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Summary:
This act establishes a work share program to prevent layoffs which provides employers with the option of reducing the hours worked by employees, while permitting the employees whose hours are reduced to...
Subject:
Unemployment, Job Protection and Retention
Year:
2014
Source:
Virginia Legislature
Summary:
This bill provides that in civil actions to recover for damage to property or injury to person, if the injury was not reasonably discoverable on the date it was sustained, the statute of limitations does not...
Subject:
Courts, Consumer Protections
Year:
2014
Source:
Virginia Legislature
Summary:
This bill makes it a felony for a person who is convicted of stalking, sexual battery, or assault and battery of a family member that results in serious bodily injury from possessing, transporting, or...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms, Violent Crime
Year:
2013
Source:
Virginia Legislature
Summary:
This bill provides that a person may be held civilly liable for injury to the person or property of another or for wrongful death resulting from the use of a firearm in the commission of a crime if it can be...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms
Year:
2013
Source:
Virginia Legislature
Summary:
This bill creates a $250 civil penalty for the offense of failing to report to law enforcement that a firearm a person owns or lawfully possesses has been lost or stolen.
Subject:
Guns / Firearms
Year:
2013
Source:
Virginia Legislature
Summary:
The traditional property tax penalizes owners with higher taxes when they construct, improve or maintain buildings. It rewards owners with lower taxes when they allow buildings to deteriorate. Owners of...
Subject:
Taxation - Property, Taxation - Property, Taxation - Property
Year:
2013
Source:
Center for the Study of Economics
Summary:
This bill authorizes a net metering consumer to purchase 100 percent renewable energy for private consumption through a power purchasing agreement with a net metering seller that is not classified as a...
Subject:
Renewable Energy, Buildings - Energy Efficiency
Year:
2012
Source:
Virginia Legislature
Summary:
This report examines the experience of ten states while they implement the Medicaid provisions within the PPACA. The report discusses how states have considered modernizing Medicaid eligibility and...
Subject:
Medicaid
Year:
2012
Source:
Urban Institute
Summary:
This report, which also includes model legislation, discusses tactics used to purposefully mislead voters with false voting information so that it prevents individuals from voting. The report includes...
Subject:
Voter Protection
Year:
2012
Source:
Common Cause
Summary:
This paper draws on phone interviews conducted with teachers, principals, or site coordinators at 14 schools across the country that integrate wraparound services with a strong academic focus to serve large...
Subject:
Teachers, K-12 Education
Year:
2012
Source:
Center for American Progress