VGEA Legislation 2018: Bill Tracking

Bills (Updated 3/12/18)
Last Committee Last Action/Date
HB 254Guzman – Human Resource Management, Department of; duties of department, employee communication. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Left in
General Laws
02/13/18
HB 331Yancey – Health insurance; plan for state and local government employees. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Left in
Appropriations
02/13/18
HB 332Yancey – State employee health insurance plan; coverage for proton therapy. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Left in
Appropriations
02/13/18
HB 337Head – Employee Retirement Security & Pension Reform, Commission on; change in membership. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Failed to
pass in House
03/10/18
HB 371Robinson – Sexual harassment training; requirement for legislative branch. (S) Committee on Rules (H) VOTE:
ADOPTION
(91-Y 6-N)
03/09/18
HB 401Levine – Discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Left in
General Laws
02/13/18
HB 559Roem – Conflict of Interests Acts, State & Local Gov’t, & General Assembly; post-service restrictions. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Left in
Rules
02/13/18
HB 572Hodges – Pharmacy contracts; disclosures by pharmacists. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Stricken
from docket
(19-Y 0-N)
02/01/18
HB 573Hodges – Health insurance rate reviews; pharmacy benefit price spread. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (19-Y 0-N) 02/01/18
HB 600Carr – Public employment; inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal convictions. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Left in General Laws 02/13/18
HB 846Ingram – Virginia Retirement System; technical amendments. (S) Committee on Finance (G) Approved by Governor 02/28/18-Chapter 53 (effective 7/1/18)
HB 863Ingram – Virginia Retirement System; health insurance credits for retired state employees. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Left in Appropriations 02/13/18
HB 994Byron – Parental leave benefits; DHRM to implement and administer. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Left in Appropriations 02/13/18
HB 1177Pillion – Health insurance; contracts with pharmacies and pharmacists, etc. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (G) Approved by Governor 03/09/18-Chapter 245 (effective 7/1/18)
HJ 96Hurst – VaLORS; JLARC to study increasing hazardous duty retirement benefits. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Left in Rules 02/13/18
HJ 103Torian – Virginia Retirement System; CNU to study feasibility and merit of a plan. (S) Committee on Rules (S) Agreed to by Senate by voice vote 03/05/18
SB 12Petersen – Conflict of Interests Acts, State & Local Gov’t, & General Assembly; post-service restrictions. (S) Committee on Rules (S) Left in Rules 02/14/18
SB 202Ebbin – Public employment; prohibits discrimination on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (H) Left in General Laws 03/06/18
SB 248Dance – Virginia Retirement System; technical amendments. (S) Committee on Finance (G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018- 03/06/18
SB 252Dance – Public employment; inquiries by state agencies and localities regarding criminal convictions. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology (H) Left in General Laws 03/06/18
SB 321Ruff – Virginia Retirement System; health insurance credits for retired state employees. (S) Committee on Finance (H) Left in Appropriations 03/06/18
SB 419Wexton – Discriminating between employees on the basis of sex; payment of wages. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2019 in Finance (11-Y 5-N) 02/07/18
SB 570DeSteph – Virginia National Guard; members eligible for in-state tuition. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Passed by indefinitely in Finance (12-Y 0-N) 01/23/18
SB 633Dunnavant – Auditor of Public Accounts; employee compensation information. (S) Committee on Rules (S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB633ER) 03/09/18
SB 691Deeds – Virginia Law Officers’ Retirement System; conservation officers. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Passed by indefinitely in Finance (13-Y 0-N) 01/30/18
SB 796Sturtevant – Sexual harassment training; legislative branch. (S) Committee on Rules (H) VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 7-N) 03/09/18

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    Dan Moon
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    Terry Alfred
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    J. L. Stone
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    Carolyn Bethea

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