2021 Uncodified Acts

2021 Virginia Uncodified Acts
8/5/2021

Chapter 1 (HB2333)
An Act to facilitate the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine; emergency.

Chapter 2 (SB1445)
An Act to facilitate the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine; emergency.

Chapter 2 (HB1849)
An Act related to apprenticeship training programs; report.

Chapter 4 (HB1768)
An Act to amend and reenact § 5, as amended, of Chapter 76 of the Acts of Assembly of 1974, which created the Lynchburg Parking Authority, relating to terms of members.

Chapter 7 (HB1927)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 3, 4, and 5 of Chapter 643 of the Acts of Assembly of 1964, as amended by Chapter 882 of the Acts of Assembly of 2003, relating to economic development authorities.

Chapter 18 (HB2009)
An Act to revert certain property upon which the Chamberlin Hotel at Fort Monroe is located to the Commonwealth and to repeal § 1 of Chapter 809 of the Acts of Assembly of 1998, as amended by Chapter 713 of the Acts of Assembly of 2004.

Chapter 22 (HB1885)
An Act to require the Department of Education to perform a comprehensive review of computer science standards, courses, and course pathways in public schools; report.

Chapter 32 (SB1194)
An Act to amend and reenact the second enactment of Chapter 574 of the Acts of Assembly of 2017, relating to produce safety; sunset.

Chapter 37 (HB2179)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 2 and 4 of the first enactment of Chapter 265 and §§ 2 and 4 of the first enactment of Chapter 408 of the Acts of Assembly of 1992, relating to the issuance of Commonwealth of Virginia Article X, Section 9 (c) Refunding Bonds, subject to the provisions of Article X, Sections 9 (a) and 9 (c) of the Constitution of Virginia; emergency.

Chapter 38 (SB1134)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 2 and 4 of the first enactment of Chapter 265 and §§ 2 and 4 of the first enactment of Chapter 408 of the Acts of Assembly of 1992, relating to the issuance of Commonwealth of Virginia Article X, Section 9 (c) Refunding Bonds, subject to the provisions of Article X, Sections 9 (a) and 9 (c) of the Constitution of Virginia; emergency.

Chapter 68 (HB2098)
An Act to authorize the Commonwealth to lease a portion of property previously used by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services as the Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute and to amend and reenact §§ 1 and 2 of Chapter 678 of the Acts of Assembly of 2019.

Chapter 69 (SB1429)
An Act to authorize the Commonwealth to lease a portion of property previously used by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services as the Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute and to amend and reenact §§ 1 and 2 of Chapter 678 of the Acts of Assembly of 2019.

Chapter 76 (HB1986)
An Act providing a management agreement between the Commonwealth and George Mason University pursuant to the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act (§ 23.1-1000 et seq.).

Chapter 77 (SB1204)
An Act providing a management agreement between the Commonwealth and George Mason University pursuant to the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act (§ 23.1-1000 et seq.).

Chapter 79 (HB2091)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 2.02, 5.021, and 6.02, § 12.01, as amended, and § 15.03 of Chapter 227, as amended, of the Acts of Assembly of 1954, which provided a charter for the City of Covington, and to amend and reenact § 22.1-32 of the Code of Virginia, relating to consolidated school board of Alleghany County and the City of Covington; school board salaries.

Chapter 80 (SB1267)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 2.02, 5.021, and 6.02, § 12.01, as amended, and § 15.03 of Chapter 227, as amended, of the Acts of Assembly of 1954, which provided a charter for the City of Covington, and to amend and reenact § 22.1-32 of the Code of Virginia, relating to consolidated school board of Alleghany County and the City of Covington; school board salaries.

Chapter 82 (HB1845)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 4.1-230, as it shall become effective, and 4.1-233.1 of the Code of Virginia and to amend and reenact the third, fifth, and eighth enactments of Chapter 1113 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020 and the third, fifth, and eighth enactments of Chapter 1114 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, relating to alcoholic beverage control; license fee reform; delay; emergency.

Chapter 85 (HB2310)
An Act relating to concealed handgun permits; demonstration of competence; emergency.

Chapter 93 (HB2177)
An Act to create a six-year capital outlay plan for projects to be funded entirely or partially from general fund–supported resources and to repeal Chapter 1134 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020.

Chapter 94 (SB1155)
An Act to create a six-year capital outlay plan for projects to be funded entirely or partially from general fund–supported resources and to repeal Chapter 1134 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020.

Chapter 95 (HB2178)
An Act to authorize the issuance of bonds, in an amount up to $34,136,000 plus financing costs, pursuant to Article X, Section 9 (c) of the Constitution of Virginia, for paying costs of acquiring, constructing and equipping revenue-producing capital projects at institutions of higher learning of the Commonwealth; to authorize the Treasury Board, by and with the consent of the Governor, to fix the details of such bonds, to provide for the sale of such bonds, and to issue notes to borrow money in

Chapter 96 (SB1145)
An Act to authorize the issuance of bonds, in an amount up to $34,136,000 plus financing costs, pursuant to Article X, Section 9 (c) of the Constitution of Virginia, for paying costs of acquiring, constructing and equipping revenue-producing capital projects at institutions of higher learning of the Commonwealth; to authorize the Treasury Board, by and with the consent of the Governor, to fix the details of such bonds, to provide for the sale of such bonds, and to issue notes to borrow money in

Chapter 109 (HB2314)
An Act to require the Board of Education to amend a certain regulation relating to special education.

Chapter 119 (HB1749)
An Act to amend and reenact § 3.1 of Chapters 398 and 520 of the Acts of Assembly of 2009, which provided a charter for the Town of Nassawadox, relating to town elections.

Chapter 122 (HB1764)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 3.1, as amended, 3.2, 3.7, as amended, and 5.1 of Chapter 669 of the Acts of Assembly of 1972, which provided a charter for the Town of Crewe in Nottoway County, and to repeal Chapter 6 (§§ 6.1 through 6.4) of Chapter 669 of the Acts of Assembly of 1972, relating to town council; elections and powers.

Chapter 123 (SB1216)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 3.1, as amended, 3.2, 3.7, as amended, and 5.1 of Chapter 669 of the Acts of Assembly of 1972, which provided a charter for the Town of Crewe in Nottoway County, and to repeal Chapter 6 (§§ 6.1 through 6.4) of Chapter 669 of the Acts of Assembly of 1972, relating to town council; elections and powers.

Chapter 126 (HB1783)
An Act to provide a new charter for the Town of Glasgow in Rockbridge County and to repeal Chapter 486, as amended, of the Acts of Assembly of 1892, which provided a charter for the Town of Glasgow.

Chapter 130 (HB1841)
An Act to direct the Department of Transportation to convene a working group to determine model policies for crosswalk design; report.

Chapter 134 (HB1858)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 1 and 4 of the charter of the Town of Appomattox, which was granted by order of the Circuit Court of the County of Appomattox on June 2, 1925, and as amended by Chapter 43 of the Acts of Assembly of 1980, relating to election and appointment of officers; time of election.

Chapter 135 (SB1152)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 1 and 4 of the charter of the Town of Appomattox, which was granted by order of the Circuit Court of the County of Appomattox on June 2, 1925, and as amended by Chapter 43 of the Acts of Assembly of 1980, relating to election and appointment of officers; time of election.

Chapter 144 (HB2024)
An Act to approve a construction plan for a replica of the Bob White Covered Bridge in Patrick County.

Chapter 146 (HB2101)
An Act to amend the second enactment of Chapter 525 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, relating to GO Virginia Grants; matching funds; sunset.

Chapter 150 (HB2187)
An Act to direct study topics for the Commonwealth Center for Recurrent Flooding Resiliency.

Chapter 154 (HB2284)
"An Act to direct the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to reinstate certain driving privileges suspended prior to July 1, 2019."

Chapter 164 (HB1950)
An Act to require the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to convene a work group to develop a plan for the establishment of a Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Team; report.

Chapter 170 (HB2182)
An Act to require the Board of Education to amend the regulatory definition of traumatic brain injury.

Chapter 171 (HB2206)
An Act to amend and reenact § 63.2-1911, as it is currently effective, of the Code of Virginia and to temporarily expand the Child Care Subsidy Program to provide financial assistance for child care to families in need during the public health emergency; emergency.

Chapter 197 (HB2208)
An Act to direct the Department of General Services to remove the statue of Harry F. Byrd, Sr., from Capitol Square.

Chapter 198 (HB2302)
An Act to require that farmers market food and beverage sales be considered essential during a declared state of emergency.

Chapter 212 (HB2065)
An Act to direct the Department of Social Services to establish a work group to develop a plan for a three-year pilot Produce Rx Program.

Chapter 215 (HB2111)
An Act to establish the Task Force on Maternal Health Data and Quality Measures; report.

Chapter 223 (HB2197)
An Act to require the Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish a work group to study options for the permanent use of virtual supports and increasing access to virtual supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Chapter 224 (SB1472)
An Act to require the Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish a work group to study options for the permanent use of virtual supports and increasing access to virtual supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Chapter 268 (HB2282)
An Act to direct the State Corporation Commission to recommend policy proposals to accelerate transportation electrification in the Commonwealth; report.

Chapter 270 (SB1143)
An Act to extend certain wetlands permits through 2021.

Chapter 275 (SB1210)
An Act to direct the Department of Environmental Quality to convene working groups to revise permit fee schedules.

Chapter 294 (SB1190)
An Act to direct the Board of Education to include advanced directive education in its curriculum framework for the Health Standards of Learning for high school students.

Chapter 320 (HB2180)
An Act to amend and reenact § 7, as amended, of Chapter 343 of the Acts of Assembly of 1928, which provided a charter for the City of Lynchburg, relating to salaries.

Chapter 348 (HB1804)
An Act to direct the Department of Conservation and Recreation to recommend a dedicated funding source for state parks.

Chapter 365 (HB2252)
An Act to authorize a quitclaim and release of interest and the conveyance of an easement by the Board of Wildlife Resources in Tazewell County.

Chapter 366 (SB1400)
An Act to authorize a quitclaim and release of interest and the conveyance of an easement by the Board of Wildlife Resources in Tazewell County.

Chapter 371 (SB1128)
An Act to amend and reenact § 44 and § 133, as amended, of Chapter 34 of the Acts of Assembly of 1918 and to repeal § 61 of Chapter 34 of the Acts of Assembly of 1918, which provided a charter for the City of Norfolk, relating to general updates.

Chapter 379 (SB1277)
An Act to repeal the second enactment of Chapter 228 of the Acts of Assembly of 2015, relating to repeal of reporting requirement; Department of Motor Vehicles and Supreme Court of Virginia.

Chapter 392 (SB1300)
An Act to direct the Board of Local and Regional Jails to review services provided to inmates during pregnancy, pregnancy termination, labor and delivery, and postpartum recovery; report.

Chapter 394 (HB1776)
An Act to require the Board of Education to temporarily extend certain teachers' licenses.

Chapter 411 (HB2053)
An Act to direct the Department of Housing and Community Development to convene a stakeholder advisory group to evaluate the construction of internal, attached, and detached accessory dwelling units as a strategy to address the Commonwealth's growing demand for affordable and market-rate housing.

Chapter 414 (HB2060)
An Act to direct the Department of Taxation to analyze the prospect of establishing an online portal for tax practitioners.

Chapter 415 (HB2072)
An Act to direct the Virginia Housing Development Authority to report on recommendations for the creation of a Virginia Good Neighbor Next Door Program.

Chapter 416 (HB2075)
An Act to rename certain sections of U.S. Route 1 in Virginia the “Emancipation Highway” and to repeal Chapter 286 of the Acts of Assembly of 1922.

Chapter 417 (HB2095)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 2.06, 5.04, as amended, 6.03, 8.04, as amended, 10.06, as amended, 10.07, and 15.03, as amended, of Chapter 542 of the Acts of Assembly of 1990, which provided a charter for the City of Bristol, relating to powers and organization.

Chapter 423 (HB2213)
An Act to require the establishment of a work group to study the mining and processing of gold in the Commonwealth; report.

Chapter 425 (HB2227)
An Act to direct the Board of Housing and Community Development to consider adopting amendments to the Uniform Statewide Building Code relating to energy efficiency and conservation upon each publication of a new version of the International Code Council's International Energy Conservation Code.

Chapter 428 (HB2257)
An Act to amend and reenact §§ 1, 2, 8, 10, 11, 12, 21, and 22, as amended, §§ 25, 26, 28, and 31, §§ 32 and 35, as amended, and § 38 of Chapter 66 of the Acts of Assembly of 1960, relating to Hampton Roads Sanitation District.

Chapter 446 (HB2015)
An Act to amend and reenact § 2.2-208.1 of the Code of Virginia and to amend and reenact the second and eleventh enactments of Chapter 860 and the second and eleventh enactments of Chapter 861 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, relating to early childhood education; quality rating and improvement system participation; School Readiness Committee.

Chapter 456 (SB1303)
An Act to require each school board to offer in-person instruction to students enrolled in the local school division; exceptions permitted.

Chapter 458 (HB2030)
An Act to study improved communication between beekeepers and applicators of neonicotinoid insecticides.

Chapter 476 (HB2124)
An Act to require the Department of Medical Assistance Services to deem testing for, treatment of, and vaccination against COVID-19 to be emergency services.

Chapter 492 (HB1889)
An Act to amend and reenact the second enactment of Chapter 46 of the Acts of Assembly of 2020, Special Session I, relating to the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; landlord remedies; noncompliance with rental agreement; payment plan; extend sunset.

Chapter 503 (SB1319)
An Act to study waste control and recycling; permits.

Chapter 504 (SB1374)
An Act to establish the Carbon Sequestration Task Force; report.

Chapter 512 (SB1219)
An Act to direct the Bureau of Insurance to review and make recommendations regarding paid family and medical leave.

Chapter 516 (HJ555)
Proposing an amendment to Section 1 of Article II of the Constitution of Virginia, relating to qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote.

Chapter 517 (HJ582)
Proposing an amendment to Section 15-A of Article I of the Constitution of Virginia, relating to marriage; repeal of same-sex marriage prohibition; affirmative right to marry.

Chapter 518 (SJ270)
Proposing an amendment to Section 15-A of Article I of the Constitution of Virginia, relating to marriage; repeal of same-sex marriage prohibition; affirmative right to marry.

Chapter 519 (SJ272)
Proposing an amendment to Section 1 of Article II of the Constitution of Virginia, relating to qualifications of voters and the right to vote; persons not entitled to vote.

Chapter 521 (SB1221)
An Act to provide for the operation of the Loudoun County local health department.

Chapter 552 (HB1800)
An Act to amend and reenact Chapter 1289 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly, as amended by Chapter 56 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I, which appropriated funds for the 2020-22 Biennium and provided a portion of revenues for the two years ending, respectively, on the thirtieth day of June, 2021, and the thirtieth day of June, 2022.

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