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(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th

Advanced shipbuilding training facility grant program; established. Adding  59.1-284.23. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2056 (Chapter 798))
Advanced Shipbuilding Training Grant Program; established. Adding 59.1-284.23. (Patron-Locke, SB 1321 (Chapter 850))
Antifreeze bittering agent; any engine coolant or antifreeze that is manufactured after January 1, 2011, or sold within State, must contain. Adding  59.1-155.1. (Patron-Cox, HB 2629 (Chapter 681))
Antique, vintage, and collectible items; designating items, penalty. Adding  59.1-136.8 through 59.1-136.12. (Patron-May, HB 628 (CD))
Appliances, certain; bans sale or distribution in State of any clothes washer, dehumidifier, etc., that is designed for residential, non-commercial use, which has not met requirements under federal Energy Star program. Adding  59.1-550 through 59.1-553. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2012 (F))
Automatic dialing-announcing devices; prohibits callers from using to make a commercial telephone solicitation unless subscriber has requested, etc. Amending  59.1-200; adding  59.1-518.1 through 59.1-518.4; repealing  18.2-425.1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 910 (Chapter 699))
Biodiesel and green diesel; all diesel fuel sold or offered for sale in State to consumers to contain at least two percent thereof. Adding  59.1-156.1. (Patron-Toscano, HB 2157 (F))
Businesses; tax credits for donations to nonprofit organizations providing educational funding. Adding  58.1-439.12:03. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 1221 (F))
Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practice thereunder to sell, offer for sale, etc., a children’s product recalled by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Amending  59.1-198 and 59.1-200. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 2039 (Chapter 359))
Consumer Protection Act; prohibited practice thereunder to sell, offer for sale, etc., product recalled by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Amending  59.1-198 and 59.1-200. (Patron-McDougle, SB 954 (Chapter 700))
Consumer Protection Act; prohibits fraudulent acts by a supplier involving residential real property to avoid foreclosure charges. Amending  59.1-200.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2261 (Chapter 203); Watkins, SB 1169 (Chapter 272))
Credit reports; consumer reporting agency’s duty to place a security freeze thereon within one business day after receiving such a request. Amending  59.1-444.2. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1884 (Chapter 406))
Deeds and deeds of trust; when corporation, partnership, etc., is grantee, deed or deed of trust shall contain names of registered agents, etc., of these various business entities. Amending 55-48 and 55-58. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1640 (F))
Enterprise zone economic incentive grants; eligibility therefor. Amending  59.1-280, 59.1-548, and 59.1-549; repealing 59.1-282.1 and 59.1-282.2. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1165 (Chapter 271))
Enterprise zone economic incentive grants; increases amount of investment required to be made in rehabilitation or expansion of a building to be eligible therefor. Amending  59.1-280, 59.1-548, and 59.1-549; repealing  59.1-282.1 and 59.1-282.2. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2332 (Chapter 207))
Gift certificates; certain information required for those charged a fee. Amending  59.1-530 and 59.1-531. (Patron-McClellan, HB 329 (CD))
Handguns; allows retiring law-enforcement officer of State Lottery Department to purchase. Amending  59.1-148.3. (Patron-Gear, HB 2042 (Chapter 412))
Health, Department of; extends sunset provision for issuance of certificates of free sale to certain manufacturers. Amending third enactment of Chapter 10, 2008 Sp. II Acts. (Patron-Newman, SB 1286 (F))
Health insurance; business practices. Amending  38.2-3503 and 38.2-3527; adding  38.2-508.6. (Patron-Vogel, SB 1274 (F))
Home access businesses; owner or operator thereof to conduct a criminal background check of employees, penalty. Adding 59.1-310.11 through 59.1-310.17. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 1582 (F))
Illegal software, ticket sales; penalty. Amending  15.2-969, 18.2-152.2, 59.1-200, and 59.1-336. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2313 (Chapter 376); Stolle, SB 1384 (Chapter 321))
Incandescent light bulbs; bans sale or distribution in State, effective July 1, 2010. Adding  59.1-550 through 59.1-553. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 2009 (F))
Income tax, corporate; apportionment for manufacturers. Amending 58.1-408; adding  58.1-422. (Patron-Byron, HB 1514 (CD); Byron, HB 2437 (Chapter 821))
Income tax, state; tax credit for health insurance premiums paid by small business employers. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Frederick, HB 59 (CD); Martin, SB 1443 (F))
Marine tourism activity liability; uses similar language from Agritourism Activity Liability Act for activities conducted by commercial fishermen. Adding  28.2-1105, 28.2-1106, and 28.2-1107. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1623 (Chapter 329))
Minority Business Enterprise, Department of; definitions to include individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal resident aliens. Amending  2.2-1400 through 2.2-1404.1, 2.2-3705.6, 2.2-4310, 15.2-965.1, and 18.2-213.1. (Patron-Herring, HB 2672 (Chapter 869))
Motion Picture Incentive Performance Grant Fund; created. Adding 2.2-2320.1. (Patron-Lucas, SB 703 (CD))
Motor fuels and lubricating oils; updates referenced standard for testing by Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services thereof. Amending  59.1-149, 59.1-151, 59.1-153, 59.1-155, 59.1-156, and 59.1-163. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2446 (Chapter 650))
Motor vehicle dealers; revises and clarifies responsibilities of manufacturers. Amending  46.2-1569, 46.2-1571, and 46.2-1573. (Patron-Athey, HB 1778 (Chapter 176); Norment, SB 1410 (Chapter 173))
National Defense Industrial Authority; adds Secretary of Commerce and Trade to board of directors. Amending  2.2-2329. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2529 (Chapter 427))
Payroll processing services; requires providers to register annually with Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Amending  59.1-200; adding  59.1-550 through 59.1-559. (Patron-Nichols, HB 2114 (F))
Personal information privacy; prohibits credit reporting agencies and others from selling or exchanging with a third party information regarding a credit inquiry. Adding  59.1-442.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2394 (F))
Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; expands definition of disaster for purposes thereof to include any resource shortage. Amending  59.1-526, 59.1-527, and 59.1-529.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1849 (F))
Post-Disaster Anti-Price Gouging Act; prohibition on price gouging during time of a resource shortage within any affected area of State. Amending  59.1-526, 59.1-527, and 59.1-529.1. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1903 (F))
Purchase of service handgun; certain law-enforcement officers to purchase their handgun. Amending  59.1-148.3. (Patron-Norment, SB 1396 (Chapter 289))
Racing Commission; advance deposit account wagering. Amending 59.1-369; repealing  59.1-376.1. (Patron-Scott, E.T., HB 2604 (Chapter 142))
Racing Commission; allocations from simulcast horse racing. Amending  59.1-365, 59.1-369, and 59.1-392. (Patron-Norment, SB 1397 (F))
Racing Commission; authorizes wagering on historical horse racing. Amending  59.1-365 and 59.1-392. (Patron-Herring, SB 1101 (F))
Radio frequency identification systems; suppliers of consumer products to affix to product, etc., label stating contains readable device. Adding  59.1-550, 59.1-551, and 59.1-552. (Patron-Marsh, SB 1255 (F))
Scrap metal processors; adds catalytic converters to list of proprietary articles. Amending  59.1-136.1. (Patron-Lohr, HB 1698 (Chapter 657))
Scrap metal processors; seller to provide his driver’s license number. Amending  59.1-136.3. (Patron-Lohr, HB 887 (CD))
Sheltered workshops; Department of Minority Business Enterprises to establish certification program. Amending  2.2-1401, 2.2-1403, and 2.2-4310. (Patron-Hanger, SB 474 (CD))
Short-term real property rental businesses; taxations applied. Amending  58.1-602, 58.1-3700.1, 58.1-3703, 58.1-3706, 58.1-3819, and 58.1-3840. (Patron-Hanger, SB 471 (CD))
Small Business Financing Authority; activities under Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995. Amending  2.2-2279, 2.2-2280, 2.2-2289, 2.2-2291, and 2.2-2292. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1242 (Chapter 565))
State agencies; prohibit companies that have certain business operations in Sudan from bidding on contracts. (Patron-Valentine, HB 2234 (F))
Transient occupancy tax; adds representatives of lodging properties to local tourism organizations. Amending  58.1-3819. (Patron-Pogge, HB 2502 (Chapter 116))
Transient occupancy tax; Giles County may impose at a rate not to exceed five percent to promote tourism. Amending  58.1-3819. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1917 (Chapter 13); Edwards, SB 858 (Chapter 497))
Unlawful use of filling or trafficking, etc., in containers; Class 3 misdemeanor to evacuate a liquefied petroleum gas container greater than five gallons without authorization of owner. Amending  18.2-494 and 18.2-495. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1754 (F))
Virginia’s Rail Heritage Region; established to promote and encourage rail tourism. (Patron-Fralin, HJR 783 (P); Edwards, SJR 314 (P))
2009 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 06/03/09