LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES - 2018

HONORING VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES:

HB 1058: Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act  

HB 1279: Awarding Academic Credit for Service in Armed Forces of the United States  

HB 1463: Transfer of Any Course Credit Awarded for Service in Armed Forces

STRENGTHENING OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS:

HB 1111: STEAM Education Fund 

GROWING OUR ECONOMY: 

HB 1109: Overtime Compensation Act

PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT: 

HB 1059: Water Quality Spill Notification  

HB 1060: Lifting the 1% Solar Program Energy Cap  

HB 1253: Authorize Municipalities to Participate in Net Energy Metering . 

STANDING UP FOR WOMEN:

HB 1062: Eliminate Statute of Limitations for Prosecution of Misdemeanor Sexual Offenses 

HB 1462: Virginia Human Rights Act; Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training in the Workplace

INCLUSIVE AND WELCOMING VIRGINIA: 

HB 1061: Updating the Code for the Blind and Vision Impaired; Rehabilitative Manufacture and Service Industries 

HB 1329: Religious Identity Protection Act

HB 1461: Create an Office of Immigrant Assistance 

BUDGET AMENDMENTS:

Overtime for Home Health Care Workers

Increase Access to Virginia Community Colleges

Increase Transitional Services for the Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare Program

DHRM Provide Sexual Harassment Training - Online Module

HB 1058 - Electronic Return of Military Overseas Ballots

HB 1109 FSLA Overtime

Cost to Implement HB 1279

Workgroup on Foreign Trained Physicians to Meet Workforce Needs

HB 1109 - Overtime Compensation, Penalties

HB1111 Establish STEAM Education Fund

LEGISLATION AS CO-PATRON:

HB 2 Teacher licensure; reciprocity, spouses of Armed Forces members.

HB 3 Dual enrollment courses; quality, consistency, etc., of courses.

HB 24 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for menstrual supplies.

HB 25 Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for menstrual supplies.

HB 45 Family life education curricula; personal privacy and personal boundaries.

HB 83 Feminine hygiene products; no cost to female prisoners or inmates.

HB 122 Campaign finance; prohibited personal use, civil penalty.

HB 129 Worker retraining tax credit; manufacturing instruction for students.

HB 222 Income tax, corporate and state; modification for certain companies, grants.

HB 260 Virginia Critically Missing Adult Alert Program; created.

HB 270 Sale of dog or cat not obtained from releasing agency or animal rescue; prohibition.

HB 345 Coastal Adaptation and Protection, Special Assistant to the Governor for; position created.

HB 372 School calendar; opening day of the school year.

HB 438 School boards, local, etc.; prohibits assisting person for new job if engaged in misconduct w/minor.

HB 442 Career and technical education credentials; testing accommodations for English language learners.

HB 443 High school graduation requirements; substitution of computer coding for foreign language credit.

HB 454 Higher educational institutions, public; governing boards, open educational resources.

HB 507 Standards of Quality; instructional programs and positions, dual language teachers.

HB 632 Career investigation courses and programs of instruction; Board of Education to establish.

HB 737 Motor Vehicles, Department of, documents; veteran endorsement.

HB 793 Nurse practitioners; practice agreements.

HB 1007 Delegate Lacey E. Putney Memorial Highway; designating certain portion of U.S. Route 221.

HB 1020 School calendar; opening day of school year.

HB 1044 School board; policies prohibiting abusive work environment, etc.

HB 1053 Workplace harassment; legislative branch required to adopt policies.

HB 1219 Parental rights; annual foster care review.

HB 1223 Family life education; child sexual abuse.

HB 1245 Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.

HB 1260 Admission to bail; human trafficking.

HB 1415 Henrietta Lacks Commission; established.

HB 1419 Public schools; instructional time for elementary school.

HB 1466 Health insurance; nondiscrimination, gender identity or transgender status.

HB 1474 Higher educational institutions, public; governing boards, educational programs.

HB 1478 Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices.

HB 1550 Grand larceny; increases threshold amount.

HB 1552 Workforce Development, Virginia Board of; strategies to identify and engage certain persons.

HB 1600 Student discipline; long-term suspension.

HJ 16 Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month; designating as March 2019, and each succeeding year thereafter.

HJ 31 Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

HJ 38 I am my brother and sister's keeper Day; designating as Friday after Thanksgiving in 2018.

HJ 66 Commuter rail system in the Commonwealth; Department of Transportation to study.

HJ 68 State Route 28; Department of Transportation to study.

HJ 76 Women Veterans Week; designating as third full week of March 2018, and each succeeding year.

HJ 95 Pollinator Awareness Week; designating as last full week of June 2019, and each succeeding year.

HJ 138 School boards; training to identify suicidal students.

HJ 142 Recovery Sunday; designating as third Sunday of September 2018, and each succeeding year thereafter.

HJ 144 Sorensen Day; designating as February 13, 2018.

HJ 150 Commending the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia.

HJ 160 Commending Leadership Fairfax.

HJ 163 Commending the Virginia Capitol Police.

HJ 165 Commending the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel.

HJ 177 Celebrating the life of Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates.

HJ 178 Electrical Safety Month; designating as May 2018, and each succeeding year thereafter.

HJ 189 Commending the Fairfax County Water Authority.

HJ 230 Commending the XXIII Olympic Winter Games.

HJ 279 Celebrating the life of the Honorable Lacey E. Putney.

HJ 281 Commending the Virginia Poverty Law Center.

HJ 302 Celebrating the life of Heather Danielle Heyer.

HJ 306 Commending the Honorable William J. Howell.

HJ 309 Celebrating the life of Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen III.

HJ 404 Commending the Virginia State Beekeepers Association.

HJ 406 Commending Ashley Vollrath.

HJ 435 Celebrating the life of Ronald E. Carrier.

HJ 458 Celebrating the life of the Honorable Harry Burns Blevins, Sr.

HJ 501 Celebrating the life of Donald S. Beyer, Sr.

HR 6 Celebrating the life of Mary Ann Hovis.

HR 14 Day of Women; designating as January 22, 2018, and each succeeding year thereafter.

HR 100 Commending the 70th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel.

HR 106 Celebrating the life of L. Hope Lally.

HR 119 Commending Cecile Richards.

HR 131 Commending the Honorable Robert H. Brink.

HR 179 Celebrating the life of Robert C. King, Sr.

HR 203 Celebrating the life of Suzanne Davis Miller.

SB 593 Health insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder.

SJ 4 United States Constitution; ratifies Equal Rights Amendment.

SJ 83 Commending the George Mason University Alumni Association.

SJ 215 Commending the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association.

SJ 218 Celebrating the life of the Honorable Harry Robert Purkey.

SJ 238 Celebrating the life of Donald S. Beyer, Sr.

SJ 240 Commending Embark Richmond Highway.

SJ 243 Commending the Mount Vernon Voice.

SJ 249 Celebrating the life of Neilson Jay November.