+ − Subcommittees (6) VA - Health Care (Senate) VA - Health Licensing (Senate) VA - Higher Education (Senate) VA - Public Education (Senate) VA - Special on Smoking (Senate) VA - Special on Mental Health (Senate) + − Bills Assigned (159) VA - SB1497 Virginia Network for Geospatial Health Research Authority; created, report. VA - SB1543 Assisted living facility staff; requirement of work experience for administrators, etc. VA - SB1468 Onsite treatment works; provides specific requirements therefor designed by professional engineer. VA - SB1432 Notification of family member; disclosure of information regarding patient's location and condition. VA - SB1519 Career and technical education diploma; delays implementation thereof. VA - SB1448 Indigent Health Care Trust Fund; repealed. VA - SB1466 Standards of Quality; school division to use state and local funds for elementary resource teachers. VA - SB1437 Surgeon General, State; established. VA - SB1382 Smoking in restaurants; creates a statewide ban thereon. VA - SB1367 Food allergies; school board develop, etc. policy for management of students with life-threatening. VA - SB1389 Medical malpractice; judgement in excess of $2 million to be paid from Patient's Compensation Fund. VA - SB1322 Food allergies; Board of Education to establish guidelines for managing children in public schools. VA - SB1334 Certificate of Public Need; increases maximum amount for fees for an application therefor. VA - SB1395 Visitors, board of; William & Mary, VCU, & VPI&SU boards authorized to invest & manage funds. VA - SB1467 Certificate of public need; exempts requirements up to 10 beds for inpatient psychiatric services. VA - SB1465 Standards of Learning; delay of textbook adoption cycle. VA - SB1236 Health, Board of; adds two members. VA - SB1266 School calendar; local school boards responsible for setting and eliminates post-Labor Day opening. VA - SB1228 Community services board; removes provision allowing employment if convicted of assault of family. VA - SB1162 Certificate of public need; plan of correction for failure to meet conditions. VA - SB1160 Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibits smoking in all indoor restaurants and bar and lounge areas in State. VA - SB1142 Advance medical directives; revises Health Care Decisions Act to clarify process. VA - SB1118 Community College Scholarship Match Program; created. VA - SB1547 Financial aid programs, state; persons who have successfully completed home school instruction, etc. VA - SB1521 Economics education and financial literacy; repeals requirement in middle and high schools. VA - SB1433 Right to notify; consumer in mental health facility to have person of choice notified of condition. VA - SB1342 Triennial census of school population; eliminates requirement every 3 years a census take place. VA - SB1270 Abortion clinics; requires all to be licensed. VA - SB1214 Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; eligibility. VA - SB1152 Infectious disease; eliminates requirement that law-enforcement officer give notice. VA - SB1117 Mental Health, Mental Retardation & Substance Abuse Services, Department of; name change. VA - SB1049 Grant program; modifies eligibility of certain foster care and special needs adoption students. VA - SB1040 No Child Left Behind Act; prohibits Board of Education from complying with any provisions unfunded. VA - SB1286 Health, Department of; extends sunset provision for certain certificates of free sale. VA - SB1202 Dental hygienists; those who hold a license, etc., may provide educational and preventative care. VA - SB1075 Optometrists; those licensed may sell contact lenses & allowed to dispense ophthalmic devices. VA - SB1112 Tobacco Settlement Foundation; changes name to Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth. VA - SB1037 Tuition, in-state; denied to illegal aliens. VA - SB1002 Indoor Clean Air Act; localities to adopt ordinances containing standards, etc. relating to smoking. VA - SB1263 Nursing homes; authorization and acceptance of certain certificate of public need applications. VA - SB1195 Prescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information. VA - SB1251 College Savings Plan; provide for exclusion of certain financial record from Freedom of Information. VA - SB1249 Eastern Virginia Medical School; alters manner in which Board of Visitors is appointed. VA - SB1282 Health Professions, Department of; prohibited from providing personal information of individuals. VA - SB1240 Two-Year College Transfer Grant; increases annual amount thereof. VA - SB1207 Unused Pharmaceutical Disposal Program; created. VA - SB1173 Open Education Resource Center Grant Fund; established, development of two-year pilot project. VA - SB1156 Higher educational institutions, certain; management agreements with State. VA - SB1128 Wells; issuance of an express geothermal permit for construction therof. VA - SB1085 Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders; revocation. VA - SB1107 Exposure to communicable diseases; first responders. VA - SB1077 Notification of family member in commitment process; disclosure of certain information of patient. VA - SB1051 Mental health; admission of incapacitated person to a facility by an agent or guardian. VA - SB1076 Right to notify; consumer in mental health facility to have person of choice notified of condition. VA - SB1105 Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibits smoking in certain public buildings, restaurants, etc., exceptions. VA - SB1034 Law-enforcement officers; deemed consent. VA - SB977 SCHEV guidelines; State Council of Higher Education to develop guidelines for curriculum adjustment. VA - SB1032 Medication aide training programs; requirements therefor . VA - SB919 Retirement System; retirees may be hired as teachers without interrupting retirement benefits. VA - SB1017 Roanoke Higher Education Authority; removes Ferrum College from & corrects name. VA - SB927 Death certificates; disclosure to grandchildren and great-grandchildren. VA - SB1016 P-16 Education Council; established as an advisory council within executive branch. VA - SB1057 Smoke Free Air Act; smoking in public places, civil penalties. VA - SB994 Campus police; allows any educational institution police officers not be governed by Personnel Act. VA - SB965 Preventive medications for sexual assault victims; may authorize registered nurses to administer. VA - SB968 Radiologist assistants; licensure. VA - SB962 Fetal deaths; when occurs without medical attendance, mother, etc., must report within 24 hours. VA - SB956 Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program; established. VA - SB949 Donor Registry and Public Awareness Fund; changes name of Transplant Council Education Fund thereto. VA - SB866 Community College Scholarship Match Program; created. VA - SB878 Massage Therapy, Advisory Board on; created. VA - SB870 Indoor Clean Air Act; allows localities to exceed requirements that regulate smoking. VA - SB827 Family life education; adds benefits, etc., of marriage for men, etc., to list of topics covered. VA - SB822 Autopsy reports; release to mental health facilities. VA - SB818 Opiate addiction treatment providers; daily service fee. VA - HB2551 Onsite treatment works; provides specific requirements therefor designed by professional engineer. VA - HB2646 Betterment loans; established, eligibility therefor to repair, etc., failing onsite sewage systems. VA - HB2619 Transfer students; credits earned for online courses taken in Virtual Virginia program to transfer. VA - HB2517 Standards of Learning; directs Board of Education provide option of industry certification, etc. VA - HB2579 Informed consent; ultrasound required before performing abortion to determine gestation age. VA - HB2589 Students; assessment of those limited English proficient. VA - HB2549 College Savings Plan; exclusion of certain financial records from Freedom of Information Act, etc. VA - HB2396 Advance medical directives; revises Health Care Decisions Act to clarify process. VA - HB2537 Special education; definition of a parent to make decisions relating thereto. VA - HB2474 Planning time for school teachers; Superintendent to ensure elementary school teachers are provided. VA - HB2461 Notification of family member in commitment process; disclosure of certain information of patient. VA - HB2464 Higher educational institutions, certain; management agreements with State. VA - HB2449 Infectious disease; establishes deemed consent to test for HIV & hepatitis B & C and release result. VA - HB2456 Tobacco Settlement Foundation; changes name to Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth. VA - HB2407 Health Practitioners' Intervention Program; revisions, changes name. VA - HB2352 Donation of prescription medication; clarifies liability of pharmaceutical manufacturers. VA - HB2342 Tuition assistance; member National Guard have minimum of 2 years remaining on service requirement. VA - HB2634 Unborn child pain information; requires doctors to offer to anesthetize fetus prior to abortion. VA - HB2482 Prescription donation; clarifies hospital and clinic may redispense donation medication to indigent. VA - HB2447 Influenza vaccination; requires Board of Health to develop and issue guidelines for administration. VA - HB2462 Patient level data system; reporting requirement. VA - HB2453 Electronic prescribing; Secretary of Health and Human Services, etc. to establish a website. VA - HB2459 Right to notify; consumer in mental health facility to have opportunity thereto of his condition. VA - HB2405 Health Professions, Department of; may release information for determining shortage designations. VA - HB2404 Virginia Universities Clean Energy Development and Economic Stimulus Foundation; created. VA - HB2341 Suspension of a student, short-term; pending principal, etc., decision on alternative education. VA - HB2409 Holocaust education; Board of Education to establish objectives therefor. VA - HB2288 Community services board; removes provision allowing employment of person convicted of assault. VA - HB2353 School for Deaf and Blind; re-establishes Board of Visitors thereof. VA - HB2300 Mental Health, Mental Retardation & Substance Abuse Services, Department of; name change. VA - HB2212 Automated drug dispensing systems; allows drugs in multi-dose packaging to be placed therein. VA - HB2166 Schools; delayed implementation of certain statutes, etc. upon which accreditation is based. VA - HB2163 Midwifery; regulations governing practice thereof. VA - HB1939 Radiologist assistants; licensure. VA - HB2304 Special education; 180 days to appeal due process hearing decisions. VA - HB2058 Dentistry, Board of; recovering monitoring costs. VA - HB1980 Family life education; right of parents to review certain materials. VA - HB2224 Braille; certification of instructors. VA - HB2211 Prescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information. VA - HB2180 Dental hygienists; those who hold a license, etc., may provide educational and preventative care. VA - HB2148 Onsite treatment works; designs therefor include a report by professional soil scientist. VA - HB2188 Onsite sewage system; Board of Health shall establish procedures for requiring survey plat. VA - HB2258 Organ and tissue donation; funeral homes receiving body following donation, immune from liability. VA - HB2269 Expenditures; annual report thereof provided by school board to be made available to public. VA - HB2270 Private residential wells; regulations shall include minimum storage capacity and yield requirement. VA - HB2214 Bulk donation programs; pharmacy may charge reasonable dispensing or administrative fee. VA - HB2112 Financial literacy education; school board to implement objectives in middle and high schools. VA - HB2104 Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created. VA - HB2070 Classroom placement of twins or multiples; school board to develop policies to allow parental input. VA - HB2089 School boards, local; grievance procedure. VA - HB2063 Triennial census of school population; sales and use tax distribution. VA - HB2061 Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment of Minors Act; mandatory outpatient treatment. VA - HB1940 Open Education Resource Center Grant Fund; established, development of two-year pilot project. VA - HB2141 Infectious disease; deemed consent for testing for HIV or hepatitis B or C, etc. VA - HB1986 Medication aide training programs; requirements therefor. VA - HB1942 Single-sex education; clarifies manner school boards may establish program in school division. VA - HB1923 Textbooks; local school boards may assess reasonable fee or charge for loss or damage to. VA - HB1852 Health Professions, Department of; confidentiality of investigations. VA - HB1767 Honorary diplomas; requires Board of Education award to certain veterans of Vietnam War. VA - HB1794 Suspension; sufficient cause necessary to suspend student cannot rest solely on instance of truancy. VA - HB1664 Higher Education, Council of; eliminates requirement to develop crisis & emergency management plan. VA - HB1943 Optometrists; those licensed may sell contact lenses & allowed to dispense ophthalmic devices. VA - HB1844 Charter school, public; applicant of governing body, etc. to disclose interests during charter term. VA - HB1810 Course credit; students called to active military duty may receive full credit. VA - HB1834 University of Virginia; repeals requirement that board of visitors submit annual report of progress. VA - HB1725 Visitors, board of; College of William & Mary, VCU, & VPI&SU boards authorized to invest funds, etc. VA - HB1948 Involuntary commitment; allow examination by licensed marriage and family therapists. VA - HB1945 Regional alternative education programs; certain students may be administratively assigned thereto. VA - HB1924 Tuition grants; provide for commercial crab fishermen attending two-year educational institution. VA - HB1893 Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program; may be used to cover costs of required fees. VA - HB1601 Administration of prescription drugs; expands authority of persons allowed to administer. VA - HB1681 Wells, private; requires site plan to be included in an application for permit to construct. VA - HB1836 Pesticides; schools shall permit immediate application thereof to eradicate pest infestations. VA - HB1746 Family life education; adds benefits, etc., of marriage for men, etc., to list of topics covered. VA - HB1768 Certificate of public need; DOC exempt from definition of medical care facility for purpose thereof. VA - HB1703 Indoor Clean Air Act; prohibits smoking in certain public buildings, restaurants, etc., exceptions. VA - HB1665 Higher Education, Council of; eliminates requirement to develop strategic statewide plan. VA - HB1663 Higher Education, Council of; shall appoint certain students to advisory committee. VA - HB1598 Certificate of public need; criteria for determining need and method of filing. VA - HB1679 Child abuse and neglect data; school board applicants. VA - HB1605 Certificate of public need; Commissioner of Health to accept & approve request to amend. VA - HB1624 Code of student conduct; bullying, harassment, etc., for Bd. of Ed. to include in model policy. VA - HB1599 Grants; modifies eligibility for certain individuals at two-year educational institution. VA - HB2458 Posting of charity care policies; requires hospitals to post information related thereto.