Bill Text: VA SB1472 | 2021 | 1st Special Session | Enrolled

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Bill Title: Individuals w/ intellectual & developmental disabilities; DMAS to study use of virtual support, etc.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2021-03-18 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0224) [SB1472 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2021-SB1472-Enrolled.html

VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to require the Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish a work group to study options for the permanent use of virtual supports and increasing access to virtual supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
[S 1472]
Approved

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. §1. The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall establish a work group composed of individuals with developmental disabilities, families of individuals with developmental disabilities, representatives of advocacy organizations, and other appropriate stakeholders to study and develop recommendations for the permanent use of virtual supports and increasing access to virtual supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by promoting access to assistive technology and environmental modifications. The Department shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 1, 2021.

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