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VASB1778IntroHealth 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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2019-01-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1771IntroState share for basic aid; duration of certain agreements. Provides that certain cost-savings agreements between school divisions will remain in effect until terminated by the school divisions. Under current law, such agreements are valid for a perio...
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2019-01-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1760IntroDiagnostic X-ray machines; operation. Provides that no person who has been trained and certified in the operation of a diagnostic X-ray machine by the manufacturer of such machine is required to obtain any other training, certification, or licensure ...
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2019-01-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1753IntroSchool boards; race and ethnicity data. Prohibits a local school board from using a student's race or ethnicity information for any purpose other than compliance with federal law, when the local school board requires a student or his parent to disclo...
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2019-01-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1766IntroBoard of Pharmacy; two-year pilot; controlled substance tracking system. Directs the Board of Pharmacy (Board) to conduct a two-year pilot program beginning September 1, 2019, for the development, management, use, and evaluation of a controlled subst...
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2019-01-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1195IntroSchool-based health centers joint task force; report. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Resources and the Secretary of Education to establish a school-based health centers joint task force that is tasked with (i) assessing the current landsca...
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2019-01-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1773IntroHealth 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 or guidance documents defining conversion...
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2019-01-18
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1735IntroAll-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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2019-01-17
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1741IntroLanguage 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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2019-01-17
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1750IntroMedicaid Supplemental Payment Program Fund. Establishes the Medicaid Supplemental Payment Program Fund (the Fund). The bill requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to accept and to pay into the Fund, from any county, city, or town prov...
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2019-01-17
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1746IntroDepartment of Education; National Math and Science Initiative. Directs the Department of Education to encourage school boards of school divisions that have a significant number of enrolled military-connected students to partner with the National Math...
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2019-01-17
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1728IntroStandards of Learning Innovation Committee; conflicts of interest; repeal. Provides that in addition to any conflict of interest prohibited by the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act, no person shall serve as a nonlegislative citizen...
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2019-01-16
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1722IntroCertificate of public need; certain nursing facilities in a continuing care retirement community; nursing home bed cap. Changes from 10 percent of a nursing facility to the lesser of 25 percent of a nursing facility or 15 nursing home beds the cap on...
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2019-01-16
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1713IntroSchool bus operators; training. Requires the Board of Education to include in its training program for school bus operators safety protocols for responding to adverse weather conditions, unsafe conditions during loading and unloading of students, stu...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1718IntroStandards of Quality; reading diagnostic tests. Requires that the first reading diagnostic test administered in the school year to a student in kindergarten through grade three include a rapid automatized naming component and that local school divisi...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1702IntroPublic 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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2019-01-15
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1478IntroDisposition of the remains of a decedent; right to control. Establishes a priority order for the right to control the disposition of the remains of a decedent; the location, manner, and condition of disposition; and the arrangements for funeral goods...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1563IntroSchool boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding. Requires the school board in each school division in which the local law-enforcement agency employs school resource officers to enter into a memorandum of understanding with...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1247IntroFuneral services; sale of caskets. Provides that no person other than a licensed funeral establishment or funeral service licensee shall offer for sale or sell a casket unless such offer or sale is made at-need. The bill provides that the requirement...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1130IntroSchool resource officers; training and School resource officers; training and certification; memoranda of understanding. Requires each school resource officer to be trained and certified by the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety. The bill e...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1576IntroDepartment of Education; pilot program; feasibility of Department of Education; pilot program; feasibility of educational placement transition of certain students with disabilities. Requires the Department of Education and relevant local school board...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1646IntroMenstrual supplies; certain school buildings.
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2019-01-09
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1643IntroBirth certificates; change of sex.
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2019-01-09
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1575IntroTeacher licensure; exemption for certain teachers. Permits any school board to employ any individual, who is employed by an accredited institution of higher education as an instructor, to teach career and technical education courses or dual enrollmen...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1586IntroSuperintendent of Public Instruction; consolidation of surveys. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to identify any survey, questionnaire, inquiry, or other communication that requires a response from a school board or division superint...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1614IntroCertificates of public need. Exempts specialized centers or clinics or that portion of a doctor's office established for the provision of ambulatory or outpatient ophthalmic, urologic, or endoscopic surgery from the definition of medical care facilit...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1587IntroPublic schools; average daily membership; early graduation. Provides that a student who graduates from a public high school in less than four school years will be counted in the average daily membership in the relevant school division until the gradu...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1647IntroSchool boards; prospective school security officers; background investigation.
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2019-01-09
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1551IntroSchool resource officers; memorandums School resource officers; memorandums of understanding. Requires the school board in each school division in which the local law-enforcement agency employs school resource officers to enter into a memorandum of u...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1519IntroUniversity of Virginia's College at Wise; reduced rate tuition. Permits the board of visitors of the University of Virginia to charge reduced rate tuition to any student enrolled at the University of Virginia's College at Wise who resides in the Appa...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1522IntroDual enrollment and graduation requirements; postsecondary credential, certification, or license attainment. Requires local school boards and comprehensive community colleges to enter into dual enrollment agreements for postsecondary credential, cert...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1361IntroCertificate of public need. Repeals the certificate of public need program.
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2019-01-08
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VASB1331IntroModernization of public school buildings and facilities. Establishes standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of public school buildings and facilities and allows for a local school division to enter into a lease agreement w...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1530IntroDepartment of Criminal Justice Services; school resource officers; school administrators; training. Directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services (Department) to establish compulsory minimum training standards for law-enforcement officers servi...
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2019-01-08
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VASB1526IntroCertificate of public need; psychiatric beds and facilities. 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 ...
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2019-01-08
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VASB1359IntroFacilities providing imaging services; shared savings; exemption from certificate of public need. Provides that a certificate of public need shall not be required for the addition of certain imaging services or for the addition by an existing facilit...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1434IntroPublic high schools; clock hours of instruction; experienced-based learning. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing high school graduation requirements, to permit time spent by students in locally approved courses aligned with the Standards...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1278IntroPublic schools; kindergarten instructional time. Increases from 540 hours to 990 hours the minimum instructional hours in a school year for students in kindergarten. The bill directs the Board of Education to promulgate regulations by July 1, 2021, e...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1277IntroCertificate of public need; nursing homes and hospitals; disaster exemption. Provides for a 30-day exemption from the requirement to obtain a certificate of public need for an increase in the total number of beds in nursing homes or hospitals if the ...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1299IntroSchool resource officers; training and certification; memoranda of understanding. Requires each school resource officer to be trained and certified by the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety. The bill expands the topics on which school secur...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1214IntroSchool boards; local law-enforcement agencies; memorandums of understanding. Requires the school board in each school division in which the local law-enforcement agency employs school resource officers to enter into a memorandum of understanding with...
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2019-01-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1223IntroSchool holidays; certain election days. Prohibits local school boards from requiring students to attend school on the second Tuesday in June or the Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The bill also prohibits parent-teacher conferences and mee...
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2019-01-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1216IntroAll-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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2019-01-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1217IntroNursing homes; truth in advertising for inspections, surveys, and investigations. Requires that if inspection, survey, or investigation data is used in an advertisement regarding nursing homes, the advertisement also include the following information...
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2019-01-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1147IntroPublic high schools; graduation requirements; credit for work-based learning experiences. Requires the Board of Education in its graduation requirements to permit students in locally approved internships, externships, apprenticeships, credentialing p...
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2019-01-01
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1125IntroCertificate 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 that has common ownership with an affiliated licensed hospital located with...
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2018-12-27
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1113IntroSchool calendar; opening day of the school year. Provides that the local school board of a school division located in Planning District 8 shall be responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening day of the school year.
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2018-12-26
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1106IntroLicensure of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants; Physical Therapy Licensure Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact. The Compact permits eligible licensed physical therapists and...
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2018-12-21
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1074IntroSchool calendar; opening day of the school year. Provides that the local school board of a school division located in Planning District 8 shall be responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening day of the school year.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1068IntroMembers of boards of visitors; employment waiting period. Prohibits a baccalaureate public institution of higher education from employing an individual appointed by the Governor to the board of visitors of such institution within four years of the ex...
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2018-12-12
To Senate Education and Health Committee
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