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GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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


Accounts, Department of; oversee prompt collection of delinquent accounts receivable. Amending  2.2-4806 and 30-133; adding 2.2-519. (Patron-Saxman, HB 324 (Chapter 637))
Appropriation act and budget bills; searchable electronic copies. Amending  30-133. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 201 (I) See HB1360)
Auditor of Public Accounts; auditing services for city and county officials and executive branch agencies handling state funds may be performed by licensed independent certified public accountants. Amending  30-133, 30-134, and 30-137. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 555 (C))
Auditor of Public Accounts; database to contain information for state taxpayers. Amending  30-133. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1163 (I) See HB1360)
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))
Bioscience and Biotechnology, Commission on; created, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-297. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1095 (F); Herring, SB 787 (F))
Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Awards Committee; clarifies awarding of scholarship. Amending  30-231.3 and 30-231.8. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 1529 (Chapter 680))
Budget database; House and Senate Committees recognizing need to establish searchable website. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 82 (I) See HB1360)
Campaign Finance Disclosure Act of 2006; review of reports for candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General. Amending  24.2-946 and 24.2-946.3; adding 24.2-946.3:1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 43 (F))
Campaign fundraising; broadens prohibition during legislative sessions. Amending  24.2-954. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 122 (I) See HB322; Saxman, HB 322 (F))
Capitol Police, Division of; powers and duties. Amending 15.2-1724, 15.2-1726, 15.2-1728, and 30-34.2:1. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 840 (Chapter 437))
Citizen Advisory Redistricting Board; created. Amending  30-263; adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.5. (Patron-Brink, HB 1070 (F))
Climate Change, Commission on; created, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-298. (Patron-Englin, HB 796 (F))
Climate Change, Commission on; recognizing need to provide leadership and assist General Assembly and Governor. (Patron-Ticer, SJR 94 (F))
Congressional, Senatorial, and House of Delegates districts; makes technical adjustments between districts. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1494 (Chapter 395))
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))
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)
Energy and Environment, Commission on; established, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-300. (Patron-Whipple, SB 464 (Chapter 882))
Freedom of Information Act; permits interim study committees of General Assembly to conduct meetings using electronic communications. Amending  2.2-3707.01. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1020 (F))
General Assembly; adjournment sine die. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 618 (P); Griffith, HJR 619 (F))
General Assembly; amending schedule for conduct of business during 2008 Regular Session. Amending HJR 31, 2008. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 614 (P))
General Assembly; amending schedule for conduct of business during 2008 Regular Session. Amending HJR 614, 2008. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 615 (P))
General Assembly; establishing prefiling schedule for 2009 Regular Session. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 32 (P))
General Assembly; establishing schedule for conduct of business during 2008 Regular Session. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 31 (P))
General Assembly; Governor to call for 2008 Special II Session, and establishes schedule for conduct of business. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 617 (F))
General Assembly; Governor to call for special session after adjournment of 2008 Regular Session, and establishes schedule for conduct of business. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 616 (P))
General Assembly; notifying Governor of organization. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 152 (P))
General Assembly and Congressional redistricting plans; new method for preparation. Adding  24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.7. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 105 (I) See SB38)
General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; prohibited conduct concerning certain transactions and lobbyist relationships. Adding  30-108.1. (Patron-Joannou, HB 920 (F))
Hampton Roads Transportation Authority; procedures to be followed in making legislative requests and recommendations to General Assembly. Amending  33.1-391.15; adding  33.1-391.9:1. (Patron-Oder, HB 1304 (F))
House Appropriations Committee; staff to report on total new state government positions created. (Patron-Purkey, HB 126 (F))
Joint Assembly; receiving Governor and other distinguished guests, and establish rules of conduct. (Patron-Cole, HJR 299 (P))
Joint Rules Committee; confirming various appointments. (Patron-Cole, HJR 612 (P))
Legislative efficiency review program; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to review operations of all legislative branches, report. Amending  30-58.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 963 (F))
Legislative Services, Division of; responsible for providing an annual report to all standing committee chairmen. Amending 30-28.16. (Patron-Orrock, HB 1441 (Chapter 677))
Mortgage Lender and Broker Act; State Corporation Commission to enforce certain laws for home ownership protection. Amending 6.1-409, 6.1-414, 6.1-425, 6.1-428, 6.1-430, 19.2-389, and 30-261; adding  6.1-423.1 and 6.1-423.2. (Patron-Suit, HB 1487 (Chapter 863))
Nonpoint source pollution reduction; Governor and General Assembly to provide additional funding for activities. Amending 10.1-2128. (Patron-Bulova, HB 360 (Chapter 500); Hanger, SB 513 (Chapter 278))
Planning and Budget, Department of; submission of agency budget estimates to General Assembly. Amending  2.2-1504. (Patron-Cline, HB 1359 (F))
Planning and Budget, Director of Department of; required to maintain searchable budget database website, report. Adding 2.2-1501.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 423 (I) See HB1360; Cline, HB 1360 (C); Cuccinelli, SB 585 (C))
Planning and Budget, Director of Department of; required to maintain searchable budget database website, report. Amending 30-133; adding  2.2-1501.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 203 (I) See HB1360)
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))
Public-Private Transportation Act; prohibits private entity from imposing tolls on Interstate 81 highways without approval of General Assembly. Amending  33.1-23.03:10 and 56-565. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1516 (Chapter 602); Obenshain, SB 754 (Chapter 838))
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))
65 Percent Solution; General Assembly recognize problems with and implications thereof. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SJR 25 (F))
Speaker of House of Delegates; confirming appointments. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 263 (P))
Telecommuting; Secretary of Technology to report annually to General Assembly. Amending  2.2-203.2 and 2.2-225. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1563 (F))
Toxic substances; removes requirement Board of Health report to General Assembly and Governor biennially. Amending  32.1-245. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1089 (Chapter 671))
25X’25 Project; General Assembly to support to increase energy security. (Patron-Poindexter, HJR 129 (F))
Uranium Mining Commission; established, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-300. (Patron-Wagner, SB 525 (F))
Williamsburg Session; expressing appreciation for hospitality extended by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. (Patron-Cole, HJR 303 (P))
Williamsburg Session; to be held at Colonial Williamsburg on January 26, 2008. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 200 (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