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Issue Area
Bill
Sponsor
MHAV Position
Status/Notes
Draft Date:
Summary
02/02/2018
suicide
HB 0042
Del. Kory
abolishes common law crime of suicide
support
Subcommittee failed to
recommend reporting
(2-Y 6-N)
criminal justice /
HB 0052
Del. Hope
evaluations to determine if a person is
support
subcommitte
mental health
competent to stand trial can be done on an
recommends reporting
evaluations
outpatient basis
with amendment (8-Y 0-
N)
criminal justice /
HB 0053
Del. Hope
individuals acquitted by reason of insanity
support
engrossed by house
mental health
may be evaluated for competence on an
(passed with substitute)
evaluations
outpatient basis, or in jail. Not required to
be committed.
criminal justice /
HB 0105
Del.
requires law enforcement officers to be
support
subcommitee
police force
Herring
trained in verbal de-escalation, fair and
recommends laying on
training
impartial policing, and special populations
the table (3-Y 1-N)
fair housing law
HB 0178
Del.
allows a property owner to deny rental
oppose
referred to committee
Richard
housing to persons whose payment is
on general laws
Bell
contingent upon the owner's acceptance
of a contract authorizing payment by an
entity other than the lessee.
firearms
HB 0198
Del.
removal of fire arms from persons posing
monitor
referred to committee
Sullivan
susbstantial risk
for courts of justice
high school
HB 0252
Del.
requires each school board to employ at
support
Committee on Education;
subcommittee #2
staffing of
Guzman
least one mental health counselor per 250
mental health
students in each high school in the local
counselors
school division
medical records
HB 0301
Del. Watts
clarifies that disclosure of health records of
inquire with
reported from
and correctional
a person committed to a correctional
Del Watts as to
committee with
facilities
facility to such facility is not subject to
objective of bill
substitute (21-Y 0-N)
general disclosure of health records but is
(monitor)
subject to provisions specific to persons
committed to such facilities.
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medicaid work
HB 0338
Del.
Directs state to apply for a waiver to
oppose
Referred to committee
requirement
Miyares
implement a work requirement for able-
on appropriations
bodied adult recipients of medical
assistance services (Medicaid).
medicaid
HB 0348
Del.
medicaid expansion
support
Referred to committee
SB 158
Sickles
on Rules
companion
TDO
HB 0364
Del. Rush
Authorizes deputy sheriffs and jail officers
monitor
read with substitute and
employed by a local correctional facility to
engrossed
execute temporary detention orders issued
for inmates of the facility.
Affordable Care
HB 0368
Del. Rush
gets rid of essential health benefits
oppose
Referred to committee
Act
provided for by the ACA
on Rules
step therapy
HB 0386
Del. Davis
Requires insurance carriers to establish a
support
subcommittee
SB574
process for step therapy override
recommends passing by
exception determination.
indefinitely (6-Y 2-N)
Barrier Crimes
HB 0479
Del.
barrier crimes exception for crimes
support
subcommittee
McQuinn
committed due to substance abuse or
recommends striking
mental illness, in the event that person is
from docket (10-Y 0-N)
rehabilitated
involuntary
HB 0517
Del.
Provides that a petition for the involuntary
oppose
subcommittee
commitment of
Robert
commitment of a minor shall not be
recommends laying on
minor
Bell
dismissed for failure to immediately serve
the table (8-Y 0-N)
both parents with a copy of the petition.
alternative
HB 0625
Del. Ayala
Establishes the same procedure for
monitor
Assigned to Courts
facility of
transferring custody of a minor under a
Subcommittee #2
temporary
temporary detention order from one
detention;
facility to another that already exists for
minors
transferring adults.
death penalty;
HB 0758
Del. Leftwh Provides that a defendant being
support
referred to committee
Same as SB802
severe mental
sentenced in a capital case who had a
for courts of justice
illness
severe mental illness at the time of the
offense is not eligible for the death
penalty.
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Isolated
HB 0795
Del. Hope
Places limits on use of isolated
support
subcommittee
confinement in
confinement for vulnerable populations,
recommends striking
prisons
with certain exceptions. Dept. of
from docket (5-Y 0-N)
prohibited;
Corrections to implement policies and
excpetions
report on the use of isolated
confinement. Directs the Joint Legislative
Subcommittee (SJ47) to study the
prevalence of mental illness in jails and
submit its findings by Dec. 1, 2019.
treatment
HB 0884
Del. Stolle
If a patient receives treatment per an
monitor
subcommittee
pursuant to
emergency custody order, TDO, or
recommends striking
judicial order;
involuntary commitment, the hospital or
from docket (8-Y 0-N)
when provider
medical professional will not be liable for
not available
any claims that the person was unable to
consent or did not consent to treatment.
HB 0886
Del. Stolle
Requires psychiatric hosptial services to
monitor
Assigned to Health,
establish a protocol for every refusal to
Welfare, and
admit a patient due to medical stability or
Institutions
medical appropriateness for admission due
Subcommitee #2
to toxicology.
mandatory
HB 0933
Del. Hope
Extends the time period for mandatory
oppose as
subcommittee
subcommittee
outpatient
outpatient treatment for adults and
presented.
recommends continuing
recommends
treatment
juveniles from 90 days to 180 days
Discuss with
until 2019 with voice
laying on the
patron
vote
table (8-Y 0-N)
Prisoners;
HB 0934
Del. Hope
Establishes a protocol for local jails to
monitor
printed as engrossed
similar HB1133,
medical and
petition the court to authorize medical or
SB296
mental health
mental health treatment for an individual
treatment of
who is incapable of giving informed
those incapable
consent. Bill parallels protocols already in
of giving
place at the state correctional levels.
consent
mandatory
HB 0935
Del. Hope
Eliminates the requirement that a person
oppose as
subcommittee
subcommittee
outpatient
agree to abide by the plan for mandatory
presented.
recommends continuing
recommends
treatment
outpatient treatment before mandatory
Discuss with
until 2019 with voice
laying on the
outpatient treatment may be ordered.
patron.
vote
table
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Pretrial Services
HB 0997
Del. Gilbert Repeals the Pretrial Services Act
oppose
Assigned to Courts
Act; repeals Act.
that established local pretrial services
Subcommittee #1
agencies that were intended to assist
judicial officers in making bail
determinations. Delayed effective date of
July 1, 2019.
appeal of
HB 1100
Del. Levine
Provides that a person who is involuntarily
monitor
Referred to Courts of
involuntary
admitted or ordered to mandatory
justice Subcommittee #1
admission order;
outpatient treatment may not purchase,
possession of
possess, or transport a firearm until his
firearms
right to do so is restored by a court
regardless of the outcome of any appeal of
that order.
Medical and
HB 1133
Del.
Establishes a protocol for local jails to
monitor
subcommittee
SB296
mental health
Rasoul
petition the court to authorize medical or
recommends laying on
treatment of
mental health treatment for an individual
the table (8-Y 0-N)
prisoners
who is incapable of giving informed
incapable of
consent. Bill parallels protocols already in
giving consent
place at the state correctional levels.
persons
HB 1193
Rob Bell
Provides that a person who is convicted of
monitor
assigned to courts
acquitted by
an offense and acquitted by reason of
subcommittee #1
reason of
insanity of another offense in the same
insanity,
proceeding must be committed for
commitment,
inpatient hospitalization, if the court finds
sentencing
such commitment is necessary to treat the
person, before the person starts serving
his sentence for the conviction.
state board of
HB 1230
Del. Hayes
Directs Board of Juvenile Justice to
monitor
Assigned to Militia
juvenile justice;
promulgate regulations for a suicide watch
policy and public safety
minimum
instrument regarding the transportation of
subcommittee #2
standards and
juvenile offenders.
policies; suicide
watch
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definition of
HB 1375
Del. Tyler
Broadens the definition of "qualified
monitor
referred to committee
SB812
qualified mental
mental health professional" to include
on education and health
health
employees of the Dept. of Corrections
professional
who are professionally qualified and
registered by the Board of Counseling to
provide collaborative mental health
services.
Mental health
HB 1412
Del. Helsel
Requires fire departments and emergency
support
reported from MPPS
SB670
awareness;
medical services agencies to develop
(21-Y 0-N)
training for
curricula for mental health awareness
firefighters and
training for their personnel.
emergency
medical services
personnel.
Correctional
HB 1487
Del. Stolle
Requires community services boards to
Talk with
assigned to
SB878
facilities, local
provide mental health and substance
VACSB and
appropriations
and regional;
abuse services to individuals in local and
DBHDS
subcommittee
standards for
regional jails and establishes a procedure
mental health
for the delivery of services to individuals
services
released from local and regional jails.
Virginia Health
HB1549
Del. Sickles
Develop and fund programs to improve
monitor
Referred to Committee
SB956
Care Access
access to health care services for recipients
on Rules
Program.
of medical assistance and other medically
needy, low-income underinsured and
uninsured
Department of
HJ 0109
Del.
DMAS to identify the current
support
Referred to Committee
Medical
Gooditis
transportation needs of individuals with
on Rules
Assistance
disabilities, mental illness, and substance
Services;
abuse problems, identify reoccurring
transportation
problems associated with such state-
for individuals
funded transportation services, make
with disabilities;
recommendations on how to better meet
report.
the needs.
medicaid
SB 0158
Sen.
medicaid expansion
support
referred to committee
HB 348
Edwards
on education and health
companion
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Prisoners;
SB 0296
Sen.
monitor
stricken at request of
HB 1133,
medical and
Edwards
Establishes a protocol for local jails to
patron in rehabilitation
HB934
mental health
petition the court to authorize medical or
and social services (13-Y
treatment of
mental health treatment for an individual
0-N)
those incapable
who is incapable of giving informed
of giving
consent. Bill parallels protocols already in
consent
place at the state correctional levels.
Step Therapy
SB 0574
Sen.
Requires insurance carriers to establish a
support
Referred to Committee
HB0386
DeSteph
process for step therapy override
on Commerce and Labor
exception determination.
Possession of
SB 0641
Sen.
Temporarily revokes firearm rights from
oppose
Stricken at request of
firearms by
Newman
a person voluntarily admitted to a state
patron in courts of
persons
hospital or mental health facility while
justice
voluntarily
receiving inpatient treatment and for two
admitted to an
weeks following treatment. Notice
inpatient mental
provided to the State Police for entry in
health facility;
the Central Criminal Records Exchange.
penalty.
Involuntary
SB 0669
Sen.
Provides the same firearms restrictions
monitor
Read third time and
mental health
Deeds
for a person who, while a minor 14 years
passed Senate (39-Y 0-
treatment;
of age or older, was ordered to involuntary
N)
minors; access
inpatient or outpatient treatment or was
to firearms
subject to a temporary detention order as
an adult who was similarly ordered.
Mental health
SB 0670
Sen.
Requires fire departments and emergency
support
read third time; passed
HB1412
awareness
Deeds
medical services agencies to develop
senate (34-Y 5-N)
training;
curricula for mental health awareness
firefighters/EMS
training for their personnel.
Emergency
SB 0673
Sen.
Repeals the June 30, 2018,
monitor
Passed Senate; House -
custody; time
Deeds
sunset authorizing a community services
referred to courts of
period
board to continue to attempt to identify a
justice
facility other than a state hospital that is
able and willing to provide temporary
detention and care to someone subject to
an emergency custody order for up to four
hours after the period of emergency
custody has run.
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Study;
SB 0801
Sen. Favola Requests the Dept of Corrections, with
support
Referred to Committee
behavioral
Dept. of Behavioral Health, study the
on Rules
health in state
provision of patient-centered behavioral
correctional
health services in state correctional
facilities; report
facilities.
Death penalty;
SB 0802
Sen.
Provides that a defendant being sentenced
support
Failed in committee but
Same as HB078
severe mental
Favola
in a capital case who had a severe mental
requesting State Crime
illness.
illness at the time of the offense is not
Commission to study.
eligible for the death penalty.
SB 812 Mental
SB0812
Barker
Broadens the definition of "qualified
monitor
Referred to Committee
HB1375
health
mental health professional" to include
on Education and Health
professional,
employees of the Dept. of Corrections who
qualified;
are professionally qualified and registered
broadens
by the Board of Counseling to provide
definition.
collaborative mental health services.
Correctional
SB 878
Sen.
Requires community services boards to
Talk with VACSB
Reported from Rehab
HB1487
facilities, local
Dunnavan
provide mental health and substance
and Social Services, Re-
and regional;
t
abuse services to individuals in local and
refered to Finance
standards for
regional jails and establishes a procedure
mental health
for the delivery of services to individuals
services
released from local and regional jails.
Health
SB0953
Deeds
Requires health instruction to incorporate
Support
assigned education
instruction;
standards that recognize the multiple
subcommittee: public
mental health
dimensions of health by including mental
education
health and the relationship of physical and
mental health so as to enhance student
understanding, attitudes, and behavior
that promote health, well-being, and
human dignity. The bill also directs the
Board of Education to review and update
the health Standards of Learning for
students in grades nine and 10 to include
mental health
Virginia Health
SB0956
Barker
Develop and fund programs to improve
monitor
Referred to Committee
HB 1549
Care Access
access to health care services for recipients
on Education and Health
Program
of medical assistance and other medically
needy, low-income underinsured and
uninsured
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Study;
SJ 0065
Marsden Requests the Department of Corrections,
Support
Referred to Committee similar to
Department of
in consultation with the Department of
on Rules
HB0795
Corrections;
Criminal Justice Services, to study the use
solitary
of solitary confinement.
confinement;
report
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