PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

Acupuncture; practice by detoxification specialists. Amending §§ 54.1-2900 and 54.1-2901. (Patron-Van Yahres, HB 1588)

Arborists; Board for Professional and Occupational Regulation to study need for and recommend degree of regulation and licensing thereof. (Patron-Hull, HJR 612)

Arborists; licensure. Adding §§ 54.1-1136 through 54.1-1142. (Patron-Hull, HB 2100)

Athletic agents; regulation. Adding §§ 54.1-526 through 54.1-533. (Patron-Jones, J.C., HB 2804)

Athletic trainers; exceptions to certification, membership on Advisory Board on Athletic Training. Amending §§ 54.1-2957.5 and 54.1-2957.6. (Patron-Reid, HB 2516)

Bail bondsmen; Department of Criminal Justice Services to study whether responsibility for certification and supervision thereof should be shifted from judicial branch to executive branch. (Patron-Jones, J.C., HJR 646)

Bail recovery agents; regulation of bounty hunters. Amending § 19.2-389; adding §§ 9-196.13 through 9-196.16. (Patron-Scott, HB 2569)

Bail recovery agents; regulation of those aka bounty hunters. Adding §§ 9-196.13, 9-196.14 and 9-196.15. (Patron-Scott, HB 582)

Bar examination; allows an applicant to take examination if he graduated from non-accredited law school. Amending § 54.1-3926. (Patron-Howell, HB 2431)

Bar examination; applicants from Potomac School in District of Columbia authorized to take. (Patron-McClure, HB 2718)

Burial contracts, preneed; disposition of deposits. Amending §§ 54.1-2325, 54.1-2328, 54.1-2333 and 54.1-2334. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1565)

Business, professional and occupational license (BPOL) tax; Department of Taxation to conduct a study to clarify definition of manufacturer for purposes thereof. (Patron-Nixon, HJR 626)

Cemetery companies; in-person communications. Amending § 54.1-2327. (Patron-Deeds, HB 496)

Certified public accountants; educational requirements. Amending § 54.1-2003. (Patron-Thomas, HB 2757)

Chimney safety professionals; Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation to study need for and, if required, issue regulations establishing a certification program therefor as part of DPOR contractor licensure program. (Patron-Williams, HJR 258)

Clinical psychologists; regulation. Amending §§ 54.1-2911 and 54.1-3605; repealing §§ 54.1-2940 and 54.1-3608. (Patron-Broman, HB 2139; Quayle, SB 1059)

Concealed weapons; carrying by certain personal protection specialists. Amending § 18.2-308. (Patron-McClure, HB 2662)

Contractor Performance and Rating System (CPARS), Implementing Into its Procurement Procedures; Report of Department of General Services (Chapters 644 and 703, 2000 Acts). (HD 16)

Contractors; Virginia Bar Association to study allowing them to submit claims on behalf of subcontractors and suppliers to public owners. (Patron-Martin, SJR 410)

Controlled substances; adds optometrists and nurses to list of those who are not required to obtain registration certificate for dispensing. Amending § 54.1-3422. (Patron-Devolites, HB 2093)

Criminal cases; compensation of court-appointed psychological experts. Amending § 19.2-175. (Patron-Van Yahres, HB 1918)

Dental Care, Improving Access to; Report of Joint Commission on Health Care (HJRs 198 and 296, 2000 - as introduced, and Speaker's letter dated March 10, 2000). (HD 44)

Dentistry; performance of certain cosmetic procedures. Amending §§ 54.1-2700 and 54.1-2706; adding §§ 54.1-2709.1 through 54.1-2709.4. (Patron-Barry, SB 806)

Dentistry; practice in underserved areas. Amending §§ 32.1-122.5 and 54.1-2715. (Patron-Bloxom, HB 1035)

Dentists; licensure from any country acceptable for practice in State if they meet criteria. Amending § 54.1-2709. (Patron-Dickinson, HB 921)

Divorce or annulment; attorney's lien for fees. Amending § 54.1-3932. (Patron-Cranwell, HB 1696; Cranwell, HB 1813)

Electrical tradesman; licensure. Amending § 54.1-1131. (Patron-Stump, HB 2825)

Emergency contraceptives; dispensing, parental consent for minors. Amending §§ 54.1-3301 and 54.1-3408. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 2782)

Foresters; Board for Professional and Occupational Regulation to study need for and recommend degree of regulation thereof. (Patron-Deeds, HJR 779)

Foresters, Board for; created. Amending §§ 2.1-1.6, 2.1-20.4, 9-6.25:2 and 54.1-300; adding §§ 54.1-2350 through 54.1-2356. (Patron-Deeds, HB 1709)

Funeral establishments; license requirements. Amending § 54.1-2810. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2099)

Funeral processions; use of hazard lights. Amending §§ 46.2-828 and 46.2-1040. (Patron-Watkins, SB 1398)

Funeral service and embalming profession; Board for Community Colleges, et al., to study appropriateness of using technology and Internet to provide education and training therefor. (Patron-Reid, HJR 677)

Health Care Decisions Act; definition of agent to include an adult appointed to make visitation directives. Amending § 54.1-2982. (Patron-Robinson, HB 1478)

Health care providers; copies of records and papers. Amending § 8.01-413. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2864)

Health insurance; additional care by obstetrician/gynecologists without authorization of primary care physician. Amending § 38.2-3407.11. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1800)

Health insurance; coverage for services of pharmacists. Amending §§ 38.2-3408 and 38.2-4221. (Patron-Watts, HB 2704)

Health Professional Shortage Areas, Recruiting and Retaining Health Care Providers for Underserved Populations and Areas Throughout Commonwealth; Report of Department of Health Center for Primary Care and Rural Health (Chapters 175 and 200, 2000 Acts, and § 32.1-122.22 of Code of Virginia). (SD 13)

Health professionals; conditional grants and loan repayment programs. Amending §§ 32.1-122.6, 32.1-122.6:02, 32.1-122.6:03, 32.1-122.6:1, 32.1-122.9, 32.1-122.9:1, 32.1-122.10 and 54.1-3011.2; adding § 32.1-122.6:04. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1864; Hamilton, HB 2016; Lambert, SB 1139)

Health regulatory boards; citizen members. Amending § 54.1-107. (Patron-Katzen, HB 2785)

Home health care organizations; certain persons acting alone under a medical plan of care exempt from license requirements. Amending § 32.1-162.8. (Patron-Potts, SB 967)

Industrial Hygiene and Safety Profession Title Protection Act; created. Adding §§ 40.1-139 through 40.1-142. (Patron-Williams, SB 1044)

Medical assistants; nondiscretionary functions. Amending § 54.1-2901. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 1694; Couric, SB 849)

Midwives; licensure. Amending §§ 2.1-1.5, 9-6.25:1, 32.1-325, 38.2-4214, 38.2-4319, 54.1-2901 and 54.1-3000; adding §§ 38.2-3408.1 and 54.1-3030 through 54.1-3035; repealing §§ 32.1-145, 32.1-146 and 32.1-147. (Patron-Rerras, SB 657)

Midwives; licensure. Amending §§ 2.1-1.5, 9-6.25:1, 32.1-325, 38.2-4214, 38.2-4319 and 54.1-2901; adding §§ 32.1-147.1 through 32.1-147.7 and 38.2-3408.1; repealing §§ 32.1-145, 32.1-146 and 32.1-147. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1582)

Nurse aides, certified; advanced certification, renewal. Adding § 54.1-3025.1. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1778)

Nurses; licensure of those from foreign nursing schools. Amending § 54.1-3001. (Patron-Day, HB 2245; Reynolds, SB 892)

Nurses; temporary license of those from foreign nursing schools. Amending § 54.1-3017. (Patron-Day, HB 2238)

Nurses Association; commemorating its 100th anniversary. (Patron-O'Bannon, HJR 865)

Nurses, Qualified, Strategies to Educate, Recruit and Retain; Report of Joint Commission on Health Care (HJR 288 and SJR 228, 2000 - as introduced, and Speaker's letter dated March 10, 2000). (HD 45)

Nursing; Partnership for Nursing, et al., to study education programs for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses. (Patron-Bryant, HJR 664)

Nursing, Advisory Council on Future of; created. Amending §§ 2.1-51.15 and 9-6.25:1; adding §§ 9-396 and 9-397. (Patron-Ticer, SB 1378)

Nursing facilities; expiration of education initiative. Adding § 32.1-353.6. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 1852)

Nursing Home Administrators, Board of; additional appointments thereto. Amending § 54.1-3101. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2430; Mims, SB 1290)

Occupational Therapy Assistants, Certified, Appropriate Level of Regulation for; Report of Department of and Board of Health Professions (SJR 153, 2000). (SD 7)

Pawnbrokers; Crime Commission to study a statewide database for recording stolen pawned property. (Patron-Reid, HJR 676)

Pawnbrokers; photographs required of persons pawning goods or items. Amending § 54.1-4009. (Patron-Howell, SB 273)

Pawnbrokers; required records. Amending §§ 54.1-4009 and 54.1-4010. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1591)

Pharmacy; scholarship and loan program for students. Adding §§ 32.1-122.10:001 and 32.1-122.10:002. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2319; Martin, SB 1327)

Pharmacy technicians; registration. Amending § 54.1-3300; adding §§ 54.1-3320, 54.1-3321 and 54.1-3322. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1826)

Physical therapists; continuing education. Adding § 54.1-3480.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1722)

Physical therapists and assistants; transfers review of unprofessional conduct by Board of Medicine. Amending § 54.1-2914. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1689)

Physical therapy; changes in regulations. Amending §§ 54.1-2914, 54.1-3473, 54.1-3474, 54.1-3480, 54.1-3482 and 54.1-3483. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 1367)

Physical therapy or physical therapist; authorizing licensed physician assistant to make referral thereto. Amending § 54.1-3482. (Patron-Forbes, SB 1208)

Physician assistants; prescriptive authority, Joint Commission on Health Care to study. Amending §§ 9-6.14:4.1, 54.1-2952.1, 54.1-3301, 54.1-3303 and 54.1-3422. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2318)

Practitioners; required board certification or completion of fellowship training. Amending § 54.1-2903. (Patron-DeBoer, HB 2118)

Practitioners; to report conviction of a felony. Amending § 54.1-2910.1. (Patron-Rhodes, HB 2153)

Prescription drugs; regulations concerning written, typed, preprinted or electronically printed prescriptions. Amending §§ 54.1-3303, 54.1-3307, 54.1-3401 and 54.1-3408.01. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1371)

Prescription drugs; validity of those transmitted electronically. Amending §§ 54.1-3401, 54.1-3408, 54.1-3408.01 and 54.1-3408.02. (Patron-Tata, HB 2399)

Private detectives; abolishes certain licensure of those in Arlington County. Repealing Chapter 738, 1970 Acts. (Patron-Landes, HB 2104)

Private security services businesses; employee requirements. Amending §§ 9-183.1, 9-183.2 and 9-183.3. (Patron-Reid, HB 2519)

Private security services businesses; exceptions from regulation by Department of Criminal Justice Services include investigators that obtain a person's financial rating. Amending § 9-183.2. (Patron-May, HB 2696; Reynolds, SB 1347)

Private security services personnel; exceptions from regulation include law-enforcement officers who receive compensation as a security officer. Amending § 9-183.2. (Patron-Robinson, HB 2871)

Private security services personnel; requirements for renewal of registration by Department of Criminal Justice Services. Amending § 9-183.7; adding § 9-183.7:1. (Patron-May, HB 2680)

Procurement Act, Public; procurement of architectural or professional engineering services. Amending § 11-37. (Patron-May, HB 2021; Purkey, HB 2183)

Professions and occupations; Departments of Professional and Occupational Regulation and of Health Professions authorized to recover civil penalties for violations. Amending § 54.1-111. (Patron-Drake, HB 2142)

Professions and occupations; joint subcommittee to study process for developing and implementing new regulations for professions and occupations regulated by Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. (Patron-Armstrong, HJR 665)

Public accountants; regulation. Amending §§ 2.1-1.5, 2.1-41.2, 2.1-51.40, 9-6.25:3, 54.1-202 and 54.1-300; adding §§ 54.1-4400 through 54.1-4422; repealing §§ 54.1-2000 through 54.1-2008. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1080)

Real estate appraisers; exempt from licensure. Amending §§ 54.1-2010 and 54.1-2011. (Patron-Cranwell, HB 1031)

Real Estate Board; certain referral fees prohibited. Adding § 54.1-2101.2. (Patron-Barry, SB 1237)

Residential home inspectors; certification. Amending §§ 2.1-1.6, 2.1-20.4, 9-6.25:2, 54.1-300, 54.1-500, 54.1-500.1, 54.1-501 and 54.1-516; adding §§ 54.1-517.1 and 54.1-517.2. (Patron-McClure, HB 2174)

School board volunteers; authorized to administer medication by injections in emergencies. Amending §§ 54.1-3001 and 54.1-3005. (Patron-Thomas, HB 962)

Shipbuilding Industry, Joint Subcommittee Studying Economic Incentives to Promote the Growth and Competitiveness of; continued. (Patron-Norment, SJR 351)

State Bar Disciplinary Board; orders regarding unpaid costs to be recorded, etc. Adding § 54.1-3910.1. (Patron-Tata, HB 2397)

Substance abuse counselors and counseling assistants; certification. Amending §§ 8.01-581.13, 38.2-3412.1, 54.1-3500, 54.1-3505 and 54.1-3507; adding §§ 54.1-3507.1, 54.1-3507.2, 54.1-3507.3 and 54.1-3509. (Patron-Devolites, HB 2095)

Surgical assistants, certified; definition. Amending § 54.1-2900; adding §§ 54.1-2953.1 and 54.1-2953.2. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2320)

Tattoo artists and body piercing technicians; Department of Health to study appropriate level of regulation therefor. (Patron-Orrock, HJR 566; Edwards, SJR 375)

Tattooing and body piercing; regulation. Amending § 15.2-912. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2300)

Tattooing and body piercing; regulation. Amending §§ 15.2-912 and 18.2-371.3. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1823)

University of Virginia Hospital and School of Nursing; commemorating their 100th anniversary. (Patron-Couric, SJR 498)

Veterinary inspections; not required for ornamental aquarium fish or invertebrate animals. Amending § 3.1-735. (Patron-Larrabee, HB 2497; Williams, SB 1043)

Workers' compensation; duty to furnish chiropractic care. Amending § 65.2-603. (Patron-Black, HB 1594)

Workers' compensation; payment of attorney fees. Amending § 65.2-714. (Patron-Broman, HB 2710)


2001 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last Modified on June 11, 2001 at 11:28AM Eastern Daylight Time

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