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COMMISSIONS, BOARDS, AND INSTITUTIONS GENERALLY

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Advisory Redistricting Commission; created, report. Adding 24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.10. (Patron-Plum, HB 339 (F))
Affordable housing; Housing Commission to study incentives for targeted development and regional planning initiatives. (Patron-Northam, SJR 80 (F))
Affordable housing; Housing Commission to study methods for procuring units for public employees. (Patron-Rust, HJR 84 (F))
Beverage containers; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to include in two-year study an analysis of effectiveness of recovery and recycling thereof. (Patron-Morgan, HJR 112 (F))
Bicentennial of American War of 1812 Commission and Fund; created, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-300. (Patron-Cox, HB 1391 (Chapter 740); Martin, SB 383 (Chapter 409))
Bipartisan Redistricting Commission; created, report. Adding 24.2-301.2, 24.2-301.3, and 24.2-301.4. (Patron-Moran, HB 836 (F); Deeds, SB 38 (F); Stolle, SB 625 (I) See SB38)
Cap and trade system for NOx and SO2; Air Pollution Control Board may prohibit electric generating facilities located within specified nonattainment areas. Amending  10.1-1328. (Patron-Wagner, SB 712 (C))
Children; Criminal Sentencing Commission to study use of and need for enhanced punishment for crimes committed in presence thereof. (Patron-Marsh, SJR 28 (F))
Citizen Advisory Redistricting Board; created. Amending  30-263; adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.5. (Patron-Brink, HB 1070 (F))
Clarksville-Boydton Airport Commission; authorized to issue bonds. Amending Chapter 680, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Ruff, SB 794 (Chapter 421))
Climate Change, Commission on; created, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-298. (Patron-Englin, HB 796 (F))
Climate Change, Commission on; created, report. Amending 2.2-2101; adding  2.2-2532 and 2.2-2533. (Patron-Plum, HB 676 (I) See HB796)
Climate Change, Commission on; created, report. Amending 2.2-2101 and 22.1-23; adding  2.2-2532 and 2.2-2533. (Patron-Ticer, SB 627 (I) See SB464)
Climate Change, Commission on; recognizing need to provide leadership and assist General Assembly and Governor. (Patron-Ticer, SJR 94 (F))
Coal-fired generation facilities; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study risk of further investment. (Patron-Englin, HJR 109 (F))
Commitment hearing; community services board representative, examiner, and treating physician to attend. Amending 37.2-817. (Patron-Bell, HB 560 (Chapter 780))
Commitment hearing; independent examiner or community services board member to attend. Amending  37.2-817. (Patron-Hurt, SB 769 (I) See SB246)
Common Interest Community Board; established. Amending 54.1-2105.1, 54.1-2130, 55-79.41, 55-79.58, 55-79.58:1, 55-79.74, 55-79.79, 55-79.81, 55-79.84:1, 55-79.86, 55-79.89, 55-79.93:1, 55-79.95, 55-79.97, 55-362, 55-362.1, 55-374.1, 55-374.2, 55-375, 55-392.1, 55-484, 55-487, 55-496, 55-504.1, 55-508, 55-509, 55-509.2, 55-510, 55-513, 55-513.1, 55-514, 55-514.2, 55-516.1, 55-528, 55-529, and 55-530; adding 54.1-2345 through 54.1-2354, 55-79.97:1, 55-79.97:2, 55-79.97:3, 55-509.3 through 55-509.10, and 55-530.1; repealing  55-511 and 55-512. (Patron-Suit, HB 516 (Chapter 851); Whipple, SB 301 (Chapter 871))
Community criminal justice boards; membership. Amending  9.1-178. (Patron-Howell, SB 65 (C))
Comprehensive highway access management standards; Commissioner to promulgate standards in phases. Amending second, third, and fourth enactments of Chapters 863 and 928, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Hull, HB 1572 (Chapter 454); Watkins, SB 370 (Chapter 274))
Comprehensive Parole Reduction Act; Parole Board to adopt an analytical scale to assess risk and establish Parole Guidelines Review Panel. Amending  53.1-136, 53.1-151, 53.1-154, and 53.1-159; adding  53.1-151.1. (Patron-BaCote, HB 703 (F))
Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II. (Patron-Moran, HJR 28 (C); Amundson, HJR 120 (C); Barlow, HJR 181 (C); Deeds, SJR 5 (C); Miller, J.C., SJR 59 (C))
Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II, and Sections 2 and 3 of Article IV. (Patron-Plum, HJR 70 (C))
Contractors, licensed; Commission on Immigration to study hiring of undocumented workers and impact on workforce and economy. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 164 (F))
Craney Island Dredged Materials Management Area; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of greater elevations. (Patron-Joannou, HJR 117 (F); Lucas, SJR 50 (F))
Criminal Justice Services Board; establishment of Executive Committee. Adding  9.1-108.1. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 838 (Chapter 305))
Criminal Justice Services Board; increases membership. Amending 9.1-108. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 563 (F))
Criminal Justice Services Board; increases membership of Committee on Training. Amending  9.1-112. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 562 (F))
Criminal Justice Services, Department of; limitation on licensure for bail bondsmen. Amending  9.1-185.4. (Patron-Johnson, HB 866 (Chapter 438))
Criminal Justice Services, Department of; powers and duties. Amending  9.1-102. (Patron-Merricks, HB 1236 (Chapter 328))
Crisis intervention team pilot programs; established for persons with mental illness, report. Amending  9.1-102; adding 9.1-187 through 9.1-190. (Patron-Edwards, SB 16 (C))
Diploma; Board of Education to establish requirements for advanced technical or advanced studies. Amending  22.1-253.13:4. (Patron-Purkey, HB 97 (Chapter 351))
Domestic and sexual assault; Department of State Police and local law-enforcement agencies establish policies for responding to crimes involving. Amending  9.1-102; adding  9.1-1300 and 9.1-1301; repealing  19.2-81.4. (Patron-Bell, HB 1395 (Chapter 600); Deeds, SB 786 (Chapter 771))
Efficiency and Effectiveness, 2002 Governor’s Commission on; Governor to implement recommendations thereof. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 2 (F))
Electric transmission lines; State Corporation Commission to require compliance with conservation and energy consumption requirements in making determination about need, etc. (Patron-Athey, HR 8 (F))
Electric Utility Restructuring, Commission on; continues as Commission on Electric Utility Regulation. Amending  30-201, 30-202, 30-205, 30-209, 56-576, 56-579, 56-582, 56-592, 56-592.1, 56-596, 58.1-3814, 67-101, and 67-202; repealing 30-208. (Patron-Norment, SB 596 (Chapter 883))
Electric Utility Restructuring, Commission on; renamed Commission on Electric Utility Regulation. Amending  30-201, 30-205, 30-208, 30-209, 56-579, 56-592, 56-592.1, 56-596, and 67-202. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 575 (I) See SB596)
Elevator mechanics; Board for Contractors to issue temporary certifications in event of shortage. Amending  54.1-1140, 54.1-1142, 54.1-1142.1, and 54.1-1143; adding  54.1-1142.2. (Patron-Suit, HB 1081 (F))
Emergency responses across jurisdictional lines; Hampton Roads Planning District Commission to study automatic aide. (Patron-Suit, HJR 155 (P))
Employment Commission; authorizes final orders to be recorded and satisfied as orders. Amending  60.2-633. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 881 (Chapter 492))
Employment Commission; employment stabilization. Amending 60.2-113. (Patron-Byron, HB 925 (Chapter 222); Ruff, SB 253 (Chapter 98))
Employment Commission; must maintain at least one regional office in each planning district. Amending  60.2-111. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1223 (F))
Employment Commission; required to close Commonwealth-operated employment offices. Amending  60.2-110. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 24 (F))
Employment Commission; transfers responsibility for collection of employment taxes to Department of Taxation. Amending  58.1-1, 58.1-202, 60.2-111, 60.2-118, 60.2-511, 60.2-512, 60.2-519, 60.2-519.2 through 60.2-524, and 60.2-538; adding  60.2-208.1. (Patron-Byron, HB 1314 (F))
Energy and Environment, Commission on; established, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-300. (Patron-Whipple, SB 464 (Chapter 882))
Erosion and sediment control plan; file specifications for stream restoration banks annually with Soil and Water Conservation Board. Amending  10.1-563. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1552 (Chapter 23))
Fort Belvoir; joint subcommittee to study impact of Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission’s recommendations. (Patron-Nichols, HJR 63 (F))
Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; Board and Department provide better communication and opportunities for public participation when proposing or changing regulations. (Patron-Saxman, HJR 231 (P))
Gang-related activities; Office of Commonwealth Preparedness to work with localities and other state agencies to identify links between terrorism. Amending  2.2-305 and 9.1-102. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 659 (F))
Health care, indigent; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 35 (F))
Health care professionals, licensed; Joint Commission on Health Care to study considering competence as condition of license renewal. (Patron-Hall, HJR 174 (F); Amundson, HJR 207 (F))
Health care professionals, licensed; Joint Commission on Health Care to study considering competence of those not granted deemed status as condition of license renewal. (Patron-Houck, SJR 128 (F))
Health insurance; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study providing an income tax credit to employers that provide to their employees. (Patron-Hogan, HJR 102 (F))
Higher Education Board Appointments, Commission on; removes sunset provision. Repealing  2.2-2523. (Patron-Tata, HB 776 (Chapter 50); Houck, SB 302 (I) See SB683; Norment, SB 683 (Chapter 710))
Homeowners; Department of Taxation to study implications of income tax credit for certain based upon real estate taxes. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SJR 81 (F))
Illegal immigration; adopts several measures aimed at curbing in State, report. Amending  2.2-4317, 23-9.2:3, 52-1, 53.1-218, and 58.1-462; adding  2.2-202.1, 2.2-4308.2, 2.2-5514, 2.2-5515, 9.1-1300 through 9.1-1304, 18.2-201.1, 23-7.4:01, and 52-8.1:2. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 928 (F))
Information Technologies Agency; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study quality, cost, and value of services provided to state agencies and public bodies thereby. (Patron-Stolle, SJR 129 (P))
Juvenile justice system; Crime Commission to continue its study. (Patron-Moran, HJR 113 (P))
Law-enforcement and judicial personnel; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study autism education and training available. (Patron-Englin, HJR 110 (I) See HJR105)
Law-enforcement employees; extends coverage under overtime compensation. Amending  9.1-700. (Patron-Deeds, SB 269 (F))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; changes in process and procedures. Amending  9.1-501. (Patron-Deeds, SB 355 (I) See SB76)
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; changes to process and procedures afforded to officers. Amending 9.1-500, 9.1-501, 9.1-502, and 9.1-504; adding  9.1-508. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 76 (F))
Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; includes deputy sheriffs under coverage. Amending  9.1-500. (Patron-Poisson, HB 100 (F))
Legislative efficiency; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study and recommend improvements. (Patron-Shannon, HJR 118 (F))
Line of Duty Act; amends definition of deceased person. Amending 9.1-400 and 9.1-402. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 271 (F))
Line of Duty Act; coverage for fire company personnel of National Guard and Air National Guard. Amending  9.1-400. (Patron-Wright, HB 10 (F))
Line of Duty Act; definition of disabled person, funding for Line of Duty Death and Health Benefits Trust Fund. Amending 9.1-400, 15.2-911, and 17.1-272. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 41 (F); Quayle, SB 329 (F))
Line of Duty Act; definition of disabled person to include local employees. Amending  9.1-400. (Patron-Bell, HB 998 (F))
Line of Duty Act; funding for Line of Duty Health Benefits Trust Fund. Amending  9.1-400, 15.2-911, and 17.1-272. (Patron-Bulova, HB 1436 (F))
Locksmiths; regulatory scheme for licensing by Criminal Justice Services Board. Amending  9.1-138, 9.1-139, 9.1-140, and 9.1-143; adding  9.1-140.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 462 (Chapter 638))
Long-term care needs; Joint Commission on Health Care to study alternative solutions. (Patron-Plum, HJR 69 (F))
Marine Resources Commission; allows Commissioner to waive requirements for permits in emergency situations. Amending 28.2-1203 and 28.2-1306. (Patron-Houck, SB 528 (C))
Medical errors; Joint Commission on Health Care to study various responses. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 101 (F))
Medicine; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to conduct follow-up review of effectiveness of Board of Medicine in regulating practice, report. (Patron-Puller, SJR 47 (F))
Medicine, Board of; certain information to be made available thereto. Amending  54.1-2910.1. (Patron-Northam, SB 495 (Chapter 479))
Neurotrauma Initiative Advisory Board; changes reporting requirements. Amending  51.5-12.3. (Patron-Hanger, SB 494 (Chapter 40))
Nursing homes; Board of Health to establish staffing standards. Amending  32.1-127. (Patron-Watts, HB 1046 (F))
Offender registration; local law-enforcement agencies may charge fee. Amending  9.1-903. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 281 (F))
Onsite treatment works; Board of Health et al., to accept designs from professional engineers. Adding  32.1-163.6. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1166 (Chapter 515))
Port Authority; Marine Resources Commission to grant easements and rights-of-way across and in beds of Hampton Roads Harbor. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 1125 (Chapter 734))
Property owners’ associations; Real Estate Board to develop classification. Amending  54.1-2105.1. (Patron-Plum, HB 346 (F))
Pruitt, William A.; awarded handgun for noteworthy service to Marine Resources Commission. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1576 (Chapter 261))
Public utilities; required to use competitive bidding in purchasing and construction practices. Amending  56-233.1. (Patron-Plum, HB 1413 (Chapter 522))
Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; technical assistance shall be provided by Department of General Services. Amending  30-279 and 30-280. (Patron-Stosch, SB 749 (Chapter 712))
Real Estate Board; real estate firm licenses. Amending 54.1-2106.1. (Patron-Hull, HB 1114 (Chapter 319))
Real Estate Board; waiver of broker education requirements. Amending  54.1-2105. (Patron-Puckett, SB 418 (F))
Realignment Commission; created, report. Amending  2.2-203.2:1 and 2.2-2101; adding  30-293 through 30-302; repealing 2.2-2620 through 2.2-2625. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1238 (C))
Redistricting Commission; created. Adding  24.2-301.2, 24.2-301.3, and 24.2-301.4. (Patron-Howell, SB 243 (I) See SB38)
Restorative justice; Crime Commission to study. (Patron-Norment, SJR 90 (F))
School boards; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to those elected. (Patron-Rust, HJR 85 (F); Spruill, HJR 175 (F); Blevins, SJR 66 (F))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; person may petition circuit court to register as a regular sex offender not a violent sex offender. Amending  9.1-902, 9.1-908, and 9.1-910. (Patron-Howell, SB 590 (Chapter 877))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; registration requirements. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Watts, HB 1044 (Chapter 592); McDougle, SB 114 (Chapter 747))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; use of data by Statewide Automated Victim Notification (SAVIN) system. Adding 9.1-922. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 844 (Chapter 76); Morrissey, HB 1376 (I) See HB844; Howell, SB 74 (Chapter 338))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; registration procedures. Amending  9.1-903. (Patron-BaCote, HB 701 (F); Mathieson, HB 902 (Chapter 220))
Sex offender registry; penalty for failure to register. Amending 9.1-902 and 18.2-472.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 964 (F))
Sex offender registry; placement of certain juveniles required. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Stuart, SB 372 (C))
Sex offender registry; removal of name and information. Amending 9.1-910. (Patron-Griffith, HB 552 (F))
Small businesses; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of eVirginia thereon. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 119 (P))
Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission; created. Amending  2.2-2101; adding  2.2-2532 through 2.2-2536. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 781 (Chapter 654); Wampler, SB 653 (Chapter 659))
State Police Staffing, Special Commission on; established. Amending  2.2-2101; adding  52-4.01 and 52-4.02. (Patron-Stolle, SB 747 (F))
Stormwater; Soil and Water Conservation Board to promote reuse and reclamation thereof. Amending  10.1-603.4. (Patron-Stuart, SB 378 (Chapter 405))
Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to convey parcels of previously filled lands in City of Norfolk. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1317 (Chapter 675))
Subaqueous lands; Marine Resources Commission to convey parcels thereof along Elizabeth River in City of Norfolk. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1208 (Chapter 673))
Toxic substances; removes requirement Board of Health report to General Assembly and Governor biennially. Amending  32.1-245. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1089 (Chapter 671))
TransDominion Express Commission; created. Adding  33.1-391.16, 33.1-391.17, and 33.1-391.18; repealing Chapter 1041, 2003 Acts. (Patron-Edwards, SB 121 (F))
Trucks and combination vehicles; Transportation Board to impose fee for use in maintaining highways. Adding  33.1-223.2:18. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 185 (F))
Uranium Mining Commission; established, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-300. (Patron-Wagner, SB 525 (F))
Vacant residential units; Housing Commission to study problem in densely populated urban areas. (Patron-Melvin, HJR 167 (F); Locke, SJR 56 (P))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 12/19/08