In the Senate
February 17, 2004
THE SENATE HAS PASSED WITH AMENDMENTS THE FOLLOWING HOUSE BILL:
H.B. 516 A BILL to amend and reenact § 52-8.4 of the Code of Virginia, relating to commercial motor vehicle safety; hours of service.
THE SENATE HAS PASSED WITH A SUBSTITUTE THE FOLLOWING HOUSE BILL:
H.B. 1262 A BILL to amend and reenact § 58.1-609.6 of the Code of Virginia, relating to media-related sales and use tax exemptions; audiovisual works.
Patrons--Janis and Hull
THE SENATE HAS PASSED THE FOLLOWING SENATE BILLS:
S.B. 21 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 46.2-749.43:1 and by adding in Article 10 of Chapter 6 of Title 46.2 sections numbered 46.2-749.101 through 46.2-749.109, and to repeal § 46.2-749.43 of the Code of Virginia, relating to special license plates; the 200th anniversary of the Town of Occoquan; the POW/MIA logo; supporters of Virginia agriculture; the 275th anniversary of the County of Prince William; supporters of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation; organ donor programs; barbershop quartet singing enthusiasts; supporters of the Washington D.C. United soccer team; supporters of the Canine Health Foundation; supporters of children with special needs; fees.
Patrons--Puller, Colgan and O'Brien; Delegates: Frederick, Lingamfelter, Marshall, R.G., McQuigg and Parrish
S.B. 35 A BILL to amend and reenact § 63.2-100 of the Code of Virginia and to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 9 of Title 63.2 a section numbered 63.2-913, relating to subsidized custody for children.
S.B. 107 A BILL to authorize the release of personal data by the Department of Motor Vehicles to toll facility operators and toll technology entities.
S.B. 126 A BILL to establish the Virginia-North Carolina Interstate High-Speed Rail Compact.
Patrons--Watkins and Edwards
S.B. 148 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 33.1 a section numbered 33.1-252.2, relating to disclosure of certain information relating to use of toll facilities.
S.B. 230 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Title 23 a chapter numbered 4.4:5, consisting of sections numbered 23-38.53:21 through 23-38.53:24, by adding in Title 30 a chapter numbered 34, consisting of sections numbered 30-226 through 30-231, and by adding a section numbered 58.1-346.25, relating to the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program and Fund.
S.B. 267 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Title 62.1 a chapter numbered 5.6, consisting of sections numbered 62.1-69.45 through 62.1-69.52, relating to the Rivanna River Basin Commission.
Patrons--Deeds, Hanger and Ruff; Delegates: Scott, E.T. and Van Yahres
S.B. 277 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Article 15 of Chapter 1 of Title 33.1 a section numbered 33.1-223.2:9, relating to maintenance of property acquired by Virginia Department of Transportation for construction of transportation projects.
S.B. 284 A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 9.1-400 through 9.1-404, 27-40.1:1, and 51.1-815 of the Code of Virginia, to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 4 of Title 9.1 a section numbered 9.1-407, and to repeal §§ 9.1-405 and 9.1-406 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Line of Duty Act.
S.B. 365 A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 10.1-1322, 10.1-1402, 10.1-1402.1, as it shall become effective July 1, 2004, and 62.1-44.15:6, as it is currently effective until July 1, 2004, of the Code of Virginia, and to amend and reenact the third enactment of Chapter 822 of the Act of Assembly of Assembly as it applies to § 62.1-44.15:6 of the Code of Virginia, and to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 10.1-1402.1:1, relating to environmental permit fees.
S.B. 381 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Title 30 a chapter numbered 34, consisting of sections numbered 30-226 through 30-233, relating to the Virginia Disability Commission; report.
S.B. 386 A BILL to amend and reenact § 10.1-1322.3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the air emissions trading program.
S.B. 406 A BILL to amend and reenact § 62.1-69.34 of the Code of Virginia, relating to membership of the Virginia Roanoke River Basin Advisory Committee.
Patrons--Ruff; Delegate: Wright
S.B. 407 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Chapter 27 of Title 2.2 an article numbered 7, consisting of sections numbered 2.2-2720 through 2.2-2724, relating to the Center for Rural Virginia.
Patrons--Ruff, Hanger and Puckett; Delegates: Armstrong, Bell, Carrico, Cline, Dudley, Hurt, Johnson, Kilgore, Landes, Marshall, D.W., Nutter, Saxman, Stump and Wright
S.B. 413 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 in Title 33.1 a chapter numbered 10.2, consisting of sections numbered 33.1-391.6 through 33.1-391.10, and to repeal Chapter 1041 of the Acts of Assembly of 2003, relating to the Rail Transportation Development Authority.
Patrons--Edwards, Blevins, Deeds, Houck, Howell, Locke, Lucas, Newman, Puckett, Reynolds, Ruff, Wampler and Watkins; Delegates: Brink, Bryant, Carrico, Fralin, Johnson, Keister, Landes, Nutter, Oder, Plum, Purkey, Saxman, Stump, Van Yahres and Ware, O.
S.B. 418 A BILL to amend and reenact § 46.2-1209 of the Code of Virginia, relating to unattended or immobile vehicles, generally; disposition of recovered stolen vehicles.
S.B. 432 A BILL to amend and reenact § 28.2-1205 of the Code of Virginia, relating to applications for state-owned bottomlands permits.
S.B. 434 A BILL to amend and reenact § 30-73.4 of the Code of Virginia and to repeal the second enactment clause of Chapter 677 of the Acts of Assembly of 2002, relating to the Joint Commission on Administrative Rules, the continuation of the Commission, and staffing and assistance for the Commission.
Patrons--Wagner, Marsh and Stosch; Delegates: Bland, Gear, Griffith, McQuigg, Saxman and Suit
S.B. 444 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Article 10 of Chapter 6 of Title 46.2 a section numbered 46.2-749.101, relating to special license plates; supporters of the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute; fees.
Patrons--Rerras and Quayle
S.B. 458 A BILL to amend and reenact § 58.1-1720 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the sales tax on fuels in certain transportation districts.
Patrons--Whipple, Colgan, Howell, Puller and Ticer; Delegates: Ebbin, Eisenberg, Hull, Plum, Van Landingham and Watts
S.B. 521 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Part B of Subtitle II of Title 2.2 a chapter numbered 55.2, consisting of sections numbered 2.2-5512 and 2.2-5513, relating to foreign identification documents; verification required; penalty.
S.B. 549 A BILL to amend and reenact § 62.1-194.3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Big Sandy River watershed.
Patrons--Puckett; Delegate: Stump
Patrons--Martin and Norment
S.B. 586 A BILL to amend and reenact § 29.1-103 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the powers of the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries.
S.B. 605 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Title 28.2 a chapter numbered 16, consisting of articles numbered 1, 2 and 3, containing sections numbered 28.2-1600 through 28.2-1623, relating to water column leases for aquaculture.
Patrons--Bolling and Hanger; Delegate: Pollard
S.B. 664 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 30-19.03:1.2, relating to unemployment compensation; legislation affecting revenues.
S.B. 668 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 8.01-184.1, relating to declaratory judgment to adjudicate constitutional nexus.
Patrons--Mims and Devolites
S.B. 678 A BILL to amend and reenact § 58.1-512 of the Code of Virginia, relating to tax credits for land conveyed to a conservation agency for conservation or preservation purposes.
S.B. 689 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.
S.B. 693 A BILL to amend and reenact § 44-146.19 of the Code of Virginia, relating to Emergency Services and Disaster Law; political subdivisions.
Patrons--Rerras and Stolle
THE SENATE HAS AGREED TO THE FOLLOWING SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS:
S.J.R. 19 Requesting James Madison University to study the status, impact, and utilization of community health workers. Report.
S.J.R. 24 Establishing a joint subcommittee to study access to and the costs of oral health care. Report.
S.J.R. 25 Directing the Joint Commission on Health Care to study the mental health needs and treatment of young minority adults in the Commonwealth. Report.
S.J.R. 38 Requesting the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to study local firearms hunting ordinances. Report.
S.J.R. 39 Recognizing the need for various transit options in the U.S. Route 1 corridor in Fairfax and Prince William Counties. Report.
S.J.R. 49 Endorsing the establishment of a school of pharmacy in Buchanan County.
Patrons--Puckett; Delegate: Stump
S.J.R. 57 Requesting the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to study ways to enhance the economic development of Virginia's horse industry. Report.
Patrons--Hawkins; Delegates: Dudley and Marshall, D.W.
S.J.R. 58 Directing the Joint Commission on Health Care to study the success of other states in improving services and lowering costs of health care and prescription drugs to Medicaid recipients through public-private partnerships, including other states' disease management programs, and to recommend whether Virginia should adopt similar programs. Report.
S.J.R. 64 Establishing a joint subcommittee to study manufacturing needs and the future of manufacturing in Virginia. Report.
S.J.R. 74 Establishing a joint subcommittee to study public funding of higher education in Virginia.
S.J.R. 75 Requesting the Virginia Board of Forestry to study the provision of incentives to private landowners to hold and preserve their forestland. Report.
Patrons--Ticer, Blevins, Chichester, Colgan, Hanger, Hawkins, Houck, Lucas, Marsh, Mims, Potts, Puckett, Puller, Quayle and Saslaw; Delegates: Amundson, Councill, Dillard, Ebbin, Moran, Morgan, Parrish, Plum, Rust, Scott, J.M. and Van Landingham
S.J.R. 77 Memorializing the Congress of the United States to amend the No Child Left Behind Act immediately to include a mechanism for an automatic waiver from its provisions for school accountability for states such as Virginia that have successfully increased student achievement through their own standards and accountability reforms.
S.J.R. 79 Memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would allow states to regulate and impose a fee upon municipal solid waste imported from other states.
Patrons--Obenshain, Bell, Blevins, Bolling, Cuccinelli, Deeds, Hanger, Mims, Newman, O'Brien, Rerras, Ruff and Wagner
S.J.R. 80 Directing the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the potential impact of the amended 22 VAC 15-30, Standards for Licensed Child Day Care Centers, on providers, parents, and children. Report.
Patrons--Newman and Bolling
S.J.R. 81 Encouraging the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to provide nonfinancial assistance in developing demonstration projects designed to divert individuals with mental illness, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders from jail or secure detention.
Patrons--Mims, Lambert and Puller; Delegates: Brink, Bryant, Hamilton and Morgan
S.J.R. 86 Requesting the State Council of Higher Education to consider the establishment of a public four-year degree granting institution of higher education in South Central Virginia. Report.
Patrons--Reynolds; Delegate: Moran
S.J.R. 88 Encouraging the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice to include an evaluation and reporting component in any new mental health or substance abuse treatment initiative undertaken for offenders in their custody.
Patrons--Martin, Houck, Lambert and Puller; Delegates: Brink, Bryant, Hamilton and Morgan
S.J.R. 89 Establishing a joint subcommittee to study the issues attendant to the incorporation of churches in Virginia. Report.
S.J.R. 90 Establishing a joint subcommittee to study the administrative and financial relationships between the Commonwealth and its institutions of higher education. Report.
S.J.R. 91 Memorializing the Congress of the United States to propose a federal marriage amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Patrons--Cuccinelli, Blevins, Bolling, Obenshain and O'Brien
S.J.R. 95 Directing the Virginia Housing Study Commission to study the impact of absentee landlords who own blighted or deteriorated properties in older urban communities as part of the Commission's study on the development of a statewide housing policy. Report.
Patrons--Lucas, Locke and Quayle; Delegates: Joannou and Melvin
S.J.R. 111 Establishing a joint subcommittee to study measures to improve and enhance economic development in the Southwest region of the Commonwealth. Report.
Patrons--Puckett, Reynolds and Wampler
S.J.R. 115 Recognizing and supporting members of the National Guard and Reserve by conducting awareness programs and by holding Military Appreciation Day and other ceremonies.
Patrons--O'Brien and Wampler
S.J.R. 122 Requesting the Department of Medical Assistance Services to seek reimbursement for translation and interpretation services provided Medicaid-eligible persons with limited English proficiency. Report.
S.J.R. 130 Encouraging the Supreme Court of Virginia to amend the Rules of Court on electronic filing.
S.J.R. 131 Requesting the Department of Health to study the statewide response to sexual assault victims and the prevention of sexual assault. Report.
THE SENATE HAS PASSED THE FOLLOWING HOUSE BILLS:
H.B. 246 A BILL to amend and reenact § 58.1-602 of the Code of Virginia, relating to sales and use tax definitions.
Patrons--Petersen and Bryant
H.B. 1084 A BILL to amend and reenact § 58.1-609.6 of the Code of Virginia, relating to sales tax exemption for textbooks and other educational materials for free distribution.
Patrons--Scott, E.T. and Bell
IN WHICH ACTION IT REQUESTS THE CONCURRENCE OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES.
Susan Clarke Schaar
Clerk of the Senate