2022 Priority VA Legislation

Prefiling for the 2022 Regular Session began Nov 15, 2021.

★ Submitted bills will be listed on the Legislative Information System, LIS as they come in.

Selected new bills

  • SB 1 Paid family and medical leave program + Jennifer Boysko(D-SD33)
    Requires the Virginia Employment Commission to establish and administer a paid family and medical leave program with benefits beginning January 1, 2025.
  • SB 2 School principals; incident reports. + John Costgrove (R-SD14)
    Requires school principals report to law enforcement certain enumerated acts that may constitute a misdemeanor offense...
  • SB 3 Absentee voting; ballots to be sorted and results to be reported by precinct. David Suetterlein (R-SD19)
  • SB 4 Emergency Services and Disaster Law; ... + David Suetterlein (R-SD19)
    Limits the duration of any executive order issued by the Governor pursuant to his powers under the Emergency Services and Disaster Law to no more than 45 days from the date of issuance.
  • SB 5 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; Virginia Parole Board member votes. + David Suetterlein (R-SD19)
    Provides that individual votes of the members of the Virginia Parole Board are public records and subject to the provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.
  • SB 6 Judges; increases from six to seven the maximum number in the Thirty-first Judicial Circuit. Scott Surovell (D-SD36)

  • Virginia Grassroots Coalition Priority Bills will be listed here.


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