Legislative Bill List

Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons

Legislative Bill List for 3 March, 2015

 

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1308 – Marshall, R.G. – Wire, electronic, or oral communications; civil action for unlawful interception, disclosure, etc. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/24/15
HB 1339 – Ware – Health benefit exchange; information on health benefit plans. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Tabled in Commerce and Labor 02/05/15
HB 1391 – Albo – Interstate Health Care Compact; established. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Tabled in Rules 02/06/15
HB 1413 – Filler-Corn – Hospital discharge procedures; designation of individual to receive information and instructions. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/25/15
HB 1414 – Marshall, R.G. – Government-issued licenses, etc.; obtaining or renewing, conscience clause. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Left in General Laws 02/10/15
HB 1427 – Lingamfelter – Felony homicide; felony drug offenses, penalty. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Finance

(H) Failed to pass in House 02/27/15
HB 1432 – Cole – Health care providers; regulation, prohibited acts, Class 1 misdemeanor. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/10/15
HB 1441 – Bell, Richard P. – Child abuse or neglect, suspected; person required to report, training program required. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HB 1445 – Albo – Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; possession of marijuana. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 7 (effective 2/26/15) 02/26/15
HB 1457 – O’Bannon – Direct access to physical therapy. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/23/15
HB 1458 – O’Bannon – Naloxone or other opioid antagonist; pharmacist may dispense in cases of opiate overdose. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) 02/25/15
HB 1459 – O’Bannon – Neighborhood assistance tax credits; eligibility of physician and health care specialists. (H) Committee on Finance

(S) Committee on Finance

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/23/15
HB 1476 – Leftwich – Nurse practitioners; expert witness testimony, added to definition of health care provider. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/26/15
HB 1509 – Sullivan – Hospitals; required notice to patients. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HB 1530 – Berg – Federal health benefit exchange; plan management function. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor (H) Left in Commerce and Labor 02/10/15
HB 1539 – Albo – Virginia Translational Medicine Investment Fund; established. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Left in General Laws 02/10/15
HB 1541 – Watts – Birth control; definition. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/10/15
HB 1561 – Rust – Hospitals; required notice to patients. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HB 1583 – Watts – Certified nurse aides; education programs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HB 1605 – Plum – Marijuana; possession or distribution for medical purposes. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/10/15
HB 1607 – Garrett – Medicolegal death investigators; Chief Medical Examiner authorized to appoint. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/23/15
HB 1638 – Miller – Felony homicide; violation of felony drug offenses, penalty. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1427-Lingamfelter) 02/04/15
HB 1647 – Miller – Drug overdoses; reporting of medical aid or treatment. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/10/15
HB 1657 – Rust – Advance directives; directions about life-prolonging procedures during pregnancy. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/23/15
HB 1695 – Yost – Health regulatory boards; powers and duties, health care practitioners with mental illness. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HB 1732 – Hodges – Naloxone or other opioid antagonists; dispensing and administration. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice 02/04/15
HB 1735 – Hodges – Optometrists, TPA-certified; administration of certain Schedule II drugs. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/27/15
HB 1737 – Hodges – Outsourcing facilities; new regulatory framework created for permitting. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/27/15
HB 1750 – Ransone – Investigational drugs; expanded access. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) 02/25/15
HB 1775 – Campbell – Medical malpractice proceedings; health care providers; expert testimony. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/25/15
HB 1802 – Villanueva – Certification of death; signing medical form, if not in timely manner Class 1 misdemeanor. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/10/15
HB 1810 – Herring – Prescription Monitoring Program; civil subpoenas. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) 02/24/15
HB 1820 – Farrell – Workers’ compensation; pecuniary liability of the employer for medical services, report. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(H) VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 1-N) 02/26/15
HB 1841 – Herring – Prescription Monitoring Program; requirements for dispensers. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/27/15
HB 1942 – Habeeb – Health insurance; carrier business practices, prior authorization provisions. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/26/15
HB 1963 – O’Bannon – Health Professions, Department of; disclosure of confidential information. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/23/15
HB 1979 – Ramadan – Prescription Monitoring Program; procedure upon arrest for certain drug offenses. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/10/15
HB 2026 – Byron – Health Insurance Reform Commission; power and duties, upon request assess proposed mandated DLS. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules

(S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/24/15
HB 2030 – Byron – Certificate of public need; requirement, definition of project to qualify. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions 01/27/15
HB 2050 – Sickles – Investigational drugs, biological products, and devices; expanded access. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HB 2063 – Kilgore – Telemedicine services; provision of health care services. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/23/15
HB 2136 – Taylor – Prescription Monitoring Program; opiate prescriptions. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HB 2153 – Stolle – Medically or ethically inappropriate care; cessation of care. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/03/15
HB 2166 – Pillion – Reporting of medical aid or treatment for drug overdoses. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Left in Courts of Justice 02/10/15
HB 2192 – Garrett – Practitioners of the healing arts; prohibits dispensing controlled substances unless licensed. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/23/15
HB 2199 – Berg – Health records; additional restrictions on disclosure of records by health care entities. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HB 2200 – Berg – Health information; limitations on disclosure and use of individual’s information. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HB 2212 – Hope – Virginia Healthy Transitions Program; established, report. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HB 2322 – Stolle – Health benefit plans; essential health benefits waiver. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) 02/24/15
HB 2358 – Rasoul – Continuing education for prescribers; substance abuse, addiction, and related pain management. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/11/15
HJ 532 – Lingamfelter – Virginia’s workers’ compensation system; JLARC to study. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Left in Rules 02/10/15
HJ 596 – Marshall, R.G. – Unserved and underserved populations; JCHC to study resources for health care. (H) Committee on Rules (H) Left in Rules 02/10/15
HJ 637 – Landes – Medicaid; JLARC to study the Commonwealth’s program. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules

(H) VOTE: ADOPTION (76-Y 21-N) 02/27/15
SB 713 – Stanley – Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Council; established. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/24/15
SB 714 – Stanley – Private health insurance exchanges; registration and operation in the Commonwealth. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) 01/26/15
SB 715 – Stanley – Medicaid; DMAS to enter into contracts in regions with regional care organizations. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) 01/22/15
SB 717 – Stanley – Medical school scholarships; expands eligibility for program. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/26/15
SB 718 – Stanley – Telemedicine; Department of Health to establish a three-year pilot program, report. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance

(H) Left in Appropriations 02/24/15
SB 732 – Stanley – Investigational drugs; expanded access. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Title replaced 15105331D-H2 02/25/15
SB 750 – Black – Hospitals; required notice to patients. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/26/15
SB 750 – Black – Hospitals; required notice to patients. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/26/15
SB 760 – Edwards – Medicare; supplement policies for persons under age 65 and eligible by reason of disability. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Left in Commerce and Labor 02/11/15
SB 769 – McEachin – Health insurance; essential health benefits, abortion coverage. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (7-Y 8-N) 01/29/15
SB 776 – Newman – Physical therapy; certain experience and referrals required to practice. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Friday, February 27, 2015 02/20/15
SB 779 – McWaters – Psychiatric treatment of minors; duration of admission, petition for judicial approval. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Title replaced 15105303D-H1 02/25/15
SB 851 – Favola – Hospital discharge procedures; designation of individual to receive information and instructions. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 18 (effective 7/1/15) 02/26/15
SB 857 – Ebbin – Hospitals; required notice to patients. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Incorporated by Education and Health (SB750-Black) (13-Y 0-N) 01/29/15
SB 861 – Chafin – Nurse practitioners. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/26/15
SB 862 – Chafin – Medical malpractice proceedings; health care providers, expert testimony. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/23/15
SB 892 – Petersen – Overdoses; establishes an affirmative defense to prosecution of an individual, etc., safe reporting. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) 02/27/15
SB 902 – Petersen – Minors; procedures for collection of physical evidence. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Failed to report (defeated) in Courts of Justice (4-Y 9-N) 02/09/15
SB 1045 – Hanger – Autism spectrum disorder; Board of Medicine to make information available on website. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/26/15
SB 1120 – Barker – Medicine, Board of; requirements for licensure. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor’s Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015 02/26/15
SB 1182 – Obenshain – Health benefit exchange; information on health benefit plans. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) 02/02/15
SB 1186 – Obenshain – Naloxone; administration in cases of opiate overdose. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) 02/26/15
SB 1221 – McWaters – Health care institutions; reporting requirements of certain officials. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) 01/29/15
SB 1222 – Reeves – Expanded access to investigational drugs, biological products, and devices. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Incorporated by Education and Health (SB732-Stanley) (14-Y 0-N) 02/05/15
SB 1227 – McWaters – Telemedicine services; prescriptions. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 32 (effective 7/1/15) 02/26/15
SB 1235 – Marsden – Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; recommendation and dispensing. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 8 (effective 2/26/15) 02/26/15
SB 1244 – Newman – Chiropractors; expands scope of practice. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/24/15
SB 1262 – Newman – Health insurance; carrier business practices. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1262ER) 02/27/15
SB 1310 – Martin – Practitioner-owned distributorships; prohibits use of certain supplied medical devices. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Left in Education and Health 02/11/15
SB 1328 – Watkins – Virginia Health Benefit Exchange; created. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Stricken at request of Patron in Commerce and Labor (9-Y 0-N) 02/09/15
SB 1363 – Alexander – Virginia Health Benefit Exchange; created. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (7-Y 6-N) 02/02/15