Bills Pending Virginia House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee

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VASB1237Engross

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Certain emergency and quarantine orders; additional procedural requirements. Provides that any person who is affected by an order of quarantine may file an appeal in the circuit court for the city or county in which he resides or is located or the ci...
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2021-03-01
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB2084Intro

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Department of Health; certain communication prohibited. Prohibits any person employed by or who has entered into a contract to provide services on behalf of the Department of Health or a local department of health from initiating communication regard...
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2021-02-05
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1769Intro

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Certain health care providers; licensure or certification by endorsement. Requires the Board of Medicine to issue a license or certificate by endorsement to an applicant who holds a valid, unrestricted license or certificate under the laws of another...
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2021-02-05
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB2289Intro

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Children's Services Act; eligibility for state pool of funds. Declares eligible for the Children's Services Act state pool of funds any child or youth (i) who was previously placed in an approved private school educational program for at least six mo...
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2021-02-05
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB2251Intro

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Emergency Services and Disaster Law; Commissioner of Health; emergency orders and Emergency Services and Disaster Law; Commissioner of Health; emergency orders and regulations; limitations; civil penalty. Provides that neither the Board of Health nor...
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2021-02-05
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1432Engross

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Certain early childhood care and education programs; parents of enrolled children; car seats for field trips. Requires the Department of Social Services to adopt regulations to require the parent of any child who attends any certified preschool, chil...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1683Intro

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Diagnostic medical sonography; certification. Defines the practice of "diagnostic medical sonography" as the use of specialized equipment to direct high-frequency sound waves into an area of the human body to generate an image. The bill provides that...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB876Intro

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Prescription drug price transparency. Requires every health carrier, pharmacy benefits manager, wholesale drug distributer, and drug manufacturer to report information about prescription drug prices and related information to the Department of Health...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB883Intro

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DCJS; costs and benefits of implementing a deflection to treatment program; report. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to evaluate the costs and benefits of implementing a deflection to treatment program for individuals with substanc...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB691Intro

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Prescription Drug Affordability Board and Office of the Prescription Drug Affordability Board; established. Establishes the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to study, review, and regulate the cost of prescription drugs in the Commonwealth, in co...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1351Intro

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Temporary detention; evaluation; who may perform. Expands the category of individuals who may evaluate a person who is the subject of an emergency custody order to determine whether the person meets the criteria for temporary detention to include any...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1658Intro

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Adult protective services; central registry. Creates a central registry of founded complaints of adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation to be maintained by the Department of Social Services. The bill establishes (i) investigation requirements for loc...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VASB983Engross

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Certificate of public need; definition of "medical care facility." Adds to the list of medical care facilities for which a certificate of public need is required any facility located in Planning District 20 that has common ownership with an affiliate...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1445Intro

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Reproductive health services. Requires health benefit plans to cover the costs of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures related to reproductive health. The health benefit plan requirements become effective when a pl...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB188Intro

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Health care services; payment estimates. Requires hospitals and practitioners licensed by the Board of Medicine to provide a patient or the representative of a patient scheduled to receive a nonemergency procedure, test, or service to be performed by...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1399Intro

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Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases; compact. Establishes a compact to award prizes for curing diseases. The compact shall become effective upon enactment into law by two states.
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1026Intro

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Mandatory outpatient treatment; criteria. Eliminates the requirement that a person have a history of lack of compliance with treatment for mental illness that has, at least twice within the previous 36 months, resulted in the person being subject to ...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1321Intro

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Guardianship; supported decision making. Creates the Supported Decision-Making Act, which allows an adult with an intellectual or developmental disability to enter into an agreement with another person, called a "supporter," for the purposes of havin...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VASB569Engross

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Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; Department of State Police; mobile applications; mental health and public safety. Requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) to develop or obtain a menta...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VASB993Engross

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State Health Commissioner; local health director; additional degrees. Allows the State Health Commissioner and local health directors to either be physicians, as required under existing law, or possess a Doctor of Public Health degree, a Master of Pu...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VASB352Engross

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Guardianship and conservatorship; supported decision-making alternative. Requires a guardian ad litem in a proceeding for the appointment of a guardian or conservator to include in his report to the court information as to whether a supported decisio...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB526Intro

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Coverage for reproductive health services. Requires Coverage for reproductive health services. Requires health benefit plans to cover the costs of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures related to reproductive health...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB747Intro

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Open captioning at movie theaters. Requires all movie theaters that have four or more screens and are open to the general public to provide open captioning at least twice per week on any film that is regularly shown, provided that open captioning is ...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1559Intro

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Prescription drug price transparency; penalties. Prescription drug price transparency; penalties. Requires pharmaceutical drug manufacturers, pharmacy benefits managers, and health carriers to submit reports containing certain information concerning ...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VASB317Engross

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Inpatient psychiatric services; in-home follow-up nursing services upon discharge. Directs the State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to promulgate regulations that require each provider of inpatient psychiatric services to devel...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB367Intro

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Donated human breast milk; payment of medical assistance. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include a provision for the payment of medical assistance for pasteurized donated human breast milk acquired from a licensed human breast mi...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VASB1049Engross

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Involuntary commitment; notice and participation. Clarifies the role of individuals identified and requested by a person in the involuntary commitment process to assist him in the process. The bill sets out such authorized individuals' right to recei...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB603Intro

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Board of Medical Assistance Services; reimbursement for services; family members. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to revise its regulations governing reimbursement for individuals receiving treatment under the state plan for medical ...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB1040Intro

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Naturopathic doctors; license required. Requires the Board of Medicine to license and regulate naturopathic doctors, defined in the bill as an individual, other than a doctor of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, or podiatry, who may diagnose, treat...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB702Intro

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Mandatory outpatient treatment; petition for review; efforts of the community services board. Clarifies that a community services board must make efforts to assist a person with complying with the provisions of a mandatory outpatient treatment order ...
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2020-12-04
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
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