In the Senate
February 6, 2008
THE SENATE HAS PASSED THE FOLLOWING SENATE BILLS:
S.B. 20 A BILL to amend and reenact § 15.2-922 of the Code of Virginia, relating to carbon monoxide alarms in certain buildings.
Patrons--Edwards; Delegate: Eisenberg
S.B. 28 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 53.1-25.2, relating to child-friendly visiting rooms in state correctional facilities.
S.B. 150 A BILL to designate certain highway segments as the "Wilderness Road: Virginia's Heritage Migration Route."
Patrons--Edwards, Deeds, Hanger, Puckett, Reynolds and Vogel
S.B. 228 A BILL to amend and reenact § 63.2-1509 of the Code of Virginia, relating to mandatory reporters of child abuse.
Patrons--McDougle and Vogel
S.B. 370 A BILL to authorize promulgation of the comprehensive highway access management standards in phases and to amend and reenact the fourth enactments of Chapter 863 and Chapter 928 of the Acts of Assembly of 2007, relating to powers of the Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner, entrance connections to highways, and comprehensive highway access management standards.
S.B. 607 A BILL to amend and reenact § 46.2-2800 of the Code of Virginia, relating to definitions; towing and recovery operator.
S.B. 653 A BILL to amend and reenact § 2.2-2101 of the Code of Virginia, as it is currently effective and as it may become effective, and to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 25 of Title 2.2 an article numbered 9, consisting of sections numbered 2.2-2532 through 2.2-2536, relating to the creation of the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Commission.
Patrons--Wampler, Puckett and Reynolds
S.B. 691 A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 46.2-705, 46.2-808.1, 46.2-1217, 46.2-2810, and 46.2-2814 of the Code of Virginia and to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 46.2-2814.1, relating to tow trucks; towing and recovery business operators, and tow truck driver authorization documents.
S.B. 747 A BILL to amend and reenact § 2.2-2101 of the Code of Virginia, as it is currently effective and as it shall become effective, and to amend the Code of Virginia by adding sections numbered 52-4.01 and 52-4.02, relating to the Special Commission on State Police Staffing.
S.B. 787 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Title 30 a chapter numbered 45, consisting of sections numbered 30-293 through 30-297, relating to the Virginia Commission on Bioscience and Biotechnology; report.
THE SENATE HAS AGREED TO THE FOLLOWING SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS:
S.J.R. 17 Requesting the Office of Comprehensive Services to develop a comprehensive information system that would replace or revise the Service Fee Directory. Report.
S.J.R. 28 Requesting the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission to study the use of and need for enhanced punishment for crimes committed in the presence of children. Report.
S.J.R. 31 Requesting the Department of Corrections to report on the pilot study of the use of a risk assessment instrument for parole determinations, work release programs and other community activities. Report.
S.J.R. 42 Requesting the Joint Commission on Health Care to study mental health reform. Report.
S.J.R. 66 Directing the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study implications of granting fiscal autonomy to elected school boards in the Commonwealth. Report.
S.J.R. 74 Requesting the Department of Social Services to study options for increasing the number of foster care families in the Commonwealth. Report.
S.J.R. 77 Establishing a joint subcommittee to study strategies and models for substance abuse prevention and treatment that effectively reduce the costly service demands created by substance abuse. Report.
S.J.R. 89 Requesting the Department of Treasury to study the reporting requirements established by the Virginia Unclaimed Property Act. Report.
S.J.R. 126 Requesting the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) to establish a Commonwealth Innovation Index to foster the formation, retention, and expansion of technology-based economic development opportunities. Report.
Patrons--Stolle, Deeds, Petersen, Puller, Ticer and Whipple
S.J.R. 128 Directing the Joint Commission on Health Care to study the feasibility, advisability, and necessity of considering the competence of licensed health care professionals who are not granted deemed status as a condition of license renewal. Report.
S.J.R. 133 Requesting the Department of Health to study long-term options for the disposal of low-level radioactive waste. Report.
IN WHICH ACTION IT REQUESTS THE CONCURRENCE OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES.
Susan Clarke Schaar
Clerk of the Senate