+ − Subcommittees (4) VA - Health Licensing (Senate) VA - Higher Education (Senate) VA - Health Care (Senate) VA - Public Education (Senate) + − Bills Assigned (155) VA - SB673 School boards; salary in Amherst County. VA - SB727 Kinesiotherapists; licensure. VA - SB403 SCHEV; publication of administrators salaries. VA - SB682 Public schools; school board to report to Superintendent of Public Instruction recycling policies. VA - SB639 Health records; penalty for delay. VA - SB715 Civics education; teachers training to include local government and civics specific to State. VA - SB413 Triennial census; eliminates three-year requirement, distribution of sales and use tax. VA - SB536 Water quality analysis; adds Bedford County to list that may establish testing requirements. VA - SB687 Schedule IV; adds carisoprodol and tramadol to list. VA - SB361 Religious holidays; student's absence because of observance thereof must be recorded as excused. VA - SB697 Medicaid; DMAS to continue efforts to expand managed care of recipients throughout State. VA - SB540 Nursing homes; rights of patients. VA - SB538 Physicians, license; DBHDS to require presence thereof in any state training center. VA - SB358 Certificate of public need; schedule of fees. VA - SB353 Public schools; redirecting of class size reduction funds. VA - SB412 School calendar; local school boards to set first day of school. VA - SB352 Schools; delayed implementation of statutes and regulations upon which accreditation is based. VA - SB299 Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, Council on; DOE liaison. VA - SB423 Health care practitioners; exempt from liability when rendering services to patients of clinics. VA - SB504 Abortion; any person who forces or coerces pregnant female to have is guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor. VA - SB567 Adoptee access; grants adult adoptees by-right access to original birth certificate. VA - SB275 Advance medical directives; clarifies authority. VA - SB253 School calendar; requirement that school begin after Labor Day may be waived by Board of Education. VA - SB354 No Child Left Behind Act; school divisions shall administer limited English proficiency assessment. VA - SB498 School calendar; opening of school year in Pittsylvania County. VA - SB652 Concussions; Board of Education to develop guidelines dealing with in student-athletes. VA - SB470 Certificate of public need; definition of project. VA - SB738 Virtual school programs; established. VA - SB629 Standards of Quality; requirement for standard diploma. VA - SB653 Certificate of public need; Commissioner of Health to accept & approve request to amend conditions. VA - SB557 Triennial census; eliminates three-year requirement, distribution of sales and use tax. VA - SB549 Geospatial Health Research; Secretaries of Health and Human Resources and Technology to evaluate. VA - SB736 College Partnership Laboratory Schools; established. VA - SB735 National Guard; provides in-state tuition for person who met requirements prior to active duty, etc. VA - SB438 Vital records; Board of Health shall prescribe fee for certified copy thereof. VA - SB328 Emergency medical technicians; certain are allowed to administer vaccines to adults and minors. VA - SB211 School boards, local; disciplinary authority. VA - SB630 Standards of Quality; local school board to include in its annual report. VA - SB720 Tuition; covered higher educational institutions to charge based on ability to pay. VA - SB544 Tuition, in-state; certain Department of Defense employees as result of Base Realignment & Closure. VA - SB414 Nutritional guideline; Board and VDH to develop for all competitive foods in public schools, report. VA - SB434 VPI&SU; authorizes rector and board of visitors to lease titled real estate. VA - SB312 Tuition, in-state; provides for dependents of civilian Department of Defense employees. VA - SB203 School calendar; local school boards to set first day of school. VA - SB731 Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority; created, report. VA - SB737 Charter schools, public; review & consideration of application by Board of Education & school board. VA - SB598 Vocational programs; definition. VA - SB534 Administration of higher education; restructures system. VA - SB608 Higher educational institutions; annual review of crisis and emergency management plan. VA - SB326 Universities Clean Energy Development and Economic Stimulus Foundation; created. VA - SB260 Mental health and substance abuse providers; background checks. VA - SB712 George Mason University; establishment of branch campus in Republic of Korea. VA - SB187 Anti-epileptic drug; prohibits pharmacist from dispensing without prior notification from physician. VA - SB337 Community services boards; providing information about substance abuse services. VA - SB336 Community services boards; access to medication assisted treatment. VA - SB333 School for Deaf and Blind; allows children from birth through age 21 to be eligible for services. VA - SB224 Medical information; notification to residents if their information is subject of database breach. VA - SB180 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; lease of certain property. VA - SB196 School nonattendance; attendance officer, volunteers, school personnel, & principal notifies parent. VA - SB210 Nutritional guidelines; Board & VDH to develop for all competitive foods in public schools, report. VA - SB454 College Building Authority; acquire credit enhancements to secure payment of bonds issued. VA - SB269 Driver education programs; fuel efficient driving practices to be included in curriculum. VA - SB195 Physical therapy; advertising prohibited if not a licensed physical therapist or assistant. VA - SB194 Health professions; nothing shall prevent person performing state, etc., funded health care tasks. VA - SB263 Nurse practitioners; moves responsibility for licensure and regulation to Board of Nursing. VA - SB197 Public schools; maintaining records of pesticide application on school grounds. VA - SB193 Medicaid provider agreements; Director of Medical Assistance Services has authority to terminate. VA - SB145 Virginia Index of Performance incentive program; established. VA - SB141 Higher educational institutions; shall not be prohibited from selling complimentary materials. VA - SB135 Public schools; school divisions shall not be required to purchase new textbooks until 2011-2012. VA - SB77 School calendar; removes restrictions for post-Labor Day school opening. VA - SB166 Community College Scholarship Match Program; created. VA - SB24 Teachers; extends sunset provision on requirements for identifying and reporting critical shortage. VA - SB266 Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan; changes eligibility. VA - SB165 Roanoke Higher Education Authority; replaces President of Hampton University with that of JMU. VA - SB117 Churches; exempts serving meals prepared in homes of members from licensure requirements. VA - SB82 Podiatry; testifying as an expert witness, definition of practice. VA - SB46 Special education program for children with disabilities; recovery of attorney fees. VA - SB58 Certificate of public need; Commissioner of Health to issue addition of beds for nursing homes. VA - SB188 Limited service pregnancy centers; Department of Health to promulgate regulations for registration. VA - SB182 Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; eligibility. VA - SB573 Kinesiotherapists; licensure. VA - HB1389 College Partnership Laboratory Schools; established. VA - HB1388 Virtual school programs; established. VA - HB1376 Students; Board of Nursing to revise guidelines on seizure management for those with epilepsy. VA - HB1304 Virginia Workforce Development Authority; created. VA - HB1285 Certificate of public need; Department of Health to provide public notice. VA - HB1199 Waiver of certain graduation requirements; Board of Education to provide only for good cause. VA - HB1172 Virginia Index of Performance incentive program; to recognize and reward fully accredited schools. VA - HB1217 Firearm safety education program; school boards may offer in elementary grades. VA - HB1166 Controlled substances; unlawfully obtaining or attempting to obtain, report required. VA - HB1066 Higher Education, State Council of; develop uniform certificate of general studies program. VA - HB1039 Medical information; notification to residents, etc., if information is subject of database breach. VA - HB1245 Surplus property; school boards may donate obsolete technology hardware to nonprofit organizations. VA - HB1238 Higher educational institutions; crisis and emergency management. VA - HB1042 Informed consent; includes ultrasound to determine gestation age. VA - HB928 Virginia Universities Clean Energy Development and Economic Stimulus Foundation; created. VA - HB964 Schedule II drugs; pharmacist shall require identification in filling prescriptions. VA - HB953 Schedule II, III, IV, and V drugs; adds various controlled substances to list. VA - HB867 Community services boards; removes provision allowing employment of certain persons. VA - HB1033 Human infant; determining whether an infant has achieved an independent and separate existence. VA - HB903 Threat assessment teams; exempts certain records established at higher educational institutions. VA - HB662 Health professions; disciplinary actions. VA - SB13 Critical care specialist; added to list of specialists who can determine when patient is brain dead. VA - HB703 Vocational programs; definition. VA - HB566 Standards of Quality; local school board to include in its annual report. VA - HB514 Long-term services; SHHR develop blueprint for livable communities for people with disabilities. VA - HB733 Medicaid fraud; Director may deny Medicaid provider contracts for violation of statutes. VA - HB708 Home health care organization; establish policies for maintaining a drug-free workplace. VA - HB704 School board; may have staggered terms for members in Loudoun County. VA - HB669 Triennial census; eliminates three-year requirement, distribution of sales & use tax. VA - HB393 Abortion clinics; licensure and regulation. VA - HB196 Graduation requirements; delayed implementation. VA - HB557 School calendar; requirement that school begin after Labor Day may be waived by Board of Education. VA - HB278 Human remains; provider to maintain refrigeration at 40 degrees or embalmed if stored over 48 hours. VA - HB334 Abortion; information required for informed consent. VA - HB201 Human remains; proper handling by funeral establishment. VA - HB85 Umbilical cord blood education; Commissioner of Health to develop and post information on website. VA - HB319 Funeral services; prerequisites for cremation. VA - HB308 Mobile dental clinics; Board of Dentistry to develop regulations. VA - HB304 Va. Grade Level Alternative; justification shall be provided for each student considered therefor. VA - HB331 Charter schools, public; Board may submit recommendation to school board to approve applications. VA - HB76 Instructional spending; local school board to report expenditures annually. VA - HB111 Schools; delayed implementation of statutes and regulations upon which full accreditation is based. VA - HB394 Standards of Quality; requirements for standard, modified, or advanced studies diploma. VA - HB495 Churches; exempts serving meals prepared in homes of members from licensure requirements. VA - HB491 Consumable materials; authorizes a school board to charge fees. VA - HB1390 Charter schools, public; review & consideration of application by Board of Education & school board. VA - HB587 Pharmacists; supervision of pharmacy technicians. VA - HB725 Polysomnographic Technology, Advisory Board on; established. VA - HB709 Electronic textbooks; allows for purchase of printed textbooks, etc., for public schools. VA - HB907 Reports of certain acts to school authorities; local law-enforcement authorities to report. VA - SB265 Hospice, home health care or personal care services; licensure for home care organizations. VA - SB209 International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement courses; course credit. VA - HB153 Physical therapy; advertising prohibited if not a licensed physical therapist or assistant. VA - HB11 Health care services; peer utilization reviews on reconsideration of an adverse decision. VA - HB723 Podiatry; testifying as an expert witness, definition of practice. VA - HB286 Schedule VI prescriptions; allows practitioner to prescribe if there is an urgency for treatment. VA - HB116 Mail order pharmacy; insurer not limited to a single provider for services. VA - HB710 Health care data and reporting; increase awareness thereof through nonprofit organization websites. VA - HB623 Substitute teachers; may be employed longer than 90 teaching days in a school year. VA - HB150 Prescription drugs; stored, etc., by community services board, behavioral health authorities, etc. VA - HB650 Funeral services; disputes between next of kin. VA - HB143 Practitioner self-referral; clarifies those that may make a referral. VA - HB7 Higher Education, Council of; duties. VA - HB415 Certificate of public need; relocation of nursing home beds from one facility to another facility. VA - HB382 Funeral services; burial power of attorney. VA - HB208 School divisions, local; policy on Internet shall be posted on its website. VA - HB195 Community services boards; reduces period of time a person must wait before being reappointed. VA - HB270 Vaccination of school children; Department of Health to develop plan for all students in State. VA - HB267 Advance Health Care Directive Registry; notification to physicians. VA - HB371 Certificate of public need; establishment of psychiatric services. VA - HB317 Group health insurance; enrollment opportunities. VA - HB257 Homebound instruction services; Board of Education shall review its regulations. VA - HB173 Influenza vaccine; certified emergency medical services personnel may administer and dispense.