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VAHB1894EnrollCertain employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice; naloxone or other opioid antagonist. Authorizes employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice designated as probation and parole officers or as juvenile correctional officers to possess and a...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VASB1437EngrossPromises to appear after the issuance of a summons. Eliminates the requirement that a promise to appear be completed after the issuance of a summons for a misdemeanor offense or an administrative violation. The bill provides that an accused shall be ...
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2021-03-01
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2079EnrollPharmacists; initiation of treatment; certain drugs and devices. Expands provisions governing the initiation of treatment with and dispensing and administering of drugs and devices by pharmacists to allow the initiation of treatment with and dispensi...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VASB1333EnrollPharmaceutical processors; cannabis products. Permits pharmaceutical processors to produce and distribute cannabis products other than cannabis oil and for that purpose defines the terms "botanical cannabis," "cannabis product," and "usable cannabis....
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2019EnrollPublic elementary and secondary schools; possession and administration of undesignated stock albuterol inhalers and valved holding chambers. Requires each local school board to adopt and implement policies for the possession and administration of und...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1988EnrollBoard of Pharmacy; pharmaceutical processors; processing and dispensing cannabis oil. Effects numerous changes to the processing and dispensing of cannabis oil by pharmaceutical processors in the Commonwealth. The bill defines the term "designated ca...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2218EnrollPharmaceutical processors; cannabis products. Permits pharmaceutical processors to produce and distribute cannabis products other than cannabis oil and for that purpose defines the terms "botanical cannabis," "cannabis product," and "usable cannabis....
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1853EnrollLawyers; client accounts. Repeals the provision prohibiting the Supreme Court of Virginia from adopting a disciplinary rule requiring that lawyers deposit client funds in an interest-bearing account. The bill provides that any rule promulgated by the...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2220EnrollSurgical technologist; certification; use of title. Provides that no person shall hold himself out to be a surgical technologist or use or assume the title of "surgical technologist" or "certified surgical technologist" unless such person is certifie...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VASB1115EngrossIndustrial hemp; federal hemp producer license; emergency. Updates Virginia's industrial hemp laws to address the new hemp producer license issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The bill changes drug laws to exclude the industrial hemp posses...
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2021-03-01
Failed to pass
VASB1324EngrossActions against real estate appraisers or appraisal management companies; statute of limitations. Provides that no action for damages or other relief alleging that a certified general real estate appraiser, a certified residential real estate apprais...
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2021-03-01
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB2116EnrollCertain declared states of emergency; priority for personal protective equipment and immunizations; funeral service licensees and funeral service establishment employees; emergency. Provides that in any case in which the Board of Health or Commission...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2039EnrollPractice as a physician assistant. Allows a physician assistant to enter into a practice agreement with more than one patient care team physician or patient care team podiatrist and provides that a patient care team physician or patient care team pod...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1747EnrollClinical nurse specialist; licensure; practice. Changes for clinical nurse specialists the requirement to register with the Board of Nursing as a clinical nurse specialist to licensure by the Boards of Medicine and Nursing to practice as a nurse prac...
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2021-03-01
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1817EngrossPractice of certified nurse midwives. Eliminates the requirement that certified nurse midwives practice pursuant to a practice agreement and provides that certified nurse midwives shall practice in accordance with regulations of the Boards of Medicin...
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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (20-Y 19-N)
VAHB1987EngrossTelemedicine. Requires the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance to provide for payment of medical assistance for remote patient monitoring services provided via telemedicine for certain high-risk patient...
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2021-02-27
VOTE: Agreed To (99-Y 0-N)
VASB1138EngrossSexually transmitted infections; infected sexual battery. Provides that any person who is diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection and engages in sexual behavior that poses a substantial risk of transmission to another person according to curr...
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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (23-Y 16-N)
VAHB2312EngrossMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (20-Y 19-N)
VASB1406EngrossMarijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and imposes lim...
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2021-02-27
Conference report agreed to by Senate (20-Y 19-N)
VASB1165EnrollAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence. The bill provides that no person may be sentenced to death or put to death on or after its effective date for any violation of ...
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2021-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2263EnrollAbolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence. The bill provides that no person may be sentenced to death or put to death on or after its effective date for any violation of ...
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2021-02-26
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VASB1178EnrollGenetic counseling; conscience clause. Repeals the conscience clause for genetic counselors who forgo participating in counseling that conflicts with their deeply held moral or religious beliefs, provided that they inform the patient and offer to dir...
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2021-02-26
Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021
VASB1320EnrollLicensed certified midwives; licensure; practice. Defines "practice of licensed certified midwifery," directs the Boards of Medicine and Nursing to establish criteria for the licensure and renewal of a license as a certified midwife, and requires lic...
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2021-02-26
Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021
VASB1189EnrollLicensure of occupational therapists; Occupational Therapy Interjurisdictional Licensure Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Occupational Therapy Interjurisdictional Licensure Compact. The Compact permits eligible licensed occup...
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2021-02-26
Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 26, 2021
VAHB2223EnrollDepartment of the Treasury and State Treasurer; bonds. Eliminates language that directs certain officers and board members to procure individual surety bonds mandated by current law when such officers and board members are already covered under bondi...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1737PassNurse practitioners; practice without a practice agreement. Reduces from five to two the number of years of full-time clinical experience a nurse practitioner must have to be eligible to practice without a written or electronic practice agreement. Th...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 1 (effective 7/1/21)
VAHB1953EnrollLicensed certified midwives; licensure; practice. Defines "practice of licensed certified midwifery," directs the Boards of Medicine and Nursing to establish criteria for the licensure and renewal of a license as a certified midwife, and requires lic...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VASB1234EngrossAttorneys; applicants for Virginia Bar examination. Allows persons who have completed all degree requirements from a law school not approved by the American Bar Association, including a foreign law school, obtained an LL.M. from a law school approved...
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2021-02-25
Title replaced 21200229D-H1
VAHB2007EngrossPrescription drug price transparency. Directs the Department of Health to enter into a contract or an agreement with a nonprofit data services organization to collect, compile, and make available on its website information about prescription drug pri...
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2021-02-25
VOTE: Adoption (96-Y 1-N)
VAHB2078EnrollIndustrial hemp; federal hemp producer license; emergency. Updates Virginia's industrial hemp laws to address the new hemp producer license issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The bill changes drug laws to exclude the industrial hemp posses...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB1913PassPrograms to address career fatigue and wellness in certain health care providers; civil immunity; emergency. Expands civil immunity for health care professionals serving as members of or consultants to entities that function primarily to review, eval...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 5 (effective 2/25/21)
VASB1436EnrollDepartment of Health; Eligible Health Care Provider Reserve Directory. Directs the Department of Health to establish an Eligible Health Care Provider Reserve Directory (the Directory) to collect information regarding eligible health care providers in...
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2021-02-25
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2202EnrollBoard for Contractors; exemption from certification as an elevator mechanic or accessibility mechanic. Provides that an individual is not required to be certified as an elevator mechanic or accessibility mechanic when working under the direct and imm...
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2021-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VASB1464EnrollDrug Control Act; Schedule I. Adds certain chemicals to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act. The Board of Pharmacy has added these substances to Schedule I in an expedited regulatory process. A substance added via this process is removed from the sche...
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2021-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2229EnrollVirginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; responsibilities of real estate brokers; foreclosure of single-family residential dwelling units. Provides that if a dwelling unit used as a single-family residence is foreclosed upon and there is a tenan...
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2021-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VASB1205EnrollPrograms to address career fatigue and wellness in certain health care providers; civil immunity; emergency. Expands civil immunity for health care professionals serving as members of or consultants to entities that function primarily to review, eval...
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2021-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VASB1187EnrollDepartment of Health Professions; practice of physical therapy. Extends from 30 days to 60 days the time allowed for a physical therapist who has completed a doctor of physical therapy program approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical T...
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2021-02-24
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
VAHB2005EngrossDisposition of the remains of a decedent; persons to make arrangements for funeral and disposition of remains. Establishes an order of priority for persons who have the right to make arrangements and otherwise be responsible for a decedent's funeral ...
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2021-02-17
Failed to report (defeated) in General Laws and Technology (5-Y 9-N 1-A)
VAHB1856EngrossElectronic execution of estate planning documents; Uniform Electronic Wills Act. Permits trusts, advance medical directives, and refusals to make anatomical gifts to be signed and notarized, as appropriate, by electronic means. The bill also codifies...
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2021-02-10
Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (12-Y 0-N)
VASB1115Engross

Sine Die
Industrial hemp; federal hemp producer license; emergency. Updates Virginia's industrial hemp laws to address the new hemp producer license issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The bill changes drug laws to exclude the industrial hemp posses...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
VASB1178Engross

Sine Die
Genetic counseling; conscience clause. Repeals the conscience clause for genetic counselors who forgo participating in counseling that conflicts with their deeply held moral or religious beliefs, provided that they inform the patient and offer to dir...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1165Engross

Sine Die
Abolition of the death penalty. Abolishes the death penalty, including for those persons currently under a death sentence. The bill provides that no person may be sentenced to death or put to death on or after its effective date for any violation of ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASB1138Engross

Sine Die
Sexually transmitted infections; infected sexual battery. Provides that any person who is diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection and engages in sexual behavior that poses a substantial risk of transmission to another person according to curr...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASB1437Engross

Sine Die
Promises to appear after the issuance of a summons. Eliminates the requirement that a promise to appear be completed after the issuance of a summons for a misdemeanor offense or an administrative violation. The bill provides that an accused shall be ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASB1464Engross

Sine Die
Drug Control Act; Schedule I. Adds certain chemicals to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act. The Board of Pharmacy has added these substances to Schedule I in an expedited regulatory process. A substance added via this process is removed from the sche...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1205Engross

Sine Die
Programs to address career fatigue and wellness in certain health care providers; civil immunity. Expands civil immunity for health care professionals serving as members of or consultants to entities that function primarily to review, evaluate, or ma...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1189Engross

Sine Die
Licensure of occupational therapists; Occupational Therapy Interjurisdictional Licensure Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Occupational Therapy Interjurisdictional Licensure Compact. The Compact permits eligible licensed occup...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1187Engross

Sine Die
Department of Health Professions; practice of physical therapy. Extends from 30 days to 60 days the time allowed for a physical therapist who has completed a doctor of physical therapy program approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical T...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1234Engross

Sine Die
Attorneys; foreign applicants for Virginia Bar examination. Allows persons who have been licensed as an attorney or barrister in a foreign country, obtained an LL.M degree from an accredited law school in the United States, and been admitted to pract...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASB1320Engross

Sine Die
Licensed 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 requ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
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