2022 VA Legislation

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2022 Priority Legislation

2022 Priority Bills

Cat Number Title House Senate Chief Patron updated
Support climate HB 71 Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates, Phase I Utility and Phase II Utility. Sub Lee Ware (R-HD65) 1/24/22
Support campaign finance HB 86 Campaign finance; disclosure reports, searchable electronic database. Sub Timothy Anderson (R-HD83) 1/24/22
Support climate HB 206 Small renewable energy projects; impact on natural resources. Comm Michael Webert (R-HD18) 1/18/22
Support environment HB 250 Mining and processing of certain minerals and elements; work group to study. Comm Shelly Simonds (R-HD94) 1/18/22
Support environment HB 393 Water quality; consideration of economic or social development. Comm Rodney Willett (R-HD73) 1/18/22
Support climate HB 471 State agencies and localities; solar-ready roof requirements, etc. Sub Suhas Subramanyam (D-HD87) 1/24/22
Support campaign finance HB 492 Campaign finance; record retention requirements and reviews of campaign finance disclosure reports. Sub David Bulova (D-HD37) 1/24/22
Support campaign finance HB 495 Campaign finance; mandatory electronic filing for all candidates. Sub David Bulova (D-HD37) 1/24/22
Support campaign finance HB 500 Campaign finance and advertisements; independent expenditures; electioneering communications. Sub David Bulova (D-HD37) 1/24/22
Support campaign finance HB 575 Elections; campaign finance; contribution limits; civil penalty. Sub S. VanValkenburg (D-HD72) 1/24/22
Support climate HB 588 Electric utilities; adjustment of rates. Sub Sally Hudson (D-HD57) 1/24/22
Support guns HB 590 Storage of firearms in residence where minor present; penalty. Pending S. VanValkenburg (D-HD72) 1/18/22
Support justice HB 612 Possession of controlled substances; penalties. Tabled Sally Hudson (D-HD57) 1/24/22
Support governance HB 687 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; definitions; meeting. Sub Kaye Kory (D-HD38) 1/24/22
Support governance HB 688 School boards; production of public records; fee schedules. Comm Kaye Kory (D-HD38) 1/18/22
Support education HB 853 Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program Fund; unused funds; Enslaved Ancestors College. Comm David Reid(D-HD32) 1/23/22
Support education HB 860 Teacher Training Corps; established, report. Comm David Reid(D-HD32) 1/23/22
Support justice HB 862 Supplementing compensation of public defender. Sub Alfonso Lopez (D-HD49) 1/24/22
Support justice HB 906 Petition for modification of sentence; eligibility, procedures. Pending Carrie Coyner (R-HD62) 1/16/22
Support campaign finance HB 973 Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds, complaints, hearings, civil penalty Sub Marcus Simon (D-HD53) 1/24/22
Support justice HB 1053 Local correctional facilities; fees. Pending Irene Shin (D-HD86) 1/18/22
Support Workers HB 1054 Disaster or emergency; weather extremes; disconnection prohibitions for certain utilities. Comm Irene Shin (D-HD86) 1/24/22
Support education HB 1135 Standards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders and mentors; principal mentors. Comm Jeffrey Bourne (D-HD71) 1/23/22
Support climate HB 1288 Public utilities; rate review by the State Corporation Commission. Comm Sally Hudson (D-HD57) 1/24/22
Support Workers SB 1 Paid family and medical leave program; Virginia Employment Commission required to establish. Comm Jennifer Boysko (R-SD33) 1/16/22
Support climate SB 45 Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates. Comm Chap Petersen (D-SD34) 1/24/22
Support education SB 157 Competitive compensation for certain positions in public elementary and secondary schools. Sub Ghazala Hashmi (D-SD10) 1/23/22
Support workers SB 264 Collective bargaining for public employees. Stricken Ghazala Hashmi (D-SD10) 1/18/22
Support justice SB 282 Supplementing compensation of public defender. Comm Adam Ebbin (D-SD30) 1/18/22
Support climate SB 290 State agencies and localities; solar-ready roof requirements, etc. Comm Barbara A. Favola (D-SD31) 1/23/22
Support guns SB 310 Manufacture, import, sale, transfer, or possession of plastic firearms and unfinished frames. Comm Adam Ebbin (D-SD30) 1/16/22
Support justice SB 378 Petition for modification of sentence; eligibility, procedures. Comm Chap Petersen (D-SD34) 1/16/22
Support justice SB 411 Possession of controlled substances; penalties. Comm Joseph Morrissey (D-HD16) 1/16/22
Support education SB 454 Teacher Training Corps; established, report. Rereferred Jennifer Boysko(D-SD33) 1/23/22
Support campaign finance SB 463 Campaign finance; prohibited personal use of campaign funds, complaints, hearings, civil penalty. Comm John Bell (D-SD) 1/16/22
Support education SB 481 School boards and local governing bodies; unexpended local funds, etc. Comm Jennifer McClellan (D-SD9) 1/15/22
Support education SB 490 Standards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders and mentors; principal mentors. Comm Jennifer McClellan (D-SD9) 1/15/22
Support governance SB 495 Elections; removal of officers; recall elections; petition. Comm Jennifer McClellan (D-SD9) 1/23/22
Support climate SB 568 Campaign finance; prohibited contributions to candidates; civil penalty. Comm Richard Stuart (R-SD28) 1/17/22
Support voting rights SJ 1 Constitutional amendment; qualifications of voters and the right to vote (second reference). Rereferred Mamie Locke (D-HD2) 1/22/22
Oppose education HB 4 Requires school principals report to law enforcement certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense. Comm Scott Wyatt (R-HD97) 1/15/22
Oppose climate HB 5 Flood Relief Fund; established. Comm James Morefield (R-HD3) 1/16/22
Oppose education HB 9 Public school teachers; probationary term of service, grounds for dismissal, and dismissal hearings. Engrossed Lee Ware (R-HD65) 1/24/22
Oppose education HB 12 Public school buildings; limits entry points, screening individuals. Tabled Timothy Anderson (R-HD83) 1/24/22
Oppose guns HB 14 Handguns; limitation on purchases. Comm Timothy Anderson (R-HD83) 1/22/22
Oppose Health HB 22 Medical mandates; each adult has a fundamental right to be free from mandates. Pending Wendell S. Walker (R-HD23) 1/17/22
Oppose guns HB 26 Firearms; control by localities of possession or carrying. Comm Timothy Anderson (R-HD83) 1/16/22
Oppose Health HB 27 COVID-19 vaccination status; mandatory COVID-19 vaccination prohibited, discrimination prohibited. Pending Timothy Anderson (R-HD83) 1/16/22
Oppose voting rights HB 34 Repeals establishment of drop-off locations for the return of absentee ballots. Comm Ronnie Campbell (R-HD24) 1/20/22
Oppose voting rights HB 35 Excuse required to vote absentee in person prior to the second Saturday preceding an election. Comm Ronnie Campbell (R-HD24) 1/20/22
Oppose voting rights HB 36 Repeals permanent absentee voter list. Comm Ronnie Campbell (R-HD24) 1/20/22
Oppose education HB 59 School principals; incident reports. Comm John McGuire (R-HD56) 1/15/22
Oppose climate HB 73 Electric utilities; definitions, aggregate capacity requirements for renewable energy facilities. Comm Lee Ware (R-HD65) 1/16/22
Oppose climate HB 74 Clean Economy Act; non-bypassable charges, energy-intensive trade-exposed (EITE) industries Comm Lee Ware (R-HD65) 1/16/22
Oppose climate HB 118 Electric utilities; regulation, development of renewable energy facilities. Comm Nicholas Freitas (R-HD30) 1/22/22
Oppose public-private HB 119 Public-Private Competition Act; created, repeals Competitive Government Act, etc. Comm Marie March (R-HD7) 1/22/22
Oppose education HB 127 Academic year Governor's Schools; certain practices prohibited and permitted. Sub Glenn Davis (R-HD84) 1/24/22
Oppose climate HB 202 Solar facilities; permit by rule. Comm Michael Webert (R-HD18) 1/22/22
Oppose climate HB 656 Coal refuse energy and reclamation tax credit. Sub William Wampler (R-HD4) 1/24/22
Oppose climate HB 657 Public utilities; waste coal and certain coal-fired electric generating units. Comm William Wampler (R-HD4) 1/22/22
Oppose education HB 781 Public elementary and secondary schools; student citizenship skills. Comm Wren Williams(R-HD9) 1/22/22
Oppose climate HB 839 Electric utilities; recovery of costs; rate adjustment clause proceedings; construction/facilities. Comm Tony Wilt (R-HD26) 1/22/22
Oppose climate HB 894 Generation of electricity and energy development in the Commonwealth. Comm Terry Kilgore (R-HD1) 1/22/22
Oppose guns HB 1051 Protective orders; possession of firearms. Pending Phillip Scott (R-HD88) 1/16/22
Oppose education SB 2 Requires school principals report to law enforcement certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense... Comm John A. Cosgrove (R-SD14) 1/10/22
Oppose education SB 20 Treatment of transgender students; model policies. Comm Travis Hackworth (R-SD38) 1/22/22
Oppose education SB 36 School principals; incident reports. Comm Thomas Norment (R-HD3) 1/10/22
Oppose environment SB 81 Air Pollution Control Board; consideration of certain facts and circumstances. Comm William Stanley (R-SD20) 1/23/22
Oppose climate SB 120 Public utilities; waste coal and certain coal-fired electric generating units. Sub Travis Hackworth (R-SD38) 1/24/22
Oppose guns SB 330 Carrying a concealed handgun; permit not required. Comm Bryce Reeves (R-SD17) 11/30/-1
Oppose climate SB 532 Clean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act. Comm Richard Stuart (R-SD28) 1/23/22
Oppose health SB 601 COVID-19 immunization; prohibition on requirement; discrimination prohibited. Comm Amanda Chase (R-SD11) 1/23/22

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Tell State Senators YES on SB290
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