Senate Committee Docket
Chairman: Malfourd W. Trumbo
Clerk: Susan Schaar
Date of Meeting: February 10, 2003
Time and Place: 4:00 p.m., Senate Room A, GAB
A BILL to amend and reenact § 2.2-3310 of the Code of Virginia, relating to
Vietnam War Memorial Dedication and Veterans' Recognition Week.
A BILL to amend and reenact § 30-34.2 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the
A BILL to amend and reenact § 30-34.2:1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to
the jurisdiction and supervision of the Capitol Police.
A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 2.2-2818, 32.1-102.13, 32.1-276.9, 32.1-331.17,
32.1-351, 32.1-352, 37.1-48.2, 37.1-189.3, 38.2-5603, 38.2-5904, and 58.1-609.7
of the Code of Virginia, to amend and reenact the third enactment of Chapter
891 of the Acts of Assembly of 1998, the second enactment of Chapter 924 of the
Acts of Assembly of 2000, the third enactments of Chapter 244 and Chapter 251
of the Acts of Assembly of 2001, and the second enactment of Chapter 465 of the
Acts of Assembly of 2001; to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Title 30 a
chapter numbered 31, consisting of sections numbered 30-201 through 30-208; and
to repeal Chapters 17 (§§ 30-165, 30-166, and 30-167), Chapter 18 (§§ 30-168,
30-169, and 30-170), and Chapter 20 (§§ 30-174 through 30-177) of Title 30 of
the Code of Virginia, relating to the consolidation of the Joint Commission on Behavioral
Health Care, the Joint Commission on Health Care and the Virginia Commission on
Youth into the Commission on Youth, Family Services, and Health Care; study;
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 30-19.1:9,
relating to bills creating state boards and commissions; duration.
A BILL to amend and reenact § 30-192 of the Code of Virginia, and to amend the
Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 27 of Title 30 sections numbered 30-192.1
through 30-192.14, relating to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 30-34.4:1 and 30-34.6 of the Code of Virginia
and to repeal § 30-34.7 of the Code of Virginia, relating to distribution and
printing of the Journals and documents of the Senate and House of Delegates.
A BILL to amend and reenact § 30-111 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the
General Assembly Conflicts of Interests Act; disclosure form.
A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 30-114 and 30-116 of the Code of Virginia,
relating to the Ethics Advisory Panels.
A BILL to amend and reenact § 30-133 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the
duties of the Auditor of Public Accounts.
A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 2.2-107 and 23-9.3 of the Code of Virginia,
relating to the State Council of Higher Education.
A BILL to amend and reenact § 23-215 of the Code of Virginia, to amend the Code
of Virginia by adding sections numbered 2.2-3310.2 and 22.1-202.1, and to amend
the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 1 of Title 23 a section numbered
23-9.2:7, relating to the display of the flag of the Republic of Vietnam.
Continuing the Virginia-Maryland-District of Columbia Joint Legislative
Commission on Interstate Transportation. Report.
Directing the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission and the Auditor of
Public Accounts to study management of the Commonwealth's centralized vehicle
fleet and use of government-owned motor vehicles by state employees. Report.
Designating November 4, 2003, as Take Your Kids to Vote Day in Virginia.
Urging the government of the People's Republic of China to end the persecution
of practitioners of Falun Gong or Falun Dafa.
Designating the month of April, in 2003 and in each succeeding year, as
Backpack Safety Awareness Month in Virginia.
Supporting the creation of a Secretariat of Agriculture and Forestry.
Directing the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, with the
assistance of the Attorney General, to study the appropriateness and
feasibility of creating public-private partnerships for funding studies that
benefit the Commonwealth. Report.
Requesting the Department of Fire Programs, with the assistance of the
Department of Emergency Management and the Department of Housing and Community
Development, to study the feasibility of adopting requirements within the
Commonwealth to ensure that buildings are constructed and equipped in such a
way that will permit emergency public safety personnel to utilize effective and
reliable radio communications while they are within buildings. Report.
Encouraging the Department of Transportation to construct more roundabouts
instead of signalized intersections.
Patron: Van Yahres
Directing the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the
acclimation of the Commonwealth's ethnically diverse population. Report.
Requesting the Secretary of Transportation and the Commonwealth Transportation
Board to use every available means to complete the upgrade of Route 58
throughout the entire length of Virginia.
Encouraging the Board of Education and the State Council of Higher Education
for Virginia to ensure that the performance and leadership standards described
in the Board's Guidelines for Uniform Performance Standards and Evaluation
Criteria for Teachers, Administrators, and Superintendents are reflected in
preparation and training programs for principals and superintendents in
institutions of higher education.
Encouraging the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to uphold
the Pledge of Allegiance in its current form.
Requesting the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation when
designating the new state park in Powhatan County to include as part of its
name the name of E. Floyd Yates in appreciation of Mr. Yates' outstanding
contributions to the community and to the Commonwealth in the areas of
government, natural resources, and community service.
Designating the Freedom Flag as Virginia's official symbol of remembrance of
September 11, 2001.
Expressing the General Assembly's profound regret over the 1959-1964 closing of
the public schools in Prince Edward County, Virginia.
Continuing the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Protection of Court Records.
Directing the Virginia Delegation to the Chesapeake Bay Commission to study the
collection of rents and royalties for use of state-owned bottomlands. Report.
Endorsing the systemwide strategic plan for higher education created by the
State Council of Higher Education as the Commonwealth’s vision for higher
Encouraging the citizens of the Commonwealth to volunteer through participation
in meaningful community activities and through local and community service
Recognizing the efficacy and potential cost savings of contracting for
independent educational performance assessment services.
Requesting the Department of Minority Business Enterprise, in conjunction with
the Department of General Services, the Virginia Employment Commission and the
Department of Transportation, to direct the development of a disparity
assessment to determine the status of the participation of minority-owned
businesses in the Commonwealth's procurement transactions. Report.
Continuing the Interstate Route 73 Communications Committee.
Designating November, in 2003 and in each succeeding year, as National Marrow
Awareness Month in Virginia.
Continuing the Joint Subcommittee to Study the State and Local Taxation of the
Entire Telecommunications Industry and Its Customers within the Commonwealth.
Directing the Joint Commission on Technology and Science to study the
development of an Internet II Advanced Performance Standard Initiative.
Requesting the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner to report to the
General Assembly on actions taken to improve project and cash-flow management
within the Department of Transportation and improvements achieved as the result
of such actions.
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the enactment of the Virginia Nurse
Practice Act and the establishment of the Virginia Board of Nursing.
Supporting the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.
Commemorating the Treaties of Friendship, Commerce and Alliance between France
and the United States.
Patron: Van Yahres
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of George C. Marshall's Nobel Peace Prize
and commending the George C. Marshall Foundation.
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to continue the funding for
career and technical education in public secondary and postsecondary schools
when reauthorizing the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Act in
Urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission not to adopt its proposed
rulemaking for standard market design of electricity markets.
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to increase the federal burial
allowance for veterans from $300 to $750.
Designating April 9, in 2003 and in each succeeding year, as Bataan Day of
Valor in Virginia.
Memorializing the Congress of the United States to make a long-term commitment
to fully fund the American Community Survey at adequate levels.
Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Secretariat's Triple Crown triumph.
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 30-9.1,
relating to the use of television or other electronic signals generated by the
Senate of Virginia for political or commercial purpose; penalty.
Designating 2003 as Aviation Centennial Year in Virginia.
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