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VAHB623PassGender-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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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0900)
VASB397PassDepartment 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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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0932)
VAHB980PassProvision 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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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0898)
VASB733PassProvision 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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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0899)
VASB903PassHospitals; 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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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0942)
VASB185PassNursing 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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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0846)
VASB579PassSex 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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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0829)
VAHB763PassHospitals; 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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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0714)
VASB317EngrossInpatient psychiatric services; in-home follow-up nursing services upon discharge. Directs the State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to promulgate regulations that require each provider of inpatient psychiatric services to devel...
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2020-02-25
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB227IntroAbortion; born alive human infant; treatment and care; penalty. Requires every physician licensed by the Board of Medicine who attempts to terminate a pregnancy to (i) exercise the same degree of professional skill, care, and diligence to preserve th...
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2020-02-11
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB737IntroNursing home standards of care. Requires regulations establishing the staffing and care standards in nursing homes to require a minimum number of hours of direct care services to each resident per 24-hour period, which minimum increases in specified ...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1449IntroPhysicians; medical specialty board certification options. Prohibits requiring maintenance of certification from physicians licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth, as a prerequisite to hospital medical staff membership, employment, malprac...
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2020-02-11
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB982IntroPhysicians; medical specialty board certification options. Prohibits requiring maintenance of certification from physicians licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth as a prerequisite to hospital medical staff membership, employment, malpract...
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2020-02-06
Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (13-Y 0-N)
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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2020-02-06
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB21IntroProvision of abortion; parental consent requirement; ultrasound requirement; hospital regulations. Removes the requirement that a pregnant minor seeking an abortion obtain either parental consent or judicial authorization. The bill removes the requir...
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2020-01-23
Incorporated by Education and Health
VASB315IntroHospitals; emergency departments; screening patients for depression. Requires every hospital licensed by the Department of Health that operates an emergency department to develop a protocol for (i) screening each patient who receives services in the ...
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2020-01-23
Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
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