+ − Subcommittees (4) VA - Health Care (Senate) VA - Higher Education (Senate) VA - Health Professions (Senate) VA - Public Education (Senate) + − Bills Assigned (177) VA - SB683 High school diploma; Board of Education to establish requirements thereof for students with LEP. VA - SB676 School for the Deaf & Blind at Staunton, & School for Deaf, Blind, & Multi-Disabled at Hampton. VA - SB648 Indoor Clean Air Act; smoking in public places, civil penalty. VA - SB647 Stillbirth; modifies law relating to certificate of birth resulting therein. VA - SB581 Higher educational institutions; disclose all factors used in admission decisions. VA - SB620 Nursing homes, etc.; authorized to hire certain persons convicted of misdemeanors. VA - SB602 Criminal history background checks; required for employees of providers licensed by DMHMRSAS. VA - SB580 Abortions; type of licensure required of physicians who perform. VA - SB539 Private College Enrollment Grant Fund; created. VA - SB538 Higher educational articulation agreements; requires agreements between four-yr. & community col. VA - SB488 Certified nurse midwives; clarifies relationship with licensed physicians. VA - SB426 Health care services; reduced rate for medically indigent. VA - SB709 Community College System; comprehensive, integrated workforce training system established. VA - SB684 Medical care facility; exempts from definition certain specialized centers for provision of MRI. VA - SB490 Sexually transmitted infections; requires four-year colleges & univ. to provide free STI testing. VA - SB540 Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created. VA - SB703 Nursing education programs; to include instruction in child abuse recognition & intervention. VA - SB672 Compulsory school attendance; truancy and chronic tardiness. VA - SB545 Scholarship for Disabled Students Program; created. VA - SB440 Standards of Quality; Standards of Learning assessments to reflect contributions of diverse people. VA - SB715 School boards; extends length of temporary loan. VA - SB710 K-14 educational partnerships; created. VA - SB702 Health regulatory board; investigations of licensees, certificate holders or registrants thereby. VA - SB687 Teacher education programs; Board of Education shall not condition full approval. VA - SB679 Sexually violent predator; alternative to indeterminate civil commitment. VA - SB677 In-state tuition rates; prohibited for certain individuals. VA - SB656 Student, new; certain information required upon registration to public school. VA - SB456 Nurse practitioners; expands prescriptive authority. VA - SB428 Congenital Anomalies Reporting and Education System; secure system to be provided. VA - SB370 Cord Blood Bank Initiative; established. VA - SB296 School calendar; Board of Ed. may waive requirement for school year to begin after Labor Day. VA - SB416 Health professions; Board of Dentistry to issue temporary permits for certain clinicians. VA - SB252 Health partnership authorities, local; repeals sunset provision. VA - SB241 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; burden of persuasion on school div. in adm. hearing. VA - SB599 Physical education; requires school boards to require to be taught in grades K-12. VA - SB486 Virginia Military Institute; reduces minimum number of cadets admitted annually free. VA - SB542 In-state tuition; limitation on eligibility. VA - SB442 Advisory Board on Teacher Education & Licensure; nonlegislative members appointed by Governor. VA - SB441 Correctional Education, Board of; changes membership to provide appointments of teachers. VA - SB411 No Child Left Behind Act; state to withdraw from participation in federal act. VA - SB410 No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education develop plan to identify initiatives funded thereby. VA - SB422 Practitioners of natural foods, etc.; exemptions to licensure requirements. VA - SB414 Birth certificates; prohibits both parties of same-sex couple from being listed thereon. VA - SB366 T.C. Williams High School; opening 2006 school year. VA - SB353 Involuntary admission or certification order; appeal. VA - SB309 Outpatient treatment orders; changes criteria for ordering. VA - SB172 Learning Technology, Office of; created within Council of Higher Education. VA - SB130 Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created. VA - SB324 Teachers; salary should be competitive rate relative to member states in So. Regional Ed. Board. VA - SB244 Statewide Independent Living Fund; created, report. VA - SB204 Character education; opportuities for voluntary participation in community service activities. VA - SB207 Nursing homes; guidelines for staffing.. VA - SB121 Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel and dependents. VA - SB117 Immunizations; adds booster dose of tetanus toxoid for certain children. VA - SB94 Student Financial Security Program; created. VA - SB519 Hospitals; if designated Medicare dependent then considered rural. VA - SB499 Home instruction; requires persons providing home instruction to hold a high school diploma. VA - SB62 Comparative religion; Board of Education to authorize elective course in grades 9 through 12. VA - SB18 Mental health; mandatory outpatient treatment program in certain jurisdictions. VA - SB259 Higher educational institutions; to report assignment of any intellectual property interests. VA - SB214 Health professions; reinstatedment hearing for mandatory suspension or revocation of license. VA - SB205 Early childhood education; school divisions to provide programs for four and five-year-olds. VA - SB119 Donor Registry; created. VA - SB517 Practice of naturopathy; establishes licensure requirements. VA - SB502 School board; members to appoint a tiebreaker in case of a tie vote. VA - SB263 Triennial census or statistical survey; school divisions option of choosing. VA - SB281 Dentists & Dental Hygienists; not required to display licenses when volunteering for charitable org. VA - SB203 Public School Authority; implement a pass-through of refunding savings to a locality. VA - SB206 Childhood obesity; Board of Education & Health Department establish standards to prevent thereof. VA - SB190 Group homes and residential facilities; suspension of licenses under certain circumstances. VA - SB187 Prescription Monitoring Program; modifies reporting requirements. VA - SB116 Immunizations; minimum requirements for children entering public or private schools or centers. VA - SB112 Tuberculosis; establishing library of isolates for purpose of disease strain analysis. VA - SB97 SOL assessments; fire drills, etc. prohibited in schools during periods of mandatory testing. VA - SB75 School crisis, emergency management, and medical emergency response plan; required. VA - SB74 Teacher licensure requirements; revising current statutes & teacher education program provisions. VA - SB71 Standards of Quality; Biennial review; change to even-numbered years and technical amendment. VA - SB67 Standards of Learning assessments; student required to attend summer school for remediation program. VA - SB66 School calendars; reduction of state aid when length of school term below what is required. VA - SB54 Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; modifies membership of board of trustees. VA - SB61 Standards of Quality; support services staff ratios. VA - HB1588 Declaration of policy; requirement for home instruction of children. VA - HB1583 Identity theft; protection of incapacitated people thereof. VA - HB1582 Local government & school divisions; cooperative transportation agreements between. VA - HB1531 Healing arts; unprofessional conduct in practice thereof. VA - HB1483 Home instruction; requirements. VA - HB1427 No Child Left Behind; Bd. of Education to develop plan to identify initiatives funded thereby. VA - HB1501 Health regulatory board; investigations of licensees, certificate holders or registrants thereby. VA - HB1516 Possession of certain weapons; expulsion for possession thereof on school property. VA - HB1428 No Child Left Behind Act; Board of Education encouraged to request waivers and exemptions. VA - HB1408 Transportation services; provide to nonpublic school students for fee. VA - HB1398 Nursing homes, etc.; authorized to hire certain persons convicted of misdemeanors. VA - HB1487 Healing arts, practitioners of; Board of Medicine authority to issue restricted volunteer licenses. VA - HB1482 Missing children; school board to receive report from local law-enforcement. VA - HB1478 Textbook sales at public institutions of higher education. VA - HB1274 Abortion; physicians to report medical treatment for complication thereof. VA - SB34 Standards of Learning assessments; release thereof. VA - HB1222 Tuition liability; person who knowingly makes a false statement concerning residency of a child. VA - HB1340 Home instruction; requires persons providing home instruction to hold a high school diploma. VA - HB1147 Prescription drugs; training and regulations for administering to child in child day program. VA - HB1146 Social workers; must have license issued by Board of Social Work. VA - HB1145 Emergency medical services agencies; surface transportation and removal surfaces exemption. VA - HB1058 Standards of Quality; biennial reveiw thereof. VA - HB1391 Congenital Anomalies Reporting and Education System; secure system to be provided. VA - HB1308 School boards; authority to block use of school facilities by certain groups. VA - HB1279 Notification to school principals; required by local law enforcement when students charged. VA - SB40 Higher Education; New College Institute created. VA - SB39 Test security procedures; Board of Educ. to review violations of regulations by local school board. VA - SB33 General Educational Development program; allows participation by court order. VA - HB1272 Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; created, report. VA - HB1242 Surveys and questionnaires; certain requirements for public school students. VA - HB1059 Standards of Learning; Board of Education shall make assessments publicly available. VA - HB1050 Tuition, in-state; alien students eligibility. VA - HB1002 School Board; salary procedure for members of Arlington County Board. VA - HB1109 Background checks; school boards must require for public school contract employees. VA - HB1057 Teacher licensure requirements; revising current statutes and teacher ed. program provisions. VA - HB1037 Sexually Violent Predators Services, Office of; established. VA - HB971 T.C. Williams High School; City of Alexandria School Bd. to set school calendar prior to Labor Day. VA - HB996 Dental hygienists; can administer certain Schedule VI analgesia and anesthesia. VA - HB937 Anabolic steroids; electronic ordering of Schedule II drugs and additions to Schedules IV and V. VA - HB855 Guardianship; petition by parent of incapacitated person. VA - HB853 Health records; rights of privacy thereof. VA - HB743 Statewide Independent Living Fund; created, report. VA - HB714 Health partnership authorities, local; repeals sunset provision. VA - HB851 Vaccines; authorizes hospitals to provide for administration of influenza and pneumococcal. VA - HB831 Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan; individuals in health maintenance organizations. VA - HB968 Correctional Education, Bd. of; changes membership to provide appointments of teachers. VA - HB774 Community services boards and behavioral health authorities; joint agreements. VA - HB759 Medical assistance services; development of public-private long-term care partnership program. VA - HB695 In-state tuition; dependents of active duty military personnel shall be eligible to receive. VA - HB622 Prescriptions; exception to requirement for patients in certain correctional institutions. VA - HB935 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; creates nonstock corp. to support academic research. VA - HB856 Public Guardianship Program; authority to make funeral arrangements. VA - HB813 Standards of Learning assessments; Board of Education may enact special provisions relating thereto. VA - HB760 Health care; determination of data concerning safety & quality services rendered by physicians. VA - HB625 Human remains; Commissioner of Department of Health to determine if hazardous to public health. VA - HB618 Dialysis patient care technician; definition thereof. VA - HB594 Emergency medical services; allows certain vehicles to carry oxygen, required training on handling. VA - HB577 Children's group homes and residential facilites; regulatory requirements for licensure. VA - HB347 General Educational Development Program; allowance of participation therein. VA - HB346 Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act; includes campus security. VA - HB299 Registered pharmacy tech.; authorized to accept oral prescriptions for certain radiopharmaceuticals. VA - HB262 Higher educational institutions; prohibiting admission of illegal aliens. VA - HB504 Community College System; directs State Board to est. policies providing for reduced tuition rates. VA - HB466 School board; increase of salaries for members in City of Hopewell and Hanover County. VA - HB413 Cord Blood Bank Initiative; created. VA - HB493 High school baccalaureate ceremonies; develop guidelines complying with constitutional restriction. VA - HB434 Employee personnel records; files to be produced in digital or paper format. VA - HB355 Pharmacy, Board of; specific powers and duties. VA - HB354 Audiology; Board to issue provisional license. VA - HB351 Health regulatory boards; prohibition of certain transfers of moneys collected on behalf thereof. VA - HB349 School calendars; reduction of state aid when length of school term below what is required. VA - HB348 Test security procedures; Board of Educ. to review violations of regulations by local school board. VA - HB332 Nursing education programs; to report to Board of Nursing annually their enrollment, etc. VA - HB302 Nonresident pharmacies; inspections for those seeking registrations to conduct business. VA - HB381 Certificate of public need; authorization of certain amendment. VA - HB310 Higher Education, Council of; eligibility to be elected chairman of student advisory committee. VA - HB305 Learning Technology, Office of; created within Council of Higher Education. VA - HB300 Physician assistants; provides that they may sign various forms and certificates, etc. VA - HB267 Nursing home bed projects; conditions for issuance of certificate of public need. VA - HB215 Comparative religion; Board of Education to authorize elective course in grades 9 through 12. VA - HB216 Standards of Learning assessments; student required to attend summer school for remediation program. VA - HB189 Abortion clinics; regulations and licensure. VA - HB910 Higher educational institutions; programs to promote awareness of sex crimes upon students. VA - HB164 Family life education; emphasis of abstinence in curricula. VA - HB240 Tuition; no charges for children of relocated military personnel. VA - HB95 Student, new; certain information required upon registration to public school. VA - HB20 Scholastic records; electronic storage thereof. VA - HB19 Standards of Quality; calculation of high school graduation rates. VA - HB58 Computers; school resource officers to provide Internet safety instruction to students. VA - HB57 Community College System; articulation agreements and transferable credits. VA - HB50 Work-Study Program; provisions relating thereto. VA - HB48 CHAMPS program; coordinated medical care in City of Chesapeake. VA - HB36 Higher educational institutions; violations of chapter on regulation thereof, penalty. VA - HB13 Tuberculosis; establishing library of isolates for purpose of disease strain analysis. VA - HB49 Scholars Program; provisions relating thereto. VA - HB38 Vocational schools, out-of-state; accreditation of those operating within State.