Bills Pending Virginia Senate Education and Health Committee

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VASB1427IntroDepartment of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; Coordinated Specialty Care Program Advisory Board. Establishes the Coordinated Specialty Care Program Advisory Board for the purpose of assisting the Department of Behavioral Health and Deve...
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2021-01-14
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1401IntroStandards of Learning assessments; reduction; report. 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, as amended. T...
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2021-01-13
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1362IntroEmployers; reporting outbreaks of COVID-19; emergency. Requires employers to report for each worksite with 30 or more employees, or for any multi-employer worksite with 30 or more combined employees, to the local health department when the worksite h...
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2021-01-13
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VASB1421IntroBrain injury; definition. Eliminates the requirement that an injury occur before the age of 65 to constitute a brain injury as that term is used in the context of licensure of private providers of behavioral health services.
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2021-01-13
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VASB1416IntroDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; remote patient monitoring; rural and underserved populations. Amends the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services to require the payment of medical assistance for remote patient monitoring services for rur...
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2021-01-13
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1257IntroStandards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders Standards of Quality; work-based learning; teacher leaders and mentors; principal mentors; certain personnel positions and initiatives. Makes several changes to the Standards of Quality, incl...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1338IntroTelemedicine services; remote patient monitoring services. Defines "medically necessary" for the purposes of telemedicine services and clarifies the definitions of "remote patient monitoring services" and "telemedicine services." The Board of Medical...
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2021-01-12
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VASB1302IntroCrisis call center; Crisis Call Center Fund established. Provides that the crisis call center, which under current law is administered by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (the Department), shall be designated as the 9-8-...
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2021-01-12
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1288IntroDepartment of Education; special education. Requires the Department of Education and the Board of Education to develop new policies and procedures and effect numerous modifications to existing policies and procedures to improve the administration and...
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2021-01-12
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VASB1320IntroLicensed certified midwives; licensure; practice. Defines "practice of licensed certified midwifery" and directs the Boards of Medicine and Nursing to establish criteria for the licensure and renewal of a license as a certified midwife. The bill also...
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2021-01-12
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VASB1356IntroHospitals, nursing homes, certified nursing facilities, hospices, and assisted living facilities; visits by clergy; public health emergency. Requires the Board of Health to include in regulations governing hospitals, nursing homes, certified nursing ...
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2021-01-12
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VASB1307IntroDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; school-based health services; telemedicine. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance for health ca...
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2021-01-12
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VASB1333IntroPharmaceutical processors; cannabis products. Permits pharmaceutical processors to produce and distribute cannabis products other than cannabis oil. The bill defines the terms "botanical cannabis," "cannabis product," and "usable cannabis." The bill ...
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2021-01-12
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VASB1304IntroCommunity services boards; discharge planning. Provides that a discharge plan shall be completed within 30 days of the individual's date of discharge from a state hospital or training center. Current law requires that a discharge plan be completed pr...
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2021-01-12
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VASB1357IntroLocal school divisions; core subject competency assessments. Directs each local school division to develop and administer a fall and winter diagnostic assessment and a spring growth measurement assessment to each student to assess the student's compe...
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2021-01-12
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VASB1238IntroSchool security officers; carrying of firearms; United States Armed Forces veterans; employees of local school boards. Permits local school boards to authorize the carrying of a firearm by an individual hired as a school security officer who is (i) a...
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2021-01-11
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VASB1221IntroOperation of the Loudoun County local health department. Allows Loudoun County to enter into a contract with the Department of Health for the local administration of local health services. Currently, the local department of health is operated as a jo...
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2021-01-11
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VASB1220IntroState facilities; admission of certain aliens. Repeals the requirements that (i) the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services determine the nationality of each person admitted to a state facility and, if the person is an alien, no...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1237IntroCertain 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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2021-01-11
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VASB1227IntroState plan for medical assistance; payment of medical assistance; 12-month supply of hormonal contraceptives. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance a provision for the payment of medical ...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1235IntroDepartment 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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2021-01-11
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1176IntroDepartment of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; barrier crimes. Amends the current barrier crimes requirements for the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services ...
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2021-01-08
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1154IntroCommissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; reports to designated protection and advocacy system. Requires the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (the Commissioner) to add written reports of the facts of al...
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2021-01-07
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1149IntroNursing home standards of care and staff requirements; regulations. Requires the State Board of Health to establish staffing and care standards in nursing homes to require a minimum of direct care services to each resident per 24-hour period as follo...
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2021-01-06
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VASB1121IntroBirth certificates; amendments. Creates a new process for the amendment of birth certificates other than an amendment to show paternity if paternity is not shown on the birth certificate. The bill requires the State Registrar of Vital Records to amen...
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2020-12-22
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1117IntroImmunizations; religious tenets or practices. Allows a parent or guardian to object to the vaccination or immunization of a child on the grounds that the administration of immunizing agents conflicts with his religious tenets or practices, even if an...
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2020-12-21
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1116IntroPowers of State Health Commissioner in epidemic; vaccine; religious tenets or practices. Allows a parent or guardian to object to the vaccination or immunization of a child on the grounds that the administration of immunizing agents conflicts with hi...
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2020-12-21
To Senate Education and Health Committee
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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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB898IntroPublic institutions of higher education; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; business advisory committee. Establishes a business advisory committee, consisting of business and industry leaders in the Commonwealth, to advise the State Coun...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB464IntroInstitutions of higher education; intercollegiate Institutions of higher education; intercollegiate athletics; student-athletes; compensation, representation, and injury. Prohibits any private institution of higher education, baccalaureate public ins...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1050IntroHospitals; custody of person subject to emergency custody order; regulations. Extends the maximum period of time during which a person may be involuntarily held pursuant to an emergency custody order from eight hours, or in some cases 12 hours, to 24...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1079IntroBoard of Medicine; medically unnecessary chaperones. Directs the Board of Medicine to amend its regulations to require that patients be notified that they have the right to opt out of the presence of a chaperone during medical examinations, provided ...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB332EngrossDepartment of Education; pilot program; reading diagnostic tests and instruction. Requires the Department of Education to develop and implement a geographically representative two-year pilot program to administer reading diagnostic tests that include...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1068IntroHigher education; in-state tuition. Provides that if Higher education; in-state tuition. Provides that if the Average Consumer Price Index for all items, all urban consumers (CPI-U), as published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Departme...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB917IntroReproductive 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 Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB249IntroSchool Divisions of Innovation; performance-based assessments. Allows a local school board, when applying for its school division to be designated as a School Division of Innovation, to apply to the Board of Education to replace the Virginia Studies ...
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2020-12-04
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VASB390IntroPublic 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, as amended.
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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1078IntroDepartment of Education; federal accountability indicators; PSAT/NMSQT; PreACT. Directs the Department of Education to amend its state plan pursuant to the Every Student Succeeds Act to include the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifyin...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASJR25IntroStudy; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; teaching hospital; report. Requesting Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to study the requirements for the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine to be designated as a te...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB634EngrossSchool Divisions of Innovation; local assessments. Allows a local school board, when applying for its school division to be designated as a School Division of Innovation, to apply to the Board of Education to replace the Virginia Studies and Civics a...
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2020-12-04
To Senate Education and Health Committee
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