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COUNTIES, CITIES AND TOWNS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Admissions tax; authorizes Scott County to impose to any off-track horse race wagering facility. Adding  58.1-3818.01. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 3128 (F))
Admissions tax; permits Charles City County to impose. Amending 58.1-3818. (Patron-Lambert, SB 853 (F))
Advertisement of plans; descriptive summary. Amending  15.2-2204. (Patron-Herring, SB 1267 (F))
Affordable dwelling unit ordinances; deletes exclusion for elevator structures four stories or above. Amending  15.2-2305. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 2927 (I) See HB2010)
Affordable housing; adds Northampton County to list of localities that may provide. Amending  15.2-2304. (Patron-Rerras, SB 1064 (I) See SB955)
Affordable housing; development for low- and moderate-income persons. Amending  15.2-2305. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2910 (I) See HB2010; Marsh, SB 713 (CD))
Affordable housing; localities that adopt program of bonus density in exchange therefor will be allowed certain incentives. Amending  15.2-2305. (Patron-Suit, HB 2010 (Chapter 695); Quayle, SB 955 (Chapter 713))
Affordable housing ordinances; changes law including authorizing establishment of housing trust funds, etc. Amending  15.2-2305. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2451 (I) See HB2010)
Alcoholic beverage control; authorizes ABC Board to grant mixed beverage license to property operated as a resort with a certain population. Amending  4.1-126. (Patron-Albo, HB 2145 (Chapter 469))
Alcoholic beverage control; definition of public place and local authority. Amending  4.1-100 and 4.1-128. (Patron-Lohr, HB 1984 (Chapter 454))
Alcoholic beverage control; issuance of mixed beverage license for establishment in Smyth County. Amending  4.1-126. (Patron-Nutter, HB 3158 (F))
Alcoholic beverage sale nuisances; locality by or through its mayor, etc., may petition a circuit court to temporarily enjoin sale thereof at any establishment licensed by Board. Adding 48-17.1. (Patron-Suit, HB 1995 (Chapter 456))
Alexandria, City of; establishing arts and cultural districts. Amending  15.2-1129.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2267 (Chapter 280); Ticer, SB 933 (Chapter 236))
All-terrain vehicles and similar vehicles; local regulation for operating near dwellings. Adding  15.2-919.1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1398 (F))
Annexation; extends temporary restriction thereof. Amending 15.2-3201. (Patron-Lohr, HB 1979 (V))
Appalachian Region Interstate Compact and Commission; created. Amending  15.2-6400 and 15.2-6407; adding  15.2-6900. (Patron-Bowling, HB 3079 (Chapter 941); Puckett, SB 1340 (Chapter 947))
Assessment rates; notification for increase. Amending  58.1-3321. (Patron-Rerras, SB 1063 (Chapter 948))
Assessments; notice of change. Amending  58.1-3330. (Patron-Johnson, HB 3093 (Chapter 344))
Attorneys; Compensation Board to prepare list of localities eligible to have full-time for State. Amending  15.2-1629 and 15.2-1631. (Patron-Moran, HB 2859 (Chapter 417))
Blacksburg, Town of; establishing arts and cultural district. Amending  15.2-1129.1. (Patron-Shuler, HB 1767 (Chapter 251))
Blight abatement; authorizes localities to place lien on properties repaired or acquired. Amending  36-49.1:1. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 692 (CD))
Boats; local control over operation. Adding  15.2-915.5. (Patron-Hanger, SB 695 (CD))
Bonding requirements; facilities dedicated for public use. Adding 15.2-2241.1. (Patron-Hull, HB 3011 (Chapter 420))
Budgets, local; modifies existing requirements for advertising and holding public hearing when a locality amends. Amending 15.2-2507. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 2676 (Chapter 297))
Building permits; building official may issue for any construction regulated by Building Code. Amending  36-105. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2497 (Chapter 291))
Business licenses, beginning; all taxes owed to locality to be paid before issuance. Amending  58.1-3700. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 2675 (F))
Cable television services; provision by localities in certain districts. Amending  15.2-2108.11; adding  15.2-2108.33. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1085 (F))
Campaign finance disclosure; certain prohibited contributions to local governing body members. Adding  24.2-954.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 3012 (F))
Car tax relief reimbursements; income tax sharing with localities for transportation and education in lieu thereof. Amending 58.1-320; repealing  58.1-3523 through 58.1-3535. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1709 (F))
Cats and dogs; delays effective date for certain localities to have license information forwarded to local treasurer. Amending second enactment of Chapter 836, 2006 Acts. (Patron-Brink, HB 2898 (F))
Charlottesville, City of; to establish housing fund to assist low and moderate income persons. Adding  15.2-2304.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1131 (I) See SB955)
Cigarette tax; authorizes any county to impose. Amending 58.1-3830; repealing  58.1-3831. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2719 (F))
Cigarette tax; authorizes any county to impose. Amending 58.1-3831. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1214 (F))
Cigarette tax; localities evidence of payment. Amending 58.1-3830. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1599 (CD))
City of Lynchburg Combined Sewer Overflow Fund; created. Amending 10.1-2128; adding  10.1-2132.1. (Patron-Valentine, HB 3102 (F))
Clerks, sheriffs, etc.; localities exempt from paying fees for certain services. Amending  17.1-266. (Patron-Norment, SB 1293 (Chapter 800))
Coal and gas road improvement tax, local; extends sunset provision. Amending  58.1-3713; repealing Chapter 274, 2002 Acts. (Patron-Johnson, HB 1628 (Chapter 57))
Combined Sewer Overflow Fund; created. Amending  2.2-1509 and 10.1-2128; adding  10.1-2132.1. (Patron-Newman, SB 1322 (F))
Communications sales and use tax; distribution formula for localities. Amending  58.1-662. (Patron-Bowling, HB 2919 (F); Puckett, SB 1081 (F))
Community Investment Corporation Development Commission; created, report. Adding  2.2-2530 through 2.2-2536, 15.2-4921 through 15.2-4926, and 36-139.6:1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2117 (F))
Compensation Board; considerations for fixing salaries and staffing levels for certain sheriffs. Adding  15.2-1636.8:1. (Patron-Dudley, HB 1420 (CD))
Compensation Board; membership. Amending  15.2-1636.5. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 432 (CD); Devolites Davis, SB 832 (F))
Comprehensive plan; governing body desiring an amendment to prepare and submit to public hearing. Amending  15.2-2229. (Patron-Herring, SB 1376 (F))
Comprehensive plan; includes urban development areas. Adding 15.2-2223.1. (Patron-Athey, HB 2777 (F))
Comprehensive plan; localities to incorporate specified smart growth policies. Adding  15.2-2223.1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 1225 (CD))
Comprehensive plans; affect of approval of transmission lines. Amending  15.2-2202, 15.2-2204, 15.2-2223, 15.2-2224, and 56-46.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 3031 (Chapter 761))
Concealed handgun permits; certain applicants not required to submit fingerprints. Amending  15.2-915.3 and 18.2-308. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2106 (Chapter 272))
Condemnation by authorities; exercise of power of eminent domain must be approved by governing body of locality. Amending 15.2-1901. (Patron-Suit, HB 1820 (F))
Conditional zoning; high-growth localities by ordinance may choose to utilize. Amending  15.2-2298. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2500 (Chapter 324))
Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; conduct of governmental bodies. Amending  2.2-3112 and 15.2-1415. (Patron-Colgan, SB 1400 (Chapter 613))
Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; disclosure requirements for local government officers and employees. Amending  2.2-3115. (Patron-Bell, HB 2967 (F))
Conservators of the peace, special; authorized by locality to use flashing blue lights in vehicles. Amending  18.2-175, 46.2-1022, and 46.2-1023. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2899 (F))
Conservators of the peace, special; strikes provision that they have authority in any city or county. Amending  19.2-13. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 2349 (Chapter 481); Stolle, SB 1165 (Chapter 380))
Constitutional amendment; localities may adopt ordinance for assessment of impact fees or acceptance of proffers (first reference). Adding Section 3-A in Article VII. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 588 (F))
Constitutional amendment; localities may provide partial exemption of taxes on taxpayer’s primary residence (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article X. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 443 (I) See SJR354)
Constitutional amendment; localities to exempt from taxation certain percentage of value of residential or farm property (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article X. (Patron-Brink, HJR 135 (CD); Brink, HJR 624 (F); Whipple, SJR 79 (CD); Whipple, SJR 398 (I) See SJR354)
Constitutional amendment; locality may adopt an ordinance providing for assessment of impact fees (first reference). Adding Section 3-A in Article VII. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 590 (F))
Constitutional officers; certain incompatible activities. Adding 15.2-1601.1. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 658 (CD))
Consumer utility taxes, local; provider remains liable to appropriate taxing locality if taxes are remitted to wrong locality. Amending  58.1-3814. (Patron-May, HB 2382 (F))
Courthouse; posting of notices. Adding  1-211.1. (Patron-Herring, SB 1255 (Chapter 734))
Courthouse construction; assessment for renovation or maintenance. Amending  17.1-281. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2237 (F))
Courthouse security; increases costs in each criminal or traffic case in district or circuit courts. Amending  53.1-120. (Patron-Bowling, HB 2918 (F); Puckett, SB 1082 (Chapter 377))
Courthouse security; training of officers providing. Amending 9.1-102 and 53.1-120. (Patron-Newman, SB 1308 (F))
Custody and visitation cases; locality may assess fee in addition to filing fee charged. Amending  16.1-69.48:5. (Patron-Herring, SB 1244 (F))
Dams and related facilities; service districts to construct, maintain, and operate. Amending  15.2-2403. (Patron-Barlow, HB 2710 (Chapter 210))
Deputies; number of full-time appointed by sheriff of county without police force to be fixed by Compensation Board. Amending  15.2-1609.1. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2868 (F))
Deputies; shall be increased by Compensation Board for each 750 population in a correctional facility. Amending  15.2-1609.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1856 (F))
Development rights; county and adjacent city may enter voluntarily into an agreement. Amending  15.2-2316.1 and 15.2-2316.2. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2503 (Chapter 410); Watkins, SB 869 (Chapter 363))
Development rights; permits severance and transfer thereof. Amending  15.2-2316.1 and 15.2-2316.2. (Patron-Bell, HB 3033 (F))
Discrimination; City of Richmond may enact an ordinance prohibiting on basis of sexual orientation. Amending  15.2-965. (Patron-Waddell, HB 2252 (F))
Display of local license, decals, etc.; exempts certain public service companies therefrom. Amending  46.2-752. (Patron-Saxman, HB 2793 (Chapter 213))
DMV; exempts federal, state, and local officials from fees charged for obtaining data from records. Amending  46.2-208 and 46.2-214. (Patron-Rapp, HB 1930 (Chapter 447))
Dog license application; delays date requirement that local treasurer transmit to owner of unlicensed, vaccinated dog. Amending  3.1-796.87:1. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2099 (Chapter 270))
Donations; expands definition thereof to include provision of in-kind resources for sponsored event. Amending  15.2-953. (Patron-Lewis, HB 2502 (Chapter 292))
Economic development authority; allows Page County to increase size of board of directors. Amending  15.2-4904. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2335 (Chapter 283))
Economic revitalization zone; created. Adding  15.2-1129.2. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1974 (Chapter 262))
Electric power and energy; purchase by Virginia Tech and any municipal corporation that owned and operated an electric utility system. Adding  15.2-1133 and 23-155.05. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 2799 (Chapter 670); Newman, SB 1306 (Chapter 612))
Electric transmission lines; adds Stafford County to list of jurisdictions authorized to enter into agreement with an electric utility. Amending  15.2-2404. (Patron-Cole, HB 1647 (F); Cole, HB 1919 (Chapter 260))
Electrical utility facilities; suspension of new construction in Loudoun and Fauquier Counties. (Patron-May, HB 2615 (F))
Electrical utility facilities; suspension of new construction in Loudoun, Fauquier, and Prince William Counties. (Patron-Colgan, SB 1361 (F))
Electronic voting equipment; requires localities to provide access thereto to disabled voters. Amending  24.2-613, 24.2-625, 24.2-626, 24.2-627, 24.2-629, 24.2-633, 24.2-639, 24.2-640, 24.2-641, 24.2-657, 24.2-659, 24.2-669, 24.2-801, 24.2-801.1, and 24.2-802; adding  24.2-626.1; repealing  24.2-628. (Patron-Englin, HB 2734 (I) See HB2707)
Emergency management plans; local and interjurisdictional agency to review. Amending  44-146.19. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 3048 (Chapter 138); Puckett, SB 1318 (Chapter 97))
Emergency plans; review of certain by localities. Amending 44-146.19. (Patron-McClellan, HB 2726 (Chapter 129))
Emergency preparedness; makes several revisions related to orders of isolation and quarantine. Amending  32.1-42.1, 32.1-48.06, 32.1-48.09, 32.1-48.010, 32.1-48.012, 32.1-48.013, 32.1-48.014, 32.1-48.015, and 54.1-3408; adding  32.1-48.013:1. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2845 (Chapter 699); Wampler, SB 1108 (Chapter 783))
Eminent domain; definition of public uses. Amending  15.2-1800, 15.2-1814, 25.1-230, 25.1-245, 36-27, and 36-50.1; adding 1-237.1; repealing  15.2-1900. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1096 (I) See SB781)
Eminent domain; definition of public uses. Amending  15.2-1800 and 15.2-1814; adding  1-237.1; repealing  15.2-1900. (Patron-Newman, SB 1304 (I) See SB1296; Saslaw, SB 1390 (I) See SB1296)
Eminent domain; definition of public uses and limitations thereon. Amending  15.2-1800, 15.2-1814, and 25.1-108; adding 1-237.1; repealing  15.2-1900. (Patron-Bell, HB 2954 (Chapter 882); Cuccinelli, SB 781 (Chapter 901); Norment, SB 1296 (Chapter 926))
Eminent domain; economic development. Amending  15.2-1900. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1037 (I) See SB781)
Enterprise zone grants; allows businesses to apply for additional appropriations. Amending  59.1-549. (Patron-Byron, HB 2807 (F); Newman, SB 1302 (F))
Enterprise zone incentive grants; Governor shall include in his budget bill additional appropriation therefor. Amending 59.1-549. (Patron-Byron, HB 2805 (F))
Enterprise zone job creation grants; deletion of terms from definition of grant eligible position. Amending  59.1-547. (Patron-Locke, SB 177 (CD))
Enterprise zones; decreases percentage real property investment grants may be awarded. Amending  59.1-548. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2417 (Chapter 287); McClellan, HB 3036 (F); Watkins, SB 1057 (Chapter 242))
Enterprise zones; real property investment grants. Amending 59.1-548. (Patron-Oder, HB 908 (CD); Locke, SB 178 (CD))
Erosion and sediment control; violation of ordinances. Amending 10.1-562. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2568 (Chapter 204); Devolites Davis, SB 821 (Chapter 51))
Fairfax County; Board of Supervisors to study efficiency and effectiveness of form of government. (Patron-Albo, HJR 654 (F))
Family subdivision; amends statute for conveyance of a lot. Amending  15.2-2244.1. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1968 (Chapter 856))
Farm wineries; establishes criteria for local regulation thereof. Amending  15.2-2288.3. (Patron-Albo, HB 2493 (Chapter 657); Hanger, SB 1205 (Chapter 611))
Farm wineries; no county, city, or town shall adopt an ordinance prohibiting storage, warehousing, and wholesaling of wine. Amending  4.1-128. (Patron-Albo, HB 3120 (Chapter 140))
FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area map; notification of changes thereto. Adding  15.2-976. (Patron-Englin, HB 2729 (Chapter 211))
Firearms; discharging towards subdivision or towards any person or structure. Amending  15.2-1113.1, 15.2-1210, 18.2-56.1, and 18.2-286. (Patron-Janis, HB 3109 (F))
Firearms; regulation by counties for hunting. Amending 15.2-1209.1. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2547 (Chapter 203))
Firearms, discharge of, or hunting; certain local ordinances invalid. Amending  15.2-1210; repealing  15.2-1209. (Patron-Hogan, HB 704 (CD))
Fires; authorizes counties to regulate or prohibit the making thereof. Adding  15.2-922.1; repealing  15.2-1118. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1860 (Chapter 256))
First Landing State Park; Department of Conservation and Recreation to lease certain land therein to City of Virginia Beach. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 3151 (Chapter 690); Wagner, SB 1418 (Chapter 174))
Food and beverage tax; certain referendum cannot be held more than once in three years in same county. Amending  58.1-3833. (Patron-Parrish, HB 529 (CD))
Fort Monroe; Governor to convey property comprising thereof to Fort Monroe Federal Development Authority. Amending  15.2-6304; adding  15.2-6304.1. (Patron-Gear, HB 3180 (Chapter 707); Williams, SB 1392 (Chapter 740))
Freedom of Information Act; allows local governing body to meet by electronic communication when state of emergency is declared. Amending  2.2-3708. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2553 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; allows public bodies to meet by electronic communication without quorum when state of emergency is declared. Amending  2.2-3708. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 2669 (Chapter 512))
Freedom of Information Act; electronic communication meetings by local governing bodies. Amending  2.2-3708. (Patron-McClellan, HB 2293 (F))
George Washington’s Grist Mill State Park; Department of Conservation and Recreation to convey certain parcels in Fairfax County. Amending Chapter 580, 1997 Acts. (Patron-Puller, SB 963 (Chapter 54))
Geriatric mental health care services; DMHMRSAS to develop pilot program therefor. (Patron-Watts, HB 2636 (F))
Grievance procedure; provides immunity from civil liability for local officials who participate therein. Amending  15.2-1507. (Patron-BaCote, HB 2174 (F))
Haley’s Mill Pond Dam; Department of Transportation to repair along with portion of Route 629 in Middlesex County. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2779 (F))
Hampton Roads Sanitation District Commission; increases membership. Amending Chapter 66, 1960 Acts. (Patron-Rapp, HB 1931 (F))
Hazardous materials; localities to prohibit initiation of new storage thereof in certain floodplains. Adding  15.2-926.3. (Patron-Herring, SB 1256 (F))
Health insurance; local government employees’ participation in state employee health plan. Amending  2.2-1204. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 9 (CD))
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 (CD))
Health insurance program; provision for employees by locality. Amending  15.2-1517. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1242 (F))
Higher educational institutions; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of establishing 4-year degree-granting institution in City of Virginia Beach. (Patron-Tata, HJR 625 (F))
Highway construction districts; transfers Gloucester County from Fredericksburg district to Hampton Roads district. (Patron-Norment, SB 285 (CD))
Highway funds; additional allocation to certain port cities. Amending  33.1-23.1. (Patron-Joannou, HB 2785 (Chapter 305))
Highway improvement projects, local; VDOT fees. Amending 15.2-2222.1. (Patron-Houck, SB 1200 (Chapter 792))
Highway maintenance allocations; funds for primary, secondary, and urban systems. Amending  33.1-23.1, 33.1-23.2, 33.1-23.4, 33.1-23.5:1, and 33.1-41.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 2281 (F))
Highway maintenance payments; counties that have withdrawn from state secondary highway system. Amending  33.1-23.5:1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2655 (F))
Highway revenue-sharing funds; eliminates four-tier priority system for distributions thereof to localities. Amending  33.1-23.05. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 2475 (F))
Highway revenue-sharing funds; Transportation Board make an equivalent matching allocation to any locality. Amending 33.1-23.05. (Patron-Athey, HB 2411 (F))
Highways; payments to Town of Broadway for maintenance, construction, or reconstruction thereof. Amending  33.1-41.1. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 346 (CD))
Historic areas and sites; adds to provisions related to preservation of historic buildings and structures. Amending 15.2-2306. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2305 (F))
Home ownership; deletes requirement that separate ordinance be passed for each grant. Amending  15.2-958.2. (Patron-Norment, SB 1292 (Chapter 578))
Home ownership grants; amount localities may provide for certain local government employees. Amending  15.2-958.2. (Patron-Waddell, HB 2834 (Chapter 674); Hall, HB 2841 (I) See HB2834)
Home ownership grants; amount localities may provide for employees of locality. Amending  15.2-958.2. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 3121 (I) See HB2834)
Hospital or health center commissions; membership. Amending 15.2-5204. (Patron-Rust, HB 2263 (Chapter 472))
House of Delegates districts; technical adjustment in boundary line within King William County. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2780 (Chapter 303))
Housing assistance; employees of county to benefit therefrom. Adding  15.2-542. (Patron-Frederick, HB 2446 (Chapter 288); Miller, J.H., HB 2939 (I) See HB2446; Puller, SB 1387 (Chapter 582))
Immigration; powers of law-enforcement officers by agreement with Department of Homeland Security. Amending  15.2-530, 15.2-1704, 15.2-1726, and 52-8; adding  53.1-21.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 2926 (F); O’Brien, SB 1045 (F))
Immigration status; cooperation with federal officials regarding. Adding  15.2-1412.1. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2931 (F))
Impact fees; high-growth localities may impose and collect. Adding  15.2-2328. (Patron-Herring, SB 1268 (F))
Impact fees; localities may assess for residential development if existing school facilities inadequate to support. Adding 22.1-95.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1884 (F))
Impact fees; localities to adopt provisions in subdivision ordinances for assessment thereof concerning development of parks, playgrounds, etc. Amending  15.2-2242. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1671 (F))
Impact fees; localities to adopt provisions in subdivision ordinances for assessment thereof when existing public safety facilities are inadequate to support residential development. Amending  15.2-2242. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1669 (F))
Impact fees; localities to adopt provisions in subdivision ordinances for assessment thereof when facilities for schools inadequate to support residential development. Amending 15.2-2242. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1670 (F))
Impact fees; locality may impose and collect fees to cover costs of issuing permits for residential uses. Adding  58.1-3852. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2796 (F))
Impact fees; supplemental funding for Northern Virginia to go to Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, report. Amending 15.2-4831, 15.2-4839, 46.2-332, and 58.1-2403; adding 15.2-4838.1, 15.2-4838.2, 58.1-663, 58.1-664, 58.1-802.1, 58.1-2402.1, and 58.1-3221.2. (Patron-Albo, HB 2496 (F))
Impact fees; Transportation Board to assess and impose on new developments in Loudoun County. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1667 (F); Marshall, R.G., HB 1668 (F))
Income and personal property taxes; localities to impose. Amending  58.1-540, 58.1-548, and 58.1-3506; repealing  58.1-549. (Patron-Watts, HB 2611 (F))
Income tax, state; dedicates portion of car tax to localities. Amending  30-133, 46.2-623, 58.1-320, 58.1-3506, 58.1-3506.1, and 58.1-3912; adding  58.1-3667; repealing  15.2-1636.20, 58.1-3523 through 58.1-3536, and 58.1-3916.01. (Patron-Rust, HB 306 (CD); Rust, HB 2262 (F))
Indoor Clean Air Act; provides unlawful for any person to smoke in certain establishments. Amending  15.2-2801 and 15.2-2803 through 15.2-2807; adding  15.2-2801.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2067 (F))
Innovative housing policies and programs; Housing Commission to study feasibility of granting additional authority to local governments to develop. (Patron-Whipple, SJR 365 (F))
Insurance; supplemental liability coverage for sheriff’s departments and regional jails. Amending  2.2-1839. (Patron-Howell, SB 971 (Chapter 773))
Integrated Directional Sign Program; allows localities to opt out of Program administered by Department of Transportation. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1574 (CD))
Interstate 81 Regional Transportation Authorities; created. Adding  15.2-4841, 15.2-4842, 58.1-605.1, 58.1-606.1, and 58.1-639.1. (Patron-Potts, SB 1155 (F))
Involuntary commitment; county police department or sheriff provide transportation if no town officer is available. Amending 37.2-810. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 2474 (F); Edwards, SB 981 (F))
James River; celebrating panoramic view thereof from Libby Hill Park. (Patron-McClellan, HJR 658 (P))
Land use proceedings; disclosures therein. Amending  15.2-852 and 15.2-2287. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 838 (V))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; includes those employed by sheriff’s office of city or county in scope thereof. Amending  9.1-500. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2109 (F))
Libraries; provides that localities may adopt an ordinance that prohibits firearms, etc., therein. Amending  15.2-915. (Patron-BaCote, HB 2173 (F); Locke, SB 767 (F))
License fees; authorizes local body to charge according to gross receipts of business. Amending  58.1-3703. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2929 (F))
License plates, special; issuance for supporters of Bide-A-Wee Golf Course in City of Portsmouth. (Patron-Lucas, SB 1422 (F))
License tax; repeals those that are local. Repealing  58.1-3700 through 58.1-3735. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1595 (CD); Frederick, HB 2443 (F))
Line of Duty Act; amends definition of deceased person. Amending 9.1-400 and 9.1-402. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 2186 (F); Deeds, SB 885 (F))
Line of Duty Act; benefits for certain private citizens. Amending  9.1-402, 9.1-403, and 23-7.4:1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2514 (F))
Line of Duty Act; definition of disabled person to include local employee. Amending  9.1-400. (Patron-Callahan, HB 2006 (F); Sickles, HB 2823 (F); Saslaw, SB 1010 (F); Quayle, SB 1157 (F))
Line of Duty Act; fire personnel of National Guard and Air National Guard are covered thereunder. Amending  9.1-400. (Patron-Wright, HB 1644 (F))
Line of Duty Death and Health Benefits Trust Fund; revenue source therefor. Amending  15.2-911. (Patron-Quayle, SB 1160 (F))
Line of Duty Disability Benefits Fund; expenses related to certain traffic incidents credited thereto. Amending  15.2-1716. (Patron-Callahan, HB 2007 (F); Sickles, HB 2822 (F))
Line of Duty Disability Fund; created. Adding  9.1-401.1. (Patron-Callahan, HB 2008 (F); Sickles, HB 2817 (F); Quayle, SB 1158 (F); Quayle, SB 1159 (F); Saslaw, SB 1220 (I) See SB1159)
Line of Duty Disability Fund; created. Amending  9.1-401 and 15.2-1716; adding  9.1-401.1. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1387 (CD))
Lingebach, Walter S.; amends previous legislation providing relief thereto for purchase of property in Northumberland County. Amending first and second enactments of Chapter 10, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Tata, HB 2090 (Chapter 749))
Literary Fund; school board’s application for loan must be signed by governing body and school board. Amending  22.1-146, 22.1-148, 22.1-151, 22.1-153, and 22.1-161; repealing 22.1-154 through 22.1-157. (Patron-Tata, HB 2350 (Chapter 121))
Local employees; right to receive certain benefit information in writing. Adding  15.2-1511.1. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2764 (Chapter 333))
Local governing body tie breakers; eliminates use of an unelected person. Amending  15.2-1420 and 15.2-1421. (Patron-Reid, HB 3141 (Chapter 833))
Local government; composite index of local ability-to-pay. Adding 22.1-88.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 1891 (F))
Local government; equalizes municipal and county taxing authorities. Amending  15.2-204 and 15.2-1200. (Patron-Hull, HB 2193 (F))
Local government land-use decisions; publication of certain. Amending  15.2-2222.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 3060 (F))
Local Partnership Programs; payment schedule for reimbursement of funds to locality. Adding  33.1-223.2:16. (Patron-Frederick, HB 841 (CD))
Local vehicle license taxes and fees; counties to charge additional annual fee. Amending  46.2-752. (Patron-Orrock, HB 3072 (I) See HB2227)
Localities; gifts and donations of personal property may be delivered to another governmental entity in or outside of State. Amending  15.2-953. (Patron-McClellan, HB 2298 (Chapter 641); Watkins, SB 868 (Chapter 592))
Magistrates; county or city may assess fixed sum in criminal or traffic cases. Amending  19.2-46.1. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1694 (F); Devolites Davis, SB 828 (F))
Martinsville, City of; requires voter approval before city can revert to town status. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 861 (CD); Marshall, D.W., HB 1497 (CD))
Massanutten Military Academy; officers recognized as commissioned officers of unorganized State militia. Amending  44-117. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 906 (Chapter 818))
Meals tax; referendum required in certain cities. Amending 58.1-3840. (Patron-Welch, HB 836 (CD))
Medical examiner fee; county or city shall be responsible therefor. Amending  32.1-283. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2210 (Chapter 19))
Miller School of Albemarle; eliminates provision of Act that two members of Board of Trustees be appointed by Governor. Amending Chapter 148, 2004 Acts. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2342 (Chapter 195))
Misdemeanors; local fee upon conviction to be deposited in fund for law-enforcement training. Amending  16.1-69.48:1. (Patron-BaCote, HB 2170 (F))
Mobile telecommunications services; authorizes board of supervisors of Charles City County to adopt tax thereon. Adding  58.1-663. (Patron-Lambert, SB 1135 (F))
Model firearms hunting ordinances; locality may adopt those developed by Board of Game and Inland Fisheries. Amending 29.1-528. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2308 (Chapter 642))
Motor Vehicle Fuel Sales Tax; local-option to impose retail sales taxes on motor fuels. Amending  33.1-84.1 and 58.1-1719; adding  58.1-1724.2 and 58.1-1724.3. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1026 (F); Cuccinelli, SB 1420 (F))
Motor vehicle license taxes and fees, local; repeals authority of imposition and collection thereof. Amending  46.2-100, 46.2-102, and 58.1-3995; repealing  46.2-752 through 46.2-756. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1699 (F))
Muzzle-loading rifle; removes authority of localities to adopt ordinances that permit use thereof. Amending  29.1-528. (Patron-Quayle, SB 950 (F))
National Association of Counties; locality may participate. (Patron-Englin, HB 2735 (Chapter 330))
New residential and commercial development; joint subcommittee to study identifiable costs thereof. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 608 (F))
New residential and commercial development; various House and Senate Committees to study identifiable costs thereof. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 591 (F))
Noise abatement structures; local governing bodies to adopt ordinance requiring developers to construct. Adding 15.2-2279.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 2449 (F))
Norfolk, City of; authorizes City to adopt new redevelopment or conservation plan. Amending  36-27.2. (Patron-Rerras, SB 1138 (Chapter 786))
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; automated toll collections. Amending  15.2-4839, 15.2-4840, and 33.1-223.2:12. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 782 (F))
Notice of claim; certain requirements for lawsuit against government entity. Amending  8.01-195.6; adding  15.2-209; repealing  8.01-222. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 913 (Chapter 368))
Onsite sewage disposal system; certification of certain workers. Amending  10.1-2117, 15.2-2157, 32.1-163, 32.1-164, 54.1-300, 54.1-2300, 54.1-2301, and 54.1-2302. (Patron-Herring, SB 1270 (Chapter 924))
Onsite sewage disposal system; permit for installing in certain counties. Amending  15.2-2157.1. (Patron-Lohr, HB 2791 (Chapter 880); Hanger, SB 1215 (Chapter 920))
Parasail operators; localities by ordinance to regulate. Adding 15.2-912.4. (Patron-Purkey, HB 747 (CD))
Parking of certain vehicles; localities to prohibit any truck in any residence district. Amending  46.2-1222.1. (Patron-Ticer, SB 926 (F))
Parking ordinances; local governments may prohibit parking of certain vehicles. Adding  46.2-1222.2. (Patron-May, HB 2387 (Chapter 487))
Pedestrians; motorists to stop for those at marked crosswalks. Amending  46.2-924. (Patron-Moran, HB 2863 (F); Miller, J.H., HB 2945 (F))
Personal property tax relief; reimbursement payments to localities. Amending  58.1-3524. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1549 (CD))
Photo-monitoring systems; certain counties and cities may establish to enforce traffic light signal. Adding  15.2-968.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1762 (I) See HB1778; Bulova, HB 2484 (I) See HB1778; Watkins, SB 871 (I) See SB829)
Photo-monitoring systems; counties and cities may establish to enforce traffic light signals. Adding  15.2-968.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1778 (Chapter 836); Devolites Davis, SB 829 (Chapter 903))
Plats; validation of certain. Amending  15.2-2266. (Patron-Rust, HB 2265 (Chapter 279))
Police; expands authority thereof in civil matters. Amending 15.2-1704 and 15.2-1727. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1121 (Chapter 724))
Political subdivisions; Auditor of Public Accounts to examine accounts, etc., when deems appropriate. Amending  30-140. (Patron-Joannou, HB 954 (CD))
Population brackets; replaces other descriptions found in Code of Virginia with locality names. Amending  4.1-123, 4.1-126, 4.1-208, 4.1-209, 4.1-210, 4.1-309, 10.1-1408.5, 15.2-912.1, 15.2-930, 15.2-931, 15.2-958.1, 15.2-961, 15.2-1124, 15.2-1131, 15.2-1220, 15.2-1508.4, 15.2-1638, 15.2-2007.1, 15.2-2109, 15.2-2157.1, 15.2-2159, 15.2-2204, 15.2-2220, 15.2-2242, 15.2-2263, 15.2-2291, 15.2-2303.1, 15.2-2308, 15.2-2403, 15.2-2404, 15.2-2406, 15.2-3830, 15.2-4402, 15.2-4407, 15.2-5114, 15.2-5115, 15.2-5136, 15.2-5204, 15.2-5307, 16.1-118.1, 16.1-309.3, 17.1-273, 18.2-287.4, 19.2-250, 21-118.2, 21-119, 22.1-118, 22.1-129, 27-23.1, 29.1-514, 29.1-748.1, 29.1-749.2, 33.1-41.1, 33.1-44, 33.1-225, 44-146.40, 46.2-752, 46.2-873, 46.2-874.1, 46.2-924, 46.2-932, 46.2-1094, 46.2-1216, 46.2-1304, 46.2-2080, 46.2-2099.21, 46.2-2099.41, 56-15, 56-265.1, 58.1-540, 58.1-608.3, 58.1-811, 58.1-3211, 58.1-3237.1, 58.1-3257, 58.1-3292.1, 58.1-3381, 58.1-3506.2, 58.1-3812, 58.1-3818, 59.1-148.3, 59.1-284.13, 59.1-284.14, and 59.1-284.15. (Patron-Landes, HB 1200 (CD))
Population brackets; replaces other descriptions found in Code of Virginia with locality names. Amending  4.1-123, 4.1-126, 4.1-208, 4.1-209, 4.1-210, 4.1-309, 10.1-1408.5, 15.2-912.1, 15.2-930, 15.2-931, 15.2-958.1, 15.2-961, 15.2-1124, 15.2-1131, 15.2-1220, 15.2-1508.4, 15.2-1638, 15.2-2007.1, 15.2-2109, 15.2-2157.1, 15.2-2204, 15.2-2220, 15.2-2242, 15.2-2263, 15.2-2291, 15.2-2303.1, 15.2-2308, 15.2-2403, 15.2-2404, 15.2-2406, 15.2-3830, 15.2-4402, 15.2-4407, 15.2-5114, 15.2-5115, 15.2-5136, 15.2-5204, 15.2-5307, 16.1-118.1, 16.1-309.3, 17.1-273, 18.2-287.4, 19.2-250, 21-118.2, 21-119, 22.1-118, 22.1-129, 24.2-112, 27-23.1, 29.1-514, 29.1-748.1, 29.1-749.2, 33.1-41.1, 33.1-44, 33.1-225, 44-146.40, 46.2-752, 46.2-873, 46.2-874.1, 46.2-924, 46.2-932, 46.2-1094, 46.2-1216, 46.2-1304, 46.2-2080, 46.2-2099.21, 46.2-2099.41, 56-15, 56-265.1, 58.1-540, 58.1-811, 58.1-3237.1, 58.1-3257, 58.1-3292.1, 58.1-3381, 58.1-3506.2, 58.1-3818, 59.1-148.3, 59.1-284.13, 59.1-284.14, and 59.1-284.15. (Patron-Landes, HB 2928 (Chapter 813))
Portsmouth Port and Industrial Commission; authority to provide financing by leasing, selling, or making loans for facilities. Amending Chapter 157, 1954 Acts. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2989 (Chapter 339); Quayle, SB 957 (Chapter 237))
Postemployment benefits; creates trusts or equivalent arrangements to fund costs thereof. Adding  15.2-1544 through 15.2-1549. (Patron-Stosch, SB 789 (Chapter 710))
Primary or secondary highways; construction and improvement thereof by counties. Amending  33.1-75.3. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1741 (F))
Private land; no takings for purpose of conservation. Amending 15.2-1900. (Patron-Suit, HB 1819 (F))
Private roads as highways; governing body of any county, city, or town may adopt ordinances designating thereas. Amending 46.2-1307. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 3046 (Chapter 310); Colgan, SB 1360 (Chapter 74))
Proffered payments; purchase of development rights by locality. Amending  15.2-2303.2; adding  15.2-2298.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1858 (F))
Public Procurement Act; use of design-build construction by local governing body. Amending  2.2-4303. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1406 (F))
Public utility facilities; approval thereof. Amending  15.2-2232. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1351 (Chapter 801))
Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act, and Resources Authority; provision of wireless broadband services. Amending  56-575.1, 62.1-198, and 62.1-199. (Patron-May, HB 2381 (Chapter 649))
Rail Enhancement Fund; governing body approving project must be received before funds may be expended. Amending 33.1-221.1:1.1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2233 (F))
Rappahannock Area Community Services Board; Governor to convey certain real property in Caroline County thereto. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1851 (Chapter 855))
Real estate tax; increases income limit for elderly and disabled taxpayers in certain cities and counties. Amending  58.1-3211. (Patron-Stosch, SB 788 (Chapter 587))
Real estate tax; limitation on tax rate by localities. Amending 58.1-3321; adding  58.1-3322. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1706 (F); Albo, HB 1888 (F))
Real estate tax; localities to tax residential property at lower tax rate. Adding  58.1-3221.2. (Patron-Englin, HB 2812 (F))
Real estate tax; requires each locality to lower its rate for forthcoming tax year. Amending  58.1-3321. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1780 (F))
Real property; requires localities to provide individual notice to each taxpayer of certain proposed tax rates. Amending 58.1-3321. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2127 (F))
Real property; survey of property required when purchased by public bodies if is a fee simple interest therein. Amending 2.2-1149, 15.2-1800, 15.2-4905, 36-19, and 36-55.30. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1658 (F))
Recordation tax; additional distribution to localities. Amending 58.1-816. (Patron-Lewis, HB 67 (CD))
Redevelopment and Housing Authority; limit on number of local governing body members who may serve thereon. (Patron-Gear, HB 2639 (F))
Regional strategic plan; removes exemption for Planning District 8 with regard thereto. Amending  15.2-4209. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2490 (F))
Regional transmission organizations; repeals provisions relating to requirement that electric utilities join. Amending  15.2-2404, 56-231.39, 56-577, 56-578, 56-583, 56-585, 56-586, and 56-596; adding  15.2-2404.1; repealing  56-579. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 3030 (F))
Regional transportation authorities; created. Adding  15.2-4841 through 15.2-4852. (Patron-Oder, HB 2463 (F))
Residential development; impact fee assessments. Adding 58.1-3852. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1745 (F))
Residential development; impact fees for public facilities related thereto. Adding  15.2-2328. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2118 (F); O’Brien, SB 1356 (I) See SB1268)
Residential development; imposition of fee for issuance of final certificate of occupancy for building. Adding  15.2-2328. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1411 (I) See SB1268)
Residential dwelling units; Housing Commission to study overcrowding thereof and impact on neighborhoods and localities. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HJR 696 (P))
Residential property; permits localities to tax at a lower rate. Adding  58.1-3221.2. (Patron-Alexander, HB 155 (CD))
Residential Property Disclosure Act; violation of zoning ordinance. Amending  55-519. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 1114 (Chapter 784))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; changes fiscal year to 2007 for distribution of communications revenues to localities. Amending  58.1-662. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1854 (F))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; distribution of local use tax revenues. Amending  58.1-606. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2874 (F))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; makes motor fuels tax optional in certain Northern Virginia transportation districts. Amending 58.1-1720. (Patron-Cole, HB 1648 (F))
Retired employees; removes exception for certain localities regarding provision of group accident and health insurance. Amending  15.2-1517. (Patron-Quayle, SB 959 (Chapter 150))
Retirement System; additional information to localities. (Patron-Spruill, HB 2904 (F))
Retirement System; additional information to localities and authorized to assess fees. (Patron-Tata, HB 2095 (Chapter 466))
Retirement System; elected members of local governing bodies. Amending  51.1-124.3, 51.1-132, and 51.1-155. (Patron-Lambert, SB 851 (F))
Retirement System; localities may provide benefits to local employees of juvenile detention facilities. Amending  51.1-138. (Patron-Marsden, HB 3009 (F))
Retirement System; optional retirement benefits to be approved by local government. Adding  51.1-137.1. (Patron-Lambert, SB 850 (F))
Revenue-sharing funds; distribution systems in certain counties, cities, and towns. Amending  33.1-23.05. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1086 (I) See SB812)
Revenue-sharing funds; for highway systems in certain localities. Amending  33.1-23.05. (Patron-Ruff, SB 812 (F))
Revenue-sharing funds; may be used to construct, maintain, etc., highway system located between two or more localities. Amending  33.1-23.05. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 1675 (F))
Revenue-sharing funds; repeals provision for use of so-called funding of certain highway projects. Amending  15.2-2303.2, 33.1-72.1, and 33.1-75.3; repealing  33.1-23.05. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2888 (F))
Reversion of certain land; Governor to convey interest thereof to locality in which located. Amending  1-405 and 1-406. (Patron-Williams, SB 696 (CD))
Rezoning application; locality may deny or modify request when existing and future transportation network inadequate to handle anticipated transportation. Adding  15.2-2286.2. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 817 (F))
Rezoning application; locality may deny or modify request when existing network inadequate to handle anticipated transportation. Adding  33.1-23.6. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1718 (F))
Richmond, City of; Governor to disclaim interests of State to certain lots or parcels of property therein determined to have escheated. (Patron-McClellan, HB 3181 (Chapter 348))
Richmond Metropolitan Authority (RMA); revises composition of Board of Directors. Amending  33-255.44:12 (carried by reference in Code as  33.1-320). (Patron-Nixon, HB 3106 (F))
Right to Farm Act; adds cities and towns to certain provisions. Amending  3.1-22.28. (Patron-Suit, HB 1823 (Chapter 444))
Road impact fees; authorizes certain counties to impose. Amending 15.2-2317. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1991 (F))
Road improvements; use of cash proffers by localities. Amending 15.2-2303.2. (Patron-May, HB 2380 (Chapter 321))
Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office; authorized to withdraw from Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy. (Patron-Bell, SB 1373 (F))
Route 606; designating as component of state primary highway system in Loudoun County. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1748 (F); Marshall, R.G., HB 1753 (F))
Route 674; prohibition on transportation of hazardous materials in Fairfax County. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 431 (CD))
Running a red light; punishable as reckless driving. Amending 46.2-833. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2761 (I) See HB2587)
Rural Rustic Road Program; limits discretion of VDOT when such paving is requested by localities. Amending  33.1-70.1. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1287 (CD))
Russell County Water and Sewer Authority; each member thereof to be customer of service provided. (Patron-Phillips, HB 3119 (Chapter 687))
Safety inspection stickers and vehicle inspections; required for parked vehicles. Amending  46.2-1157 and 46.2-1163. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 3045 (Chapter 137))
Saint Paul, Town of; allows industrial development authority to reduce number of board of directors. Amending  15.2-4904. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2894 (Chapter 338))
Scenic protection and tourist enhancement districts; allows Albemarle County to establish one or more overlay zones to regulate visual impacts of buildings and structures. Adding 15.2-2295.2. (Patron-Deeds, SB 988 (F))
School boards; increase of salary for members in Northampton County. Amending  22.1-32. (Patron-Rerras, SB 902 (Chapter 53))
School boards; referendum for election of chairman in Page County. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1232 (Chapter 795))
School boards, local; unexpended funds. Amending  22.1-100. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1752 (F))
Secondary highway maintenance payments; increase thereof to Henrico County. Amending  33.1-23.5:1. (Patron-Stosch, SB 761 (F); Stosch, SB 792 (F))
Secondary highway system; rural additions in Wythe County. Amending  33.1-72.1. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1481 (CD); Crockett-Stark, HB 2476 (I) See HB2227)
Security and Immigration Compliance Act; public bodies and contractors who intend to contract to register and participate in Basic Pilot Program. Amending  18.2-59, 58.1-322, and 58.1-402; adding  2.2-4308.2, 9.1-150.5, and 19.2-83.2. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2826 (F))
Senior Alert Program; created. Adding  15.2-1718.1, 52-34.4, 52-34.5, and 52-34.6. (Patron-Dudley, HB 2372 (Chapter 486); Rerras, SB 1117 (Chapter 723))
Service districts; additional powers with regard to dredging of creeks and rivers. Amending  15.2-2403. (Patron-Wittman, HB 3129 (Chapter 229))
Service districts; additional powers with regard to road construction and maintenance. Amending  15.2-2403. (Patron-Houck, SB 1110 (Chapter 835))
Severance benefits; public announcement thereof for certain officials appointed by school board. Amending  15.2-1510.1. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1862 (Chapter 257))
Sewage sludge; local government to certify that site thereof in compliance with all local ordinances. Amending  32.1-164.5 and 62.1-44.19:3. (Patron-Byron, HB 2801 (F); Hawkins, SB 1313 (Chapter 390))
Sewage sludge; locality may adopt an ordinance that requires special use permit for routine storage. Amending  32.1-164.5 and 62.1-44.19:3. (Patron-Newman, SB 1300 (Chapter 927))
Sewage sludge; prohibits land application thereof. Amending 32.1-164.5 and 62.1-44.19:3. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 3136 (F))
Signs, certain; those located on real property of educational institution under jurisdiction of locality. Amending 15.2-2281. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2667 (F); Cuccinelli, SB 1323 (F))
Single-family dwellings; clustering provisions to become optional. Amending  15.2-2286.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2326 (F))
Single-family dwellings; exempts certain agricultural counties from provisions that require localities to designate areas for clustering. Amending  15.2-2286.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2327 (F))
Single-family dwellings; localities to designate portion of undeveloped land for clustering. Amending  15.2-2286.1. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1074 (V))
Single-family dwellings; localities to designate portion of unimproved land for clustering. Amending  15.2-2286.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2325 (F))
Single-family dwellings; time limit for construction. Adding 15.2-2209.1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2489 (F))
Small Community Drinking Water Systems, Performance and Oversight of State’s; Report of Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (SJR 82, 2006). (SD 10)
Smoking; prohibited in restaurants, penalty. Amending  15.2-2800, 15.2-2801, 15.2-2804, 15.2-2805, 15.2-2806, and 35.1-1; adding  35.1-24.1 through 35.1-24.3. (Patron-Griffith, HB 2422 (V))
Southampton County Jail Farm; Board of Corrections to convey to Southampton County for use by sheriff’s office. (Patron-Lucas, SB 1047 (Chapter 912))
Southeastern Public Service Authority; if locality withdraws shall not be obligated to continue paying waste disposal, etc., for same services. Amending  15.2-5101, 15.2-5109, 15.2-5111, 15.2-5114, 15.2-5121, 15.2-5136, 15.2-5145, and Chapter 596, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Blevins, SB 1188 (F))
Southeastern Public Service Authority; withdrawal of member locality. Amending Chapter 596, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2359 (F))
Southwest Virginia Health Facilities Authority; created. Adding 15.2-5368 through 15.2-5386. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2882 (Chapter 676))
Spay and Neuter Fund; voluntary contributions of tax refunds are distributed therein. Amending  58.1-344.3. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2525 (Chapter 69))
Special Sales and Use Tax Fund Account of Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; created, imposition of additional taxes and fees. Amending  15.2-4832, 15.2-4839, 58.1-300, 58.1-520, 58.1-811, 58.1-812, and 58.1-813; adding 15.2-4838.1, 46.2-755.1, 58.1-605.1, 58.1-606.1, 58.1-639.1, and 58.1-802.1; repealing  58.1-540 through 58.1-549. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 830 (F))
Special Transportation Fund of Northern Virginia; created, imposition of additional taxes in certain localities. Amending  15.2-4832, 15.2-4839, 58.1-300, 58.1-520, and 58.1-802; adding  15.2-4838.1, 15.2-4838.2, 46.2-755.1, 58.1-605.1, 58.1-606.1, and 58.1-639.1; repealing  58.1-540 through 58.1-549. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 843 (F))
Standards of Learning; Board of Education with Prince William County School Division to determine feasibility and cost effectiveness of utilizing alternative low-cost technology to administer. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HJR 651 (F))
State employees; right to contact public officials. Amending 15.2-1512.4; adding  2.2-2902.2. (Patron-Englin, HB 2731 (F))
State forests; designates proceeds generated thereby to go to Counties of Appomattox, Buckingham, and Cumberland. Amending 10.1-1107. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 3135 (Chapter 689))
State funds; repeals structure and formula for distributing to local law-enforcement in localities. Amending  15.2-1609.7, 15.2-3201, 46.2-916.2, 58.1-3401, and 58.1-3403; repealing 9.1-165 through 9.1-172. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 2200 (F))
State park along South Mayo and North Mayo Rivers; Department of Conservation and Recreation to study feasibility of establishing in Henry County. (Patron-Hurt, HJR 709 (P))
State Police Headquarters, former; State to convey property on Route 83 to Buchanan County. (Patron-Bowling, HB 2915 (F); Puckett, SB 1083 (Chapter 913))
Streets; prohibits taking additional into state secondary highway system. Amending  33.1-67, 33.1-69, and 33.1-72.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1742 (I) See HB2227; Marshall, R.G., HB 1886 (I) See HB2227)
Subaqueous land; Marine Resources Commission to convey certain in City of Hampton to S&S Marine Supply. (Patron-Gear, HB 2642 (Chapter 875); Williams, SB 1367 (Chapter 83))
Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to convey adjoining parcels thereof in Elizabeth River in City of Norfolk to private corporation. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2990 (Chapter 884))
Subaqueous lands; parties authorized to receive conveyances of parcels located in City of Norfolk to commensurate with property interest. Amending Chapter 884, 2006 Acts. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 2203 (Chapter 862))
Subdivision ordinance; alternative use of cash escrows. Amending 15.2-2242. (Patron-Herring, SB 1252 (F))
Subdivision ordinance; provisions for adoption of guidelines for design and construction of public facilities. Amending 15.2-2242 and 15.2-2286. (Patron-Williams, SB 1329 (F))
Subdivision plats; local planning commission or other agent of locality to forward to appropriate state agency or agencies for review. Amending  15.2-2259, 15.2-2260, and 15.2-2269. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2544 (Chapter 202))
Subdivision streets; certain requirements for taking thereof into state secondary highway system. Amending  33.1-67, 33.1-69, and 33.1-72.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2795 (I) See HB2227; Athey, HB 3198 (I) See HB2227)
Subdivision streets; requirements for taking thereof into state secondary highway system. Adding  33.1-70.3. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 2227 (F); Williams, SB 1181 (Chapter 382))
Supervisors, boards of; special election ordered when vacancy occurs prior to general election. Amending  15.2-502. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2050 (Chapter 268))
Tangible personal property tax relief; repealed on passenger cars, motorcycles, etc. Amending  30-133, 46.2-623, 58.1-3506, 58.1-3506.1, and 58.1-3912; repealing  15.2-1636.20 and 58.1-3523 through 58.1-3536. (Patron-Potts, SB 1365 (F))
Tattoo parlors; City of Fairfax may by ordinance reasonably limit number thereof within locality. Adding  15.2-912.01. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 837 (F))
Taxicab service by localities; financial data collected used only for consideration of rates or charges and kept confidential. Amending  46.2-2062. (Patron-Houck, SB 1000 (Chapter 238))
Tolls; VDOT to impose and collect for use of Route 17 in City of Chesapeake. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2951 (Chapter 940))
Tourism Financing Development Authority; created. Adding 15.2-5516 through 15.2-5523. (Patron-Nutter, HB 931 (CD))
Tourism Financing Development Authority Act; created. Adding 15.2-5516 through 15.2-5522. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2230 (Chapter 864))
Traffic light signal violation-enforcement program; localities may adopt ordinances therefor. Adding  15.2-968.1. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 1683 (I) See HB1778)
Transient occupancy tax; allows Charles City County to impose. Amending  58.1-3819. (Patron-Lambert, SB 854 (F))
Transient occupancy tax; authorizes Amherst County to impose. Amending  58.1-3819. (Patron-Ruff, SB 811 (Chapter 767))
Transient occupancy tax; gives each town authority to preempt within town. Amending  58.1-3819. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2338 (F))
Transient occupancy tax; grants authority to impose extra for local transportation needs. Amending  58.1-3823. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2499 (F))
Transient occupancy tax; increase thereof in Northampton County. Amending  58.1-3819. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1714 (Chapter 86); Rerras, SB 904 (Chapter 596))
Transportation districts; compensation of commission members. Amending  15.2-4510. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1272 (F))
Transportation funding; authorizes localities in Northern Virginia to impose additional local fees therefor. Amending  15.2-4831, 15.2-4839, 15.2-4840, 33.1-223.2:12, 46.2-332, and 58.1-2403; adding  15.2-4838.1, 15.2-4838.2, 58.1-802.1, 58.1-2402.1, and 58.1-3221.2. (Patron-Devolites Davis, SB 1414 (I) See SB1417)
Transportation infrastructure; VDOT to submit biennial report on maintenance and operation thereof. Adding  33.1-13.02. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2838 (Chapter 335); Norment, SB 1128 (Chapter 355))
Transportation planning, state and local; excludes certain cities requiring submission of land use applications to VDOT for review. Amending  15.2-2222.1. (Patron-Williams, SB 1368 (F))
Transportation projects, local; state funding for portions thereof. Adding  33.1-23.06. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2310 (F))
Treatment works; reimbursement to localities of funds for upgrades thereof. Adding  10.1-1186.01. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1710 (Chapter 851); Chichester, SB 771 (Chapter 900))
Trees; conservation thereof during development process for air quality improvement in certain localities. Adding  15.2-961.1. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2486 (F); Ticer, SB 939 (F))
Trusts, state and local; created to fund postemployment benefits other than pensions. Amending  51.1-124.31; adding 51.1-124.37, 51.1-169, and 51.1-824 through 51.1-829. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2871 (F))
Underground electric transmission lines; locality may request at own expense. Amending  15.2-2404; adding  15.2-2404.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2119 (F); Marshall, R.G., HB 3029 (F))
Underground transmission lines; establishing pilot project for installation in Loudoun and Fauquier Counties. (Patron-May, HB 2615 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; adoption by localities of residential rental inspection districts. Amending  36-105.1:1. (Patron-Lambert, SB 846 (F))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; locality to require building permits in historic zoning districts. Adding  36-99.6:4. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1053 (F))
Urban county executive form of government; commission on human rights. Amending  15.2-853 and 15.2-854. (Patron-Plum, HB 2598 (F))
Urban county executive form of government; wage requirements for certain employees. Amending  15.2-831. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2215 (F))
Urban development areas; localities to amend comprehensive plan to include. Adding  15.2-2223.1. (Patron-Athey, HB 3196 (F))
Urban Partnership; joint subcommittee to study an agreement between various counties, cities, and departments. (Patron-Frederick, HJR 691 (F))
Urban transportation service districts; created. Amending 15.2-2403; adding  15.2-2286.2, 15.2-2328, 15.2-2329, and 15.2-2403.1. (Patron-Athey, HB 3197 (F))
Urban transportation service districts; created, impact fees. Amending  33.1-84.1; adding  15.2-2286.2, 15.2-2328, 15.2-2329, 15.2-2403.1, and 15.2-2403.2. (Patron-Frederick, HB 3159 (I) See HB3197)
Utility distribution lines; State Corporation Commission to study feasibility of requiring underground placement in redevelopment areas. (Patron-Quayle, SJR 73 (CD))
Vacant building registration; increases annual fee. Amending 15.2-1127. (Patron-Dance, HB 1811 (F))
VDOT; prohibited from closing or impeding ingress or egress to certain highways in Loudoun County. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1807 (F))
Virginia Beach Police Department Marine Patrol; enforcement of federal security and safety zones within tidal waters in jurisdiction. Amending  28.2-106.1. (Patron-Rerras, SB 900 (Chapter 554))
Virginia Covered Bridge Festival in Patrick County; designating as official state festival. Amending  1-510. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 3076 (Chapter 685); Reynolds, SB 1375 (Chapter 391))
Voluntary contributions of tax refunds; adds public library foundations and Celebrating Special Children, Inc. to list of organizations. Amending  58.1-344.3. (Patron-Plum, HB 2602 (Chapter 70))
Volunteer assistant attorneys; adds City of Richmond to those localities with authority to appoint. Amending second enactment of Chapter 913, 2000 Acts. (Patron-McDougle, SB 1067 (Chapter 719))
Voter registration records; clarifies duties of general registrars and State Board of Elections. Amending  24.2-101, 24.2-107, 24.2-442, 24.2-443.3, and 24.2-444. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1642 (Chapter 311))
Voter registration records; clarifies duties of local electoral boards, general registrars, etc., pertaining thereto. Amending  24.2-101, 24.2-107, 24.2-442, 24.2-443.3, and 24.2-444. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 2202 (I) See HB1642)
Water and sewage systems, private; localities not required to take over. Amending  15.2-2111. (Patron-Lambert, SB 852 (F))
Water and sewer charges; adds Town of Blacksburg to those localities that may attach lien on real estate. Amending 15.2-2118. (Patron-Nutter, HB 3039 (Chapter 886); Edwards, SB 1050 (Chapter 152))
Water and sewer rates; prohibits towns from charging rate for service provided to residents of adjacent county. Amending 15.2-2903; adding  15.2-2119.2, 15.2-2142.1, and 15.2-2906.1. (Patron-Herring, SB 1377 (F))
Water Quality Improvement Fund; Combined Sewer Overflow funding for Cities of Lynchburg and Richmond. Amending  10.1-2129. (Patron-Newman, SB 1301 (V))
Water resources; locality to deny or delay subdivision approval of building permit if inadequate. Amending  15.2-2242 and 15.2-2286. (Patron-Wittman, HB 1865 (F))
Water systems; Board of Health to implement chronically noncompliant systems. Amending  15.2-2146 and 32.1-167; adding  32.1-174.4. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2366 (Chapter 648); Houck, SB 998 (Chapter 774))
Weight limits for gravel trucks; extends sunset provision. Amending  46.2-1143. (Patron-Bowling, HB 2917 (Chapter 523))
Workers’ compensation; establishes occupational disease presumption for police officers of Norfolk Airport Authority. Amending 65.2-402. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1635 (Chapter 616); Miller, SB 747 (Chapter 143); Rerras, SB 903 (F))
Year 2000 references; eliminates references to problems arising therefrom. Amending  8.01-195.3; repealing  8.01-226.6, 8.01-227.1, 8.01-227.2, 8.01-227.3, 8.01-418.3, and 15.2-108. (Patron-Peace, HB 1723 (Chapter 250))
Yorktown Campaign of 1781; recognizing Gloucester County’s important role therein. (Patron-Morgan, HJR 730 (P))
Zoning administrator; authority thereof when investigating violation of ordinance. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1412 (Chapter 821))
Zoning ordinance; denying or modifying application for rezoning when transportation network is inadequate. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2814 (F); Herring, SB 1254 (I) See SB817)
Zoning ordinance; development agreements for locality located in Planning District 8. Amending  15.2-975, 15.2-2296, 15.2-2297, 15.2-2300, 15.2-2303.1, and 15.2-2303.2. (Patron-Ingram, HB 2986 (F))
Zoning ordinances; provisions on occupancy of residential dwelling unit, penalty. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1438 (CD))
Zoning ordinances; raises maximum misdemeanor penalty for violation thereof. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Rust, HB 307 (CD))
Zoning violations; overcrowding of residential dwellings. Amending  15.2-2286. (Patron-Rust, HB 2261 (Chapter 937))
2007 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 09/04/07