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Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1305 - Habeeb - Workers' compensation; injuries presumed to be in course of employment. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N) 01/17/13
HB 1331 - Farrell - Retirement benefits for local employees. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement 01/08/13
HB 1347 - Wright - Workers' compensation; injuries to public safety officers. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Assigned C & L sub: #1 01/10/13
HB 1356 - Yost - Health insurance; local government employees eligibile to participate in state employee plan. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process 01/11/13
HB 1372 - Head - Unemployment compensation; disqualification from benefits due to loss of license or certification. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Reported from Commerce and Labor (18-Y 4-N) 01/17/13
HB 1376 - Merricks - Controlled substances; law-enforcement officer's testimony regarding field-test identification. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) 01/16/13
HB 1379 - Yost - Law-Enforcement Assistance Program; DCJS to develop a peer-counseling program. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Assigned GL sub: #4 Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process 01/11/13
HB 1380 - Yost - Assault and battery; includes campus police officers within enhanced penalty provision. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/10/12
HB 1382 - Webert - Unemployment compensation; disqualification from benefits due to loss of license or certification. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Stricken from docket by Commerce and Labor 01/17/13
HB 1385 - Comstock - Labor organization representation; right to vote by secret ballot. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 12/13/12
HB 1459 - Tyler - Law-Enforcement Officers Procedural Guarantee Act; definition of law-enforcement officer. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N) 01/17/13
HB 1494 - Dance - Sheriffs; expands authority to deputize persons to direct traffic. (H) Committee on Transportation (H) Referred to Committee on Transportation 01/02/13
HB 1506 - Lewis - Service firearms; minimum years of service. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/17/13
HB 1526 - Rust - HOT lanes; emergency vehicles and law-enforcement vehicles cannot use when commuting. (H) Committee on Transportation (H) Reported from Transportation with amendment (22-Y 0-N) 01/17/13
HB 1532 - Bulova - Virginia Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement 01/08/13
HB 1557 - Marshall, R.G. - School boards; training for persons designated to carry concealed handguns on school property. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety (H) Subcommittee recommends referring to Governor's School Safety Task Force 01/17/13
HB 1561 - Garrett - Private police departments, certain; consolidation, etc. agreements with local police departments. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns (H) Assigned CC & T sub: #1 01/11/13
HB 1567 - Head - Suspended or revoked license; driving recklessly causing death of another person, penalty. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/04/13
HB 1568 - Miller - Virginia Retirement System; retirees hired as school board security personnel. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Read second time and engrossed 01/17/13
HB 1569 - Garrett - Criminal justice training academies; sovereign immunity of trainers. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (18-Y 0-N) 01/16/13
HB 1582 - Cole - Armed security officers; protection of schools and child day centers. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety (H) Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety 01/04/13
HB 1604 - Farrell - Private security services businesses; carrying firearm in course of duties. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N) 01/14/13
HB 1626 - Tata - Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System; General Assembly may add certain full-time employees. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement 01/09/13
HB 1636 - Cosgrove - Workers' compensation; presumptions, members of enforcement division of DMV. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Referred to Committee on Appropriations 01/17/13
HB 1762 - Ramadan - Hunting; allowed on Sunday in certain counties. (H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table 01/16/13
HB 1826 - Villanueva - Law-enforcement officers; exceptions to territorial limits. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) 01/17/13
HB 1842 - Rust - License plates, special; issuance for firefighters and auxiliaries; Fraternal Order of Police; etc. (H) Committee on Transportation (H) Assigned Transportation sub: #1 01/11/13
HB 1992 - McClellan - State grievance procedure; review of hearing decisions. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Referred to Committee on General Laws 01/09/13
HB 1997 - Sickles - Labor unions; privileged communications and information. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/09/13
HB 2036 - Webert - Hunting with bow and arrow or crossbow; allows persons to hunt birds or animals on Sunday. (H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table 01/16/13
HB 2037 - Webert - Hunting; lawful to hunt or kill nuisance species on Sunday. (H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (H) Assigned ACNRsub: Natural Resources 01/14/13
HB 2112 - Lingamfelter - Hunting; allowed on Sunday on state and federal military bases, etc. with approval of officer. (H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table 01/16/13
HB 2121 - Herring - Law-enforcement officers; grounds for decertification. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety (H) Assigned MPPS sub: #2 01/15/13
HB 2134 - Keam - Virginia Freedom of Information Act; state agencies to post schedule of costs for producing records. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement 01/14/13
HB 2160 - Kilgore - Workers' compensation; medical benefits. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 01/09/13
HB 2168 - Howell, W.J. - Virginia Retirement System; hybrid retirement program. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement 01/14/13
HB 2169 - Cole - Grievance procedure, local; removes requirement. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns (H) Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns 01/09/13
HB 2173 - Lewis - Virginia Retirement System; retirees hired as school board security personnel. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement 01/14/13
HB 2188 - Jones - Line of Duty Act; certain employees to make irrevocable election to self-fund benefits. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement 01/14/13
HB 2244 - Spruill - School Resource Officer Grants Program and Fund; proceeds may be disbursed to award matching grants. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education 01/16/13
HB 2247 - Ware, R.L. - Assault and battery; changes conditions for applying aggravated penalty. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/14/13
HB 2277 - Gilbert - School security officers. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/16/13
HB 2278 - Gilbert - Department of State Police; variable housing allowance. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Referred to Committee on General Laws 01/16/13
HJ 536 - Bell, Richard P. - Constitutional amendment; right to work (first reference). (H) Committee on Privileges and Elections (H) Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee 01/11/13
SB 694 - Black - Reckless driving; removes driving in excess of 80 mph, etc. (S) Committee on Transportation (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Transportation (7-Y 7-N) 01/16/13
SB 704 - Puckett - Workers' compensation; disease presumption, corrections officers. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Assigned C&L sub: Worker's Compensation 01/15/13
SB 727 - Carrico - Workers' compensation; presumptions, members of enforcement division of DMV. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Assigned C&L sub: Worker's Compensation 01/15/13
SB 774 - Blevins - Workers' compensation; disease presumption, corrections officers. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Assigned C&L sub: Worker's Compensation 01/15/13
SB 803 - Garrett - Hunting; lawful to hunt or kill nuisance species on Sunday. (S) Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (S) Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources with amendments (8-Y 7-N) 01/17/13
SB 818 - Puckett - Prisoners; establish compact for control of those receiving medical care outside of Virginia. (S) Committee on Privileges and Elections (S) Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections 12/27/12
SB 839 - Carrico - Local boundaries for law-enforcement purposes. (S) Committee on Local Government (S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) 01/17/13
SB 854 - Petersen - Virginia Retirement System; benefits for certain local employees. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Referred to Committee on Finance 01/02/13
SB 896 - Reeves - Workers' compensation; off-premises injuries incurred by public safety employees. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Assigned C&L sub: Worker's Compensation 01/15/13
SB 915 - Ruff - Workers' compensation; injuries to public safety officers. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Assigned C&L sub: Worker's Compensation 01/15/13
SB 929 - Vogel - State Police, Department of; variable housing allowance. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Referred to Committee on Finance 01/07/13
SB 940 - Stuart - School resource officers; school board to coordinate with local law-enforcement agency to provide. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Rereferred to Finance 01/17/13
SB 995 - Watkins - VRS; technical changes regarding retirement plans. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Referred to Committee on Finance 01/08/13
SB 1026 - Howell - Law-enforcement officers; grounds for decertification. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (S) Read second time and engrossed 01/17/13
SB 1045 - Newman - Criminal justice training academies; sovereign immunity of trainers. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (9-Y 6-N) 01/16/13
SB 1047 - Newman - Private police departments, certain; consolidation, etc. agreements with local police departments. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/08/13

 

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