insurance for local school board employees.
SB277 Income tax, state and corporate; deduction for commuter benefits provided by an employer.
SB332 Remote sales tax collections; allocation to Transportation Trust Fund.
SB335 Fees to hunt and fish; waiver for military service.
SB338 State Police Officers' Retirement System; exception to mandatory retirement requirement.
SB456 Income tax, state; subtraction for low-income military veterans with a service-connected disability.
SB457 Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for employers of National Guard members.
SB458 Microloans for Veterans Program and Fund; created.
SB460 Income tax, state and corporate; tax credit for employers of military spouses.
SB484 Local taxing authority; equalizes city and county taxing authorities.
SB500 Teaching material expenses; establishes a tax credit.
SB580 Commonwealth of Virginia Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2020; created.
SB588 Tax authority of localities; parity between cities and counties.
SB590 Advanced recycling; incentives in income tax, sales tax, and machinery and tools tax.
SB591 Gasification facilities and pyrolysis facilities; tax and economic development incentives.
SB624 Geriatric prisoners; conditional release.
SB637 Estate tax; reinstatement.
SB681 Criminal cases; compensation of experts.
SB682 Food and beverage tax; county imposing a tax greater than four percent.
SB698 Alcoholic beverage control; distiller licenses, monthly revenue transfers.
SB756 Income tax, corporate; combined reporting requirements.
SB762 Solar energy projects; revenue share assessment.
SB763 Real estate tax; exemption for certified pollution control equipment and facilities.
SB787 Norfolk, City of; financing of an arena and facility.
SB789 Advanced recycling; incentives in income tax, sales tax, and machinery and tools tax.
SB799 County food and beverage tax; eliminates limit that restricts a county from imposing.
SB800 Real property; tax exemption for certified pollution control equipment and facilities.
SB852 Tobacco products; tax on all tobacco products, penalties.
SB919 Broadband providers; establishes a sales and use tax exemption.
SB921 Cigarette tax, local; authorizes all counties to impose without rate limit.
SB923 Motion picture production; increases aggregate cap on amount of tax credits.
SB931 Income tax, state; subtraction for crime stopper rewards.
SB965 Income tax, state; subtraction for certain active duty military income.
SB989 Transient occupancy tax; authorizes Spotsylvania County to impose.
SB1012 Income tax, state; subtraction for certain low-income and middle-income students.
SB1028 Northampton County; additional sales and use tax, appropriations to incorporated towns.
SB1058 Income tax, corporate; returns of affiliated corporations, effective date.
SB1073 Virginia Food Access Investment Program and Fund; established and created, report.

Senate General Laws and Technology (2:00 PM)
# Title
SB50 Virginia Human Rights Act; racial discrimination, hair.
SB66 Va. Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices, sexual orientation and gender, etc.
SB97 Virginia Fair Housing Law; unlawful discriminatory housing practices.
SB138 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; FOIA officers, training and reporting requirements.
SB139 Freedom of Information Advisory Act; training requirements.
SB140 FOIA; public higher educational institutions, information related to pledges and donations.
SB153 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; cost estimates, response time.
SB159 Public employment; prohibits discrimination on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
SB162 Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities.
SB199 Charitable gaming; removes restrictions regarding the number of calendar days that may be conducted.
SB321 Veterans; eligibility for status under state and local laws.
SB385 Engineers; exemption from regulation.
SB387 Charitable gaming; creates special permit for the play of electronic versions of instant bingo, etc.
SB406 Virginia Environmental Justice Act; established.
SB416 Common interest communities; Property Owners' Association Act, special meetings.
SB475 Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting.
SB627 Contractors to subcontractors; prompt payment.
SB645 Local arbitration agreements; disclosure of certain information.
SB658 Contracts with design professionals; provisions requiring a duty to defend void.
SB707 Landlord and tenant; tenant rights and responsibilities.
SB708 Housing authorities; notice of intent to demolish, etc., housing projects.
SB751 Charitable gaming; regulations of the Charitable Gaming Board.
SB752 Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act; illegal gambling device.
SB777 Virginia Security for Public Deposits Act; collateral for public deposits.
SB797 Uniform Statewide Building Code; exceptions, provisions, and modifications.
SB866 Virginia Human Rights Act; discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth.
SB868 Public accommodations, etc.: causes of action, sexual orientation and gender identity.
SB873 DPOR; regulatory boards expungement of disciplinary records.
SB874 Segregated accommodations & segregation districts for residences; repeals certain Acts of Assembly.
SB896 Segregation in transportation; repeals certain Acts.
SB905 Landlord and tenant; tenant's remedy by repair.
SB906 Landlord and tenant; noncompliance as defense to action for possession for nonpayment of rent.
SB908 Illegal gambling; skill games, exception.
SB909 Virginia Lottery Board; regulation of manufacturing, distributing, etc.
SB915 Barbers and cosmetologists; training requirement.
SB922 Virginia Lottery; Internet sales.
SB936 Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold'em poker events.
SB959 Lottery; repeals prohibition of Internet sales of lottery tickets.
SB960 Va. Lottery Board; regulation of the manufacturing, distributing, etc., video games.
SB963 Commonwealth Efficient and Resilient Buildings Board; establishes.
SB971 Virginia Lottery Board; regulation of electronic gaming devices, penalty.
SB1044 Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Board of; licensing.
SB1051 Virginia Public Records Act; availability of public records.
SB1052 Virginia Charitable Gaming Board; regulations of the Board.
SB1055 Historic Resources, Department of; duties.
SB1061 C-PACE loans; residential dwellings and condominiums.
SB1063 Virginia Lottery Board; regulation of video game terminals.
SB1065 Uniform Statewide Building Code; installation of key boxes of high-risk structures.
SB1066 Marriage records; divorce and annulment reports, eliminates requirement for identification of race.
SB1070 Cemeteries, special interments; pets.
SB1088 Rescue squad; dissolution of rescue squad, return of property purchased with public funds.

Senate Judiciary (9:00 AM)
# Title
SB2 Marijuana; decriminalization of simple possession, civil penalty.
SB28 Eminent domain; eliminates specific provisions for assessment of costs in certain proceedings.
SB31 Eminent domain; costs for petition for distribution of funds, interest rate.
SB42 Aggravated sexual battery by false representation or subterfuge; penalty.
SB59 Juvenile law-enforcement records; disclosures to school principals.
SB118 Underage alcoholic possession, etc.; expungement of certain offenses.
SB133 Criminal cases; deferred disposition.
SB148 Driving under the influence; provisions regarding driving or operating a motor vehicle, etc.
SB154 Restricted licenses; allowable purposes.
SB208 Mechanics' liens; right to withhold payment.
SB223 Juvenile records; expungement.
SB253 Deeds of trust; fiduciary duties.
SB282 Ignition interlock; first offense driving under the influence of drugs.
SB285 Intentional or negligent infliction of injury or death; bystander claims for emotional distress.
SB286 Deferred dispositions; property crimes, larceny and receiving stolen goods.
SB287 Criminal history information; destruction of information for certain charges and convictions.
SB294 Bail bondsman; petition for return of deposit for surrender of principal, etc.
SB305 Custodial interrogations; recording.
SB306 Criminal history information; destruction of information for certain charges and convictions.
SB307 Adults sentenced for juvenile offenses; good conduct credit.
SB309 Deferred dispositions; property crimes, larceny and receiving stolen goods.
SB312 Felons; postrelease incarceration of offenders sentenced for certain offenses.
SB359 Gifts of real estate; title search required for recordation.
SB373 Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program; established, report.
SB396 Special police; powers, appointment pursuant to a city charter.
SB429 Child support; withholding from income of an independent contractor.
SB438 Judicial performance evaluation program; risk assessment tool, use of alternative sanction.
SB439 Driving under the influence; first offenders, license conditions.
SB449 Death penalty; abolishes penalty, including those persons currently under a death sentence.
SB485 Eminent domain; remnants and remainders.
SB491 Inquiry and report of immigration status; persons charged with or convicted of certain crimes.
SB492 Sex offenses; requiring registration.
SB494 Criminal Justice Services, Department of; crisis intervention team training.
SB512 Driver's licenses; suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses.
SB513 Driver's license; suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses.
SB517 Charges and convictions, certain; expungement.
SB520 Driving under the influence of alcohol; secure transdermal alcohol monitoring, penalty.
SB534 Hope Card Program; permanent protective orders.
SB553 Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act; created.
SB571 Visitation; petition of grandparent of deceased parent.
SB579 Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; changes to provisions.
SB608 Police and court records; expungement.
SB659 Contributory negligence; motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian, bicyclist, etc.
SB661 Accrual of cause of action; diagnoses of nonmalignant and malignant asbestos-related injury.
SB677 Records of financial institutions; reimbursement of costs for production.
SB693 Common-law defense of intra-family immunity; abolished in certain cases.
SB694 Notaries; qualifications, conviction of a felony.
SB697 Execution of wills; requires the witnesses to be disinterested, definition.
SB700 Wills; indexed in the name of executor as listed in such instrument.
SB705 United States passports; issuance by circuit court clerk's office.
SB723 Bail; data collection and reporting standards, report.
SB730 Custodial interrogations; recording.
SB736 Fines and costs; community service work in lieu of payment.
SB802 Death penalty executions; imposes a moratorium.
SB808 Police and court records; expungement of records, misdemeanor and felony convictions.
SB815 Marijuana; decriminalization of simple possession, penalty.
SB878 Court-appointed counsel; additional compensation.
SB886 Hunting with dogs; retrieval & trespass, discharge of firearm on road, civil & criminal penalties.
SB914 Victim of human trafficking; petition for vacatur/expungement of convictions & police/court records.
SB920 Surrogacy contracts; provisions requiring abortion or selective reduction unenforceable.
SB925 Fingerprints and photographs; authority of police.
SB926 Fingerprints and photographs by police authorities; reports to Central Criminal Records Exchange.
SB930 Virginia Fusion Intelligence Center; creation of a Mental Health Crisis Intervention Hotline.
SB938 Circuit court clerks; fees collected for recording and indexing.
SB940 Circuit court clerk's fee; lodging, etc., of wills.
SB947 Police and court records; expungement of records, acquittals.
SB951 Eminent domain; written offer to purchase property.
SB967 Eminent domain; notice of intent to file certificate.

Senate Privileges and Elections (9:15 AM)
# Title
HB1061 Campaign finance; committee depositories and reimbursement.