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STUDY COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND REPORTS

(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


Abortion; Joint Commission on Health Care to study reasons women obtain. (Patron-Puckett, SJR 381 (F))
Abraham Lincoln, Commission on Bicentennial of; created, report. Adding  30-278 through 30-284. (Patron-Marsh, SB 809 (F))
Absentee ballots; joint subcommittee to study processing thereof before election day. (Patron-Watts, HJR 648 (F))
Administrative Process Act; economic impact analysis of regulations to be provided to members of General Assembly, report. Amending  2.2-4007. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1942 (Chapter 316))
Adoption; Department of Taxation to study current financial incentives in other states to support. (Patron-O’Brien, SJR 377 (P))
Adult Fatality Review Team; created, report. Amending  2.2-3705.5 and 63.2-1606; adding  32.1-283.5. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2158 (F); Ebbin, HB 3166 (F))
Adult Fatality Review Team; created, report. Amending  2.2-3705.5 and 63.2-1606; adding  63.2-1607.1. (Patron-Howell, SB 635 (CD))
Adult group homes; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study financial oversight therefor in State. (Patron-Hogan, HJR 710 (F))
Affordable housing; Housing Commission to study state incentives for targeted development and regional planning initiatives. (Patron-Whipple, SJR 366 (P))
Affordable workforce housing; Housing Commission to study availability thereof. (Patron-Amundson, HJR 705 (F))
Alcoholic beverages; joint subcommittee to study definition of and qualifications relating to licensed retailers thereof. (Patron-Albo, HJR 95 (CD))
Biosolids; Secretaries of Natural Resources and Health and Human Resources to convene panel of experts to study impact of land application thereof. (Patron-Byron, HJR 694 (P))
Buildings, state-owned; energy audits required thereof. Adding 2.2-1131.2. (Patron-Whipple, SB 568 (CD))
Car tax relief; removes cap on overall amount, and creates Personal Property Tax Relief Fund, report. Amending  30-133, 58.1-3506, 58.1-3523, 58.1-3524, and 58.1-3912; adding  58.1-3524.1 through 58.1-3524.6, 58.1-3535.1, and 58.1-3916.01:1. (Patron-Albo, HB 1894 (F))
Carbon monoxide detectors; Board of Housing and Community Development to install in certain dwelling units, report. Adding  36-99.3:01. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1077 (F))
Changing climate; joint subcommittee to study risks and opportunities created in State as result thereof. (Patron-Ebbin, HJR 681 (F))
Charitable gaming; reports of gross receipts and disbursements. Amending  18.2-340.30. (Patron-Potts, SB 769 (Chapter 541))
Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel; joint subcommittee to study desirability and feasibility of selling or leasing to private operator. (Patron-Gear, HJR 102 (CD))
Chief Information Officer; provide for security of state government electronic information. Amending  2.2-2009. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1029 (Chapter 775))
Childhood obesity; joint subcommittee to study problem in public schools. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 637 (P))
Children with disabilities or in need of foster care services; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study financial impact of mandating services under Comprehensive Services Act. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 402 (F))
College Savings Program; eliminates requirement of annual report by State Council of Higher Education. Amending  23-38.72. (Patron-Tata, HB 2152 (F); Whipple, SB 1280 (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))
Comptroller; reporting other obligations of State, report. Adding 2.2-813.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1943 (Chapter 62))
Consumption of goods and services; joint subcommittee to study viability of fair tax thereon. (Patron-Bell, SJR 326 (F))
Court Reporting, Board of; created, report. Adding  54.1-4500 through 54.1-4515. (Patron-Quayle, SB 216 (CD))
Crab traps; Center for Coastal Resources Management at Virginia Institute of Marine Science to study those abandoned and discarded. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HJR 650 (P))
Credit card affinity agreement; annual reporting of revenue from institutions of higher education. Adding  23-2.4. (Patron-Purkey, HB 330 (CD))
Deregulation, Virginia Commission on; created. Adding  30-278 through 30-281. (Patron-Purkey, HB 2273 (F))
DMV fees; to impose transaction in customer service centers if can be done electronically, exceptions. Adding  46.2-214.2 and 46.2-328.2. (Patron-McDougle, SB 1337 (F))
DMV fees; to impose transaction in customer service centers if does not involve driver’s license. Adding  46.2-214.2 and 46.2-328.2. (Patron-Saxman, HB 3149 (F))
DNA analysis; probation officer shall review Local Inmate Data System and report identity of offender required to submit samples therefor. Amending  9.1-176.1, 16.1-237, 16.1-299.1, 19.2-303, 19.2-303.3, 19.2-310.2, and 53.1-145. (Patron-Bell, HB 3034 (Chapter 528))
Driver education programs; joint subcommittee to study desirability and feasibility of privatizing in public schools. (Patron-Hugo, HJR 712 (F))
Driver training programs; joint subcommittee to study revision of curriculum therefor. (Patron-O’Brien, SJR 378 (P))
Education; expenditures and reports on instructional spending. Adding  22.1-18.2 and 22.1-90.1. (Patron-Cline, HB 2166 (F))
Electoral College votes; joint subcommittee to study method of allocating. (Patron-Miller, SJR 325 (F))
Electric Utility Conservation Programs; created, report. Adding 56-597 through 56-602. (Patron-Athey, HB 2401 (F))
Electricity; Commission on Electric Utility Restructuring to include in deliberations an evaluation of efficacy of voluntary program to encourage production from renewable resources, report. (Patron-Plum, HJR 686 (P))
Electronic personal health records; Joint Commission on Health Care to study increased use thereof. (Patron-Watts, HJR 649 (F))
Electronic voting equipment, etc.; Board of Elections to design pilot program to test, report. Adding  24.2-631.1. (Patron-Whipple, SB 272 (CD))
Electronic waste (eCycling); Joint Commission on Technology and Science to study collection, recycling, and disposal thereof. (Patron-Plum, HJR 687 (F))
Emergency preparedness plans; Department of Health to study adequacy thereof for residents of special needs facilities. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 129 (CD))
Eminent domain; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to conduct comprehensive study of use thereof by governmental and nongovernmental entities. (Patron-Norment, SJR 404 (F))
Eminent domain; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study current state of law regarding exercise thereof. (Patron-Hall, HJR 708 (F))
Fairfax County; Board of Supervisors to study efficiency and effectiveness of form of government. (Patron-Albo, HJR 654 (F))
Family day homes; Bureau of Insurance of State Corporation Commission to study availability of liability insurance for operators thereof. (Patron-Bell, HJR 697 (F))
FAMIS Program; eliminates requirement the Department of Medical Assistance Services provide quarterly reports thereon. Amending  32.1-351. (Patron-Brink, HB 2299 (Chapter 407))
Farm-to-School Program; Farm-to-School Task Force to develop plan for implementing, report. (Patron-Potts, SJR 347 (P))
Fire and rescue squad volunteers; joint subcommittee to study incentives in an effort to recruit and retain qualified individuals. (Patron-Rust, HJR 743 (P))
Fort Monroe; joint subcommittee to study future thereof. (Patron-Gear, HJR 690 (F))
Fort Monroe National Park; State Congressional Delegation to direct National Park Service to study feasibility of creating. (Patron-Gear, HJR 689 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; electronic communication meetings, report. Amending  2.2-3701, 2.2-3708, 23-38.95, and 23-50.16:32; adding  2.2-3708.1. (Patron-Houck, SB 1001 (Chapter 945))
Fuel-efficient vehicles and transportation funding; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Wagner, SJR 385 (P))
Gang prevention activities; joint subcommittee to study availability and efficacy thereof and potential funding opportunities. (Patron-Miller, SJR 419 (F))
General Assembly; joint committee established to oversee provision of revenue estimates therefor. (Patron-Landes, HJR 147 (CD))
George Washington Equestrian Monument in Capitol Square; Capitol Square Preservation Council to plan commemoration of 150th anniversary of unveiling thereof, report. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 615 (P))
Geriatric mental health care services; DMHMRSAS to develop pilot program therefor. (Patron-Watts, HB 2636 (F))
Government Accountability and Efficiency, Council on; created, report. Adding  2.2-2698 through 2.2-2698.5. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1295 (CD))
Government Performance and Results Act; each agency to report its progress in addressing impact of aging population. Amending 2.2-5510. (Patron-Reid, HB 2624 (Chapter 507))
Green Buildings Act; created, report. Adding  2.2-1182 through 2.2-1186. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 857 (CD); Ebbin, HB 2555 (F); Whipple, SB 275 (CD); Whipple, SB 1273 (F))
Habitual drunkard; Joint Commission on Health Care to study interdiction laws and effects of substituting term chronic alcoholic therefor. (Patron-Hall, HJR 700 (F))
Health care providers; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of offering liability protection. (Patron-Hamilton, HJR 701 (P); Newman, SJR 390 (P))
Health insurance; Department of Medical Assistance Services to study effects of modifications to public subsidy program. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 653 (F); Blevins, SJR 388 (F))
Health insurance; joint subcommittee to develop market-based, consumer-driven model for State, report. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 645 (F))
Health insurance; joint subcommittee to study costs for state and local early retirees. (Patron-Miller, SJR 308 (I) See SJR372)
Health insurance; joint subcommittee to study experience pool for educators and local government employees. (Patron-Norment, SJR 372 (P))
Health regulatory boards; Department of Health Professions, et al., to study ways to increase efficiency of investigative and hearing process thereof. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 71 (CD))
High school dropout and graduation rates; Board of Education to study. (Patron-Hall, HJR 706 (F); Locke, SJR 329 (P))
Higher educational institutions; articulation agreements between public four-year institutions of higher education and institutions within Community College System, report. Amending 23-9.2:3.02. (Patron-Athey, HB 2408 (Chapter 46))
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))
Higher educational institutions; requires articulation agreements between public four-year institutions of higher education and institutions within Community College System, report. Amending 23-9.2:3.02. (Patron-Athey, HB 1107 (CD))
Highway user fees; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of creating and implementing equitable system for charging fees. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 630 (F))
Highways; joint subcommittee to study desirability, feasibility, etc., of replacing administrative classification with functional classification system. (Patron-McQuigg, HJR 623 (F))
Home Energy Assistance Program; reduces frequency of required reports. Amending  63.2-805. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1692 (Chapter 312))
Hospital-Emergency Treatment Reimbursement Fund; created, report. Adding  32.1-127.4, 38.2-6300 through 38.2-6303, and 40.1-29.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1947 (F))
House Appropriations Committee; to report new positions authorized by appropriation acts, report. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1946 (F))
Human Anti-Trafficking Act; created, report. Amending  18.2-374.1; adding  18.2-76.3 through 18.2-76.9. (Patron-Suit, HB 1827 (I) See HB1921)
Human Anti-Trafficking Act; created, report. Amending  18.2-513; adding  18.2-76.3 through 18.2-76.17 and 19.2-386.32. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2551 (F))
Human trafficking; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Ebbin, HJR 682 (F))
Human Trafficking, Commission on Prevention of; created, report. Adding  30-278 through 30-283. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2923 (Chapter 525))
Immigrants; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of those undocumented. (Patron-O’Brien, SJR 46 (CD))
Immigration, Commission on; created, report. Amending  2.2-2101; adding  2.2-2530 and 2.2-2531. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1673 (Chapter 849))
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))
Impaired Waters Clean-up Plan Report; consolidation of various reports into. Amending  2.2-220, 10.1-202, 10.1-642, 10.1-1193, 10.1-2127, 10.1-2134, and 62.1-44.118. (Patron-Lewis, HB 2229 (Chapter 637))
Incarcerated persons; joint subcommittee to study accessibility of education programs and higher education opportunities. (Patron-Quayle, SJR 363 (I) See SJR327)
Incarceration and Reentry, Commission on; created, report. Amending  2.2-2101; adding  2.2-2530 through 2.2-2534. (Patron-Quayle, SB 949 (F))
Income tax, state; Public/Private Education Investment Tax Credit, created, report. Adding  58.1-439.18 through 58.1-439.21. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1294 (CD); Saxman, HB 1843 (F))
Indians, Council on; change in membership, report. Amending 2.2-2628; adding  2.2-2629.1. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2876 (F))
Indians, Council on; changes membership thereof, report. Amending  2.2-2101 and 2.2-2628; adding  2.2-2629.1 and 2.2-2629.2. (Patron-McDougle, SB 1136 (Chapter 915))
Indigent health care; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 644 (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))
Insulin and human growth hormones; Department of Medical Assistance Services to collect data on current costs thereof to State’s Medicaid program, report. (Patron-Whipple, SJR 397 (F))
Insulin and human growth hormones; Department of Medical Assistance Services to confer with U.S. Food and Drug Administration on guidelines relating to costs for State’s Medicaid program, report. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 713 (F))
Intellectual diversity; public institutions of higher education to report to Council of Higher Education thereon. Amending 23-9.6:1. (Patron-Landes, HB 1643 (F))
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission; pilot program for analysis of state agency budget submissions. Adding  30-58.4. (Patron-Stolle, SB 1386 (Chapter 803))
Judicial circuits; joint committee of Senate and House Committees for Courts of Justice to study redistricting thereof. (Patron-McDougle, SJR 418 (P))
K-12 education outreach; Department of Education to collaborate with university, industry, and local school board stakeholders to facilitate student participation and workforce development in math and science fields. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 646 (F))
K-12 education, public; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study cost thereof compared to cost of incarceration. (Patron-Miller, SJR 348 (F))
Law-enforcement officers; joint subcommittee to study establishment of protocols for those killed in line of duty. (Patron-Hurt, HJR 707 (F))
Legislative agencies; those authorized to employ personnel to report annually to General Assembly. Amending  2.2-3705.1; adding  30-19.8:2. (Patron-McEachin, HB 2867 (F); Marsh, SB 810 (F))
Legislative efficiency; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study and recommend improvements. (Patron-Shannon, HJR 693 (F))
Light rail transportation; joint subcommittee to study feasibility and desirability of constructing along existing Washington and Old Dominion Rail Trail. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 589 (F))
Long-term care; joint subcommittee to study prepaid program for citizens. (Patron-Amundson, HJR 704 (F))
Marriage; House Committee on Courts of Justice to study effect of no-fault divorce on formation, duration, and dissolution thereof. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HR 43 (F))
Marriage; joint subcommittee to study effect of no-fault divorce on formation, duration, and dissolution thereof. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 582 (F))
Medical Assistance Services, Office of Inspector General for; created, report. Amending  32.1-127.1:03; adding  32.1-321.5, 32.1-321.6, and 32.1-321.7. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1035 (CD))
Medical doctors; joint subcommittee to study how State should address existing and upcoming severe shortage thereof. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 643 (F))
Mental health courts; Office of Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to establish pilot program, report. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1388 (F))
Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport; Joint Commission on Technology and Science to study enhanced development of cargo, etc. (Patron-Plum, HJR 688 (P); Rerras, SJR 380 (P))
Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport; joint subcommittee to study development and utilization thereof. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 621 (I) See HJR688)
Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport; joint subcommittee to study enhanced development of cargo, space exploration, and space tourism. (Patron-Lewis, HJR 695 (I) See HJR688)
Military Advisory Council; adds Secretary of Public Safety to membership, report. Amending  2.2-2666.1. (Patron-Suit, HB 2690 (Chapter 415))
Multiple real property tax classifications and homestead exemption program; joint subcommittee to study feasibility thereof. (Patron-Norment, SJR 393 (F))
Nanotechnology; Secretary of Technology, et al., to develop recommendations to enable networking of and access thereto for institutions of higher education. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 647 (P))
Nanotechnology Authority Act of 2007; created, report. Adding 2.2-2336 through 2.2-2353. (Patron-Purkey, HB 2275 (F))
Net lottery profits; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study distribution thereof. (Patron-Ruff, SJR 335 (F))
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))
No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education to request waiver from certain provisions. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1212 (Chapter 730))
Northern Virginia land preservation; Department of Conservation and Recreation and task force to study. (Patron-Ticer, SJR 358 (F))
Northern Virginia parkland; Governor to establish task force to work with Department of Conservation and Recreation to study. (Patron-Ticer, SJR 396 (I) See SJR401)
Nurses and nursing aides, licensed practical; Board of Nursing to study pay parity therefor. (Patron-Carrico, HJR 631 (F))
Nursing Facility Quality Improvement Program; Director of Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish program thereof. Amending  32.1-353.1, 32.1-353.2, and 32.1-353.3; repealing  32.1-353.4 and 32.1-353.5. (Patron-Watts, HB 2290 (Chapter 474))
Online public institution of higher education; Council of Higher Education to study feasibility of establishing. (Patron-Poisson, HJR 594 (F))
Open-Space Land and Farmlands, Joint Subcommittee Studying Long-Term Funding Sources for Purchase of Development Rights to Preserve; continued. (Patron-Lewis, HJR 576 (I) See HJR692; Cline, HJR 692 (P); Hanger, SJR 401 (P))
Oversight and Government Reform, Joint Commission on; created. Adding  30-278 through 30-287. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1846 (F))
Parole Guidelines Review Panel; established, report. Amending 53.1-136, 53.1-151, 53.1-154, and 53.1-159; adding  53.1-135.1 and 53.1-153.1. (Patron-Ticer, SB 249 (CD))
Parole Guidelines Review Panel; established, report. Amending 53.1-136, 53.1-151, 53.1-154, and 53.1-159; adding  53.1-151.1. (Patron-BaCote, HB 3174 (F))
Personal rapid transit; Secretary of Transportation to study benefits, costs, and overall viability thereof as public transportation option. (Patron-Oder, HJR 603 (P))
Persons with mental illness; Joint Commission on Health Care to study ways to improve housing opportunities therefor. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 636 (F))
Power plants; Department of Health to study public health effects of using trona to mitigate emissions therein. (Patron-Englin, HJR 698 (F))
Prescription drugs; Joint Commission on Health Care to study accuracy of discard dates. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HJR 699 (F))
Prisoner Reentry to Society, Joint Subcommittee Studying Program for; continued. (Patron-Welch, HJR 652 (P); Puller, SJR 327 (P))
Public institutions of higher education; Council of Higher Education to include in its planning initiative consideration of competitiveness in attracting and retaining faculty therefor, report. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 642 (P))
Public Procurement Act; required disclosure of location where services are to be performed under contract, report. Adding 2.2-4312.1. (Patron-Ward, HB 1917 (F); Reynolds, SB 861 (F))
Public schools; Board of Education to establish and regularly convene an Educational Roundtable to facilitate implementation and continuation of efforts to improve and sustain quality educational leadership. (Patron-Hamilton, HJR 622 (P))
Public schools; joint subcommittee to study appropriateness and efficacy of open education content resources. (Patron-Peace, HJR 702 (F))
Public schools; proof of immigration status or actual citizenship to enroll, report. Amending  22.1-3.1; adding  22.1-18.2. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 2932 (F))
Rail Enhancement Fund; creation of a five-year plan. Amending 33.1-221.1:1.1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2234 (F))
Realignment Commission; created, report. Adding  2.2-2530 and 2.2-2531. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1845 (F))
Redistricting advisory commission; establishment thereof, report. Adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.7. (Patron-Shuler, HB 1629 (F))
Redistricting process; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Peace, HJR 703 (F))
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards; created, report. Adding 56-597 through 56-607. (Patron-Whipple, SB 278 (CD))
Rental assistance pilot project; Department of Housing and Community Development to establish, report. (Patron-Englin, HB 2743 (F))
Residential dwelling units; Housing Commission to study overcrowding thereof and impact on neighborhoods and localities. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HJR 696 (P))
Retirement System; investments related to Sudan. (Patron-Valentine, HB 1828 (F); McEachin, HB 2869 (F); Cuccinelli, SB 1331 (F))
Retirement System; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study benefit programs offered thereby. (Patron-Tata, HJR 634 (F))
Sales and use tax forms, certain; Tax Commissioner to revise, report. (Patron-Fralin, HB 2621 (F))
Sales tax nexus; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Peace, HJR 597 (F))
School boards; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to those elected. (Patron-Amundson, HJR 640 (F); Blevins, SJR 364 (F))
School boards; required to allocate certain percentage of budget to instructional spending. Adding  22.1-18.2 and 22.1-90.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1617 (F))
Science and technology education in business, law, and policy graduate programs at institutions of higher education; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 611 (P))
Secondary highway system; VDOT to report on maintenance thereof. Adding  33.1-223.2:17. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2049 (F))
Sexually violent predators; Department of Corrections and Attorney General to examine feasibility of treatment and housing for conditional release thereof. Adding  37.2-921. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1203 (V))
Sheriffs’ departments; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study staffing standards. (Patron-Stolle, SJR 93 (CD))
Small businesses; joint subcommittee to study whether laws and regulations impede ability thereof to act collectively in procuring health insurance. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 612 (F))
Solar Water Heating System Pay-as-You-Save Pilot Program; created, report. Adding  56-597 through 56-601. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1804 (I) See HB2401)
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))
Standards of Learning; Department of Education to include standards regarding instruction on animal safety and humane treatment thereof in future revisions. (Patron-Alexander, HJR 567 (F))
State agencies; Governor to ensure financial and management review of executive branches, report. Adding  2.2-108.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2312 (F))
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 (CD))
State Auditor, Office of; created, report. Adding  2.2-518.1 through 2.2-518.15; repealing  30-130 through 30-142. (Patron-Albo, HB 1907 (F))
State employee; joint subcommittee to study grievance procedure therefor. (Patron-Lucas, SJR 98 (CD))
State Government Programs, Joint Commission on; created, report. Adding  30-266, 30-267, and 30-268. (Patron-Stolle, SB 705 (CD))
State highway, passenger rail, and mass transit programs; joint subcommittee to study financing therefor. (Patron-Caputo, HJR 607 (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))
Statewide Independent Living Council and Statewide Independent Living Fund; requires SILC to report names of all donors and amount of all donations. Amending  51.5-25.1. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2269 (Chapter 473))
Stem Cell Research, Joint Subcommittee Studying Medical, Ethical, and Scientific Issues Relating to; continued. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 584 (P))
Stroke prevention and care; Joint Commission on Health Care to study. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 635 (F))
Substance abuse; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study actual cost to State. (Patron-Landes, HJR 683 (P))
Substance abuse; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of issues related thereto on state and local fiscal expenditures. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 395 (P))
Sudan; Retirement System to study feasibility of restricting certain investments in certain companies related thereto. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SJR 487 (F))
Supreme Court of Virginia; Crime Commission to study efficiency of summons form published thereby. (Patron-Obenshain, SJR 382 (F))
Sustainable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Energy Conservation Fund; created, report. Amending  56-249.6; adding  56-597 through 56-606. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1275 (F))
Therapeutic Incarceration Program; created, report. Adding 19.2-316.4. (Patron-Puckett, SB 611 (CD))
Toll facilities; all newly constructed to have capability to be a fully automated electronic operation. Amending  33.1-223.2:12. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 2207 (F))
Transportation Board; Commissioner to report on various expenditures. Amending  33.1-12. (Patron-Moran, HB 2854 (Chapter 337))
Transportation funding; authority to certain localities to impose additional fees therefor, report. Amending  2.2-1514, 10.1-1188, 15.2-2317 through 15.2-2327, 15.2-2403, 15.2-4839, 15.2-4840, 33.1-3, 33.1-13, 33.1-19.1, 33.1-23.03, 33.1-23.03:8, 33.1-223.2:12, 33.1-268, 33.1-269, 33.1-277, 46.2-694, 46.2-694.1, 46.2-697, 46.2-1135, 58.1-605, 58.1-606, 58.1-811, 58.1-2217, 58.1-2249, 58.1-2289, 58.1-2403, 58.1-2425, 58.1-2701, and 58.1-2706; adding  15.2-2223.1, 15.2-2328, 15.2-2329, 15.2-2403.1, 15.2-4838.1, 30-278 through 30-282, 33.1-23.4:01, 33.1-391.6 through 33.1-391.15, 46.2-206.1, 46.2-702.1, 46.2-755.1, 46.2-755.2, 46.2-1167.1, 58.1-625.1, 58.1-802.1, 58.1-815.4, 58.1-1724.2 through 58.1-1724.7, 58.1-2402.1, 58.1-2531, 58.1-3221.2, and 58.1-3825.1; repealing tenth enactment of Chapters 1019 and 1044, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Howell, W.J., HB 3202 (Chapter 896))
Transportation funding and reform; provides statewide funding of projects through current and additional funds, report. Amending  2.2-1514, 10.1-1188, 15.2-2403, 33.1-1, 33.1-2, 33.1-3, 33.1-13, 33.1-19.1, 33.1-23.03, 33.1-23.03:8, 33.1-67, 33.1-69, 33.1-72.1, 33.1-223.2:12, 33.1-268, 33.1-269, 33.1-277, 46.2-694.1, 46.2-697, 46.2-1135, 58.1-2217, 58.1-2249, 58.1-2289, 58.1-2701, and 58.1-2706; adding  15.2-2223.1, 15.2-2286.2, 15.2-2328, 15.2-2329, 15.2-2403.1, 30-278 through 30-283, 33.1-23.4:01, 46.2-206.1, 46.2-702.1, 58.1-2531, and 58.1-2532; repealing tenth enactment of Chapters 1019 and 1044, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Norment, SB 1417 (F))
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))
Undocumented immigrants; joint subcommittee to study impact thereof of those who reside in State on economy, government services, and resources. (Patron-Saxman, HJR 776 (I) See HB1673)
Unfunded state mandates; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Saxman, HJR 602 (F))
Uninsured population; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 613 (F))
Urban Partnership; joint subcommittee to study an agreement between various counties, cities, and departments. (Patron-Frederick, HJR 691 (F))
Utility distribution lines; State Corporation Commission to study feasibility of requiring underground placement in redevelopment areas. (Patron-Quayle, SJR 73 (CD))
VDOT; annual statistical report containing highway and arterial roadway levels of service. Adding  33.1-223.2:17. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2922 (F); Herring, SB 1259 (F))
VDOT; prepare and disseminate annual reports projecting three-year maintenance schedule for each district. Adding  33.1-223.2:17. (Patron-Ticer, SB 941 (I) See SB1128)
Venture capital investments; creates program which makes investment return guarantees for certain. Adding  2.2-2238.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 75 (CD); Purkey, HB 1697 (F))
Virginia Preschool Initiative; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (Patron-Cox, HJR 729 (P))
Virginia-Africa Advisory Board; created, report. Amending 2.2-2101; adding  2.2-2462 and 2.2-2463. (Patron-Hall, HB 3175 (F))
Vision care services and products; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of current law impeding accessibility thereto. (Patron-Putney, HJR 641 (F))
Waste minimization, reuse, and recycling; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (Patron-Ticer, SJR 361 (P))
Workers’ Compensation Commission; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study procedure by which deputy commissioners are appointed. (Patron-Athey, HJR 120 (CD))
Workforce housing; Housing Commission to study employer-assisted housing initiatives and incentives for employers to provide for their employees. (Patron-Hugo, HJR 711 (F))
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