Bills Pending Virginia Senate Education and Health Committee

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VASB98IntroPublic elementary and secondary school teachers; probationary term of service; performance evaluation. Removes (i) the option for local school boards to extend the three-year probationary term of service for teachers by up to two additional years and...
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2019-12-05
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VASB99IntroPublic institutions of higher education; admissions applications; criminal history. Prohibits each public institution of higher education from (i) utilizing an institution-specific admissions application that contains questions about the criminal his...
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2019-12-05
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VASB80IntroStudent journalists; freedom of speech and the press. Declares that, except in certain limited circumstances, a student journalist at a public middle school or high school or public institution of higher education has the right to exercise freedom of...
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2019-11-26
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VASB68IntroProvision of abortion; ultrasound requirement. Eliminates the requirement that a pregnant woman seeking to obtain an abortion undergo a fetal transabdominal ultrasound at least 24 hours prior to obtaining an abortion, or at least two hours prior to o...
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2019-11-22
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VASB21IntroProvision of abortion; parental consent requirement; ultrasound requirement; hospital regulations. Removes the requirement that a pregnant minor seeking an abortion obtain either parental consent or judicial authorization. The bill removes the requir...
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2019-11-18
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VASB4IntroPublic School Assistance Fund and Program created. Creates the Public School Assistance Fund and Program, to be administered by the Department of Education, for the purpose of providing grants to school boards to be used solely for the purpose of rep...
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2019-11-18
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VASB44IntroPublic elementary and secondary school students; topical sunscreen. Permits any public elementary or secondary school student to possess and use topical sunscreen in its original packaging on a school bus, on school property, or at a school-sponsored...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB5IntroBoard of Education; uniform minimum standards for modern public school buildings. Requires the Board of Education to prescribe by regulation uniform minimum standards for the erection of modern public school buildings and the modernization of existin...
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2019-11-18
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VASB52IntroOpioid addiction treatment pilot program. Requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (the Department), in partnership with community services boards, a hospital licensed in the Commonwealth, and telemedicine networks, to ...
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2019-11-18
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VASB1778EngrossHealth regulatory boards; conversion therapy. Directs the Board of Counseling, the Board of Medicine, the Board of Nursing, the Board of Psychology, and the Board of Social Work to each promulgate regulations prohibiting the use of electroshock thera...
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2019-02-06
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VASB713IntroStandards of Quality; mathematics intervention services. Requires local school divisions to identify students in grades 10, 11, and 12 who are at risk of graduating without the necessary skills to take college-level mathematics coursework, as demonst...
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2018-11-30
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VASB865IntroStandards of Quality; reading diagnostic tests. Requires that the first reading diagnostic test administered to a student in kindergarten through grade three include a rapid alphabet naming component and that local school divisions report the results...
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2018-11-30
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VAHB1606EngrossCertificate of public need; psychiatric beds and services. Eliminates the requirement for a certificate of public need for certain projects involving mental hospitals or psychiatric hospitals and intermediate care facilities established primarily for...
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2018-11-30
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VAHB541EngrossAlternative treatment options for certain veterans; report. Directs the Department of Veterans Services to consider the efficacy of alternative treatments available for the treatment of traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder and rep...
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2018-11-30
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VAHB372EngrossSchool calendar; opening day of the school year. Makes local school boards responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening day of the school year and eliminates the post-Labor Day opening requirement and "good cause" scenarios...
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2018-11-30
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VASB160IntroLanguage development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing; assessment resources for parents and educators; advisory committee; report. Requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, in coordination with the Departmen...
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2018-11-30
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VAHB885EngrossOnsite sewage systems; authority of the Board of Health. Clarifies that the Board of Health shall have supervision and control over the maintenance, inspection, and reuse of conventional onsite sewage systems as well as alternative onsite sewage syst...
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2018-11-30
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VASB973IntroTrack and Trace Program. Establishes the Track and Trace Program for the monitoring of the movement of controlled substances.
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2018-11-30
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VAHB676EngrossChildren who are deaf or hard of hearing; services; advisory subcommittee. Declares it the goal of the Commonwealth that each child who is deaf or hard of hearing is (i) as linguistically ready for kindergarten as his peers who are not deaf or hard o...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB634IntroAll-Payer Claims Database. Provides that participation in the All-Payer Claims Database by (i) issuers of individual or group accident and sickness insurance policies providing hospital, medical and surgical, or major medical coverage on an expense-i...
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2018-11-30
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VAHB1320EngrossDepartment of Education; division-level performance assessments; resource guide. Requires the Department of Education to develop and distribute to each local school division a resource guide on the local development and implementation of performance ...
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2018-11-30
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VAHB611EngrossCertificate of public need; exception. Authorizes the State Health Commissioner (Commissioner) to accept and review applications and issue a certificate of public need for new neonatal care services in Planning District 5, provided that certain condi...
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2018-11-30
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VASB366IntroSchool personnel; staffing ratios; school nurses. Excludes school nurse positions from requirements for student support positions and instead requires each local school board to employ at least one full-time equivalent school nurse position in each e...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB975IntroDepartment of Education; pilot program; feasibility Department of Education; pilot program; feasibility of educational placement transition of certain students with disabilities. Requires the Department of Education to develop and implement a pilot p...
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2018-11-30
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VASB505IntroDoctorate of medical science; licensure and practice. Establishes requirements for licensure and practice as a doctorate of medical science. The bill provides that it is unlawful to practice as a doctorate of medical science unless licensed by the Bo...
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2018-11-30
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VASB357IntroDeath certificates; electronic filing required. Requires a death certificate, for each death that occurs in the Commonwealth, to be electronically filed with the State Registrar. Under current law, death certificates may be filed electronically or no...
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2018-11-30
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VASB842IntroCertificate of public need; exception. Authorizes the State Health Commissioner to accept, review, and issue a certificate of public need for the acquisition of the medical equipment necessary for the provision of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and...
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2018-11-30
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VAHB330EngrossPublic elementary and secondary school students; topical sunscreen. Permits any public elementary or secondary school student to possess and use unscented topical sunscreen in its original packaging on a school bus, on school property, or at a school...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB373IntroHigher education; in-state tuition. Prohibits any percentage increase in in-state tuition or instructional fees for undergraduate students at Virginia's public institutions of higher education that exceeds the annual percentage increase, as determine...
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2018-11-30
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VAHB809EngrossLocal school boards; display of commercial advertising material on school buses. Permits local school boards to display commercial advertising material on the sides of school buses between the rear wheels and the rear of the bus, provided that no suc...
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2018-11-30
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VASB936IntroStandards of Achievement Career and Technical Education Committee; established. Directs the Board of Education to establish the Standards of Achievement Career and Technical Education Committee (Committee) to make recommendations to the General Assem...
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2018-11-30
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VASB370IntroDelivery of prescription drug orders. Provides that whenever any pharmacy delivers a prescription drug order for which refrigeration is required by mail, common carrier, or delivery service, when the drug order is not personally hand delivered direct...
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2018-11-30
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VAHB338EngrossMedicaid; work requirement; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to apply for a waiver to implement a work requirement for able-bodied adult recipients of medical assistance services. The bill requires the De...
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2018-11-30
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