In the Senate
February 24, 2015
THE SENATE HAS PASSED THE FOLLOWING HOUSE BILLS:
H.B. 1303 A BILL to amend and reenact § 22.1-253.13:3 of the Code of Virginia, relating to public schools; Standards of Learning assessments. (HB1303H1)
Patrons--Farrell, Mason and Ward
H.B. 1338 A BILL to amend and reenact § 22.1-90.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to allocation of instructional costs on the School Performance Report Card; electronic textbook hardware. (HB1338H1)
Patrons--Farrell, Kory and Peace
H.B. 1466 A BILL to amend and reenact § 30-34.2:1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to powers of Capitol Police when providing security for Governor-elect, Lieutenant Governor-elect, Attorney General-elect or members of the Court of Appeals.
H.B. 1628 A BILL to amend and reenact § 2.2-4309 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Virginia Public Procurement Act; contract modification. (HB1628E)
Patrons--Albo and Simon
H.B. 1637 A BILL to amend and reenact § 2.2-4302.2 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Virginia Public Procurement Act; job order contracts and design professional contracts. (HB1637H1)
H.B. 1645 A BILL to amend and reenact § 4.1-206 of the Code of Virginia, relating to alcoholic beverage control; bed and breakfast licenses. (HB1645H1)
Patrons--Pogge and Webert; Senator: Norment
H.B. 1661 A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 2.2-1120 and 2.2-2012 of the Code of Virginia, relating to Virginia Information Technologies Agency; Division of Purchases and Supply; private institutions of higher education. (HB1661H1)
H.B. 1734 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 62.1-229.5, relating to loans for the creation of living shorelines.
H.B. 1871 A BILL to amend and reenact § 62.1-258 of the Code of Virginia, relating to registration of private wells located in ground water management areas. (HB1871E)
H.B. 1905 A BILL to amend and reenact § 55-248.39 of the Code of Virginia and to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 55-225.18, relating to landlord and tenant law; retaliatory conduct by landlord.
H.B. 1998 A BILL to require the Virginia Retirement System to convene a work group to develop recommendations to encourage and facilitate saving for retirement. (HB1998H1)
Patrons--Torian, BaCote, Futrell, Herring, Hester, Keam, Ramadan, Rasoul, Simon and Spruill
H.B. 2080 A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 15.2-979, 55-79.41, and 55-509 of the Code of Virginia and to amend the Code of Virginia by adding sections numbered 55-79.84:01 and 55-516.01, relating to the Condominium Act and the Property Owners' Association Act; notice of sale under deed of trust; responsibility of owner. (HB2080H1)
Patrons--Leftwich and Simon
H.B. 2103 A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 54.1-503 and 54.1-517.2 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors; new home inspections; penalty. (HB2103H1)
Patrons--Peace and Simon
H.B. 2104 A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 2.2-3705.7 and 2.2-3711 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act; records held by both Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and the VCU Medical Center; discussion of same.
Patrons--Peace and McQuinn
H.B. 2111 A BILL to amend and reenact § 29.1-336 of the Code of Virginia, relating to electronic copies of hunting, trapping, or fishing licenses.
Patrons--Futrell and Cole
H.B. 2226 A BILL to amend and reenact § 10.1-200.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to state park master plans; update schedule.
H.B. 2240 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 29.1-543.1, relating to the introduction, stocking, and release of blue catfish; penalty.
Patrons--Ransone, Fariss, Hodges and Peace; Senator: Stuart
H.B. 2247 A BILL to authorizing the Department of Conservation and Recreation to grant a 15-foot-wide easement in Henry County.
H.B. 2293 A BILL to amend and reenact § 2.2-1133 of the Code of Virginia, relating to the Department of General Services; Division of Engineering and Buildings; use of value engineering.
Patron--James (By Request)
H.B. 2322 A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Article 6 of Chapter 34 of Title 38.2 a section numbered 38.2-3454.2, relating to the sale of certain health benefit plans that do not provide essential health benefits.
Patrons--Stolle and Simon
H.B. 2323 A BILL to amend and reenact §§ 2.2-225, 2.2-603, 2.2-1509.3, 2.2-2006 through 2.2-2009, 2.2-2012, 2.2-2015, 2.2-2017, 2.2-2018.1, and 2.2-2021 of the Code of Virginia, relating to information technology projects and services in the Commonwealth. (HB2323H1)
H.B. 2331 A BILL to amend and reenact § 29.1-100 of the Code of Virginia, relating to defining fisher as a fur-bearing animal.
H.B. 2395 A BILL to amend and reenact § 2.2-4321.2 of the Code of Virginia, relating to public works contracts; prohibited terms. (HB2395E)
THE SENATE HAS AGREED TO THE FOLLOWING HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS:
H.J.R. 507 Designating the fourth Saturday in July, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as the National Day of the Cowboy in Virginia.
Patrons--Wright and Fariss; Senator: Ruff
H.J.R. 521 Designating Virginia's Rail Heritage Region.
Patrons--Poindexter; Senator: Smith
H.J.R. 527 Designating November, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as Virginia Caregivers Month in Virginia.
Patrons--Head and Peace
H.J.R. 533 Designating February, in 2016 and in each succeeding year, as Gum Disease Awareness Month in Virginia.
Patrons--Marshall, D.W. (By Request); Senator: Stanley
H.J.R. 555 Endorsing the framework of the statewide strategic plan for higher education developed by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia as the Commonwealth's vision and plan for higher education. Report. (HJ555E)
H.J.R. 558 Requesting the Virginia Department of Education and the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to examine shortages of qualified teachers generally and in certain teaching endorsement areas and to recommend strategies for addressing these shortages. Report. (HJ558H1)
Patrons--Orrock and Carr
H.J.R. 566 Designating the portion of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail that runs through the Commonwealth as the Lewis and Clark Eastern Legacy Trail in Virginia.
Patrons--Austin, Head, Bulova, Campbell, Carr, Cole, Cox, DeSteph, Fariss, Farrell, Filler-Corn, Fowler, Habeeb, Helsel, Hodges, Howell, Hugo, Ingram, Keam, Kilgore, Knight, Kory, Krupicka, Landes, Leftwich, Lopez, Loupassi, Marshall, D.W., Miller, Morris, O'Quinn, Peace, Pillion, Plum, Rasoul, Rush, Rust, Simon, Stolle, Surovell, Taylor, Torian, Toscano, Ware, Watts, Webert, Wilt, Wright, Yancey and Yost
H.J.R. 586 Requesting the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to study the benefits of offering voluntary mental health screenings to students in public elementary schools. Report. (HJ586H1)
H.J.R. 587 Requesting the Department of Environmental Quality to study the application of the postdevelopment stormwater management technical criteria, as established in the Virginia Stormwater Management Program Regulations, in areas with a seasonal high groundwater table. Report. (HJ587H1)
H.J.R. 593 Designating August, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as Losing Loved Ones in a Tragic Accident Month in Virginia.
Patrons--Ransone; Senators: McDougle and Stuart
H.J.R. 594 Requesting the Bureau of Insurance to study the use by insurers of an insured's or applicant's credit information in connection with underwriting motor vehicle insurance policies. Report.
Patrons--Lingamfelter and McClellan
H.J.R. 600 Designating the month of April, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Virginia.
Patrons--Kory, Hope, Krupicka, Peace and Toscano; Senator: Favola
H.J.R. 606 Designating May, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as Maternal Mental Health Month in Virginia.
H.J.R. 607 Designating July 16, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as National Atomic Veterans Day in Virginia.
Patrons--Robinson, Anderson, Cox and Keam
H.J.R. 623 Directing the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study Virginia's water resource planning and management. Report. (HJ623H1)
H.J.R. 630 Directing the Health Insurance Reform Commission to study mandating health insurance coverage for abuse deterrent formulations for opioid medications. Report.
Patrons--Byron, Austin, Garrett, Kilgore and O'Bannon; Senators: Carrico, Chafin, McDougle, Newman and Watkins
H.J.R. 635 Requesting the Department of Taxation to study the performance of the communications sales and use tax. Report.
H.J.R. 638 Designating September, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as Kinship Caregivers of Children Month in Virginia.
Patrons--Hester and Peace
H.J.R. 641 Designating January 30, in 2016 and in each succeeding year, as Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution in Virginia.
Patrons--Keam; Senator: Obenshain
H.J.R. 644 Encouraging Virginia's localities and school divisions to partner with local law-enforcement agencies regarding wireless Internet access.
H.J.R. 674 Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965. (HJ674ER)
Patrons--Keam; Senator: Ebbin
H.J.R. 692 Designating the first full week in October, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as Farm-to-School Week in Virginia. (HJ692H1)
Patrons--Scott, Garrett, Morris and Toscano
H.J.R. 693 Designating March, in 2016 and in each succeeding year, as Tax Withholding and Employer Contribution Awareness Month in Virginia.
Patrons--Ransone; Senator: Reeves
H.J.R. 702 Designating each day from September 11 to October 10, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as a Day to Serve in Virginia.
Patrons--Rust; Senator: Colgan
H.J.R. 797 Designating March 14, in 2015 and in each succeeding year, as a Day of Honor for the Marquis de Lafayette in Virginia.
Patrons--Howell and Yancey
H.J.R. 804 Confirming various appointments by the Speaker of the House of Delegates.
H.J.R. 851 Commending the Crisis Intervention Team program.
Patrons--DeSteph, Davis, Knight, Stolle, Taylor and Villanueva; Senators: McWaters and Wagner
IN WHICH ACTION IT REQUESTS THE CONCURRENCE OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES.
Susan Clarke Schaar
Clerk of the Senate