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VAHB1041PassBoard of Health; certificate of birth; change of sex. Requires the State Registrar to issue a new certificate of birth to show a change of sex upon request of the person and, if a certified copy of a court order changing the person's name is submitte...
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2020-03-25
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 465 (effective 7/1/20)
VASB657PassBoard of Health; certificate of birth; change of sex. Requires the State Registrar to issue a new certificate of birth to show a change of sex upon request of the person and, if a certified copy of a court order changing the person's name is submitte...
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2020-03-25
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 466 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB97PassNewborn screening for Krabbe disease. Directs the Department of Health to review Krabbe disease and provide recommendations to the Board of Health regarding whether Krabbe disease should be included in newborn screening.
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 416 (effective 7/1/20)
VASB34EnrollDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources or been claimed as a dependent on an individual tax return fi...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1176EnrollSexual assault nurse examiners; place of practice. Requires every hospital to report quarterly to the Department of Health information regarding the number of certified sexual assault nurse examiners employed by the hospital and the location, includi...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB479PassDeath certificate; veterans; fees. Expands list of parties eligible to obtain a free certified copy of a veteran's death certificate for service-connected benefits to include any funeral director or funeral service licensee who provides funeral servi...
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2020-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 360 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB688PassCommunity health workers; certification. Establishes requirements for use of the title "certified community health worker."
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2020-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 363 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB902PassLong-term care services and supports; preadmission screenings. Provides that every individual who applies for or requests community or institutional long-term services and supports, as defined in the state plan for medical assistance services, may ch...
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2020-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 365 (effective - see bill)
VAHB623EnrollGender-neutral terms; prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions removed from Code; certain gender-specific crimes; penalty. Replaces the terms "husband" and "wife," as well as related terms, with gender-neutral terms throughout the Code to c...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB666EnrollVital records; definitions. Expands the definition of "dead body," for the purposes of the administration of vital records and the prohibition against disposal or concealment, to include human bodies or body parts beyond the recently deceased.
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB808EnrollServices for survivors of sexual assault.Requires every hospital in the Commonwealth to provide treatment or transfer services, as defined in the bill, to survivors of sexual assault pursuant to a plan approved by the Department of Health; establishe...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1257EnrollDrinking water supplies; maximum contaminant levels. Directs the State Board of Health to adopt regulations establishing maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) in public drinking water systems for (i) perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate, and...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1291EnrollMedical assistance services; managed care organization contracts with pharmacy benefits managers; spread pricing. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to require a managed care organization with which the Department enters into an a...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB616EnrollDepartment of Game and Inland Fisheries; name change. Renames the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries as the Department of Wildlife Resources and the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries as the Board of Wildlife Resources.
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB579EnrollSex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Makes numerous changes to the provisions governing the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. The bill changes the number of classifications of offenders who are required to register under th...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB185EnrollNursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospice programs, and hospice facilities; possession and administration of cannabidiol or THC-A oil. Allows nursing home, assisted living facility, hospice program, and hospice facility employees and staff m...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB270EnrollPractice of pharmacy; regulation by Board of Pharmacy; report. Provides that compounding of drugs provided to the Department of Corrections for the purpose of carrying out an execution by lethal injection shall constitute the practice of pharmacy and...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB301EnrollMedically underserved areas; emergency medical services; medical care facilities. Requires the Board of Health to develop regulations for when emergency medical services agencies in medically underserved areas as defined by the Board may transport pa...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB687EnrollDoulas; certification; registry. Provides that no person shall use or assume the title "state-certified doula," as defined in the bill, unless such person is a community-based doula who has received training and education as a doula from an entity ap...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB664EnrollExposure to a decedent's body fluids; testing. Provides that, in cases in which any law-enforcement officer, salaried or volunteer firefighter, or salaried or volunteer emergency medical services provider is directly exposed to body fluids of a decea...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB907EnrollDepartment of Health; sickle cell anemia; adult and pediatric comprehensive sickle cell clinic network. Specifies that children be included in the voluntary program established by the Commissioner of Health, in cooperation with local health directors...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB386EnrollEmergency Medical Services Patient Care Information System; trauma data; confidentiality. Authorizes the State Health Commissioner to disclose certain confidential data in the Emergency Medical Services Patient Care Information System, including info...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB879FailCertificate of public need. Revises the Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program. The bill (i) removes from the list of reviewable medical care facilities specialized centers or clinics or that portion of a physician's office develo...
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2020-03-12
Failed to pass in House
VASB572EnrollAlzheimer's disease and related dementias; early detection and diagnosis; risk reduction and care planning. Provides that the Department of Health, in consultation with the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, shall have the lead respons...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB826EnrollState plan for medical assistance; perinatal birth workers. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to convene a work group to (i) evaluate the potential costs and benefits, including potential reductions in maternal and infant mortalit...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB397EnrollDepartment of Health; work group; nursing home workforce. Directs the Department of Health to convene a work group to review and make recommendations on increasing the availability of the clinical workforce for nursing homes in the Commonwealth. The ...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB980EnrollProvision of abortion. Expands who can perform first trimester abortions to include any person jointly licensed by the Board of Medicine and Nursing as a nurse practitioner acting within such person's scope of practice. The bill eliminates all the pr...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB568EnrollMedical assistance services; managed care organization contracts with pharmacy benefits managers; spread pricing. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to require a managed care organization with which the Department enters into an a...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1090EnrollRequired immunizations; report. Amends the minimum vaccination requirements for attendance at a public or private elementary, middle or secondary school, child care center, nursery school, family day care home, or developmental center. The bill also ...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1332EnrollStatewide Telehealth Plan. Directs the Board of Health to develop and implement, by January 1, 2021, and thereafter maintain as a component of the State Health Plan a Statewide Telehealth Plan (the Plan) to promote an integrated approach to the intro...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB766EnrollHealth care services; explanation of benefits. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission to adopt regulations that establish alternative methods of delivery of the explanation of benefits, provided that such alternative method is in compliance with...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB913EnrollHome hospice programs; disposal of drugs; opioids. Specifies that hospice policies and procedures for the disposal of drugs must include provisions for the safe disposal of opioids.
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1549EnrollCertificate of public need; criteria for determining need. Makes clear that in determining whether a public need for a proposed project has been demonstrated the State Health Commissioner shall consider the impact of the proposed project on all peopl...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB764EnrollCertificate of public need. Revises the Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program. The bill (i) removes from the list of reviewable medical care facilities specialized centers or clinics or that portion of a physician's office develo...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB733EnrollProvision of abortion. Expands who can perform first trimester abortions to include any person jointly licensed by the Board of Medicine and Nursing as a nurse practitioner acting within such person's scope of practice. The bill eliminates all of the...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB903EnrollHospitals; emergency treatment for substance use-related emergencies; services. Requires the Board of Health to amend regulations governing hospitals to require each hospital with an emergency department to establish a protocol for treatment of indiv...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB1046EnrollClinical social workers; patient records; involuntary detention orders. Adds clinical social workers to the list of eligible providers that includes treating physicians and clinical psychologists who can disclose or recommend the withholding of patie...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB807EnrollHealth care services; explanation of benefits. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission to adopt regulations that establish alternative methods of delivery of the explanation of benefits, provided that such alternative method is in compliance with...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB791EnrollComprehensive harm reduction programs. Repeals the sunset on the authority of the Commissioner of Health to establish and operate local or regional comprehensive harm reduction programs that include the distribution of sterile hypodermic needles and ...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB902PassLong-term care services and supports; preadmission screenings. Provides that every individual who applies for or requests community or institutional long-term services and supports, as defined in the state plan for medical assistance services, may ch...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 304 (effective - see bill)
VASB62PassMarriage records; divorce and annulment reports; identification of race. Eliminates the requirement that the race of married parties be included in marriage records, divorce reports, and annulment reports filed with the State Registrar. The bill also...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 210 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB180PassRecords of marriages; identification of race. Eliminates the requirement that the race of married parties be included in marriage records, divorce reports, and annulment reports filed with the State Registrar. The bill also removes the requirement th...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 209 (effective 7/1/20)
VASB279PassCertificate of public need; criteria for determining need. Makes clear that in determining whether a public need for a proposed project has been demonstrated the State Health Commissioner shall consider the impact of the proposed project on all peopl...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 227 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1273PassOrgan, eye, or tissue transplantation; discrimination prohibited. Provides that an individual who is a candidate to receive an anatomical gift for organ, eye, or tissue transplantation and who is otherwise eligible to receive such gift shall not be d...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 217 (effective 7/1/20)
VASB846PassOrgan, eye, or tissue transplantation; discrimination prohibited. Provides that an individual who is a candidate to receive an anatomical gift for organ, eye, or tissue transplantation and who is otherwise eligible to receive such gift shall not be d...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 218 (effective 7/1/20)
VASB1066PassMarriage records; divorce and annulment reports; identification of race. Eliminates the requirement that the race of married parties be included in marriage records, divorce reports, and annulment reports filed with the State Registrar. The bill also...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 211 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB763EnrollHospitals; notification; physical therapy. Requires the Board of Health to adopt regulations requiring hospitals to establish protocols to ensure that any patient scheduled to receive an elective surgical procedure for which the patient can reasonabl...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB300EngrossDepartment 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 medically necessary and clinically effecti...
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2020-03-03
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB564EngrossVirginia Hearing Loss Identification and Monitoring System; language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Expands the responsibilities of the advisory committee of the Virginia Hearing Loss Identification and Monitoring System to...
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2020-03-03
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB863EngrossPersons other than ministers who may celebrate rites of marriage; filing of the marriage record. Provides that a marriage license application shall allow parties to a marriage to designate an officiant to celebrate the rites of marriage, provided tha...
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2020-03-02
Failed to report (defeated) in Judiciary (7-Y 7-N)
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