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STUDY COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND REPORTS

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


Adult Fatality Review Team; created, report. Amending  2.2-3705.5 and 63.2-1606; adding  32.1-283.5. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 251 (Chapter 539); Ebbin, HB 857 (F))
Advisory Redistricting Commission; created, report. Adding 24.2-301.2 through 24.2-301.10. (Patron-Plum, HB 339 (F))
Affordable housing; Departments of Housing and Community Development, and Taxation to jointly study incentives therefor. (Patron-Caputo, HJR 108 (F))
Affordable housing; Housing Commission to study methods for procuring units for public employees. (Patron-Rust, HJR 84 (F))
Aging; joint subcommittee to study reducing cost of caring for population in State. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 165 (F))
Aging, Department for; four-year plan therefor, report. Amending 2.2-703; adding  2.2-703.1. (Patron-Alexander, HB 674 (Chapter 361))
Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC stores, report. Amending  4.1-100, 4.1-103, 4.1-111, 4.1-115, 4.1-121, 4.1-122, 4.1-201, 4.1-206, 4.1-207, 4.1-210, 4.1-215, 4.1-231, 4.1-233, 4.1-234, 4.1-235, 4.1-303, and 4.1-330; adding 4.1-119.1, 4.1-120.1, 4.1-204.1, and 4.1-214.1; repealing 4.1-119 and 4.1-120. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 421 (F); Poisson, HB 611 (F))
Alicia’s Law; funding for child exploitation law enforcement efforts. (Patron-Moran, HB 1189 (F))
Autism services; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (Patron-Valentine, HJR 105 (P))
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))
Bioscience and Biotechnology, Commission on; created, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-297. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1095 (F); Herring, SB 787 (F))
Biosciences and biotechnology; joint subcommittee to study and advance development and enhancement thereof. (Patron-Sickles, HJR 248 (P))
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)
Bonds or other investment activity of state government; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study feasibility of consolidating issuance and administration. (Patron-Saxman, HJR 162 (F))
Buildings, state-owned and occupied; use of compact fluorescent light bulbs, report. Adding  2.2-1131.2. (Patron-Poisson, HB 164 (F))
Bus rapid transit corridors; joint subcommittee to study establishment thereof in Northern Virginia. (Patron-Watts, HJR 98 (F))
Businesses, private; joint subcommittee to study local incentives provided for economic development purposes. (Patron-Cole, HJR 75 (P))
Center for Innovative Technology; duties, report. Amending 2.2-2221.1; adding  2.2-2221.2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 497 (F))
Child Toy Safety Act of 2008; penalty for failure to remove recalled goods, report. Adding  18.2-320.1. (Patron-Moran, HB 1192 (C))
Childhood Obesity in Public Schools, Joint Subcommittee Studying; continued. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 74 (F))
Children; Criminal Sentencing Commission to study use of and need for enhanced punishment for crimes committed in presence thereof. (Patron-Marsh, SJR 28 (F))
Children’s Ombudsman, Office of; created, report. Adding 2.2-214.2, 2.2-214.3, and 2.2-214.4. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1131 (Chapter 446); Edwards, SB 315 (Chapter 698))
Chronic truancy and dropout preventions; Board of Education to study need for and ways of improving. (Patron-Hall, HJR 179 (F))
Circuit Court Clerks’ Offices, Joint Subcommittee Studying Operations of; continued. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 52 (F); Stolle, SJR 99 (P))
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)
Coal-fired generation facilities; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study risk of further investment. (Patron-Englin, HJR 109 (F))
Colleges and universities; joint subcommittee to study merits of operating in State year-round. (Patron-Poisson, HJR 99 (I) See HJR91)
Companion animals; joint subcommittee to study issues relating thereto. (Patron-Saxman, HJR 163 (F))
Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families Program, Joint Subcommittee Studying; continued. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 75 (P))
Computer Recovery and Recycling Act; adoption and implementation of recovery plan. Adding  10.1-1425.27 through 10.1-1425.38. (Patron-Plum, HB 344 (Chapter 541))
Consolidating certain departments; Governor to determine appropriate methods and timing, report. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 80 (F))
Consumer credit reports; joint subcommittee to study security freezes thereon. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 15 (F))
Consumers; joint subcommittee to study access to credit in State. (Patron-Hugo, HJR 173 (F))
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))
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))
D.C. Metro; Secretary of Transportation to study extension from Springfield Station south on I-95 to Woodbridge and Potomac Mills. (Patron-Nichols, HJR 64 (F))
Development and land use tools; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Athey, HJR 178 (P); Vogel, SJR 70 (P))
Development rights; joint subcommittee to study transfer thereof. (Patron-Lohr, HJR 195 (P))
Dillon Rule; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Englin, HJR 111 (F))
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))
Electronic license plate recognition systems; Secretary of Public Safety to study feasibility of increasing use as law-enforcement tool. (Patron-Mathieson, HJR 92 (F))
Elementary and Secondary School Funding, 2002 Review of; joint subcommittee to examine feasibility and appropriateness of implementing recommendations by Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, report. (Patron-Rust, HJR 83 (F))
Emergency protective orders; Office of Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to allow magistrates in Accomack County to use preliminary orders, report. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1518 (C))
Emergency responses across jurisdictional lines; Hampton Roads Planning District Commission to study automatic aide. (Patron-Suit, HJR 155 (P))
Endocrine disrupting compounds; Department of Environmental Quality to study effects on environment. (Patron-Bulova, HJR 171 (F))
Energy and Environment, Commission on; established, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-300. (Patron-Whipple, SB 464 (Chapter 882))
Energy-efficient office and public buildings; joint subcommittee to study options therefor. (Patron-Hugo, HJR 116 (F))
Energy-efficient office buildings and public buildings; Commission on Energy and Climate Change to study options therefor. (Patron-Puller, SJR 32 (F))
Family caregivers; Joint Commission on Health Care to study support services therefor of elderly and disabled, etc. support organizations. (Patron-Shannon, HJR 238 (F); Stosch, SJR 102 (P))
Fertilizers; Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services adopt regulations ensuring contractor-applicators are applying product to nonagricultural lands, report. Adding  3.1-106.4:2. (Patron-Stuart, SB 135 (Chapter 686))
Financial and management review; Governor to initiate for all state agencies, report. Adding  2.2-108.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1184 (F))
Firearms; joint subcommittee to study laws and policies relating to purchase, etc. in State. (Patron-Caputo, HJR 154 (F))
Firefighters; task force to develop training standards, report. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1501 (F))
Fluorescent light bulbs; Recycling Markets Development Council to study costs and benefits of recycling those that contain mercury. (Patron-Valentine, HJR 106 (F))
Fort Belvoir; joint subcommittee to study impact of Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission’s recommendations. (Patron-Nichols, HJR 63 (F))
Foster care; Department of Social Services to study and develop statewide code of ethics and responsibility agreement. (Patron-Orrock, HJR 93 (F); Ticer, SJR 98 (F))
Foster care families; Department of Social Services to study options for increasing number in State. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 74 (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))
Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of; duties of Director, report. Amending  29.1-109. (Patron-Cline, HB 1361 (F))
Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; disclosure of personal information. Amending  2.2-3801, 2.2-3808, 2.2-3809, and 16.1-77. (Patron-May, HB 634 (Chapter 840); Houck, SB 132 (Chapter 843))
Green Buildings Act; Department of General Services determines when project qualifies for exemption. Adding  2.2-1182 through 2.2-1185. (Patron-Petersen, SB 447 (F))
Green Buildings Act; established. Adding  2.2-1182 through 2.2-1186. (Patron-Moran, HB 1195 (F))
Hampton Roads; joint subcommittee to study transportation network. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HJR 194 (P))
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))
Health insurance market, commercial; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study measures to increase competition. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 53 (F))
Higher educational institutions; birth certificate required for admission, report. Amending  23-2.1:2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 425 (I) See HB14)
Higher educational institutions; operational authority therefor in information technology, procurement and capital projects, report. Amending  23-38.90. (Patron-Putney, HB 1390 (Chapter 824); Houck, SB 442 (Chapter 829))
Higher educational institutions; requires each to report to State Council of Higher Education for Virginia on steps taken to ensure academic freedom, etc. Amending  23-9.6:1. (Patron-Landes, HB 118 (F))
Higher educational institutions, online; State Council of Higher Education to study feasibility of establishing. (Patron-Poisson, HJR 43 (F))
Higher educational institutions, private, nonprofit; joint subcommittee to study ways State may work closer therewith to meet education needs. (Patron-Hamilton, HJR 91 (P))
Highway Trust Fund, federal; joint subcommittee to study impact on State of decline in funding. (Patron-Bouchard, HJR 158 (F))
Hospital-Emergency Treatment Reimbursement Fund; established. Adding  32.1-127.4, 38.2-6300 through 38.2-6303, and 40.1-29.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 364 (C))
Hospitality-related services and functions; Department of Conservation and Recreation to study privatization. (Patron-Poisson, HJR 100 (F))
House Appropriations Committee; staff to report on total new state government positions created. (Patron-Purkey, HB 126 (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))
Illegal immigration; Attorney General to pursue all remedies through litigation for reimbursement of costs incurred by State in dealing therewith. (Patron-Colgan, SJR 26 (C))
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))
Innovation Index; Center for Innovative Technology to establish to foster formation, etc. of technology-based economic development opportunities, report. (Patron-Rust, HJR 237 (F); Stolle, SJR 126 (P))
Innovative Technology Authority and Center; repealed, adds certain Funds, report. Amending  2.2-225, 2.2-2203, 2.2-2514 through 2.2-2517, 23-4.4, 23-231.9, and 23-231.10; adding  2.2-2246.1, 2.2-2246.2, and 2.2-2246.3; repealing  2.2-2218 through 2.2-2233.2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 416 (F))
Insurance agents; State Corporation Commission’s Bureau of Insurance to collect certain demographic and other information from examination candidates. (Patron-Hargrove, HJR 196 (P))
Interoperability Executive Committee; codifies Committee, report. Adding  2.2-2732 and 2.2-2733. (Patron-Deeds, SB 257 (F))
Interoperability Executive Committee; established, report. Adding  2.2-2732 and 2.2-2733. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 839 (Chapter 306); Watkins, SB 520 (Chapter 531))
Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; established, report. Adding  22.1-360. (Patron-Cole, HB 395 (C))
Jails, local and regional; joint subcommittee to study mental health services. (Patron-Tyler, HJR 215 (F))
Juvenile justice system; Crime Commission to continue its study. (Patron-Moran, HJR 113 (P))
Juvenile justice system; joint subcommittee to study efficacy and possible changes to improve. (Patron-Phillips, HJR 160 (I) See HJR113)
Juveniles; Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice to study process of determining whether should be tried as an adult. (Patron-Locke, SJR 45 (F))
Keep Our Promise Act of 2008; reinstates Personal Property Tax Relief Act of 1998, report. Amending  58.1-3506.1, 58.1-3523, and 58.1-3912; adding  58.1-3524.1 through 58.1-3524.6 and 58.1-3916.01:1; repealing  58.1-3524. (Patron-Frederick, HB 58 (C))
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)
Legislative efficiency; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study and recommend improvements. (Patron-Shannon, HJR 118 (F))
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))
Local government; joint subcommittee to study methods to alleviate circumstances that prevent meeting. (Patron-Barker, SJR 62 (F))
Local government; joint subcommittee to study organization thereof. (Patron-Deeds, SJR 57 (F))
Long-term care needs; Joint Commission on Health Care to study alternative solutions. (Patron-Plum, HJR 69 (F))
Lottery Department; consolidating certain departments thereunder, report. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 81 (F))
Mass transit; Department of Rail and Public Transportation to study options and potential improvements for Northern Virginia. (Patron-Barker, SJR 83 (I) See SJR122)
Math specialist pilot program; Department of Education to establish, report. (Patron-Nutter, HB 984 (F))
Medical doctors; joint subcommittee to study current and impending severe shortage thereof. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 47 (F))
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))
Mental health courts; establishment of pilot program, report. (Patron-Edwards, SB 18 (C))
Mental Health Needs and Treatment of Young Minority Adults, Joint Commission on Health Care Studying; continued. (Patron-Marsh, SJR 46 (P))
Mental health system; Joint Commission on Health Care to receive, review, and evaluate impact of certain recommendations and legislation thereon. (Patron-Lucas, SJR 42 (P))
Multistate corporations; joint subcommittee to study benefits of adopting a single sales factor for purposes of corporation income tax. (Patron-Byron, HJR 177 (P); Stosch, SJR 101 (P))
Nanotechnology Authority Act of 2007; created, report. Adding 2.2-2336 through 2.2-2353. (Patron-Purkey, HB 909 (F))
Natural gas utilities; alternative ratemaking plan, report. Adding  56-597, 56-598, and 56-599. (Patron-Nixon, HB 543 (Chapter 639))
Neurotrauma Initiative Advisory Board; changes reporting requirements. Amending  51.5-12.3. (Patron-Hanger, SB 494 (Chapter 40))
Nuclear power; joint subcommittee to study within State. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SJR 100 (I) See SJR133)
Open-Space Land and Farmlands, Joint Subcommittee Studying Long-Term Funding Sources for Purchase of Development Rights to Preserve; continued. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 76 (F))
Parole; Department of Corrections to report on pilot study use of risk assessment instrument in determinations, work release programs, etc. (Patron-Puller, SJR 31 (F))
Payday lending industry; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (Patron-Sickles, HJR 168 (F))
Physicians or other health care practitioners; barring from prescribing an alternative brand of medication because of financial incentives, report. (Patron-Hamilton, HJR 79 (P))
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)
Plastic bags; Department of Environmental Quality to study policies to mitigate negative effects on environment of those improperly disposed. (Patron-Barlow, HJR 169 (F); Quayle, SJR 82 (F))
Private landowners; Board of Forestry to study provision of ecological services incentives. (Patron-Ticer, SJR 96 (F))
Public health emergencies; Commission on Local Government to study need for contingency plans for local governing bodies to operate in event thereof. (Patron-Sickles, HJR 156 (F))
Public school teachers; joint subcommittee to study establishing merit pay and bonus system. (Patron-Saxman, HJR 161 (F))
Public schools; Board of Education et al., to study use of certain cleaning and maintenance products. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HJR 166 (F))
Public schools; Joint Commission on Technology and Science to study opportunities to implement open education resources in K-12. (Patron-Peace, HJR 176 (F))
Public schools; joint subcommittee to study ways to promote and ensure early reading proficiency and comprehension among third graders. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SJR 61 (F))
Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; joint subcommittee to study competitive bidding on projects thereunder. (Patron-Watts, HJR 153 (F))
Public’s right to float, fish, and navigate waters of State; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Lohr, HJR 114 (F))
Radioactive waste, low level; Department of Health to study long-term options for disposal thereof. (Patron-McEachin, SJR 133 (F))
Rapid transit network, regional; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of creating for population centers in major transportation corridors. (Patron-Colgan, SJR 122 (P))
Real estate tax; joint subcommittee to study treatment of income and asset qualifications for local relief. (Patron-Watts, HJR 87 (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 process; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Moran, HJR 103 (F))
Renewable Energy Research Grant Program; established. Adding 67-1100 and 67-1101. (Patron-Caputo, HB 1421 (F))
Rental assistance pilot project; Department of Housing and Community Development to establish, report. (Patron-Englin, HB 289 (F); Colgan, SB 761 (F))
Residential and commercial development, new; joint subcommittee to study identifiable costs. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 22 (I) See HJR178)
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))
School Construction Revolving Fund; created, report. Adding 15.2-2710 through 15.2-2722. (Patron-Rust, HB 923 (C); Barker, SB 737 (C); Blevins, SB 780 (C))
School divisions, local; requires 65 percent of each education dollar to be spent in classroom, report. Adding  22.1-18.2 and 22.1-90.1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 60 (F); Loupassi, HB 878 (C))
School facilities; joint subcommittee to study level of state assistance to localities to assist with financing land acquisition, etc. (Patron-Barker, SJR 68 (F))
Science and Engineering Graduates, Joint Subcommittee Studying Shortage of; continued. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 115 (I) See HJR90)
Science, Math, and Technology Education in State at Elementary, Secondary, and Undergraduate Levels, Joint Subcommittee studying; continued. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 90 (P))
Seaports; joint subcommittee to study public-private partnerships. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 72 (P))
Service Fee Directory; comprehensive information system to replace or revise, report. (Patron-Toscano, HJR 44 (F); Landes, HJR 46 (F); Deeds, SJR 17 (F))
Small businesses; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of eVirginia thereon. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 119 (P))
Small businesses; joint subcommittee to study whether laws and regulations impede ability in procuring health insurance. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 71 (F))
Solar water heating system pay-as-you-save pilot program; State Corporation Commission to analyze and establish, report. Adding  56-597 through 56-601. (Patron-Poisson, HB 153 (F))
Southeastern Public Service Authority; Auditor of Public Accounts to collect, receive, and analyze data thereof. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 89 (P); Quayle, SJR 65 (P))
Standards of Quality and Standards of Learning; Board of Education to recommend changes, report. (Patron-Plum, HJR 104 (F))
State entities; Joint Commission on Transportation Accountability to study functions and authorities. (Patron-Bouchard, HJR 157 (F))
State Lottery; privatization of administration of the lottery, report. (Patron-Poisson, HB 292 (F))
State Police Staffing, Special Commission on; established. Amending  2.2-2101; adding  52-4.01 and 52-4.02. (Patron-Stolle, SB 747 (F))
Statewide Transportation Plan; VDOT and metropolitan planning organizations to include regional goals and performance measures. Amending  2.2-229 and 33.1-23.03. (Patron-Herring, SB 186 (F))
Stop and yield sign posts; Department of Transportation to study feasibility, costs, and benefits of applying retroreflective material thereto. (Patron-Barker, SJR 119 (F))
Students with disabilities; joint subcommittee to study transition process from school to work. (Patron-Amundson, HJR 88 (F))
Substance abuse; joint subcommittee to study strategies and models for prevention and treatment. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 77 (P))
Teacher salaries; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of creating dedicated revenue stream. (Patron-Northam, SJR 79 (I) See SJR55)
Teachers; joint subcommittee to study shortage in State. (Patron-Ingram, HJR 170 (F); Locke, SJR 55 (F))
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))
Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance, Office of; established, report. Adding  2.2-225.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1017 (Chapter 444))
Transportation entities; joint subcommittee to study functions and authorities of entities with transportation responsibilities. (Patron-Stolle, SJR 92 (P))
21st Century Capital Improvement Program; created, report. Amending  2.2-1509; repealing  2.2-1503.2, 2.2-1509.1, and 2.2-1514. (Patron-Putney, HB 1547 (F))
Unclaimed Property Act; Department of Treasury to study reporting requirements established by State. (Patron-Obenshain, SJR 89 (F))
Underage drinking and driving; penalty, report. Amending 18.2-266.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 719 (Chapter 729))
Underage drinking prevention programs; Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to study. (Patron-Armstrong, HJR 107 (F))
Unemployment compensation benefits; Commission on Unemployment Compensation to study need for limitations on eligibility of seasonal or temporary employees. (Patron-Morgan, HJR 51 (P))
Uranium; joint subcommittee to study mining in State. (Patron-Saslaw, SJR 107 (F))
Uranium Mining Commission; established, report. Adding  30-293 through 30-300. (Patron-Wagner, SB 525 (F))
U.S. Route 460 Communications Committee; extends mandate, report. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HJR 159 (P))
V-Prize Foundation, Inc.; commending, and encouraging the Federal Aviation Administration’s Commercial Space Transportation office to conduct comprehensive study. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 147 (P))
Vacant residential units; Housing Commission to study problem in densely populated urban areas. (Patron-Melvin, HJR 167 (F); Locke, SJR 56 (P))
Venture capital investments; creates program which makes investment return guarantees for certain. Adding  2.2-2238.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 166 (F))
Virginia Career Readiness Certificate Program; created, report. Adding  2.2-2674.01. (Patron-Byron, HB 1526 (Chapter 679); Ruff, SB 756 (Chapter 243))
VirginiaShare Health Insurance Program; established, report. Amending  2.2-2101 and 38.2-3407.12; adding  32.1-368 through 32.1-377 and 38.2-3438 through 38.2-3446. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 578 (F))
VirginiaShare Health Insurance Program; established, report. Amending  2.2-2101 and 38.2-3407.12; adding  32.1-368 through 32.1-377 and 38.2-3438 through 38.2-3447. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 593 (F))
Vision care services and products; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study impact of current law impeding accessibility to consumers. (Patron-Putney, HJR 172 (F); Sickles, HJR 193 (F))
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