2020 Priority Legislation

Endorsed by Virginia Grassroots Coalition

NOTE: In 2020, a second session was held. Bills passed during that session are not included on this list.

Priority Bills

Updated

Cat House Senate GA / Gov Number Summary Chief Patron Click Chief Patron to see other Patrons.
Oppose ➔ environment Stricken Passed SB 992 Carbon trading program.
environment Passed Passed Signed HB 572 Solar Freedom. Del. Mark Keam
environment Passed Passed Signed SB 710 Solar Freedom. Sen. Jennifer McClellan
guns Passed Continued HB 961 Prohibiting sale, transport, etc., of assault firearms and more. Del. Mark H. Levine
elections Passed Continued HB 177 Presidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact. Del. Mark H. Levine
elections Continued SJ 8 Voting Rights in Virginia Constitution. Sen. Mamie E. Locke
women Continued SJ 2 Constitutional amendment. Sen. Richard Saslaw
politics Continued HB 848 Campaign Finance Disclosure Act: Making unlawful the conversion of political contributions for personal use. Del. Marcus Simon
cjr Continued Passed SB 805 Degrees of Robbery. Sen. J. Morrissey
cjr Continued HB 871 Degrees of Robbery. Del. Jeffrey Bourne
women Continued HB 1445 Reproductive health services. Del. Cia Price
women Continued HB 526 Coverage for reproductive health services. Del. Kaye Kory
women Continued HB 712 Virginia Human Rights Act. Sen. Jennifer McClellan
guns Passed Passed Signed HB 2 Universal Background Checks. Del. Ken Plum
guns Passed Passed Signed SB 240 Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO). Sen. George Barker
guns Passed Passed Signed SB 69 One Gun per Month. Sen. Mamie Locke
environment Passed Passed Signed HB 1526 Virginia Clean Economy Act. Del. Rip Sullivan
environment Passed Passed Signed SB 851 Virginia Clean Economy Act. Sen. Jennifer McClellan
environment Left HB 77 Green New Deal Act. Del. Sam Rasoul
environment Incorp HB 912 Solar Freedom. Del. Marcus Simon
environment Left HB 577 Low Emissions Motor Vehicle Program. Del. Mark L. Keam
economy Left HB 825 Paid family and medical leave program. Jennifer Carroll Foy
economy PBI SB 770 Paid family and medical leave program. Sen. Jennifer Boysko
economy Left HB 153 Strengthen opportunities for labor organizing, including by repealing "Right to Work." Del. Lee Carter
economy Passed Passed Signed SB 48 Nonpayment of wages. Sen. Lionell Spruill
economy Passed Passed Signed SB 49 Nonpayment of wages. Sen. Lionell Spruill
economy Passed Passed Signed SB 838 Nonpayment of wages under construction. Sen. Adam P. Ebbin
economy Passed Passed Signed HB 123 Nonpayment of wages under construction. Jennifer Carroll Foy
women Stricken SB 635 Right to reproductive choice. Sen. Scott Surovell
women Passed Passed Signed SB 733 Provision of abortion. Sen. Jennifer McClellan
cjr Left HB 551 Healthy Communities Secure Care. Sen. Jeion Ward
cjr Passed Passed Signed HB 100 Inform Jury of Potential Range of Punishment. Del. Joseph Lindsey
cjr Passed Passed Signed SB 325 Inform Jury of Potential Range of Punishment. Sen. Creigh Deeds
cjr Incorp HB 263 Increasing the Felony Larceny Threshold. Del. Alfonso Lopez
cjr Passed Passed Signed HB 995 Increasing the Felony Larceny Threshold. Del. Joseph Lindsey
immigrants Passed Passed HB 1211 Legalizes driver's licenses for non-documented immigrants. Del. Kathy Tran
immigrants Incorp SB 643 Legalizes driver's licenses for non-documented immigrants. Del. Jennifer Boysko
lgbtq Passed Passed Signed SB 245 Bans Conversion Therapy. Sen. Scott Surovell
lgbtq Passed Passed Signed HB 386 Bans Conversion Therapy. Del. Patrick Hope
lgbtq Passed Passed Signed HB 145 Supports Trans students. Del. Marcus Simon
lgbtq Passed Passed Signed SB 161 Supports Trans students. Sen. Jennifer Boysko
lgbtq Incorp HB 21 Adds gender identity and sexual orientation to non-discrimination policies. Del. Joseph Lindsey
lgbtq Incorp HB 23 Adds gender identity and sexual orientation to non-discrimination policies. Del. Joseph Lindsey
lgbtq Passed Passed HB 1663 Prohibited discrimination...sexual orientation and gender identity. Del. Mark D. Sickles
health Left HB 532 Safe reporting of overdoses; immunity from prosecution. Del. Betsy Carr
health Passed Passed Signed SB 667 Safe reporting of overdoses; immunity from prosecution. Sen. Jennifer Boysko
education Left HB 1316 Fully Fund Virginia's Educational Standards of Quality. Del. Lashrecse Aird
education Left Passed SB 728 Fully Fund Virginia's Educational Standards of Quality. Sen. Jennifer McClellan
politics Left HB 895 Limits on contributions to candidates for statewide office and the General Assembly. Del. Mark Levine
politics Failed SB 25 Banning contributions to candidates from public service corporations. Sen. Chap Petersen
politics Left HB 111 Banning contributions to candidates from public service corporations. Del. Josh Cole
politics Passed Passed Signed HB 849 Disclosure related to political campaign advertisements. Del. Marcus Simon
elections Passed Passed Signed HB 1 No Excuse Absentee Voting. Del. Charniele Herring
elections Passed Passed Signed SB 111 No Excuse Absentee Voting. Sen. Janet Howell
elections Incorp HB 187 Same Day Voter Registration. Del. Marcus Simon
elections Passed Passed Signed HB 19 Repeal Voter ID Law. Del. Joseph Lindsey
health Passed Passed Signed HB 791 Comprehensive harm reduction programs. Del. Ken Plum
lgbtq Passed Passed Signed SB 868 Virginia Values Act. Adam Ebbin
women HB 5045 Makes it a felony for LE to commit the offense of carnal knowledge with a person being held in custody. Wendy Gooditis
women HB 5108 Changed membership of Criminal Justice Services Board to include more diversity and also mental health professionals Wendy Gooditis
guns Passed Passed Signed HB 674 Firearms; removal from persons posing substantial risk; penalties. Del. Rip Sullivan
education Passed Passed Signed SB 3 Disorderly conduct in public places; school activities. Del. JenniferMcClellan
cjr Left HB 922 Collecting data on pretrial detention and use of cash bail. Del. Jennifer Foy
cjr Incorp HB 1153 Duty of Open Discovery. Del.Alfonso Lopez
elections Incorp HB 199 Presidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact. Del. Cia Price
elections Stricken SB 399 Presidential electors; National Popular Vote Compact. Sen. Adam Ebbin

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Approved Signed by Governor.
Enrolled Sent to the Governor, but not yet signed.
Passed Passed House or Senate.
Comm In Committee. Hover to see committee name. Click to see members.
Read1/2/3 Read in chamber.
Reported Approved by Comm.
Recommends Recommended by Subcommittee.
Left Left in committee.
Incorp Incorporated into another bill.
PBI. Passed by Indefinitely.
Stricken Bill withdrawn.
  Defeated.