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COMPUTER SERVICES AND USES

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Absentee ballots; procedure for various deadlines and ballot requirements. Amending  24.2-209, 24.2-216, 24.2-226, 24.2-442, 24.2-443.3, 24.2-507, 24.2-510, 24.2-516, 24.2-522, 24.2-524, 24.2-527, 24.2-536, 24.2-537, 24.2-538, 24.2-612, 24.2-702.1, 24.2-703, 24.2-706, and 24.2-709. (Patron-Anderson, HB 1235 (Chapter 645); Martin, SB 55 (Chapter 449))
Absentee voting; State Board of Elections shall implement a system to accept ballot electronically. Amending  24.2-701. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 144 (F); Herring, SB 426 (I) See SB144)
Auditor of Public Accounts; post certain information on its Internet website, a searchable database. Amending  30-133. (Patron-Herring, SB 431 (Chapter 671))
Business entities; statement of change of registered agent, etc., may be filed electronically. Amending  13.1-635, 13.1-636, 13.1-764, 13.1-765, 13.1-834, 13.1-835, 13.1-926, 13.1-927, 13.1-1016, 13.1-1017, 13.1-1221, 13.1-1222, 50-73.6, and 50-73.135. (Patron-Joannou, HB 1105 (Chapter 434))
Circuit court clerks’ offices; makes technical changes in handling of electronic or digital filing. Amending  8.01-449, 17.1-258.3, 17.1-258.3:1, 17.1-276, 17.1-279, and 17.1-293; adding  17.1-258.3:2. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 974 (Chapter 430))
Circuit courts; clerks within Thirtieth Judicial Circuit to establish electronic filing in civil and criminal actions. Amending  17.1-258.3. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 90 (I) See HB974)
Circuit courts; electronic filing of cases. Amending  16.1-243, 17.1-124, 17.1-224, 17.1-258.3, and 17.1-258.4; adding 8.01-271.01 and 17.1-258.6. (Patron-Athey, HB 1065 (Chapter 760); Howell, SB 220 (Chapter 717))
Citizen reported issues and requests; locality to establish database for information. Adding  15.2-1412.1. (Patron-Carrico, HB 478 (F))
Civil or criminal actions; allows circuit court clerks to establish electronic filing under procedures of Uniform Electronic Transactions Act. Amending  17.1-258.3. (Patron-Surovell, HB 825 (I) See HB974)
Computer and digital forensic services; exempt from regulation as a private security service business. Amending  9.1-140. (Patron-Keam, HB 1361 (C))
Computer Crimes Act; definition of computer and computer network. Amending  18.2-152.2. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 920 (F))
Computer trespass; expands availability to institute a suit for civil damages to include all eight statutory definitions thereof. Amending  18.2-152.12. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1147 (Chapter 529))
Computer trespass; expands crime to include video and image capture hardware or software, penalty. Amending  18.2-152.4. (Patron-Albo, HB 1207 (C))
Condominium and Property Owners’ Association Acts; amending association documents using technology. Adding  55-79.71:1 and 55-515.3. (Patron-Bell, Richard P., HB 1058 (Chapter 432))
Constitutional amendments; information provided to voters on State Board of Elections’ website. Amending  30-19.9. (Patron-Cole, HB 1386 (F))
Criminal street gang; any person who by telephone or by electronically transmitted communication solicits, etc., another to become a gang member guilty of Class 6 felony. Amending 18.2-46.3. (Patron-Cline, HB 868 (F); McDougle, SB 530 (C))
Direct recording electronic machines (DREs); permit localities to obtain DREs already owned by other localities. Amending 24.2-626. (Patron-Puller, SB 593 (Chapter 356))
District courts; shall accept case data in electronic format for any civil action filed. Amending  6.1-330.54, 8.01-128, 34-5, 55-226.2, 55-246.1, 55-248.4, 55-248.7:2, 55-248.9:1, 55-248.15:1, 55-248.15:2, and 55-248.38:3; adding  16.1-79.1. (Patron-Oder, HB 407 (Chapter 550))
Driver’s license and motor vehicle registration applications; DMV to provide electronic means for contributions to Prevent Blindness Mid-Atlantic. Amending  46.2-323 and 46.2-604. (Patron-Stolle, HB 1243 (C))
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))
Electronic communication or remote computing service; provider may verify authenticity of written reports or records that are admissible in evidence as business records. Amending 19.2-70.3. (Patron-Hurt, SB 494 (Chapter 721))
Electronic communication service; foreign corporation shall disclose a record or information pertaining to a subscriber to an investigative or law-enforcement officer. Amending 19.2-70.3. (Patron-Hurt, SB 493 (Chapter 720))
Electronic communication service providers; obtaining records by certain investigative or law-enforcement officers for investigation of certain missing persons. Amending  19.2-70.3. (Patron-Greason, HB 1252 (Chapter 582))
Electronic legislative information system; Clerk of House of Delegates directed to post recorded committee and floor votes of members of House of Delegates. (Patron-LeMunyon, HR 2 (F))
Electronic mail, unsolicited commercial; narrows scope of existing spam statute to cover only those that constitute spam, penalty. Amending  18.2-152.2, 18.2-152.3:1, and 18.2-152.12. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1 (Chapter 489))
Electronic notary public; evidence of identity in case of an electronic notarization. Amending  47.1-2, 47.1-7, 47.1-8, 47.1-14, and 47.1-15. (Patron-Nixon, HB 529 (F))
Electronic recording of court proceedings; circuit and district court clerks to set up system in their courtrooms. Adding 8.01-420.3:1 and 16.1-69.35:3. (Patron-Surovell, HB 827 (F))
Electronic summons system; cities and counties to assess fee as part of costs in criminal or traffic case in district or circuit courts. Amending  17.1-281. (Patron-Petersen, SB 124 (F))
Electronic summons system; locality to assess an additional sum as part of costs in each criminal or traffic case in district or circuit court. Adding  17.1-279.1. (Patron-Surovell, HB 826 (F))
Electronic textbooks; requires contracts to allow for purchase of printed textbooks, printed textbooks with electronic files, or electronic textbooks for public schools. Amending  22.1-241. (Patron-Peace, HB 709 (Chapter 97))
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))
Freedom of Information Act; record exclusion for visitor information systems in public schools. Amending  2.2-3705.4. (Patron-Anderson, HB 977 (F))
General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; Clerks of House and Senate shall each establish a searchable electronic database for disclosure of personal interests statements filed. Amending 30-110. (Patron-Plum, HB 328 (F))
General district courts; electronic filing of civil cases. Adding 16.1-79.1. (Patron-Albo, HB 283 (Chapter 622))
Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; collection of social security numbers. Amending  2.2-3808. (Patron-Griffith, HB 433 (Chapter 749))
Health care data and reporting; increase public awareness thereof through nonprofit organization’s website. Amending  32.1-276.2 and 32.1-276.4. (Patron-Peace, HB 710 (Chapter 416))
Hospital emergency departments; required to develop and maintain electronic health records. Amending  32.1-127. (Patron-Herring, HB 463 (F))
Income tax, state; provides tax credit to employers for expenses incurred in allowing employees to telework. Adding 58.1-439.12:03. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 47 (C); Rust, HB 745 (F); Keam, HB 1360 (I) See HB47)
Internet Crimes Against Children task forces; created. Adding 17.1-275.12. (Patron-Deeds, SB 620 (Chapter 685))
Land conservation practices; Secretaries of Agriculture and Forestry and Natural Resources shall establish and maintain a database of critical data attributes for onsite best management practices. Adding  2.2-220.3. (Patron-Hanger, SB 346 (Chapter 172))
Law-enforcement officers; prohibits public disclosure of personal information on Internet. Amending  18.2-186.4; adding 18.2-186.4:1. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 1382 (Chapter 767))
Legal notices; failure by publisher of newspaper to properly publish shall not invalidate any action of locality if posted on World Wide Web site. Amending  15.2-107.1. (Patron-Lewis, HB 766 (F))
Medical information; requires notification to Attorney General and residents of State if their unredacted or unencrypted information is subject of database breach. Adding 32.1-127.1:05. (Patron-Nixon, HB 525 (I) See HB1039; Barker, SB 224 (F))
Medical information; requires notification to Attorney General, Commissioner of Health, residents of State, etc., if their unredacted or unencrypted medical information is subject of database breach. Adding  32.1-127.1:05. (Patron-Byron, HB 1039 (Chapter 852))
Officers of election; State Board of Elections shall require certification that officers of election have been trained consistent with standards set. Amending  24.2-103 and 24.2-115. (Patron-Martin, SB 50 (Chapter 769))
Pawnbrokers; local government may by an ordinance require daily report to be electronically filed. Amending  54.1-4010. (Patron-Knight, HB 83 (Chapter 540))
Pawnbrokers; required to file daily reports electronically with local law enforcement, may be required to file with local government. Amending  54.1-4010. (Patron-McDougle, SB 108 (Chapter 657))
Political parties and candidates; upon request at a reasonable charge are entitled to receive copies of instructions or information by Board of Elections to local electoral boards and registrars, post rules or regulations on Internet. Amending 24.2-103 and 24.2-115. (Patron-Martin, SB 306 (Chapter 347))
Provisional and paper ballots; State Board of Elections to provide information to be made available on Internet. Amending 24.2-105.1. (Patron-Martin, SB 303 (F))
Register Act; final regulations filed must be accompanied by statement in original or electronic form. Amending  2.2-4103. (Patron-Janis, HB 388 (Chapter 407))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain computer equipment and enabling software. Amending  58.1-609.3 and 58.1-609.10. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 302 (Chapter 826); Stosch, SB 130 (Chapter 784))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; lowers new job threshold to receive exemption for certain computer equipment used in large data centers. Amending  58.1-609.10. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1298 (Chapter 866))
Search warrant and affidavit, out-of-state; to be honored by State corporation or other entity when properly served. Amending 19.2-70.3. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 84 (Chapter 319); Hurt, SB 492 (Chapter 473))
Sex offender registry; allows Internet registry information system to include person who is wanted for any crime. Amending 9.1-913. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 855 (F))
Shaken baby syndrome; Department of Social Services to develop information, its effects, and resources for help and support for caretakers in a printable format and make available on its website. Amending  63.2-900, 63.2-1231, 63.2-1700, and 63.2-1737; adding  63.2-214.2. (Patron-Oder, HB 411 (Chapter 551))
Social security numbers; no state or local agency may collect under certain circumstances. Amending  2.2-3808. (Patron-May, HB 679 (F); Carr, HB 836 (F))
Standard software package; Secretary of Technology to study feasibility of developing for local governments. (Patron-Poindexter, HJR 130 (P))
State Law Library Database; created, Supreme Court of Virginia to oversee. Amending  42.1-60 and 42.1-64. (Patron-Marsden, SB 581 (C))
State Tax Expenditure Report; State Tax Commissioner to issue annually and post on its website. Amending  58.1-202; repealing second enactment of Chapter 874, 1996 Acts. (Patron-Englin, HB 355 (Chapter 379))
Surplus property; school boards may donate obsolete educational technology hardware, software, and other personal property to nonprofit organization. Amending  22.1-129. (Patron-Kory, HB 1245 (Chapter 763))
Tax returns; electronic filing by certain tax preparers, employers, and dealers. Amending  58.1-9, 58.1-478, and 58.1-615. (Patron-Kory, HB 1045 (Chapter 36); Stosch, SB 357 (Chapter 151))
Taxation, Department of; limiting contact with taxpayers via email. Amending  58.1-9. (Patron-Carr, HB 837 (Chapter 635))
Telecommuting; increases target for eligible state employee participation to 40 percent. Amending  2.2-2817.1. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1144 (C))
Telecommuting and alternative work schedules; Secretaries of Administration and Technology shall measure effectiveness thereof. Amending  2.2-203.1; adding  2.2-203.1:1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1015 (C))
Umbilical cord blood education; Commissioner of Health to develop and post certain information on website. Adding  32.1-69.4 and 54.1-2403.02. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 85 (Chapter 69))
Veterans Skills Database; established. Adding  60.2-113.1. (Patron-Stolle, HB 760 (Chapter 277))
Voting equipment; allows acquisition of direct recording electronic (DRE) machines by any locality for one voting system for individuals with disabilities. Amending  24.2-626. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1225 (Chapter 533))
Web-based procurement program; Department of General Services to establish a fee schedule of total purchase order for all procurement contracts. Amending  2.2-1102. (Patron-Nutter, HB 990 (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))
Workforce development; data sharing by certain agencies. Adding 2.2-435.8. (Patron-McEachin, SB 459 (Chapter 803))
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