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VASB1221PassOperation of the Loudoun County local health department. Allows Loudoun County to enter into a contract with the Department of Health for the local administration of local health services. Currently, the local department of health is operated as a jo...
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2021-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0521)
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)
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)
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)
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)
VAHB2124PassDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; testing for, treatment of, and vaccination against COVID-19; emergency services. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services, during a public health emergency related to COVID-19 declared by the U....
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2021-03-31
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0476)
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)
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)
VAHB2182PassBoard of Education; definition of "traumatic brain injury." Requires the Board of Education to amend its regulatory definition of "traumatic brain injury," for the purpose of the provision of special education for children with disabilities, to inclu...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0170)
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)
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)
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)
VAHB2065PassProduce Rx Program established; report. Directs the Department of Social Services, in cooperation with the Department of Medical Assistance Services, to convene a work group to develop a plan for a three-year pilot Produce Rx Program to incentivize c...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0212)
VAHB1950PassDepartment of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner; plan for the establishment of a Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Team; report. Directs the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of the Department of Health to convene a work group to...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0164)
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)
VAHB2206PassChild Care Subsidy Program; emergency. Provides that regulations governing the Child Care Subsidy Program (the Program) shall be amended to provide that (i) a family shall be eligible for assistance through the Program if the family's income does not...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0171)
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)
VAHB2111PassTask Force on Maternal Health Data and Quality Measures; report. Directs the State Health Commissioner to establish the Task Force on Maternal Health Data and Quality Measures for the purpose of evaluating maternal health data collection processes to...
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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0215)
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)
VAHB2116PassCertain 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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2021-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0216)
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Employers; reporting outbreaks of COVID-19. Requires that, upon determination that a worksite cluster of COVID-19 has occurred at a workplace with 50 or more employees, the Department of Health (the Department) shall make a report available to the pu...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
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Line of Duty Act; requiring licensed health practitioners to conduct medical reviews. Requires that, for any medical review of a claim made pursuant to the provisions of the Line of Duty Act, the Virginia Retirement System shall require that such rev...
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2021-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1237Engross

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Certain emergency and quarantine orders; additional procedural requirements. Provides that any person who is affected by an order of quarantine may file an appeal in the circuit court for the city or county in which he resides or is located or the ci...
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2021-03-01
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHJR537PassRacism; public health crisis. Recognizes that racism is a public health crisis in Virginia.
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2021-02-23
Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
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)
VAHB2271Engross

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Joint Commission on Health Care; contract for study of options for financing universal health care. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to enter into a contract with a qualified entity to study options for financing universal health care in t...
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2021-02-17
Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (10-Y 5-N)
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)
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