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COMMISSIONS, BOARDS, AND INSTITUTIONS GENERALLY

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation (C) Carried over to 2011 Session


Absentee ballot lists; State Board of Elections to provide an electronic copy of voter applicant list to any political party or candidate upon request for a reasonable fee. Amending 24.2-706. (Patron-McClellan, HB 217 (Chapter 213))
Absentee ballots; authorizes State Board of Elections to develop procedures for counting. Amending  24.2-709.1. (Patron-Toscano, HB 64 (F))
Absentee ballots; State Board of Elections to develop and implement secure procedures for active military and overseas voters to cast on timely basis. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HJR 85 (F))
Administrative Process Act; final decision reviewable by a de novo appeal. Amending  2.2-4025, 2.2-4026, and 2.2-4027. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 654 (F))
Administrative Process Act; removes obsolete exemptions. Amending  2.2-4002, 2.2-4006, 10.1-1308.1, 28.2-103, 28.2-1307, and 36-100. (Patron-Landes, HB 591 (Chapter 65))
Administrative Rules, Joint Commission on; authority to suspend a regulation with concurrence of Governor. Amending  2.2-4014 and 30-73.3. (Patron-Wagner, SB 442 (F))
Air Pollution Control Board; prohibited from requiring electric generating facilities in nonattainment area from meeting NOx and SO2 compliance obligations without purchase of allowances from in-state or out-of-state facilities. Amending  10.1-1328. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1300 (Chapter 867))
Air Pollution Control Board; regulations under Clean Air Interstate Rule. Amending  10.1-1328. (Patron-McDougle, SB 128 (Chapter 783))
Alcoholic beverage control; any restaurant licensed by ABC Board may permit consumption of lawfully acquired wine by bona fide customers on premises covered by license. Amending  4.1-201. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1324 (F))
Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; study of retail privatization of government stores and disposition of real estate. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 91 (F))
Alcoholic beverages; designates as agents of Alcoholic Beverage Control Board any licensed distiller who blends alcoholic beverages on his licensed premises, etc., and who operates a museum. Amending  4.1-119. (Patron-Orrock, HB 620 (Chapter 517))
Appalachian Power; Commission on Electric Utility Regulation to study alternatives to monopoly service provided in Southwest and Southside Virginia. (Patron-Wampler, SJR 145 (C))
Aquaculture opportunity zones; Marine Resources Commission to establish for propagation of commercial shellfish. Amending 28.2-603. (Patron-Pollard, HB 138 (Chapter 27))
Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects, Board for; establishes an emeritus designation for licensees. Amending 54.1-405. (Patron-Deeds, SB 596 (Chapter 612))
Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects, Board for; exceptions from licensure. Amending  54.1-402. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 634 (F))
Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects, Board for; limitation of liability contract clauses. Amending  54.1-411. (Patron-Griffith, HB 797 (Chapter 99); McDougle, SB 104 (Chapter 206))
Asbestos, Lead, Mold, and Home Inspectors, Board for; regulation of home energy auditors. Amending  54.1-300, 54.1-500, 54.1-500.1, 54.1-501, and 54.1-516; adding  54.1-517.6 and 54.1-517.7. (Patron-Surovell, HB 833 (F))
Bipartisan Redistricting Commission; created. Adding  24.2-301.2, 24.2-301.3, and 24.2-301.4. (Patron-Plum, HB 323 (F); Armstrong, HB 638 (F); Deeds, SB 173 (F); Miller, J.C., SB 296 (I) See SB173; Vogel, SB 626 (I) See SB173)
Bottomlands rents and royalties; removes authority of Marine Resources Commission to charge rent. Amending  28.2-1205 and 28.2-1206. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1163 (C))
Candidates; required filings to be submitted to State Board of Elections. Amending  24.2-502, 24.2-505, 24.2-507, 24.2-522, 24.2-523, 24.2-524, and 24.2-947.1. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 648 (F))
Candidates; State Board in accepting or failing to accept qualification of candidate shall be considered a case decision and subject to Administrative Process Act. Amending  24.2-501. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 646 (F))
Candidates for office; required to file an additional copy of his petition signed by a number of qualified voters with local electoral board. Amending  24.2-506 and 24.2-521. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 499 (Chapter 215))
Carbon dioxide; prohibits Air Pollution Control Board and Department of Environmental Quality from taking any action to restrict emission thereof. Amending  10.1-1300; adding 10.1-1306.1. (Patron-Morefield, HB 1357 (C))
Cemetery Board; exemptions. Amending  54.1-2312. (Patron-Massie, HB 598 (F))
Cemetery Board; exemptions from licensure. Amending  54.1-2312; repealing  57-39.1:1. (Patron-Alexander, HB 1385 (C))
Centennial of Woodrow Wilson’s Presidency, Virginia Commission on; established. Adding  30-319 through 30-325. (Patron-Hanger, SB 350 (Chapter 667))
Center for Rural Virginia Board of Trustees; adds Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce and Trade or their designees. Amending  2.2-2721. (Patron-Merricks, HB 604 (Chapter 628); Watkins, SB 473 (Chapter 259))
Charitable gaming; clarifies regulations of Charitable Gaming Board defining electronic and mechanical equipment used. Amending 18.2-340.19. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 941 (Chapter 572))
Charitable gaming; regulations of Charitable Gaming Board, report. Amending  18.2-340.16, 18.2-340.19, 18.2-340.27, and 18.2-340.33; repealing  18.2-340.30:1. (Patron-Jones, HB 950 (Chapter 429))
Charter schools, public; review and consideration of applications by Board of Education and local school board. Amending 22.1-212.9 and 22.1-212.10. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1390 (Chapter 650); Newman, SB 737 (Chapter 393))
Children; Crime Commission to study penalties for taking indecent liberties and prostitution-related offenses involving minors. (Patron-Bulova, HJR 97 (P))
Civics education; Board of Education to promulgate regulations requiring training for teachers to include local government and civics instruction specific to State. (Patron-Petersen, SB 715 (Chapter 814))
Clarksville-Boydton Airport Commission; name changed to Lake Country Airport Commission. Amending Chapter 680, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Ruff, SB 322 (Chapter 150))
Coalbed methane gas; Gas and Oil Board to order arbitration to resolve conflicting claims of ownership. Amending  45.1-361.22; adding  45.1-361.22:1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1344 (Chapter 442))
Code Commission; expands membership. Amending  30-145. (Patron-Landes, HB 589 (Chapter 413))
Commemorative commission; established to recommend an appropriate monument in Capitol Square to honor contributions of women of State, report. (Patron-Stosch, SJR 11 (P))
Common interest communities; exemptions from licensure, powers and duties. Amending  54.1-2347, 54.1-2348, and 54.1-2349. (Patron-Watts, HB 468 (Chapter 511))
Common Interest Community Board; increase in annual assessment. Amending  54.1-2349 and 55-79.93:1. (Patron-Watts, HB 348 (F))
Common Interest Community Board; powers and duties. Amending 54.1-2349 and 54.1-2351. (Patron-Whipple, SB 665 (Chapter 615))
Common Interest Community Board; provisional licenses for property managers. Amending  54.1-2346. (Patron-Toscano, HB 439 (F))
Common Interest Community Board; specifies that each association shall establish a procedure for resolution of complaints. Amending  55-530. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 191 (Chapter 59); Whipple, SB 270 (Chapter 208))
Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB); composition. Amending 33.1-1 and 33.1-2. (Patron-Surovell, HB 818 (F); Marsden, SB 634 (F))
Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB); rules and regulations. Amending  33.1-19. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 255 (Chapter 51))
Community action boards; membership and duties. Amending 2.2-5403. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 1305 (Chapter 584))
Community colleges, four-year institutions of higher education, and K-12; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study role of Secretary of Education in improving coordination. (Patron-McDougle, SJR 32 (P))
Community Integration Advisory Commission; extends sunset provision and includes Department of Rehabilitation Services for responsibility for staff support. Amending  2.2-2528 and 2.2-2529. (Patron-Puller, SB 148 (Chapter 342))
Community services boards; access to medication assisted treatment. Adding  37.2-500.1. (Patron-Hanger, SB 336 (C))
Community services boards; Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to study funding formula used to distribute resources. (Patron-Herring, SJR 90 (F))
Community services boards; providing information about substance abuse services. Amending  37.2-500. (Patron-Hanger, SB 337 (C))
Community services boards; reduces period of time a person must wait before being reappointed. Amending  37.2-502. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 195 (Chapter 71))
Community services boards; removes provision allowing employment of person convicted of assault and battery of a family member. Amending  37.2-506. (Patron-Cline, HB 867 (C))
Computer and digital forensic services; exempt from regulation as a private security service business. Amending  9.1-140. (Patron-Keam, HB 1361 (C))
Concussions; Board of Education to develop and distribute to local school divisions guidelines for policies dealing with suspected concussions in student-athletes. Adding  22.1-271.5. (Patron-Northam, SB 652 (Chapter 483))
Constitutional amendment; appointment of members of Board of Education (first reference). Amending Section 4 of Article VIII. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 30 (F))
Constitutional amendment; establishing Redistricting Commission (first reference). Amending Section 6 of Article II. (Patron-Barlow, HJR 113 (F))
Constitutional amendments; Governor’s term of office, appointment of members to Board of Education. Amending Section 1 of Article V and Section 4 of Article VIII. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 43 (F))
Constitutional amendments; information provided to voters on State Board of Elections’ website. Amending  30-19.9. (Patron-Cole, HB 1386 (F))
Continuing care retirement community board of directors; resident representation. Adding  38.2-4901.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 117 (F))
Contractors, Board for; certification of direct exchange geothermal heat pump ground loop system providers. Amending  32.1-176.4, 54.1-1128, 54.1-1129, and 54.1-1130; adding  54.1-1129.2. (Patron-Bulova, HB 1310 (F))
Contractors, Board for; installation of HVAC systems. Adding 54.1-1133.1. (Patron-Jones, HB 983 (I) See HB409)
Contractors, Board for; license renewal and continuing education for contractors. Amending  54.1-1109. (Patron-Athey, HB 1008 (F))
Contractors, Board for; prerequisite for obtaining business license. Amending  54.1-1111. (Patron-Oder, HB 409 (Chapter 82); Peace, HB 713 (Chapter 755))
Contractors, Board for; raises threshold for which a person must have a Class C and a Class B contractors license. Amending 54.1-1100 and 54.1-1103. (Patron-Merricks, HB 250 (Chapter 62))
Cotton Board; notice of referenda to all cotton producers listed during fiscal year preceding referendum. Amending  3.2-1506. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1332 (Chapter 14))
Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund; Workers’ Compensation Commission to adopt rates for payment of claims for services allowed. Amending  19.2-368.3. (Patron-Howell, SB 88 (Chapter 780))
Dam safety; requirements of Soil and Water Conservation Board’s Impounding Structure Regulations. Amending  10.1-605. (Patron-Houck, SB 276 (Chapter 249))
Dam Safety Act; Soil and Water Conservation Board to adopt regulations that consider impact of low traffic roadways. (Patron-Watkins, SB 244 (Chapter 41))
Defense Force; exempt from Administrative Process Act. Amending 2.2-4002. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 621 (Chapter 480))
Disclosure of tax information; Tax Commissioner to disclose to Executive Director of Northern Virginia Transportation Commission. Amending  58.1-3. (Patron-Herring, HB 457 (Chapter 34))
Efficiency in Government Advisory Councils; established. Adding 30-319, 30-320, 30-321, and 33.1-23.03:11. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 344 (F))
Elections and electronic reforms; makes various amendments to Title 24.2 that authorize State Board of Elections to utilize various electronic systems. Amending  24.2-114, 24.2-407, 24.2-418, 24.2-531, 24.2-611, 24.2-706, and 24.2-710; repealing 24.2-533. (Patron-Northam, SB 654 (Chapter 812))
Elections, State Board of; supervisory authority over local electoral boards and general registrars includes inspection of polling places and local election offices. Amending  24.2-103 and 24.2-105.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 1202 (F))
Electric utility rate structures; State Corporation Commission to encourage investor-owned electric utilities to file tariffs that reflect time of day and seasonal cost differentials. (Patron-Keam, HB 1358 (F))
Electric Utility Regulation, Commission on; extends sunset provision. Amending  30-209. (Patron-Norment, SB 516 (Chapter 388))
Energy and Environment, Commission on; responsibility to review and consider direct and indirect impacts of energy production, review impact of environmental laws. Amending  30-305 and 67-202. (Patron-Whipple, SB 267 (F))
Ephedrine and pseudoephedrine; Board of Pharmacy to establish mandatory pilot program in various counties to implement an electronic recordkeeping system of transactions involving distribution. Amending  18.2-248.8. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1343 (C))
Equalization, Board of; board of supervisors of localities with county manager plan of government to appoint. Amending 15.2-716 and 58.1-3255; adding  15.2-716.1. (Patron-Brink, HB 785 (Chapter 199); Whipple, SB 271 (F); Whipple, SB 449 (Chapter 154))
Fair Housing Board; establish an education-based certification program for persons subject to Fair Housing Law. Amending 54.1-2343 and 54.1-2344. (Patron-Oder, HB 405 (I) See HB192)
Fair Housing Board; establishes educational materials on Fair Housing Law. Amending  54.1-2343 and 54.1-2344. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 192 (Chapter 620); Locke, SB 214 (F); Locke, SB 216 (Chapter 457))
Firearm safety education program; local school boards may offer in elementary grades, Board of Education must establish. Adding 22.1-204.1. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1217 (Chapter 859))
Game and Inland Fisheries, Board of; expands authority to adopt regulations on feeding any game, game animals, or fur-bearing animals. Amending  29.1-501. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 487 (Chapter 184))
Gate City, Town of; Transportation Board to allow provision of access roads connecting Route 23 (southbound) with north side of Clinch Mountain. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 245 (C))
Government Efficiency Review Commission; established. Amending 2.2-2232, 23-50.16:8, and 30-58.2; adding  30-319 through 30-328; repealing  30-64 through 30-72. (Patron-Purkey, HB 609 (F))
Governor’s schools; Board of Education encouraged to support establishment of additional mathematics, science, and technology schools. (Patron-LeMunyon, HJR 100 (F))
Groundwater withdrawal permit fees; increases maximum amount that State Water Control Board can charge. Amending  62.1-44.15:6. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1137 (F))
Harvester’s license; prohibits Commission from issuing a nonresident license or permit to a resident of a coastal state that does not offer a comparable license for residents of State. Amending  28.2-227. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1291 (Chapter 12))
Hazardous waste permit fees; Waste Management Board authorized to collect fees to ensure general funds shall not be required to cover costs related to issuance or reissuance of permits. Amending  10.1-1402 and 10.1-1402.1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 234 (F))
Health care facilities; Board of Health to establish annual licensure and renewal fees. Amending  32.1-130, 32.1-162.3, and 32.1-162.9; adding  32.1-162.3:1 and 32.1-162.9:2. (Patron-Hope, HB 842 (F))
Health care homes, chronic; Joint Commission on Health Care to study feasibility of developing in State. (Patron-Hope, HJR 82 (P))
Health care, indigent; Joint Commission on Health Care to study. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 27 (P))
Health insurance coverage, catastrophic; Joint Commission on Health Care to study options. (Patron-Stolle, HJR 99 (P))
Higher Education, State Council of; may contract with private entities to create de-identified student records for purpose of assessing performance of institutions and specific programs relative to workforce needs of State. Amending  23-9.6:1. (Patron-Tata, HB 7 (Chapter 68))
Highway maintenance funds; requires Commonwealth Transportation Board to allocate funds on basis of achieving a minimal level of disparity among highway districts. Amending  33.1-23.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 276 (C))
Highways; Joint Commission on Transportation Accountability to develop plan to place toll on certain. (Patron-Rust, HJR 68 (F))
Home and Community-Based Services State Plan Option; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study cost and benefits of implementing. (Patron-Brink, HJR 83 (F))
Homebound instruction; Board of Education shall review its regulations establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools as they relate to instructional services. (Patron-McClellan, HB 257 (Chapter 72))
Housing and Community Development, Board for; powers. Amending 36-137. (Patron-Merricks, HB 605 (Chapter 66))
Housing and Community Development, Board for; required to promulgate a Green Building Code as a part of Uniform Statewide Building Code. Amending  36-98. (Patron-Deeds, SB 290 (C))
Industrialized Building Safety Law; appeal to State Building Code Technical Review Board. Amending  36-73 and 36-82.1. (Patron-McClellan, HB 313 (Chapter 77))
Information Technology Investment Board; abolished, Governor will appoint Chief Information Officer. Amending  2.2-106, 2.2-225, 2.2-1115.1, 2.2-1509.3, 2.2-2005 through 2.2-2009, 2.2-2015, 2.2-2019, 2.2-2020, 2.2-2021, 2.2-2023, 2.2-2033, 23-38.111, 23-77.4, and third enactment of Chapters 758 and 812, 2009 Acts; repealing  2.2-2457, 2.2-2458, and 2.2-2458.1. (Patron-McDougle, SB 390 (I) See SB236; Howell, SB 480 (I) See SB236)
Inpatient and outpatient surgical complications; physician to report to Board in accordance with Board’s regulations. Adding 32.1-276.6:01. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 35 (F))
Interstate safety rest areas; Virginia Transportation Research Council to study public funding and operation of all or portions thereof. (Patron-Herring, SJR 99 (P))
Legislative study commissions; staffing support for certain Commissions. Amending  30-157, 30-168.4, 30-176, and 30-262. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1053 (F))
Localities; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study costs and benefits to State for providing financial and other incentives. (Patron-Dance, HJR 79 (F))
Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Office of State; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to examine need for additional state funding therefor, report. (Patron-Puller, SJR 51 (F))
Lyme disease; required to be reported to Board of Health and prescription for long-term antibiotic use. Amending  32.1-35; adding  54.1-3408.2. (Patron-Comstock, HB 897 (I) See HB512; Hugo, HB 1017 (I) See HB512)
Mail voter registration application forms; State Board of Elections, et al. will make forms available where hunting licenses are sold. Amending  24.2-416.3. (Patron-Putney, HB 1335 (F))
Mandated health insurance benefits; Commission to review mandated health insurance benefits to assess their social and financial impact and their medical efficacy. Amending  2.2-2505. (Patron-Peace, HB 726 (Chapter 329))
Marine Resources Commission; require nonrefundable application and permit fees for use of state-owned bottomlands. Amending 28.2-1203, 28.2-1206, and 28.2-1207. (Patron-Blevins, SB 202 (F))
Medicaid; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study program to identify opportunities to reduce waste, inefficiency, fraud, and abuse. (Patron-Cox, M.K., HJR 127 (P))
Medical care; Joint Commission on Health Care to study access thereto in rural Southwest Virginia. (Patron-Kilgore, HJR 124 (C))
Medical Injury Compensation Board; established, compensation for medical injury. Amending  2.2-3705.5, 2.2-4018, 2.2-4024, 8.01-38, 8.01-38.1, 8.01-52.1, 8.01-195.6, 8.01-195.7, 8.01-243.1, 8.01-385, 8.01-399, 8.01-407, 8.01-581.20:1, 17.1-405, 17.1-407, 17.1-410, 17.1-412, 17.1-900, 32.1-127.1:03, 38.2-117, 38.2-2228.2, 38.2-2800, 38.2-2801, 38.2-2900, 51.1-301, 54.1-2523, 54.1-2900, 54.1-2909, 54.1-2910.1, 54.1-2912.3, 58.1-2501, and 58.1-2502; adding  8.01-273.2, 38.2-118.1, and 38.2-6400 through 38.2-6467; repealing 8.01-20.1, 8.01-50.1, 8.01-581.1 through 8.01-581.12:2, 8.01-581.13, 8.01-581.15, 8.01-581.20, 16.1-83.1, and 38.2-5020.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 87 (F))
Medical laboratory scientists and technicians; unlawful to practice unless registered with Board of Medicine. Adding  54.1-2957.14 and 54.1-2957.15. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 601 (C))
Medicine, practice of; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to conduct follow-up review of effectiveness of Board of Medicine in regulating, report. (Patron-Puller, SJR 46 (F))
MEI Project Approval Commission; expands the scope of incentive packages to be reviewed. Amending  30-309, 30-310, and 30-312. (Patron-Cox, M.K., HB 199 (Chapter 543))
MEI Project Approval Commission; shall review financing for individual incentive packages, including those offering tax incentives for economic development. Amending  30-309, 30-310, and 30-312. (Patron-Colgan, SB 184 (Chapter 716))
Menhaden fishery; Marine Resources Commission to adopt regulations to implement provisions of Interstate Fishery Management Plan. Amending  2.2-4002, 2.2-4103, 28.2-409, and 28.2-410; adding 28.2-203.2; repealing  28.2-1000.1 and 28.2-1000.2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 294 (F); Northam, SB 185 (F))
Mental health courts; Crime Commission to study costs and benefits associated with establishment thereof. (Patron-Loupassi, HJR 154 (F))
Mercury thermostats; Waste Management Board to adopt regulations to encourage recycling. Amending  10.1-1425.26. (Patron-Plum, HB 326 (Chapter 4))
Mobile dental clinics; Board of Dentistry to develop regulations. Adding  54.1-2708.3. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 308 (Chapter 405))
Naming highways, etc.; allows Transportation Board to name. Amending  33.1-12. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 333 (F))
Nonhazardous solid waste permit fees; Waste Management Board shall periodically review annual fee and permit fees. Amending 10.1-1402, 10.1-1402.1, and 10.1-1402.1:1. (Patron-Watkins, SB 235 (F))
Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission; created. Adding 24.2-301.2, 24.2-301.3, and 24.2-301.4. (Patron-Carr, HB 835 (F))
Nonpartisan Redistricting Commission Act; created. Adding 24.2-301.2, 24.2-301.3, and 24.2-301.4. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 179 (F))
Nurse practitioners; moves responsibility for licensure and regulation to Board of Nursing. Amending  13.1-543, 13.1-1102, 22.1-270, 32.1-11.5, 32.1-134.2, 54.1-2701, 54.1-2901, 54.1-2914, 54.1-3000, 54.1-3001, 54.1-3301, 54.1-3303, 54.1-3401, 54.1-3408, 54.1-3482, 54.1-3482.1, and 63.2-2203; adding  54.1-3044 through 54.1-3048; repealing  54.1-2957 through 54.1-2957.03. (Patron-Whipple, SB 263 (F))
Nutritional guidelines; Board and Department of Health to develop for all competitive foods in public schools, report. Adding 22.1-207.4. (Patron-Athey, HB 1067 (F); Barker, SB 210 (I) See SB414; Vogel, SB 414 (Chapter 718))
Offshore Wind Project Development Commission; established. Adding  67-1200 through 67-1212. (Patron-Wagner, SB 393 (I) See SB577)
Open Education Curriculum Board; established. Amending  2.2-2101; adding  2.2-2462, 2.2-2463, and 2.2-2464. (Patron-Peace, HB 724 (C); Watkins, SB 241 (Chapter 787))
Overload and overweight permits; Transportation Board, et al. to establish new schedule of fees. Amending  46.2-652, 46.2-653, 46.2-685, 46.2-1128, 46.2-1141 through 46.2-1144.1, 46.2-1147, 46.2-1149, 46.2-1149.1, and 46.2-1149.4; adding  46.2-1139.2; repealing  46.2-1149.3, second enactment of Chapter 738, 2007 Acts, and second enactment of Chapter 864, 2008 Acts. (Patron-Barker, SB 212 (F))
Peanut Board; authorized to enter into an agreement with Federal Commodity Credit Corporation. Amending  3.2-1904, 3.2-1905, and 3.2-1907. (Patron-Barlow, HB 888 (Chapter 7); Lucas, SB 32 (Chapter 37))
Pharmaceutical manufacturers; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study feasibility of gross receipts assessment to fund substance abuse treatment and prevention programs. (Patron-Phillips, HJR 128 (F))
Polysomnographic Technology, Advisory Board on; established. Adding  54.1-2957.14 and 54.1-2957.15. (Patron-Peace, HB 725 (Chapter 838))
Primary and filing schedule; State Board of Elections to reschedule November 2011 election and schedule 2011 primary for September 13, 2011. (Patron-Howell, SB 463 (F))
Primary and secondary road projects; establishment and use of regional accounts by Transportation Board for funding. Adding 33.1-23.02:1. (Patron-Oder, HB 1158 (F))
Public defenders; Indigent Defense Commission to study creation of office to serve Montgomery County. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 129 (F))
Public School Teacher Compensation, Biennial Report on; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study methodology employed to develop. (Patron-Houck, SJR 91 (F))
Public schools; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study ways to promote and ensure early reading proficiency and comprehension among third graders. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SJR 31 (P))
Public-Private Partnership Advisory Commission; Division of Legislative Services shall provide legal and research services. Amending  30-279 and 30-280. (Patron-Stosch, SB 101 (Chapter 450))
Racing Commission; allocations from simulcast horse racing. Amending  59.1-365 and 59.1-392. (Patron-Herring, SB 655 (I) See SB513)
Racing Commission; distribution of allocations from live and simulcast horse racing, authorizes wagering on historical horse racing. Amending  59.1-365 and 59.1-392. (Patron-Norment, SB 513 (F))
Real Estate Appraiser Board; regulation of appraisal management companies, penalty. Adding  54.1-2020 through 54.1-2023. (Patron-Oder, HB 408 (Chapter 508))
Real Estate Board; requirements for licensure, allows broker to enter into a voluntary compliance program. Amending  54.1-2105; adding  54.1-2111.1. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 963 (Chapter 637); McEachin, SB 457 (Chapter 373))
Real Estate Board; waive broker education requirement for certain applicants. Amending  54.1-2105. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 625 (F))
Regional Department of Transportation construction accounts; established. Adding  33.1-23.02:1. (Patron-Petersen, SB 717 (F))
Retention of records; all records related to child sexual abuse involving injuries of Board of Social Services shall be retained for at least 25 years. Amending  63.2-1514. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 921 (Chapter 334))
Roanoke River Basin Advisory Committee; removes cap on reappointments for nonlegislative citizen members thereof. Amending  62.1-69.34. (Patron-Wright, HB 4 (Chapter 394); Ruff, SB 317 (Chapter 729))
Roanoke River Rails-to-Trails, Inc.; Board of Corrections is authorized to sell and convey certain state-owned real property in Town of Lawrenceville. (Patron-Tyler, HB 1302 (Chapter 647))
School calendar; requirement that school begin after Labor Day may be waived by Board of Education. Amending  22.1-79.1. (Patron-Tata, HB 557 (Chapter 88); Reynolds, SB 253 (Chapter 49))
School divisions, local; flexibility in meeting specific state education mandates with Board of Education. (Patron-Cole, HB 575 (I) See HB111)
School divisions, local; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study feasibility and effectiveness of requiring to contract collectively in certain areas of procurement. (Patron-Cox, M.K., HJR 60 (P))
Security for Public Deposits Act; makes several amendments to Act, which is administered by Treasury Board. Amending  2.2-4400 through 2.2-4411. (Patron-Byron, HB 1036 (Chapter 640); McEachin, SB 456 (Chapter 674))
Sewage sludge; Water Control Board to notify owners of land of proposed land application site. Amending  62.1-44.19:3. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 508 (C))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; written notice to sex offenders of applicable laws. Adding  9.1-923. (Patron-Pogge, HB 1328 (F))
Slave Commission; established, report. Adding  30-319 through 30-324. (Patron-McQuinn, HB 1200 (F))
Social services, local board of; removes membership limit for certain counties. Amending  15.2-412. (Patron-Morefield, HB 847 (F))
State Asset Maximization Commission; created. Adding  2.2-2537 through 2.2-2541. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1021 (F))
State Library Board; retention of certificates of occupancy. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 929 (F))
Statement of organization; fee for filing with State Board of Elections. Adding  24.2-945.3. (Patron-Northam, SB 359 (F))
Statewide uniform grading policy; requires Board of Education to establish. Adding  22.1-20.1. (Patron-Lohr, HB 397 (I) See HB978; Anderson, HB 978 (C))
Students, public school; Board of Nursing to revise guidelines for seizure management and list of rescue medications for those with epilepsy and other seizure disorders. Amending  54.1-3005. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1376 (Chapter 188))
Subdivision ordinance; designated administrative agency means planning commission of locality or an agent designated by local government. Amending  15.2-2241. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1348 (Chapter 766))
Surface water and groundwaters; Water Control Board to impose penalty when failure to report water withdrawal. Amending 62.1-44.38. (Patron-Bulova, HB 696 (C))
Tax preferences; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study effectiveness. (Patron-Howell, SJR 21 (P))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study costs and benefits of drug testing recipients of cash assistance in order to reduce costs associated with substance abuse. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HJR 87 (F))
Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission; excludes confidential proprietary records and trade secrets disclosed thereto. Amending  2.2-3705.6 and 2.2-3711. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1073 (Chapter 310))
Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission; excludes records submitted as a grant application. Amending 2.2-3705.6 and 2.2-3711. (Patron-Puckett, SB 555 (Chapter 808))
Tort claims; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study costs incurred by State or its localities. (Patron-Edwards, SJR 30 (F))
Towing and Recovery Operators, Board of; regulation exemptions. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 915 (F))
TransDominion Express Commission; established. Adding 33.1-391.16, 33.1-391.17, and 33.1-391.18; repealing Chapter 1041, 2003 Acts. (Patron-Edwards, SB 435 (C))
Transportation Board; formulas for allocating primary, urban, and secondary highway system construction funds. Amending  33.1-1, 33.1-2, 33.1-23.2, 33.1-23.3, and 33.1-23.4. (Patron-Keam, HB 1131 (F))
Transportation Board; may allocate funds in Mass Transit Fund for capital purposes to transit operating assistance. Amending 58.1-638. (Patron-Hope, HB 421 (Chapter 113))
Transportation Board; rules and regulations. Amending  33.1-19. (Patron-Oder, HB 418 (Chapter 17))
Transportation Needs, Commission on; established, report. (Patron-Plum, HJR 61 (F); May, HJR 96 (F))
Unemployment benefits; Employment Commission to negotiate terms of repayment for benefits to which recipient is not entitled. Amending  60.2-633. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 550 (Chapter 327))
Unemployment Compensation Act; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study effectiveness of deputy-level hearings on claims. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HJR 23 (F))
Unemployment compensation benefits; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study overpayment as result of administrative errors by Employment Commission. (Patron-Merricks, HJR 49 (C))
Uniform Statewide Building Code; appeals to local board of building code appeals and State Technical Review Board. Amending 36-105 and 36-114. (Patron-McClellan, HB 312 (Chapter 63))
Utility cooperatives; electing members of board of directors by proportional representation. Amending  56-231.44. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 383 (C))
Veterans Bill of Rights; Commissioner and Board of Veterans Services to develop and implement. Amending  2.2-2004. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1337 (Chapter 534))
Virginia Cancer Plan Action Coalition; requested to report annually on changes to Governor, General Assembly, and Joint Commission on Health Care. (Patron-Dance, HJR 56 (P))
Virginia Gas and Oil Act; Coal and Energy Commission to study ownership rights of coalbed methane and other natural gases and opportunities to encourage production and use of natural gas in State. (Patron-Griffith, HJR 121 (P))
Virginia High-Speed Rail Commission; established, replaces Virginia-North Carolina High Speed Rail Compact. Adding 33.1-391.5:1; repealing Chapter 662, 2004 Acts. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1275 (C))
Virginia Railway Express; allows Potomac-Rappahannock Transportation Commission to charge higher fares to nonresidents of localities represented thereon. Adding  56-446.2. (Patron-Cole, HB 19 (F))
Virginia Slave Commission; established. Adding  30-319 through 30-324. (Patron-Lucas, SB 618 (F))
Virginia’s Workplace Readiness Skills and test; Board of Education to approve revised version, report. (Patron-Peace, HJR 101 (P); Miller, Y.B., SJR 50 (P))
Vital records; Board of Health shall prescribe fee for a certified copy thereof. Amending  32.1-273. (Patron-Northam, SB 438 (F))
Voter registration applications; State Board of Elections to promulgate rules for determining whether an error or omission by person constitutes rejection of application. Amending 24.2-404. (Patron-Martin, SB 305 (F))
Washington Bypass transportation corridor; Transportation Board to establish. (Patron-Albo, HB 277 (F))
Water Protection Permit; Water Control Board to consider whether proposed activity is in accordance with state water resources plan. Amending  62.1-44.15:20. (Patron-Bulova, HB 697 (F))
Woodrow Wilson’s Presidency, Virginia Commission on Centennial of; established. Adding  30-319 through 30-325. (Patron-Bell, Richard P., HB 400 (F))
Workers’ Compensation Commission; expands options for filing materials to include means of electronic transmission. Amending  65.2-101. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 761 (Chapter 278); Edwards, SB 610 (Chapter 158))
Workers’ Compensation Commission; notices, orders, etc., by electronic communications. Amending  65.2-715. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 603 (Chapter 274); Edwards, SB 611 (Chapter 159))
Workers’ Compensation Commission; repeals provisions that require copies of awards to be sent by priority mail with delivery confirmation or equivalent mailing option. Amending  65.2-704, 65.2-705, and 65.2-706. (Patron-Merricks, HB 705 (Chapter 564); Wagner, SB 612 (Chapter 160))
Zoning appeals, Board of; fee for filing an appeal by person aggrieved by decision of zoning administrator. Amending 15.2-2311. (Patron-Athey, HB 1064 (I) See HB1063)
Zoning appeals, Board of; fee for filing appeal by person aggrieved by decision, court to allow writ of certiorari to review decision of board. Amending  15.2-2311 and 15.2-2314. (Patron-Athey, HB 1063 (Chapter 241))
Zoning appeals, Board of; no action of board shall be valid unless authorized by a majority of those present and voting. Amending 15.2-2308. (Patron-Villanueva, HB 1383 (Chapter 705))
Zoning appeals, Board of; review of decision, writ of certiorari granted by circuit court shall be served on secretary or chairman of board. Amending  15.2-2314. (Patron-Abbott, HB 811 (I) See HB1063)
2010 Session 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 06/16/10