Bills Pending Virginia Senate Education and Health Committee

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VASB76IntroTeacher licensure; approval of teacher education programs. Requires Teacher licensure; approval of teacher education programs. Requires the Board of Education to include in its teacher licensure regulations standards for the approval of teacher educa...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB77IntroDual enrollment courses; quality standards; universal transfer course credit. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (the Council), in consultation with the Department of Education and each public institution of higher education,...
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2017-12-04
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VASB60IntroTuition Assistance Grant Program; eligible institutions. Removes the requirement for private institutions of higher education to operate on a not-for-profit basis in order to be eligible to participate in the Tuition Assistance Grant Program.
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2017-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB27IntroVirginia Community College System; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program. Directs the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to establish and administer a two-year Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Scholarsh...
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2017-11-20
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB25IntroDispensing drugs without a prescription. Authorizes a pharmacist to dispense up to a five-day supply of a Schedule VI drug to an individual who has been displaced from his residence by a natural or man-made disaster; has had his supply of the drug lo...
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2017-11-20
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VAHB1534EngrossStudent discipline; long-term suspension. Reduces the maximum length of a long-term suspension from 364 calendar days to 90 school days. The bill prohibits a long-term suspension from extending beyond any 45 school day period unless the school princi...
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2017-02-25
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1420EngrossCertificate of public need; psychiatric beds and services. Repeals the requirement for a certificate of public need for certain projects involving mental hospitals or psychiatric hospitals and intermediate care facilities established primarily for th...
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2017-02-21
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VAHB900EngrossLicensure and practice of associate physicians. Authorizes the Board of Medicine to issue a two-year license to practice as an associate physician to an applicant who is 18 years of age or older, is of good moral character, has successfully graduated...
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2016-12-02
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB428IntroStandards of Learning assesments; administration time frame. Provides that, beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, the Standards of Learning assessments in grades three through five shall be administered over two consecutive school days and limited ...
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2016-12-02
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VASB763IntroSpecial education; recording of classrooms. Requires a local school division, upon written request by a parent or school board employee, to place, operate, and maintain one or more cameras in each self-contained classroom or other special education s...
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2016-12-02
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VASB402IntroVirginia Higher Education Scholarship Act. Requires, beginning with the incoming freshman class of 2017, the board of visitors of a four-year public institution of higher education to maintain a ratio of the in-state and out-of-state student populati...
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2016-12-02
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VASB487IntroPrescription drug price transparency. Requires every manufacturer of a prescription drug that is made available in the Commonwealth and has a wholesale acquisition price of $10,000 or more for a single course of treatment to report to the Commissione...
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2016-12-02
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VASB394IntroHealth care transparency. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to develop a plan to increase transparency in the administration and delivery of health care by agencies of the Commonwealth or health care providers who have entered into ...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB193EngrossCertificates of public need. Creates a two-phase process to sunset certificate of public need requirements for many categories of medical care facilities and projects, with the requirement for a certificate of public need (i) for ambulatory and outpa...
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2016-12-02
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VASB203IntroPublic schools; Standards of Learning assessments. Reduces the total number and type of required Standards of Learning assessments to the minimum requirements established by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. The bill require...
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2016-12-02
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VASB759IntroPublic schools; dyslexia advisor. Requires each local school board to employ one full-time equivalent advisor who specializes in the identification of, and the appropriate interventions accommodations, and teaching techniques for students with dyslex...
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2016-12-02
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VASB135IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; teacher licensure; human trafficking training. Requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish compulsory training standards for law-enforcement personnel involved in criminal investigations ...
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2016-12-02
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VASB561IntroCertificates of public need. Creates a three-phase Certificates of public need. Creates a three-phase process to sunset certificate of public need requirements for many categories of medical care facilities and projects, with the requirement for a ce...
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2016-12-02
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VASB550IntroVirginia Veterans Recovery Program. Creates the Virginia Veterans Recovery Program for the purpose of providing diagnostic services, hyperbaric oxygen treatment, and support services to eligible veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder or a t...
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2016-12-02
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VAHB936EngrossCertain students with limited English proficiency;
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2016-12-02
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VASB53IntroUltrasound prior to abortion. Removes the requirement that a woman undergo a fetal transabdominal ultrasound prior to an abortion.
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2016-12-02
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VASB52IntroVirginia Student Loan Refinancing Authority established. Establishes the Virginia Student Loan Refinancing Authority, to be governed by a 10-member board, for the purpose of developing and implementing a program by which each individual who incurred ...
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2016-12-02
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VASB620IntroNurse practitioners. Eliminates the requirement that a nurse practitioner practice as part of a patient care team with a practice agreement with a patient care physician. The bill also eliminates a Board of Health pilot program authorizing certain nu...
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2016-12-02
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VASB505IntroStandards of Learning assessments; reporting results. Requires the Department of Education to report the results of individual students on the Standards of Learning assessments to the local school divisions by June 30 of each year.
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2016-12-02
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