Bills currently being tracked by the VRF team that may impact your business.

 

Tracked BillsCommitteeLast ActionDate of Action
HB 21 - Lindsey - Virginia Human Rights Act; prohibited discrimination, sexual orientation and gender identity.(H) Committee on General Laws(H) Incorporated by General Laws (HB1663-Sickles)1/28/20
HB 29 - Torian - Budget Bill.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(H) Governor's recommendation received by House4/11/20
HB 30 - Torian - Budget Bill.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(H) Governor's recommendation received by House4/11/20
HB 44 - Brewer - Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB783-Askew)1/23/20
HB 45 - Carter - Workers' compensation; retaliatory discharge of employee.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Failed to report (defeated) in Labor and Commerce (10-Y 10-N)1/23/20
HB 46 - Carter - Workers' compensation; employer to notify employee of intent.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1086 (effective 7/1/20)4/10/20
HB 47 - Carter - Workers' compensation; foreign injuries.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Left in Labor and Commerce2/11/20
HB 48 - McNamara - Income tax, state; rolling conformity with the federal Internal Revenue Code.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Incorporated by Finance (HB734-Watts)1/29/20
HB 52 - Knight - Workers' compensation; occupational disease presumption, emergency medical technicians.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Left in Labor and Commerce2/11/20
HB 55 - Carter - Worker cooperatives; established as a category of cooperative associations.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 673 (effective 7/1/20)4/6/20
HB 56 - Carter - Minimum wage; tipped employees, classification.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1145 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
HB 64 - Miyares - Child's school activities; employers to allow parental leave for activities.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Tabled in Labor and Commerce (20-Y 0-N)1/16/20
HB 77 - Rasoul - Green New Deal Act; fossil fuel projects moratorium, clean energy mandates, civil penalties.(H) Committee on Appropriations(H) Left in Appropriations2/11/20
HB 93 - Kory - Flavored tobacco products; sale or distribution prohibited, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Continued to 2021 in Finance2/5/20
HB 101 - Lindsey - Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.(H) Committee for Courts of Justice(H) Left in Courts of Justice2/11/20
HB 106 - Cole, M.L. - Numbering on buildings; civil penalty.(H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns (S) Committee on Local Government(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0008)2/24/20
HB 108 - Lindsey - Legal holidays; Election Day.(H) Committee on Rules (S) Committee on Rules(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 417 (effective 7/1/20)3/23/20
HB 114 - Kory - Prevailing wage; public works contracts, penalty.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB833-Carroll Foy)1/30/20
HB 119 - Knight - Milk; definition, misbranding product, prohibition.(H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Vetoed by Governor4/11/20
HB 123 - Carroll Foy - Nonpayment of wages; cause of action, penalties.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 868 (effective 7/1/20)4/8/20
HB 140 - Davis - Public employment; limitations on inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding arrests.(H) Committee on General Laws(H) Incorporated by General Laws (HB757-Aird)1/28/20
HB 143 - Ware - Unemployment compensation; leaving employment to follow military spouse.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 261 (effective 7/1/20)3/10/20
HB 153 - Carter - Right to work; repeals provisions of Code that refers to denial or abridgement.(H) Committee on Appropriations(H) Left in Appropriations2/11/20
HB 189 - Levine - Health insurance; payment to out-of-network providers, emergency services.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB901-Sickles)2/4/20
HB 200 - Wright - Mecklenburg County; additional sales and use tax, appropriations to incorporated towns.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 427 (effective 7/1/20)3/23/20
HB 204 - Campbell, R.R. - Nonpayment of wages; private cause of action by an employee.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Left in Labor and Commerce2/11/20
HB 206 - Ware - Electric utility regulation; retail customer choice.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB1677-Keam)2/4/20
HB 263 - Lopez - Grand larceny; threshold.(H) Committee for Courts of Justice(H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB995-Lindsey)1/27/20
HB 286 - Hayes - Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.(H) Committee for Courts of Justice(H) Left in Courts of Justice2/11/20
HB 302 - McNamara - Litter tax; repeals annual tax.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Left in Finance2/11/20
HB 317 - Gooditis - County food and beverage tax; maximum rate.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Stricken from docket by Finance (12-Y 0-N)1/29/20
HB 325 - Levine - Minimum wage; local alternative minimum wage.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Left in Labor and Commerce2/11/20
HB 326 - Levine - Employment; wage inquiries, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB416-Cole, J.G.)1/30/20
HB 328 - Levine - Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program; funding by employee and employer taxes.(H) Committee on Appropriations(H) Left in Appropriations2/11/20
HB 330 - VanValkenburg - Employment; covenants not to compete, definition of low-wage employees, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 948 (effective 7/1/20)4/9/20
HB 333 - Krizek - Virginia Minimum Wage Act; exclusions.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Continued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N 1-A)2/17/20
HB 336 - Price - Nonpayment of wages; investigations.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0206)3/10/20
HB 337 - Price - Nonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 950 (effective 7/1/20)4/9/20
HB 338 - Price - Virginia Minimum Wage Act; removes exemption for persons employed in domestic service, etc.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce2/6/20
HB 339 - Price - Virginia Minimum Wage Act; removes certain exemption.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce2/6/20
HB 390 - Knight - Alcoholic beverage control; definitions, license and fee reform.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1113 (effective 7/1/20)4/10/20
HB 395 - Ward - Minimum wage; increases to $9.50 per hour effective January 1, 2021.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(H) Governor's recommendation received by House4/11/20
HB 403 - Keam - Safe days for employees; private employers required to allow days.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce1/30/20
HB 416 - Cole, J.G. - Wage or salary history; inquiries prohibited, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Continued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 1-N)2/24/20
HB 417 - Cole, J.G. - Employment; requiring the purchase or provision of materials.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Left in Labor and Commerce2/11/20
HB 418 - Cole, J.G. - Employees; paid earned sick leave, civil penalties.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB898-Guzman)1/30/20
HB 433 - Carroll Foy - Minimum wage; increases to $9 per hour effective January 1, 2020.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB395-Ward)1/30/20
HB 466 - Keam - Business licenses; certain localities allowed to waive requirements.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 242 (effective 7/1/20)3/10/20
HB 469 - Keam - Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for menstrual supplies.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Left in Finance2/11/20
HB 473 - Sickles - Personal data; management and oversight.(H) Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation(H) Continued to 2021 in Communications, Technology and Innovation1/27/20
HB 482 - Kory - Nonpayment of wages; private action.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB123-Carroll Foy)1/30/20
HB 486 - Marshall - Henry and Pittsylvania Counties and City of Danville; additional sales and use tax.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 327 (effective 7/1/20)3/12/20
HB 514 - Bulova - Barbers and cosmetologists; training requirement.(H) Committee on General Laws(H) Left in General Laws2/11/20
HB 533 - Carr - Expanded polystyrene food service containers; definitions, prohibition on dispensing, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (S) Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1104 (effective - see bill)4/10/20
HB 534 - Carr - Disposable plastic bags; local tax.(H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1022 (effective 7/1/20)4/10/20
HB 550 - Ward - Minimum wage; tipped employees.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Left in Labor and Commerce2/11/20
HB 563 - Marshall - Relocated billboard signs; maintenance and repair.(H) Committee on Transportation(H) VOTE: DEFEATED (47-Y 52-N)2/11/20
HB 583 - Guzman - Minimum wage; farm workers.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB395-Ward)1/30/20
HB 614 - Plum - Alcoholic beverage control; definition of "day spa."(H) Committee on General Laws(H) Continued to 2021 in General Laws1/23/20
HB 615 - Plum - Minimum wage; increases to $10.10 per hour effective January 1, 2021, etc.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB395-Ward)1/30/20
HB 617 - Guzman - Workers' compensation; repetitive motion injuries.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 549 (effective 7/1/20)3/31/20
HB 622 - Hurst - Limiting employees' sharing of wage information; prohibited, exception, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(H) Governor's recommendation received by House4/11/20
HB 624 - Hurst - Human Rights, Division of; requirements for equal pay irrespective of sex.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 901 (effective 7/1/20)4/9/20
HB 640 - Samirah - Product safety; liquid containers containing bisphenol A prohibited, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources(H) Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources2/11/20
HB 689 - Aird - Wage payment statements; statement of earnings.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0202)3/10/20
HB 730 - Watts - Third-party settlement organizations; reporting of payments.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 248 (effective 7/1/20)3/10/20
HB 739 - Watts - Income tax, corporate; combined reporting requirements.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Continued to 2021 in Finance2/5/20
HB 768 - LaRock - Commercial and industrial property; additional real property tax in certain localities.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Left in Finance2/11/20
HB 785 - Watts - Localities; authority to levy taxes.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(H) Governor's recommendation received by House4/11/20
HB 795 - Hurst - Health insurance; association health plans.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(H) Governor's recommendation received by House4/11/20
HB 798 - Delaney - Employment; prohibited retaliatory action.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on the Judiciary(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1136 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
HB 800 - Delaney - Employment; disclosure of terms.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Continued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N)2/17/20
HB 801 - Delaney - Worker classification; penalties.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Left in Labor and Commerce2/11/20
HB 802 - Delaney - Employment; wage inquiries, prohibited retaliatory action.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB416-Cole, J.G.)1/30/20
HB 805 - Ward - Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce1/30/20
HB 825 - Carroll Foy - Paid family and medical leave program; Virginia Employment Commission to establish.(H) Committee on Appropriations(H) Left in Appropriations2/11/20
HB 827 - Carroll Foy - Virginia Human Rights Act; unlawful discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1138 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
HB 868 - Bourne - Electric utilities; right to shop.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1107 (effective - see bill)4/10/20
HB 884 - Subramanyam - Personal identifying information; safe destruction of records.(H) Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation(H) Continued to 2021 in Communications, Technology and Innovation1/27/20
HB 888 - Filler-Corn - Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for certain gun safes.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 507 (effective 7/1/20)3/27/20
HB 889 - Mullin - Electric utility regulation and retail competition; SCC to conduct pilot program.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 796 (effective 7/1/20)4/7/20
HB 898 - Guzman - Employees; earned sick leave, civil penalties.(H) Committee on Appropriations(H) Left in Appropriations2/11/20
HB 923 - Carroll Foy - Alcoholic beverage control; interdiction of intoxicated driver, etc.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on the Judiciary(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0150)3/4/20
HB 954 - Ayala - Cybersecurity; care and disposal of customer records, security for connected devices.(H) Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation(H) Continued to 2021 in Communications, Technology and Innovation1/27/20
HB 955 - Ayala - Children's online privacy protection; release of personal information prohibited.(H) Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation(H) Continued to 2021 in Communications, Technology and Innovation1/27/20
HB 956 - Ayala - Virginia Consumer Protection Act; prohibits advertising for sale of devices targeting children.(H) Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation(H) Continued to 2021 in Communications, Technology and Innovation1/27/20
HB 960 - Levine - Firearms and ammunition; imposes additional sales and use tax, use of proceeds.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Continued to 2021 in Finance2/5/20
HB 977 - Krizek - County food and beverage tax; allowable tax rate, removal of referendum requirement.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Incorporated by Finance (HB729-Watts)2/5/20
HB 984 - Delaney - Misclassification of workers; cause of action.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0203)3/10/20
HB 995 - Lindsey - Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.(H) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Committee on the Judiciary(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0089)3/3/20
HB 1046 - Krizek - Expanded polystyrene food service containers; prohibition, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources(H) Incorporated by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (HB533-Carr)2/5/20
HB 1049 - Levine - Discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1137 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
HB 1050 - Levine - Discrimination; prohibited in public accommodations, employment, credit, etc.(H) Committee on General Laws(H) Incorporated by General Laws (HB1663-Sickles)1/28/20
HB 1088 - Carr - Alcoholic beverage control; walking tour permit.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 816 (effective 7/1/20)4/7/20
HB 1109 - Hudson - Income tax, corporate; combined reporting requirements, disclosures.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Continued to 2021 in Finance2/5/20
HB 1112 - Hudson - Employment; covenants not to compete.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce1/30/20
HB 1119 - Hope - Flavored tobacco products; sale prohibited, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Continued to 2021 in Finance2/5/20
HB 1120 - Hope - Tobacco products; tax on all tobacco products, penalties.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Continued to 2021 in Finance2/5/20
HB 1129 - Lopez - Product safety; flame retardants, regulations, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources(H) Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources2/11/20
HB 1147 - Keam - Epinephrine; every public place may make available for administration.(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (S) Committee on Education and Health(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 556 (effective 7/1/20)3/31/20
HB 1151 - Lopez - Plastic bag tax; use of revenues.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Requires 21 affirmative votes for passage2/26/20
HB 1154 - Lopez - Litter taxes; increases annual amount of tax.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 782 (effective 7/1/20)4/7/20
HB 1155 - Wampler - Corporations and limited liability companies; reduced fees for new business entities.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Tabled in Labor and Commerce (17-Y 1-N)1/23/20
HB 1185 - Lopez - Nicotine vapor products; sale, penalties.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Continued to 2021 in Finance2/5/20
HB 1187 - Wampler - Alcoholic beverage control; distiller licenses, Internet orders and shipments.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(S) Continued to 2021 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N)2/21/20
HB 1199 - Tran - Employee misclassification; retaliatory actions prohibited, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0204)3/10/20
HB 1200 - Tran - Virginia Human Rights Act; creation of cause of action for discrimination.(H) Committee on General Laws(H) Incorporated by General Laws (HB1663-Sickles)1/28/20
HB 1251 - Torian - Health insurance; definitions, payment to out-of-network providers, emergency services.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1080 (effective 7/1/20)4/10/20
HB 1262 - Hodges - Transient occupancy tax; certain counties.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 330 (effective 7/1/20)3/12/20
HB 1270 - Batten - Historic Triangle; state sales and use tax.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Left in Finance2/11/20
HB 1283 - Hope - Tobacco products retailers; registration, purchase, possession, and sale of products, penalties.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Continued to 2021 in Finance2/5/20
HB 1289 - Kory - Humane Cosmetics Act; civil penalties.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Failed to report (defeated) in Labor and Commerce (7-Y 9-N)2/4/20
HB 1347 - Plum - Expanded polystyrene food service containers; prohibition on dispensing, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources(H) Incorporated by Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (HB533-Carr)2/5/20
HB 1354 - Plum - Plastic Waste Prevention Advisory Council; established.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 798 (effective 7/1/20)4/7/20
HB 1365 - Leftwich - Imitation nicotine vapor products; manufacture, sale, or distribution, penalty.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Left in Finance2/11/20
HB 1372 - Leftwich - Vapor products; licensing of retailers.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Continued to 2021 in Finance2/5/20
HB 1407 - Ward - Misclassification of employees as independent contractors; Department of Taxation to investigate.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 681 (effective 1/1/21)4/6/20
HB 1418 - Watts - Virginia Human Rights Act; discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual harassment.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on the Judiciary(S) Left in Judiciary3/12/20
HB 1465 - Gooditis - Naloxone; possession and administration, employee or person acting on behalf of a public place.(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions(H) Incorporated by Health, Welfare and Institutions (HB908-Hayes)2/4/20
HB 1474 - McGuire - Short-term rentals; regulation by locality.(H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns(H) Stricken from House calendar1/8/20
HB 1487 - LaRock - Gun safes; exemption from sales tax for sales of safes.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Left in Finance2/11/20
HB 1494 - Bagby - Health insurance; payment to out-of-network providers, emergency services.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB1251-Torian)2/4/20
HB 1512 - McQuinn - Virginia Human Rights Act; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, causes of action.(H) Committee on General Laws(H) Incorporated by General Laws (HB1663-Sickles)1/28/20
HB 1526 - Sullivan - Electric utility regulation; environmental goals.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1193 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
HB 1534 - Samirah - Town taxes; collection by county.(H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns (S) Committee on Local Government(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 504 (effective 7/1/20)3/27/20
HB 1535 - Samirah - Overtime compensation; penalties.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Left in Labor and Commerce2/11/20
HB 1550 - Davis - Franchises; covenants not to compete.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Tabled in Labor and Commerce (15-Y 6-N)1/23/20
HB 1575 - Cole, M.L. - Merchants' capital tax; separate classification, retailers.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 541 (effective 7/1/20)3/31/20
HB 1595 - Murphy - Alcoholic beverage control; transfer of wine.(H) Committee on General Laws(H) Stricken from docket by General Laws (22-Y 0-N)1/23/20
HB 1610 - Mugler - Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Left in Labor and Commerce2/11/20
HB 1663 - Sickles - Discrimination; prohibited in public accommodations, etc., causes of action.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(H) Failed to pass in House3/12/20
HB 1671 - Wilt - Alcoholic beverage control; privileges of retail on-and-off premises, etc.(H) Committee on General Laws(H) Stricken from docket by General Laws (22-Y 0-N)1/28/20
HB 1673 - Ware - Plastic bag tax; use of revenues.(H) Committee on Finance(H) Incorporated by Finance (HB1151-Lopez)2/5/20
HB 1684 - Sickles - Public and private employers; earned paid sick time for employees.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce(H) Incorporated by Labor and Commerce (HB898-Guzman)1/30/20
HB 1706 - Kory - Pesticides; prohibits the manufacture, distribution, etc., for use of chlorpyrifos.(H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources(H) Continued to 2021 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources2/5/20
HB 1712 - Hudson - Food packaging; PFAS chemicals, penalty.(H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources(H) Continued to 2021 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources2/5/20
SB 7 - Saslaw - Minimum wage; increases to $9.50 per hour effective January 1, 2021.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Governor's recommendation received by Senate4/11/20
SB 9 - Saslaw - Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 499 (effective 7/1/20)3/27/20
SB 11 - Ebbin - Disposable plastic bags; local tax.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1023 (effective 7/1/20)4/10/20
SB 16 - Saslaw - Assault firearms and certain firearm magazines; prohibiting sale, transport, etc., penalties.(S) Committee on the Judiciary(S) Stricken at the request of Patron in Judiciary (9-Y 0-N)1/13/20
SB 23 - Ebbin - Employment and public accommodation; prohibited discrimination, sexual orientation/gender identity.(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology(S) Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N)1/22/20
SB 26 - Petersen - Plastic bags; tax in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB11-Ebbin) (16-Y 0-N)1/30/20
SB 29 - Norment - Budget Bill.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(H) Left in Appropriations3/3/20
SB 30 - Norment - Budget Bill.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(H) Left in Appropriations3/3/20
SB 48 - Spruill - Nonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 951 (effective 7/1/20)4/9/20
SB 49 - Spruill - Nonpayment of wages; investigations.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0205)3/10/20
SB 58 - Cosgrove - Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB9-Saslaw) (15-Y 0-N)1/13/20
SB 73 - Locke - Minimum wage; increases to $10 per hour effective July 1, 2020, etc.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB7-Saslaw) (14-Y 1-N)1/27/20
SB 78 - Howell - Minimum wage; pay based on work done.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1146 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
SB 79 - Marsden - Minimum wage; tipped employees.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N 1-A)1/27/20
SB 81 - Marsden - Minimum wage; increases to $9.75 per hour, effective July 1, 2020, etc.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB7-Saslaw) (14-Y 1-N)1/27/20
SB 94 - Favola - Virginia Energy Plan; climate change pressing challenge.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1191 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
SB 107 - Howell - Transient occupancy tax; removes 7/1/21, sunset date from Arlington County's authority to impose.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0061)3/2/20
SB 172 - Favola - Health insurance; definitions, payment to out-of-network providers, emergency services.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1081 (effective 7/1/20)4/10/20
SB 181 - Favola - Alcoholic beverage control; commercial lifestyle center.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 755 (effective 7/1/20)4/6/20
SB 193 - Favola - Single-use plastic and expanded polystyrene products; local prohibition, local tax.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Stricken at request of Patron in Finance and Appropriations (11-Y 0-N)1/30/20
SB 196 - Cosgrove - Alcoholic beverage control; food-to-beverage ratio.(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(S) Passed by indefinitely in Rehabilitation and Social Services (7-Y 6-N)1/24/20
SB 198 - Locke - Disposable plastic shopping bags; local option.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB11-Ebbin) (16-Y 0-N)1/30/20
SB 224 - Norment - Gloucester County; additional sales and use tax, appropriations to incorporated towns.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 865 (effective 7/1/20)4/8/20
SB 227 - Spruill - Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission; review and adjust fee schedules annually.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (13-Y 1-N)1/27/20
SB 231 - Boysko - Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for menstrual supplies.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(H) Failed to report (defeated) in Appropriations (1-Y 21-N)2/21/20
SB 254 - Norment - Sales and use tax; allocation in certain counties & cities of historic significance.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Stricken at request of Patron in Finance and Appropriations (13-Y 0-N)1/15/20
SB 268 - Bell - Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for certain gun safes.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0191)3/6/20
SB 295 - Marsden - Employment; disclosure of terms to employees.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Continued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N)2/3/20
SB 298 - Stanley - Alcoholic beverage control; tied house exception.(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(S) Stricken at request of Patron in Rehabilitation and Social Services (10-Y 0-N)1/31/20
SB 332 - Stuart - Remote sales tax collections; allocation to Transportation Trust Fund.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N)1/29/20
SB 364 - Dunnavant - Commonwealth Care Health Benefits Program; association health plans for individual market.(H) Committee on Rules (S) Committee on Rules(H) Tabled in Rules (13-Y 5-N)2/27/20
SB 376 - Suetterlein - Electric utilities; retail competition, renewable energy.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)2/9/20
SB 379 - McPike - Electric utilities; retail competition.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)2/9/20
SB 383 - McPike - Lobbying; notification to local clerk, penalty.(S) Committee on Local Government(S) Passed by indefinitely in Local Government with letter (15-Y 0-N)1/27/20
SB 389 - McPike - Alcoholic beverage control; definitions, license and fee reform.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1114 (effective 7/1/20)4/10/20
SB 395 - McPike - Alcoholic beverage control; residency requirement for licensure.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 534 (effective 7/1/20)3/31/20
SB 411 - Hashmi - Employment health and safety standards; heat illness prevention, definition.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Continued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)1/27/20
SB 426 - Saslaw - Agreements between private employer and labor or organization; fair share fees.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N)2/9/20
SB 427 - Saslaw - Employee protection; discharge for protective order prohibited.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Continued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 2-N)2/9/20
SB 447 - Reeves - Alcoholic beverage control; license and fee reform.(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(S) Incorporated by Rehabilitation and Social Services (SB389-McPike) (15-Y 0-N)1/10/20
SB 481 - Favola - Employees; earned sick leave, civil penalties.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Failed to pass in Senate3/12/20
SB 484 - Favola - Local taxing authority; equalizes city and county taxing authorities.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB588-Hanger) (16-Y 0-N)2/5/20
SB 495 - Edwards - Alcoholic beverage control; jewelry store license.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(H) Left in General Laws3/3/20
SB 497 - Edwards - Alcoholic beverage control; mixed beverage restaurant license, mini bottles.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 400 (effective 7/1/20)3/23/20
SB 510 - Reeves - Milk; definition, misbranding product, prohibition.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Continued to 2021 in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N)2/6/20
SB 530 - Edwards - Epinephrine; possession and administration by a restaurant employee.(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (S) Committee on Education and Health(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 853 (effective 7/1/20)4/7/20
SB 548 - Edwards - Unemployment compensation; amends various provisions regarding compensation.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Governor's substitute printed 20110209D-S14/11/20
SB 588 - Hanger - Localities; authority to levy taxes.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Governor's recommendation received by Senate4/11/20
SB 601 - Lucas - Legal holidays; Election Day.(H) Committee on Rules (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 418 (effective 7/1/20)3/23/20
SB 631 - Surovell - Abandoned and stolen shopping carts; local regulation.(H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns (S) Committee on Local Government(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1174 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
SB 641 - Surovell - Civil action; sale of personal data.(S) Committee on the Judiciary(S) Continued to 2021 in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N)2/5/20
SB 642 - Surovell - Multi-jurisdiction grand jury; functions, failure to pay wages.(S) Committee on the Judiciary(S) Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (10-Y 5-N)1/20/20
SB 660 - Boysko - Virginia Equal Pay Act; civil penalties.(S) Committee on the Judiciary(S) Continued to 2021 in Judiciary (7-Y 3-N)2/5/20
SB 662 - Boysko - Employee misclassification; retaliatory actions prohibited, civil penalty.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 271 (effective 7/1/20)3/11/20
SB 682 - Mason - Food and beverage tax; county imposing a tax greater than four percent.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB588-Hanger) (16-Y 0-N)2/5/20
SB 709 - McClellan - ABC Authority; work group to study tied house provisions, report.(S) Committee on Rules(S) Passed by indefinitely in Rules (14-Y 0-N)1/24/20
SB 712 - McClellan - Virginia Human Rights Act; unlawful discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on Education and Health(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1139 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
SB 719 - McClellan - Virginia Minimum Wage Act; exclusions.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Continued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)1/27/20
SB 744 - McPike - Misclassification of employees as independent contractors; Department of Taxation to investigate.(H) Committee on Appropriations (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 682 (effective 1/1/21)4/6/20
SB 756 - Marsden - Income tax, corporate; combined reporting requirements.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Continued to 2021 in Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N)1/29/20
SB 770 - Boysko - Paid family and medical leave program; Virginia Employment Commission to establish.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations with letter (16-Y 0-N)2/4/20
SB 779 - Lewis - Sixth grade science curriculum; DOE & DEQ to update.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Continued to 2021 in Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N)2/6/20
SB 788 - McClellan - Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.(H) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Committee on the Judiciary(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 401 (effective 7/1/20)3/23/20
SB 789 - Lewis - Advanced recycling; incentives in income tax, sales tax, and machinery and tools tax.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB590-Hanger) (12-Y 0-N)1/30/20
SB 799 - Lewis - County food and beverage tax; eliminates limit that restricts a county from imposing.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB588-Hanger) (16-Y 0-N)2/5/20
SB 807 - Morrissey - Larceny; subsequent offenses, penalty.(H) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Committee on the Judiciary(H) Left in Courts of Justice3/3/20
SB 816 - Morrissey - Minimum wage; increases to $8.50 per hour on July 1, 2020, to $9.75 per hour on July 2, 2021.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB7-Saslaw) (14-Y 1-N)1/27/20
SB 833 - Ebbin - Alcoholic beverage control; limitation of tasting licenses.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1177 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
SB 838 - Ebbin - Nonpayment of wages; cause of action, penalties.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1038 (effective 7/1/20)4/10/20
SB 842 - Petersen - Electric energy; customer choice.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Continued to 2021 in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)2/3/20
SB 852 - Ebbin - Tobacco products; tax on all tobacco products, penalties.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 1-N)1/30/20
SB 860 - Mason - Electric utilities; offshore wind development.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Governor's substitute printed 20110086D-S24/11/20
SB 868 - Ebbin - Discrimination; prohibited in public accommodations, etc., causes of action.(H) Committee on General Laws (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 1140 (effective 7/1/20)4/11/20
SB 894 - Saslaw - Misclassification of workers; cause of action.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 381 (effective 7/1/20)3/18/20
SB 912 - Bell - Electric utilities; retail competition, renewable energy.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N)2/9/20
SB 921 - Locke - Cigarette tax, local; authorizes all counties to impose without rate limit.(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Incorporated by Finance and Appropriations (SB588-Hanger) (16-Y 0-N)2/5/20
SB 939 - Saslaw - Employees of local governments; collective bargaining.(H) Committee on Labor and Commerce (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(S) Governor's recommendation received by Senate4/11/20
SB 943 - Ruff - Mecklenburg County; additional sales and use tax, appropriations to incorporated towns.(H) Committee on Finance (S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 428 (effective 7/1/20)3/23/20
SB 966 - Ebbin - Flavored nicotine vapor product; prohibition, penalty.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Defeated by Senate (19-Y 21-N)2/11/20
SB 1069 - Barker - Public and private employers; earned paid sick time for employees.(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor(S) Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB481-Favola) (15-Y 0-N)2/3/20