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ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2007 Session


Access roads; allocation of funds for those leading to economic development sites, etc. Amending  33.1-221. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 13 (Chapter 473))
Accident and sickness insurance; ethics and fairness in carrier business practices. Amending  38.2-3407.15. (Patron-Morgan, HB 322 (C))
Address Confidentiality Program; established to protect victims of domestic violence. Amending  2.2-515.1; adding  2.2-515.2. (Patron-Miller, HB 1493 (F))
Administrative Law Advisory Committee; technical amendments to appointment provisions. Amending  30-155. (Patron-Mims, SB 19 (Chapter 157))
Administrative Process Act; exempts certain regulations adopted by Board for Housing and Community Development therefrom. Amending  2.2-4006 and 36-100. (Patron-Norment, SB 162 (Chapter 719))
Administrative Process Act; summary case decisions. Amending 2.2-4021; adding  2.2-4020.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 1486 (Chapter 702))
Adult Fatality Review Team; created, report. Amending  2.2-3705.5 and 63.2-1606; adding  63.2-1607.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 969 (F); Howell, SB 635 (C))
Aging population; state agencies to prepare strategic plan on impact thereof, report. Amending  2.2-5510. (Patron-Reid, HB 110 (Chapter 54))
Aging Population on State Agencies, Impact of an; Report of Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (HJR 103, 2004). (HD 10)
Aging State Workforce, Impact of an; Report of Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (HJR 103, 2004). (HD 31)
Alternative fuel or hybrid passenger-type vehicles; State to purchase for centralized fleet. Adding  2.2-1176.1. (Patron-Poisson, HB 269 (F))
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Commission; extends sunset provision. Amending  2.2-720. (Patron-Poisson, HB 997 (Chapter 347); Ruff, SB 668 (Chapter 381))
American Revolutionary War flags; encouraging return thereof to State and Connecticut. (Patron-Morgan, HJR 106 (F))
Animal control officers; Crime Commission to study need for regulation, training, and funding thereof. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 116 (P))
Assistive Technology Loan Fund Authority; Board of Directors responsible for appointing executive director. Amending 2.2-212, 51.5-56, and 51.5-59. (Patron-Albo, HB 849 (Chapter 344); Stolle, SB 558 (Chapter 380))
Avian influenza; Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt regulations to prevent and control in commercial and noncommercial poultry. Amending  2.2-4002; adding  3.1-741.6. (Patron-Lewis, HB 982 (Chapter 442))
Biennial budget; continuation of budget, failure to enact. Adding 2.2-1515. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 55 (F))
Biodiesel fuels; state agencies to implement use thereof in fleet vehicles owned or operated thereby. (Patron-Landes, HJR 148 (P))
Board of Elections; increases size thereof, creates Director of Elections position. Amending  2.2-106, 24.2-101, 24.2-102, 24.2-404.1, 24.2-411.2, 24.2-502, 24.2-644, 24.2-713, 24.2-927, 24.2-929, 24.2-930, and 37.2-1014. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 429 (V))
Boards of authorities; service by appointed members shall be limited to eight years. Adding  2.2-2200.1. (Patron-Hull, HB 1374 (F))
Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of the USA; prohibits state agencies and localities from denying use of certain public facilities. Amending  15.2-1800; adding  2.2-1147.2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 203 (Chapter 57))
Broadband Assistance, Office of; created. Adding  2.2-225.1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1079 (F))
Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program and Fund; increases educational opportunities for eligible persons. Amending 2.2-3705.4, 2.2-3711, 30-231.1, 30-231.2, 30-231.3, and 30-231.8; adding  30-231.01; repealing second and third enactments of Chapters 753 and 834, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Lambert, SB 443 (Chapter 518))
Budget bill; additional appropriations for 2004-2006 biennium. Amending Chapter 951, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Callahan, HB 29 (F); Chichester, SB 29 (F))
Budget bill; appropriations for 2006-2008 biennium. (Patron-Callahan, HB 30 (F); Chichester, SB 30 (F))
Budget bill; proposed appropriations for 2006-2008 biennium. (HD 1)
Budget Office; established in legislative branch. Adding  30-266 through 30-270. (Patron-Frederick, HB 837 (F))
Cable television systems; licensing and regulation thereof. Amending  2.2-3705.6, 15.2-2160, 56-265.4:4, 56-466.1, and 56-502; adding  15.2-2108.19 through 15.2-2108.31; repealing 15.2-2108. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1404 (Chapter 76); Stolle, SB 706 (Chapter 73))
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; reorganizes and clarifies provisions thereof. Amending  2.2-419, 2.2-3103, 2.2-3117, 19.2-8, 24.2-101, 24.2-405, 24.2-622, 24.2-676, 24.2-680, 30-103, 30-111, and 30-127; adding  24.2-945 through 24.2-953.4, 24.2-954, and 24.2-955 through 24.2-959.1; repealing  24.2-503.1, 24.2-900 through 24.2-930, 24.2-940, 24.2-941 through 24.2-944, 24.2-1013, and 24.2-1014.1. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 972 (Chapter 787))
Capitol Square; prohibits parking of personal vehicles therein. Amending  2.2-1172. (Patron-Norment, SB 325 (F))
Capitol Square, Council on; created. Amending  2.2-1138, 2.2-1144, 2.2-4002, 2.2-4343, 30-194, and 30-195; adding 30-266 through 30-272. (Patron-Norment, SB 693 (F))
Chief Workforce Development Officer; Governor to serve as or designate senior staff member. Amending  2.2-2669, 2.2-2670, and 2.2-2674.1; adding  2.2-435.6 and 2.2-435.7; repealing 2.2-435.1 through 2.2-435.5. (Patron-Byron, HB 1307 (Chapter 696); Ruff, SB 494 (Chapter 751))
Children’s group homes and residential facilities; regulatory requirements for licensure. Amending  22.1-323.2, 37.2-408, 63.2-1737, and 66-24; adding  2.2-5211.1. (Patron-Nixon, HB 577 (Chapter 781))
Children’s Services Ombudsman, Office of; created. Amending 2.2-3705.5; adding  30-266 through 30-270. (Patron-Edwards, SB 208 (F))
Code Commission; authorized to publish renumbered code and delineates savings provisions. Amending  30-149; adding 30-149.1. (Patron-Landes, HB 740 (F))
Commissioners of revenue, treasurers, and directors of finance; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study functions and operations thereof. (Patron-Wardrup, HJR 74 (F))
Commonwealth Preparedness, Office of; created, report. Amending 2.2-2101 and 2.2-2666.1; adding  2.2-304, 2.2-305, and 2.2-306. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 1004 (Chapter 860); Wampler, SB 363 (Chapter 901))
Commonwealth Telework Council; created. Adding  2.2-2698. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1083 (F))
Commonwealth’s Attorneys; Final Report of Crime Commission on operations of offices therefor (HJR 225, 2004). (HD 38)
Community Integration Advisory Commission; created. Adding 2.2-2524 through 2.2-2529. (Patron-Puller, SB 182 (Chapter 894))
Community services boards and behavioral health authorities; joint agreements. Amending  2.2-4343; adding  37.2-512 and 37.2-615. (Patron-Nixon, HB 774 (Chapter 656))
Comprehensive Services Act; children’s residential facilities to be Medicaid providers in order to be eligible for reimbursement. Amending  2.2-5211 and 32.1-325. (Patron-Nutter, HB 426 (I) See HB577)
Comprehensive Services Act; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to evaluate administration thereof. (Patron-Nixon, HJR 60 (P))
Comprehensive Services Act; parental co-payments. Amending 2.2-5206. (Patron-Orrock, HB 74 (F))
Condemnation; no state funds shall be used for any undertaken for purposes of economic development. Amending  25.1-101. (Patron-Purkey, HB 746 (I) See HB94)
Condemnation of property; public purpose may include economic development. Amending  15.2-1900. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 131 (I) See SB394)
Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local; exemption for faculty papers of employee of public institution of higher education. Amending  2.2-3106 and 2.2-3110. (Patron-Rust, HB 457 (Chapter 839))
Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local; prohibited contracts. Amending  2.2-3106, 2.2-3107, and 2.2-3108. (Patron-Byron, HB 1305 (F))
Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local; required disclosure by parties to zoning cases. Adding  2.2-3115.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1194 (F))
Conflict of Interests Acts, State and Local Government; includes certain clarifications concerning Acts and General Assembly. Amending  2.2-3114, 2.2-3117, 2.2-3118, 30-110, and 30-111. (Patron-Griffith, HB 542 (Chapter 779))
Congregate Housing Services Pilot Program; created, reports. Adding  2.2-721 and 2.2-722. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1162 (F))
Constitution of United States; urging Congress to call constitutional convention for purpose of amending. (Patron-Cline, HJR 121 (F))
Constitutional officers and members of governing bodies; prohibitions on acceptance of certain gifts and campaign contributions. Adding  2.2-3103.1 and 24.2-906.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 331 (F))
Contracts, procurement; sets minimum fee for those formed using electronic program known as eVa. Amending  2.2-1102. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1226 (C))
Council on Government Accountability and Efficiency; created. Adding  2.2-2698 through 2.2-2698.5. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1295 (C))
Court records; removes sunset provision on prohibiting certain information from being put on court-controlled website. Amending  2.2-3808.2 and 17.1-279. (Patron-Nixon, HB 563 (Chapter 647))
Deferred Maintenance, Review of; Final Report of Auditor of Public Accounts (Item C-194.10 B, Chapter 4, 2004 Special I Acts). (HD 37)
Disabled veterans, special; certification of businesses owned thereby. Amending  2.2-2001 and 2.2-4310. (Patron-Wagner, SB 727 (C))
Disposition of surplus materials; adds online public auction as means thereof. Amending  2.2-1124 and 15.2-951. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1488 (Chapter 468); Devolites Davis, SB 449 (Chapter 493))
Early Childhood and Day-Care Providers and Professionals Day; changes from twenty-second day of October to Friday before Mother’s Day. Amending  2.2-3311. (Patron-Oder, HB 1602 (Chapter 156))
Economic Crisis Strike Force; created, report. Adding  2.2-205.1. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 1499 (Chapter 80); Hawkins, SB 535 (Chapter 79))
Economic Development for Virginians with Disabilities Grant Program; created. Adding  51.5-115 through 51.5-118. (Patron-Landes, HB 926 (Chapter 671); Hanger, SB 400 (Chapter 741))
Economic Development in Southwest Region, Measures to Improve and Enhance; Final Report of Southwest Virginia Economic Development Commission (SJR 111, 2004). (SD 13)
Enactment clauses; Code Commission directed to make recommendations considering types frequently used in legislation. (Patron-Chichester, SJR 74 (F))
Energy efficient vehicles; shall be purchased or leased by State. Adding  2.2-1176.1. (Patron-Whipple, SB 551 (F))
Energy plan, comprehensive; Secretary of Natural Resources to study development thereof. (Patron-Whipple, SJR 80 (I) See SB261)
Executive branch supervisory boards; Attorney General to meet with appointed members and explain to them their duties, etc. Amending  29.1-102 and 29.1-108; adding  2.2-515.2. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 979 (I) See HB362)
Executive budget; submission to General Assembly. Amending 2.2-1508. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1473 (F))
Explosives; photographs thereof as evidence in criminal prosecutions. Amending  2.2-1107. (Patron-Bell, HB 1335 (F))
Farmland and forestland plans; directs state agencies to submit annually. Amending  3.1-18.6. (Patron-Hanger, SB 419 (Chapter 490))
Forensic Science, Department of; change in powers and duties. Amending  9.1-1101 and 9.1-1110. (Patron-Albo, HB 848 (Chapter 551); Stolle, SB 563 (Chapter 327))
Forfeiture; consolidates provisions that are currently spread throughout Code and makes them subject to consistent procedures for enforcement. Amending  2.2-3124, 3.1-336.10, 3.1-413, 4.1-336, 6.1-18, 6.1-195.82, 18.2-270, 18.2-340, 18.2-515, 18.2-516, 19.2-368.20, 19.2-386.1 through 19.2-386.5, 19.2-386.12, 19.2-386.14, 19.2-386.16, 19.2-386.18, 19.2-386.19, 19.2-386.26, 19.2-386.29, 19.2-386.30, 19.2-386.31, 22.1-142, 28.2-821, 28.2-900, 28.2-902, 29.1-521.2, 29.1-523.1, 29.1-536, 29.1-549, 30-126, 46.2-1605, and 58.1-2274; adding 19.2-386.1:1, 19.2-386.2:1, and 19.2-386.32 through 19.2-386.48; repealing  4.1-340 through 4.1-347, 19.2-369 through 19.2-386, 28.2-319, 28.2-407, 29.1-407, 29.1-524, 46.2-867, and 46.2-1087. (Patron-Janis, HB 1269 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; allows Forensic Science Board and Scientific Advisory Committee to have closed meeting. Amending 2.2-3711. (Patron-Albo, HB 845 (Chapter 430); Stolle, SB 557 (Chapter 499))
Freedom of Information Act; definition of public body. Amending 2.2-3701. (Patron-Joannou, HB 953 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of procurement records under Public-Private Transportation Act and Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act. Amending  2.2-3705.6, 56-573.1, and 56-575.16; adding  56-573.1:1 and 56-575.17. (Patron-Houck, SB 76 (Chapter 936))
Freedom of Information Act; open meeting exemption, information gathered by or for Port Authority. Amending  2.2-3711. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 1467 (Chapter 560))
Freedom of Information Act; political subdivisions authorized to conduct electronic communication meetings. Amending  2.2-3708. (Patron-Edwards, SB 465 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; posting of minutes by state boards and commissions. Amending  2.2-3707.1. (Patron-Nixon, HB 564 (Chapter 595))
Freedom of Information Act; record exemption for Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission. Amending  2.2-3705.6. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1458 (Chapter 467))
Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; Auditor of Public Accounts to conduct an annual audit of accounts. Amending  29.1-108. (Patron-Cline, HB 1131 (I) See HB362)
Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; changes from supervisory board to policy board. Amending  2.2-106, 29.1-102, 29.1-103, and 29.1-109. (Patron-Morgan, HB 938 (I) See HB362)
Gang and Terrorism Law-enforcement Assistance Unit; created within Office of Attorney General. Amending  19.2-12 and 19.2-215.1; adding  2.2-511.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 1517 (F))
Gang information; requires Departments of Corrections and Juvenile Justice to collect information on individuals identified as gang members and transmit to Commonwealth’s Attorneys’ Services Council. Amending  2.2-2618, 16.1-300, 53.1-10, and 66-3.2. (Patron-Albo, HB 847 (Chapter 431); Stolle, SB 561 (Chapter 500))
General Assembly; joint committee established to oversee provision of revenue estimates therefor. (Patron-Landes, HJR 147 (C); Devolites Davis, SJR 102 (F))
General fund appropriations; automatic reduction by Governor. Adding  2.2-1515. (Patron-Purkey, HB 108 (F))
Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; adds police department of Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission to list of agencies inapplicable thereto. Amending  2.2-3802. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 664 (Chapter 196))
Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; posting and availability of certain information on Internet. Amending 2.2-3808.2 and 17.1-279. (Patron-Frederick, HB 842 (I) See HB563)
Government databases and data communications; Auditor of Public Accounts to study adequacy of security. (Patron-O’Brien, SJR 51 (P))
Governor’s Development Opportunity Fund; changes thereto. Amending  2.2-115. (Patron-Stosch, SB 109 (Chapter 890))
Green Buildings Act; created, report. Adding  2.2-1182 through 2.2-1186. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 857 (C); Whipple, SB 275 (C))
Health and Human Resources, Secretary of; to provide children with services needed to continue parental relationships with incarcerated parent. Adding  2.2-213.2. (Patron-Puller, SB 188 (Chapter 366))
Health care coverage; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study extension thereof to those currently uninsured. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 158 (P))
Health insurance; assignment of benefits to emergency care physicians. Amending  2.2-2818; adding  38.2-3407.12:1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 946 (C))
Health insurance; local government employees’ participation in state employee health plan. Amending  2.2-1204. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 9 (C))
Health insurance; members of volunteer fire departments and rescue squads to enroll in state employees plan. Amending  2.2-2818; adding  2.2-2818.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 1346 (F))
Health insurance; program for employees of local governments, teachers, etc., to include same coverage as state employees. Amending  2.2-1204. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 501 (C))
Health insurance; State to support federal efforts to encourage pooling thereof. Adding  2.2-302.1. (Patron-Wagner, SB 487 (Chapter 910))
High-speed and broadband Internet access; Governor’s Development Opportunity Fund to allow grants or loans for purpose of installing, etc., access thereof to rural or underserved areas. Amending  2.2-115 and 2.2-2238.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 400 (Chapter 251))
Higher education; New College Institute created. Amending 2.2-2101 and 23-14; adding  23-231.30 through 23-231.36. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 40 (Chapter 808))
Higher educational institutions; allowed to purchase directly from state contracts. Amending  2.2-1120. (Patron-Lambert, SB 664 (Chapter 582))
Higher educational institutions; to report assignment of any intellectual property interests. Amending  2.2-2233.2, 23-4.3, and 23-4.4; repealing  23-9.10:4. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 134 (Chapter 77); Wagner, SB 259 (Chapter 899))
Highways; joint subcommittee to study desirability, feasibility, and possible benefits of replacing administrative classification thereof with functional classification system. (Patron-McQuigg, HJR 79 (F))
Human rights; sexual orientation added as prohibited discrimination in certain counties. Amending  15.2-853 and 15.2-854. (Patron-Hull, HB 1373 (F))
Human Rights Act; prohibition of discrimination in employment based on certain criminal convictions. Adding  2.2-2901.1, 2.2-2901.2, and 2.2-3901.1. (Patron-Locke, SB 179 (C))
Human Rights Council; name change, establishes Human Rights Office within. Amending  2.2-2632 through 2.2-2636, 2.2-2639, 2.2-3900, 2.2-3901, and 2.2-3902; adding  2.2-2632.1 and 2.2-3903. (Patron-Ticer, SB 665 (F))
Human Rights Council; provides private cause of action for unlawful discrimination on basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, etc. Amending  2.2-2639. (Patron-Frederick, HB 839 (F))
I-SaveRx prescription drug program; Secretary of Health and Human Resources to enter into discussions with states that are participating therein, report. (Patron-Carrico, HB 373 (F); Englin, HB 388 (I) See HB373)
Immigrants; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of those undocumented. (Patron-O’Brien, SJR 46 (C))
Immigration, Commission on; created, report. Amending  2.2-2101; adding  2.2-2524 and 2.2-2525. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 186 (F))
Improving Permitting and Compliance Processes for Department of Environmental Quality and Permittees; Report of Department of Environmental Quality (Chapters 249 and 324, 2004 Acts). (SD 3)
Income tax, state; Department of Taxation to obtain information on taxpayers claiming earned income tax credit. Amending 2.2-3803, 58.1-3, and 58.1-202. (Patron-Puller, SB 42 (Chapter 159))
Income tax, state; reimbursement for mileage for private vehicles used for traveling on state business. Amending  2.2-2823. (Patron-Gear, HB 893 (F))
Industrial access roads; allocation of funds for those leading to economic development sites, etc. Amending  33.1-221. (Patron-Johnson, HB 1282 (Chapter 147))
Inpatient psychiatric facilities, licensed; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study use and financing thereof. (Patron-Norment, SJR 185 (P))
Institutional programming for sex offenders; Crime Commission to study need for additional instruction at Department of Corrections. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 115 (P))
Intermodal Office; specific functions and goals in Office of Secretary of Transportation. Amending  2.2-229. (Patron-Houck, SB 412 (Chapter 942))
International adoptions; fee for testimonials. Amending  2.2-409. (Patron-Waddell, HB 1561 (F))
Internet; repeals sunset on restrictions for posting certain information thereon. Amending  2.2-3808.2 and 17.1-279. (Patron-McDougle, SB 383 (C))
Interstate Public-Private Partnership Compact; created, report. Adding  33.1-464. (Patron-Fralin, HB 801 (Chapter 850))
Interstate Public-Private Transportation Partnership Compact; establishing with North and South Carolina. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 675 (I) See HB801)
Judiciary members; not required to disclose personal information on statement of economic interests. Amending  2.2-3117. (Patron-Quayle, SB 165 (Chapter 310))
Juvenile justice system; Crime Commission to study. (Patron-Moran, HJR 136 (P))
Law-enforcement officers; Department of Criminal Justice Services to assist agencies to develop programs for learning additional languages. Amending  9.1-102. (Patron-Lohr, HB 592 (F))
Law-enforcement officers; Department of Human Resource Management to study whether compensation paid with state funds thereto is adequate to recruit and retain qualified officers. (Patron-Wittman, HJR 47 (F))
Legislative and Executive Branches, Appropriate Balance of Power Between; Final Report of Joint Subcommittee (HJR 707, 2005). (HD 8)
Little League Baseball Challenger Week; designating as first full week of May preceding Mother’s Day of each year. Adding 2.2-3304.1. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 738 (Chapter 109))
Lobbyists; amending registration and disclosure provisions therefor. Amending  2.2-419, 2.2-420, and 2.2-426. (Patron-Griffith, HB 543 (Chapter 843))
Mandated Health Insurance Benefits, Special Advisory Commission on; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to provide staff assistance thereto. Amending  2.2-2503 and 30-58.1. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 614 (Chapter 413))
Martin Luther King, Jr. Living History and Public Policy Center; amending governing structure thereof. Amending  2.2-2725, 2.2-2726, and 2.2-2729; repealing  2.2-2731. (Patron-Marsh, SB 107 (Chapter 165))
Master Jet Bases; use of land adjacent thereto. Adding 2.2-2666.3. (Patron-Suit, HB 975 (Chapter 266); Stolle, SB 565 (Chapter 328))
Medicaid; Department of Medical Assistance Services and Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to monitor changes in federal restrictions on sheltering assets to qualify for long-term care services, report. (Patron-Martin, SJR 122 (P))
Medicaid; Department of Medical Assistance Services and Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study extent to which asset transfers are being used to shelter assets in order to qualify for long-term care services. (Patron-Landes, HJR 97 (P))
Mental health courts; Office of Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to establish. (Patron-Edwards, SB 210 (F))
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; certification of small, women- or minority-owned. Amending  2.2-1401 through 2.2-1404, 2.2-1405, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-4310, 15.2-965.1, and 18.2-213.1. (Patron-Miller, SB 662 (Chapter 921))
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; name changed to Department of Vendor Diversity and Development. Amending 2.2-204, 2.2-1400 through 2.2-1404, 2.2-1405, 2.2-2311, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-4301, 2.2-4310, 3.1-18.14, 3.1-27.41, and 18.2-213.1. (Patron-Hall, HB 1069 (I) See HB122)
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; streamline certification program. Amending  2.2-1403, 2.2-4310, and 15.2-965.1. (Patron-Landes, HB 1376 (I) See HB122)
Natural and manmade disasters; Office of Commonwealth Preparedness, et al., to further educate citizens on preparedness. (Patron-Waddell, HJR 211 (F))
Natural Gas in Coastal Areas, Possibility of Exploring for; Report of Secretary of Commerce and Trade (HJR 625, 2005). (HD 22)
No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education to develop plan to identify initiatives or conditions that are currently being funded thereby, report. (Patron-Hanger, SB 410 (Chapter 904))
No Child Left Behind Act; State to withdraw from participation in federal Act. (Patron-Hanger, SB 411 (F))
Notary statutes; Secretary of Commonwealth to study whether amendments are appropriate to facilitate notarization of electronic documents. (Patron-Moran, HJR 137 (F); Moran, HJR 141 (F))
Oceana/Fentress Military Advisory Council; created. Adding 2.2-2666.3. (Patron-Suit, HB 975 (Chapter 266); Stolle, SB 565 (Chapter 328))
Off-shore natural gas exploration; Liaison Office to enact legislation to exempt existing moratorium. Adding  2.2-302.1. (Patron-Cline, HB 1132 (I) See HB1153)
Office space; Secretary of Administration to determine actual utilization thereof within all state buildings. Adding 2.2-203.2:2. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1241 (F))
Old City Hall; Director of Department of General Services to record declaration of historic preservation covenants and agreements relating thereto. (Patron-Morgan, HB 949 (Chapter 439))
Pharmacy, Board of; specific powers and duties. Amending 2.2-4006 and 54.1-3307. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 355 (Chapter 632))
Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership (VPMEP) and Virginia Tech, Evaluation of Effectiveness of Contractual Relationship Between; Report of Secretary of Commerce and Trade (Item 95 D, Chapter 951, 2005 Acts). (HD 32)
Planning and Budget, Department of; removes requirement for school divisions to pay cost of efficiency review. Amending 2.2-1502.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 607 (Chapter 596))
Planning and Budget, Department of; required to provide copies of all agency budget estimates, report. Amending  2.2-1504. (Patron-Griffith, HB 544 (F); Cline, HB 1123 (F))
Plats; certain preliminary to be forwarded to state agency for review. Amending  15.2-2260. (Patron-Hull, HB 1375 (Chapter 461))
Political subdivisions; Auditor of Public Accounts to examine accounts, etc., when deems appropriate. Amending  30-140. (Patron-Joannou, HB 954 (C))
Pollution control equipment and facilities; certain exemptions from taxation, report. Amending  58.1-3660. (Patron-Hanger, SB 417 (Chapter 375))
Pounds, shelters, and pet stores; State Veterinarian to inspect annually. Adding  3.1-796.76:1. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1168 (F))
Pounds, shelters, and pet stores; State Veterinarian to inspect annually, observance of euthanasia procedure. Adding 3.1-796.76:1 and 3.1-796.76:2. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1095 (F))
Public employment; discrimination prohibited. Amending  2.2-3004, 15.2-1507, 15.2-1604, and 22.1-306; adding  2.2-2901.1, 15.2-1500.1, and 22.1-295.2. (Patron-Lucas, SB 700 (F))
Public Guardianship Program; authorizes public guardian or conservator to make funeral or burial arrangements upon death of incapacitated person. Amending  2.2-713. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 856 (Chapter 854))
Public Procurement Act; bids or proposals for transportation-related projects. Amending  2.2-4336 and 2.2-4337. (Patron-Purkey, HB 64 (Chapter 925))
Public Procurement Act; consolidation of contracts. Adding 2.2-4304.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 220 (F))
Public Procurement Act; contractors responsibility for performance and payment bonds. Amending  2.2-4337. (Patron-Janis, HB 1259 (Chapter 694))
Public Procurement Act; design-build projects by certain local public bodies. Amending  2.2-4303. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1416 (Chapter 464))
Public Procurement Act; design-build projects by certain local public bodies. Amending  2.2-4303 and 2.2-4308. (Patron-May, HB 818 (F); Herring, SB 732 (Chapter 510))
Public Procurement Act; expands prohibited contracts. Amending 2.2-4321.1. (Patron-Oder, HB 557 (Chapter 408))
Public Procurement Act; makes amount of performance bond for transportation-related projects contract amount. Amending 2.2-4337. (Patron-Ward, HB 750 (C))
Public Procurement Act; procurement of professional services. Amending  2.2-4301. (Patron-Caputo, HB 1183 (Chapter 206))
Public Procurement Act; prohibited contract, required contract provisions. Adding  2.2-4312.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 185 (F))
Public Procurement Act; prohibited contracts, required contract provisions. Adding  2.2-4311.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1314 (C))
Public Procurement Act; public body to enter into cooperative procurements for professional services. Amending  2.2-4304. (Patron-Rust, HB 458 (Chapter 100))
Public Procurement Act; purchase of certain insurance in construction projects. Adding  2.2-4308.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 994 (Chapter 605); Whipple, SB 271 (Chapter 569))
Public Safety, Secretary of; responsible for Department of Forensic Science. Amending  2.2-221. (Patron-Stolle, SB 556 (Chapter 326))
Realignment Commission; created, report. Adding  2.2-2732 and 2.2-2733. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1297 (F))
Residential treatment; Office of Comprehensive Services to negotiate statewide or regional contracts for services paid from state pool funds. Amending  2.2-2649 and 2.2-5214. (Patron-Nutter, HB 427 (I) See HB577)
Restitution for property damage or loss; State to be responsible for seeking for victim. Amending  19.2-305.1, 19.2-305.2, 19.2-305.4, 19.2-349, 19.2-353.3, 19.2-354, and 19.2-358. (Patron-Deeds, SB 619 (C))
Revenue Stabilization Fund; excess funds deposited in Taxpayer Surplus Relief Fund. Amending  2.2-1829. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1329 (F))
Risk management plan; to include Meals on Wheels Association. Amending  2.2-1839. (Patron-Blevins, SB 98 (Chapter 713))
Road system; joint subcommittee to study role of State and its agencies in meeting future transportation needs. (Patron-Williams, SJR 60 (P))
School boards; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to those elected. (Patron-Blevins, SJR 124 (F))
Senior citizens and adults with disabilities; agency heads to designate employee responsible for reviewing policy and program decisions under consideration thereby effecting. Adding 2.2-604.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 854 (Chapter 345))
Severance benefits; restrictions for state employees. Adding 2.2-2831. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 355 (I) See SB364)
Severance benefits to state and local officials; any provided to departing Cabinet Secretaries and agency heads and any departing official appointed by local governing body shall be publicly announced. Amending  2.2-106 and 2.2-200; adding 15.2-1510.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 476 (Chapter 254))
Sheriffs’ departments; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study staffing standards. (Patron-Stolle, SJR 93 (C))
Small Business Advocacy, Office of; created. Adding  2.2-904.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1228 (I) See HB1591; Tyler, HB 1591 (F))
Small, women- and minority-owned (SWAM) businesses; those certified not required to obtain additional certification to participate in any program. Amending  2.2-1401 through 2.2-1404, 2.2-1405, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-4310, 15.2-965.1, and 18.2-213.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 122 (Chapter 831))
Small, women- and minority-owned (SWAM) businesses; those certified not required to obtain additional certification to participate in any program. Amending  2.2-1403, 2.2-4310, and 15.2-965.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1227 (I) See HB122)
Southeastern Virginia Training Center; Secretary of Commerce and Trade, et al., to study relocation thereof to benefit State and City of Chesapeake. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 31 (F); Blevins, SJR 39 (F))
State agencies; Comptroller shall develop policies and procedures to reduce costs of collecting debts owed thereto. Amending 2.2-803. (Patron-Spruill, HB 741 (Chapter 340))
State agencies; joint subcommittee to study feasibility and appropriateness of consolidating or outsourcing those that issue licenses and permits, and collect taxes. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 52 (C))
State agencies; performance review of certain, report. Adding 2.2-108.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 16 (F))
State agencies; preparation and publication of annual liaison booklet designating information officers. Amending  30-28.16 and 30-34.14. (Patron-Griffith, HB 886 (Chapter 662))
State agencies; services to be procured from private sector if on commercial activity list. Amending  2.2-1111, 2.2-2622, and 2.2-5513. (Patron-Cline, HB 1122 (F))
State contracts; requires bidders to disclose country of origin of goods, insurance, etc. Amending  2.2-4303. (Patron-Ruff, SB 493 (F))
State employees; effectiveness of alternate work schedules and telecommuting policy. Amending  2.2-203.1; adding 2.2-203.1:1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1240 (C))
State employees; telecommunications connectivity added to list of specific budget items that heads of state agencies must include. Amending  2.2-2817.1. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1161 (Chapter 137))
State employees; voluntary supplemental health coverage program offered for those who have primary coverage under TRICARE Military Health System. Adding  2.2-2818.1. (Patron-Cox, HB 311 (Chapter 93); Watts, HB 1064 (I) See HB311)
State mandates; funding to localities. Amending  15.2-2502. (Patron-McEachin, HB 1476 (F))
State Spending, Review of; Report of Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission ( 30-58.3 of Code of Virginia). (HD 35)
State-owned buildings; energy audits required thereof. Adding 2.2-1131.2. (Patron-Whipple, SB 568 (C))
State-owned buildings; Secretary of Administration to require agency heads to establish process of identification of individuals therein in case of natural disaster or terrorist attack. Adding  2.2-203.2:2. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1239 (F))
State-owned properties; state agencies to identify and maintain historic resources, report. Adding  10.1-2202.3. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 462 (Chapter 747))
Storyteller Laureate; created. Amending  2.2-2509; adding  1-513. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1256 (F))
Support agencies, national; commending those that assist National Guard and Reserves. (Patron-Johnson, HJR 171 (P); O’Brien, SJR 53 (P))
Supreme Court of Virginia; allowed to convene when state of emergency. Amending  17.1-304. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1238 (Chapter 357))
Taxes, local; use of collection agents. Amending  58.1-3919.1 and 58.1-3934. (Patron-Williams, SB 302 (Chapter 372))
Technology, Nanotechnology and Biotechnology Investment Fund; created. Adding  2.2-2233.3. (Patron-Purkey, HB 329 (F))
Test security procedures; Board of Education to initiate review of any alleged violation of its regulations by local school board or local school board employee. Amending  2.2-3705.3, 22.1-19.1, and 22.1-253.13:3. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 348 (Chapter 95); Reynolds, SB 39 (Chapter 25))
Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission; appointment of executive director. Amending  2.2-106 and 3.1-1110. (Patron-Hogan, HB 706 (V))
Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission; membership. Amending  3.1-1108 and 10.1-1018. (Patron-Hawkins, SB 537 (Chapter 45))
Tobacco laws; special agents of ABC Board with Office of Attorney General authorized to enforce. Amending  4.1-105; adding 2.2-509.1. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1276 (Chapter 695))
Tobacco products manufacturers; requires certain sales reports and documents to be filed directly with Attorney General. Amending  3.1-336.4, 3.1-336.8, and 58.1-3. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 1277 (Chapter 31))
Tobacco Settlement Foundation; appointment of director. Amending 2.2-106 and 32.1-358. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1545 (V))
Transportation; provides for new funding therefor in Northern Virginia. Amending  2.2-1509.2, 30-133, 46.2-686, 46.2-694.1, 46.2-697, 58.1-638, 58.1-814, 58.1-815.1, 58.1-2402, and 58.1-2425; adding  46.2-206.1, 58.1-645, 58.1-646, 58.1-803.1, and 58.1-3827. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 701 (F))
Treasurers, local; collection of unpaid fines and costs. Amending 19.2-349. (Patron-Johnson, HB 1425 (Chapter 359))
Underground transmission lines; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study criteria and policies used by State Corporation Commission in evaluating feasibility thereof. (Patron-May, HJR 100 (P))
Urban Affairs, Secretary of; position created. Amending  2.2-200 and 2.2-204; adding  2.2-230. (Patron-BaCote, HB 279 (C))
Vendor’s manual; Department of General Services, et al., to establish and publish procedure for refunding relevant eVa transaction fees. (Patron-Nutter, HB 930 (Chapter 124))
Venture capital investments; funds and return guarantees, report. Adding  2.2-2238.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 75 (C))
Veterans Services, Department of, and Veterans Services Foundation; transfers oversight thereof. Amending  2.2-203, 2.2-221, 2.2-2681, and 2.2-2715. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1413 (Chapter 150))
Virginia-North Carolina Interstate Toll Road Compact; created, report. Adding  33.1-464. (Patron-Wagner, SB 614 (Chapter 917))
Volunteer Firefighters’ and Rescue Squad Workers’ Service Award Fund Board; change in membership. Amending  2.2-2101 and 51.1-1201. (Patron-Cline, HB 1579 (Chapter 707))
Water Quality Improvement Fund; revenues from lodging shall be deposited therein. Amending  2.2-1514, 10.1-2128, 10.1-2129, and 10.1-2133; adding  58.1-645, 58.1-646, and 58.1-818. (Patron-Quayle, SB 626 (C))
Water systems; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study small community public water systems. (Patron-Houck, SJR 82 (P))
Wine; ABC Board to sell those produced both in-state and out-of-state in government stores. Amending  4.1-103, 4.1-119, 4.1-121, 4.1-122, and 4.1-124. (Patron-Bell, HB 1353 (F))
Woodrow Wilson Bridge; Secretaries of Transportation and Natural Resources to conduct environmental impact study including an analysis of impact of HOT lanes, etc. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 297 (F))
Workers’ Compensation Commission; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study procedure by which deputy commissioners are appointed. (Patron-Athey, HJR 120 (C))
Workforce Council; change in membership. Amending  2.2-2669. (Patron-Ruff, SB 689 (V))
Workforce Transition Act; gubernatorial appointees shall be covered thereunder. Amending  2.2-3202; adding  2.2-109.01 and 2.2-2831. (Patron-Wampler, SB 364 (Chapter 902))
Workforce Transition Act; restricts severance benefits for state employees except those specifically provided by law. Amending 2.2-3202; adding  2.2-109.01 and 2.2-2831. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 15 (Chapter 813))
2006 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 11/07/06