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The Virginia General Assembly convened January 13 and adjourned on March 12, 2016. This sixty-day session included a number of EMS, fire and other public safety bills and resolutions for consideration by the assembly. TEMS provides an EMS, fire and public safety bill list with links to the actual bill text and information found on General Assembly's legislative information system. Those interested can also visit the LIS and search for any topic of interest as well.

Bills Last action Date
HB 25 - Habeeb - Firefighting equipment or emergency medical services vehicle; penalty for tampering with, etc. (S) Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/11/16
HB 38 - Kory - Civil immunity; forcible entry of motor vehicle to remove unattended companion animal. (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/16/16
HB 40 - Kory - Public safety answering points; deployment of text-to-9-1-1. (H) Continued to 2017 in Commerce and Labor 02/11/16
HB 44 - Habeeb - Workers' compensation; injuries or deaths presumed to be in course of employment. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/11/16
HB 73 - O'Bannon - Driving while texting; fines. (H) Left in Transportation 02/16/16
HB 99 - Cole - High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; certain vehicles use of HOT lanes on Interstate 395, exceptions. (H) Left in Transportation 02/16/16
HB 142 - Marshall, R.G. - Use of X-rays, etc.; search warrant required. (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/16/16
HB 195 - Lingamfelter - Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (H) Left in Commerce and Labor 02/16/16
HB 199 - Boysko - Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment; funding by locality. (H) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns 02/16/16
HB 222 - Stolle - Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact; created. (G) Approved by the Governor effective 7/1/16
03/01/16
HB 233 - Minchew - Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment; funding by locality. Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016 03/07/16
HB 257 - LaRock - Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment; funding by locality. (H) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns 02/16/16
HB 289 - Helsel - Driving in flooded areas; localities may by ordinance prohibit, exception. (H) Failed to pass House
03/11/16
HB 311 - Orrock - Emergency medical services providers; interstate agreements. (G) Approved by Governor effective 3/1/16
03/01/16
HB312 - Orrock - Increase sharing of electronic health records, report. (G) Approved by Governor effective 3/1/16 03/01/16
HB 331 - Pogge - Line of Duty Act; training and beneficiary identification. (H) Left in Appropriations 02/18/16
HB 374 - Yancey - Registration of vehicles owned or used by emergency medical services agencies. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/01/16
HB 387 - Lindsey - Secure Commonwealth Panel; increase of membership, report. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/11/16
HB 408 - Ingram - Virginia Retirement System; benefits. (H) Left in Appropriations 02/18/16
HB 756 - Lingamfelter - E-911 Services Board; designating as 9-1-1 Services Board, powers and duties. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/01/16
HB 770 - Gilbert - Conditional zoning; provisions applicable to all rezoning proffers, definitions. (S) Stricken from docket by Committee on Local Government 03/01/16
HB 825 - Stolle - Military medical personnel; pilot program for personnel to practice medicine. (G) Governor's action deadline midnight 04/10/16
03/07/16
HB 854 - Hugo - Firefighter or emergency medical services; personnel interrogation, observer. (G) Governor's action deadline midnight 04/10/16
03/08/16
HB 944 - Wilt - Statewide Fire Prevention Code; installation or use of landscape cover materials. (S) Stricken from Senate calendar
03/02/16
HB 1007 - Levine - Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact; created. (H) Stricken from docket by Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/21/16
HB 1072 - Jones - Virginia Retirement System; modifies hybrid retirement program. (H) Continued to 2017 in Appropriations 02/12/16
HB 1104 - Murphy - Firefighters employed by localities; entitlement to continued compensation. (H) Continued to 2017 in Counties, Cities and Towns 02/12/16
HB 1127 - Habeeb - Forest fire protection compacts; codification. (G) Governors action deadline midnight 4/10/16
03/08/16
HB 1193 - Carr - Line of Duty Act; probation and parole officers. (H) Continued to 2017 in Appropriations 02/12/16
HB 1239 - Wright - Fire Programs Fund; increases rate of assessment for Fund. (H) Continued to 2017 in Commerce and Labor 02/09/16
HB 1279 - Anderson - Public schools; fire drills and lock-down drills. (G) Governors action deadline midnight 4/10/16 03/11/16
HB 1283 - Anderson - Line of Duty Act; certification expiration for temporarily disabled persons. (H) Left in Appropriations 02/18/16
HB 1293 - Hugo - Employee grievance procedure, local; impartial panel hearing, etc. (H) Tabled in Counties, Cities and Towns 02/12/16
HB 1345 - Jones - Line of Duty Act; revises Act by codifying revisions. (G) Governors action deadline midnight 4/10/16
03/11/16
HB 1364 - Campbell - Uniform Statewide Building and Statewide Fire Prevention Codes; revision. (H) Stricken from docket by General Laws 02/11/16
HB 1368 - Miller - Statewide Fire Prevention Code; State Fire Marshal; consumer fireworks; penalties. (H) Left in General Laws 02/16/16
HJ 123 - Hugo - Constitutional amendment; real property tax exemption. (S) Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 02/15/16
HJ 133 - Rush - Commending Kelly Brice Walters. (S) Agreed to by Senate by voice vote 01/21/16
HJ 170 - Ware - Celebrating the life of James E. Hargrave. (S) Agreed to by Senate 02/04/16
SB 35 - Carrico - Vehicle registration fees; funds allocated to Department of State Police. (S) Continued to 2017 in Finance (9-Y 5-N) 02/16/16
SB 79 - Wexton - Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment, funding by locality. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/01/16
SB 91 - Marsden - Emergency medical services agencies; registration of vehicles owned or used by agencies. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/01/16

SB 100 - Cosgrove - Charitable gaming; limits audit and administration fee of charitable organization.

(S) Continued to 2017 in Finance (11-Y 1-N) 02/02/16
SB 134 - Favola - Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment; funding by locality. (S) Incorporated by Local Government (SB79-Wexton) (13-Y 0-N) 01/19/16
SB 149 - Reeves - Health insurance plan, local option; participation of regional emergency medical services councils. (S) Continued to 2017 in Finance (14-Y 0-N) 02/10/16
SB 163 - Locke - Driving in flooded areas; localities may by ordinance prohibit, penalties. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/07/16
SB 168 - Ruff - Virginia Law Officers' Retirement System; adjusts annual supplement. (S) Continued to 2017 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) 02/02/16
SB 202 - Stuart - Virginia Freedom of Information Act; disclosure of salaries of public employees. (H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table 02/25/16
SB 208 - Garrett - Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authorizes use of consumer fireworks, penalties. (S) Left in Finance 02/17/16
SB 233 - Reeves - Recognition of EMS Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7-1-16
03/01/16
SB 242 - Petersen - Charitable Gaming Board; powers and duties, Charitable Gaming Fund established. (S) Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) 01/25/16
SB 437 - Barker - Military medical personnel; pilot program. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/01/16
SB 523 - McPike - Line of Duty Act; includes firefighters and emergency medical services trainees in Act. (S) Continued to 2017 in Finance (10-Y 5-N) 02/02/16
SB 524 - McPike - Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Commerce and Labor (5-Y 10-N) 02/01/16
SB 549 - Obenshain - Conditional zoning; provisions applicable to certain rezoning proffers. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/08/16
SB 552 - Cosgrove - Virginia Freedom of Information Act; mandatory disclosure of public employee. (H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table 02/25/16
SB 565 - DeSteph - Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases. (S) Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 0-N) 02/01/16
SB 605 - Edwards - Reckless driving; causing death or injury of certain persons, penalties. (S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N) 01/27/16
SB 607 - Dance - Public employees; safety and health program. (H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 02/18/16
SB 619 - Lucas - Line of Duty Act; probation and parole officers. (S) Continued to 2017 in Finance (15-Y 0-N) 02/02/16
SB 634 - McPike - Secure Commonwealth Panel; membership; reporting. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/01/16
 
SB 704 - Lucas - Overtime compensation; broadens definition of fire protection employees.
(G) Governors Action deadline midnight April 10, 2016
02/23/16
SB 736 - Obenshain - Landscape cover materials; local ordinances concerning installation or use. (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16
03/01/16
SB 737 - Obenshain - Public employers; award of leave from their official duties, penalty. (S) Failed to pass Senate
03/11/16
SB 746 - Wagner - Governmental entities; liability for certain inspections. (G) Governors action deadline midnight April 10, 2016
03/11/16
SB 774 - Dunnavant - DMAS, RFP for statewide nonemergency transportation system (G) Approved by Governor effective 7/1/16 03/01/16
SJ 31 - Reeves - Celebrating the life of Kelly G. Southard. (H) Agreed to by House 01/29/16
SJ 66 - Hanger - Commending Joseph J. Fray. (H) Agreed to by House by voice vote 01/29/16
SJ 67 - Hanger - Commending John T. Fray. (H) Agreed to by House by voice vote 01/29/16

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