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VASB1356PassHospitals, 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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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0525)
VAHB2312PassMarijuana; 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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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)
VASB1436PassDepartment 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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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0530)
VASB1406PassMarijuana; 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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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0550)
VAHB1989PassPublic health emergency; emergency medical services agencies; real-time access to information. Directs the Department of Health to develop and implement a system for sharing information regarding confirmed cases of communicable diseases of public hea...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0472)
VAHB1831PassHome care organizations; personal care services; supervision; regulations. Directs the Board of Health to include in regulations governing home care organizations a provision for supervision of home care attendants providing personal care services by...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0470)
VASB1261PassCourt of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)
VASB1138PassSexually transmitted infections; infected sexual battery; penalties. 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 with t...
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0465)
VASB1396PassSewage; Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund; Wastewater Infrastructure Policy Working Group; report. Authorizes the State Board of Health to use the Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund to provide grants and loans to property owners with income at or be...
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2021-03-25
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0382)
VAHB1987PassTelemedicine. 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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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0301)
VASB1338PassTelemedicine. 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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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0302)
VAHB2007PassPrescription 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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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0304)
VAHB1995PassRare Disease Council and Rare Disease Council Fund; report. Creates the Rare Disease Council for the purpose of (i) advising the Governor and the General Assembly on the needs of individuals with rare diseases in the Commonwealth; (ii) identifying ch...
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2021-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0303)
VAHB2061PassVirginia Immunization Information System; health care entities; required participation. Requires any health care provider in the Commonwealth that administers immunizations to participate in the Virginia Immunization Information System (VIIS) and rep...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0211)
VAHB2169PassSolicitation of prostitution; reorganization. Reorganizes the statute penalizing prostitution into two distinct sections. The penalties for all offenses remain unchanged. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission.
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0188)
VASB1147PassNurse Loan Repayment Program; certified nurse aide. Expands eligibility for the Nurse Loan Repayment Program to include certified nurse aides who meet criteria determined by the State Board of Health. Under current law, only licensed practical nurses...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0238)
VAHB2162PassMedical care facilities; persons with disabilities; designated support persons. Requires every medical care facility, as defined in the bill, to allow a person with a disability who requires assistance as a result of such disability to be accompanied...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0220)
VASB1307PassDepartment 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 services deli...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0250)
VASB1227PassState 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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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0245)
VAHB1976PassVirginia Health Workforce Development Authority; mission; membership. Adds to the mission of the Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority (i) developing strategies to increase diversity in the health workforce by examining demographic data on ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0264)
VASB1102PassDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; personal care aides; orientation program. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish an orientation program for all personal care aides who provide self-directed services through the...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0236)
VAHB1963PassCooperative local health budget; report. Provides that funding for local health departments shall consist of such state funds as may be allocated for the operation of the local health department together with local matching funds and estimated self-g...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0203)
VAHB2154PassHospitals, nursing homes, and certified nursing facilities; regulations; patient access to intelligent personal assistant. Directs the Board of Health to amend regulations governing hospitals, nursing homes, and certified nursing facilities to requir...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)
VAHB2300PassState Board of Health; hospitals; emergency treatment for substance use-related emergencies; services. Requires each hospital with an emergency department that is currently regulated by the State Board of Health (the Board) to establish a protocol fo...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0233)
VASB1121PassBirth certificates; amendments. Provides that every request for an amendment to a birth certificate shall be reviewed to determine whether the requested amendment can be made administratively or if a judicial order is required for the amendment. The ...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0237)
VAHB2005Engross

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Disposition 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)
VASB1235Engross

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Department 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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2021-02-11
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (13-Y 9-N)
VAHB1856Engross

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Electronic 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)
VASB1147Engross

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Nurse Loan Repayment Program; certified nurse aide. Expands eligibility for the Nurse Loan Repayment Program to include certified nurse aides who meet criteria determined by the State Board of Health. Under current law, only licensed practical nurses...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1102Engross

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Department of Medical Assistance Services; personal care aides; orientation program. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish an orientation program for all personal care aides who provide self-directed services through the...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1121Engross

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Birth certificates; amendments. Provides that, in cases regarding amendments to birth certificates not already set out in the Code of Virginia, an amendment to a birth certificate shall be evaluated by the State Registrar through an administrative pr...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1138Engross

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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
VASB1227Engross

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State 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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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1235Engross

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Department 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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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1307Engross

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Department 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 services deli...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1261Engross

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Court of Appeals; jurisdiction; number of judges. Expands the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals of Virginia by providing for an appeal of right in every civil case and provides that the granting of further appeal to the Supreme Court of Virginia s...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Courts of Justice by voice vote
VASB1338Engross

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Telemedicine services; remote patient monitoring services. Requires the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance services a provision for the payment of medical assistance for remote patient monitoring ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1356Engross

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Hospitals, 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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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1396Engross

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Sewage; Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund; Wastewater Sewage; Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund; Wastewater Infrastructure Policy Working Group; report. Authorizes the State Board of Health to use the Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund to provide g...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
VASB1406Engross

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Marijuana; legalization; retail sales; penalties. Eliminates criminal penalties for simple possession of marijuana, modifies several other criminal penalties related to marijuana, and provides for an automatic expungement process for those convicted ...
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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in General Laws by voice vote
VASB1436Engross

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Department 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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2021-02-08
Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VASB1149Intro

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Nursing 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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2021-02-06
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1831Engross

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Home care organizations; personal care services; supervision; regulations. Directs the Board of Health to include in regulations governing home care organizations a provision for supervision of home care attendants providing personal care services by...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB2061Engross

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Virginia Immunization Information System; health care entities; required participation. Requires any health care provider in the Commonwealth that administers immunizations to participate in the Virginia Immunization Information System (VIIS) and rep...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB2084Intro

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Department 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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2021-02-05
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB2169Engross

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Solicitation of prostitution; reorganization. Reorganizes the statute penalizing prostitution into two distinct sections. The penalties for all offenses remain unchanged. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia State Crime Commission.
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1856Engross

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Electronic 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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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Judiciary (14-Y 0-N)
VAHB1922Intro

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Medical assistance; coverage for reproductive health services. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance services a provision for the payment of medical assistance for medically necessary rep...
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2021-02-05
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VAHB1963Engross

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Cooperative local health budget; report. Provides that funding for local health departments shall consist of such state funds as may be allocated for the operation of the local health department together with local matching funds and estimated self-g...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
VAHB1989Engross

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Public health emergency; emergency medical services agencies; real-time access to information. Directs the Department of Health to develop and implement a system for sharing information regarding confirmed cases of communicable diseases of public hea...
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2021-02-05
Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
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