Bill Tracking 2018 Session

The 2018 Session of the General Assembly convened on January 10th and adjourned on March 10th.

Governor Northam Calls April 11 Special Session for General Assembly to Complete Work on State Budget 

The Virginia Office of EMS  is also tracking bills related EMS. VAOEMS bill tracking

Here are the status of bills related to fire protection as of April 28th.

 

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 10Kory – Hate crimes; criminal acts against persons because of gender, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/12/18
HB 29Jones, S.C. – Budget Bill. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on Finance

(H) Failed to pass 03/10/18
HB 30Jones, S.C. – Budget Bill. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on Finance

(H) Failed to pass 03/10/18
HB 48Krizek – Charitable solicitations; registration statement. (H) Committee on General Laws


(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0268) 03/09/18
HB 64McQuinn – Local regulation; making of fires. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns (H) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns 02/13/18
HB 107Bell, John J. – Workers’ compensation; disease presumptions, correctional officers. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Left in Appropriations 02/13/18
HB 250Guzman – Virginia Fire Services Board; changes membership. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety (H) Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety 02/13/18
HB 472Reid – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Left in Commerce and Labor 02/13/18
HB 643Hope – First responders; reduced rate tuition. (H) Committee on Education (H) Left in Education 02/13/18
HB 729Head – Virginia Fire Services Board; powers & duties, modular training program for volunteer firefighters. (H) Committee on Appropriations


(S) Committee on Finance

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0403) 03/23/18
HB 1163Ingram – Fire protection; applicant preemployment information with fire departments. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety


(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0834) 04/18/18
HB 1170LaRock – DGS; aid & cooperation of Division of Purchase and Supply to any fire company, etc. (H) Committee on General Laws


(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0275) 03/09/18
HB 1245Hugo – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Left in Appropriations 02/13/18
HB 1340Bloxom – Emergency services and disaster law; expedited inspections required for small businesses. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety (H) Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety 02/13/18
HB 1411Helsel – Virginia Fire Services Board; powers and duties. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns (H) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns 02/13/18
HB 1412Helsel – Mental health awareness; training for firefighters and emergency medical services personnel. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety


(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0456) 03/23/18
HB 1420Collins – Virginia Fire Services Board; powers and duties. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns (H) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns 02/13/18
HB 1444Pogge – Income tax, state; itemization allowed by an individual taxpayer. (H) Committee on Finance (H) Left in Finance 02/13/18
HB 1446Sickles – Conditional rezoning proffers; provision for public facility improvement. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns (H) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns 02/13/18
HB 1509Davis – Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold’em poker events. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Left in General Laws 02/13/18
HB 1595Wilt – Vested rights; owners of property not required to retrofit existing landscape cover materials. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns


(S) Committee on Local Government

(H) Communicated to Governor 04/18/18
SB 56DeSteph – Line of Duty Act; eligible dependents. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2019 in Finance (13-Y 2-N) 01/30/18
SB 90Lucas – Virginia Casino Gaming Commission; regulation of casino gaming, penalties. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (S) Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 7-N) 01/22/18
SB 91Lucas – Lottery Board; regulation of casino gaming, penalties. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (S) Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (8-Y 7-N) 01/22/18
SB 109Black – Dissemination of juvenile record information; emergency medical services agency applicants. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice


(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0148) 03/02/18
SB 173Stanley – Consumer fireworks; regulation of the sale and use, criminal and civil penalties. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2019 in Finance (11-Y 5-N) 02/07/18
SB 304Marsden – Emergency medical services vehicles; temporary permit. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions


(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0279) 03/09/18
SB 346Peake – Fire Programs Fund; use of funds. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor


(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0649) 03/30/18
SB 352Peake – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2019 in Finance (14-Y 1-N) 02/06/18
SB 424Petersen – Virginia Gaming Commission; established. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Passed by indefinitely in Finance (9-Y 7-N) 02/08/18
SB 488Edwards – Virginia Fire Services Board; powers and duties. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (S) Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (10-Y 4-N 1-A) 01/29/18
SB 494Carrico – Line of Duty Act; health insurance coverage for eligible spouses. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2019 in Finance (14-Y 1-N) 01/30/18
SB 642McPike – Workers’ compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2019 in Finance (11-Y 5-N) 02/06/18
SB 670Deeds – Mental health awareness; training for firefighters and emergency medical services personnel. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety


(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0658) 03/30/18
SB 715Chase – Firefighters and emergency medical services providers; carrying a concealed handgun. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety


(S) Committee on Finance

(H) VOTE: DEFEATED (35-Y 62-N) 03/07/18
SB 743DeSteph – Housing; installation and maintenance of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in rental property. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (S) Incorporated by General Laws and Technology (SB391-Barker) (15-Y 0-N) 01/22/18
SB 778Suetterlein – Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authorizes use of consumer fireworks, penalties. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (S) Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (10-Y 5-N) 01/29/18
SB 784Obenshain – Building Code; provisions for buildings & structures in rural areas. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (S) Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (15-Y 0-N) 01/29/18
SB 799Cosgrove – Virginia Gaming Commission; established. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (S) Continued to 2019 in General Laws and Technology (11-Y 3-N) 02/05/18
SB 887Deeds – Child labor; volunteer fire companies. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor


(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0181) 03/05/18
SB 904Petersen – Line of Duty Act; disabled persons to participate in state & local health insurance. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2019 in Finance (13-Y 1-N) 01/30/18
SB 947Hanger – License plates, special; emergency medical services agencies, fire departments. (H) Committee on Transportation


(S) Committee on Transportation

(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0635) 03/30/18
SB 972Obenshain – Vested rights; owners of property not required to retrofit existing landscape cover materials. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns


(S) Committee on Local Government

(S) Communicated to Governor 04/18/18
SB 992Lucas – Charitable Gaming Board; Texas Hold’em poker events. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Stricken at request of Patron in Finance (16-Y 0-N) 02/08/18