SENIOR CITIZENS

SENIOR CITIZENS

Driver's license; issuance to persons age 70 or older, visual examination or certificate of visual certification required. Amending § 46.2-330. (Patron-Barry, SB 1238)

Elderly population; Division of Neurological Surgery at MCV of VCU to continue to conduct an epidemiological survey of those in long-term care facilities to identify number of patients with suspected Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus who could benefit from medical therapy. (Patron-Hargrove, HJR 834)

Geriatric prisoners; conditional release. Amending § 53.1-40.01. (Patron-Cranwell, HB 1762)

Incapacitated adults; penalty for abuse or neglect. Amending § 18.2-369. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 801)

Income tax, state; abolishes certain obsolete deductions for persons age 62-64 and for those over age 65. Amending § 58.1-322. (Patron-Grayson, HB 2820)

Long-term care insurance; rating practices disclosure, Joint Commission on Health Care and Bureau of Insurance of State Corporation Commission to monitor revisions to Long-Term Care Insurance Model Regulation. Amending § 38.2-5202. (Patron-Hall, HB 2228)

Medical assistance services; coverage for aged, blind and disabled individuals whose incomes are at poverty level. Amending § 32.1-325. (Patron-Marye, SB 540)

Medical assistance services; payment to aged and incapacitated adults. Amending § 32.1-325. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 804)

Pharmaceutical Buying Cooperative; created to assure that senior citizens have access to medically necessary drugs. Amending §§ 2.1-114.5 and 11-45; adding § 2.1-114.5:7. (Patron-Couric, SB 1028)

Prescription drugs; Joint Commission on Prescription Drug Assistance to develop ways and means to provide to needy senior citizens, and to coordinate state and federal programs providing such assistance. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HJR 810)

Prescription drugs; joint subcommittee to study ways of reducing costs to senior citizens. (Patron-Jones, J.C., HJR 666)

Real estate tax; raises income limit in certain Northern Virginia localities for elderly and handicapped for purpose of exemption or deferral. Amending § 58.1-3211. (Patron-Black, HB 1987; Byrne, SB 939)

Senior citizens; Joint Commission on Health Care to study ways to increase availability of skilled care therefor. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 384)

Senior citizens; joint subcommittee to study ways to increase availability of skilled care therefor. (Patron-Blevins, HJR 652)

Senior Citizens Higher Education Act; changes in domicile regulations, priority in enrollment. Amending §§ 23-38.55 and 23-38.56. (Patron-O'Brien, HB 1434)

Senior Citizens Higher Education Act; increases eligibility threshold, waives application fee, etc. Amending §§ 23-38.56 and 23-38.60. (Patron-Howell, SB 936)

State parks; issuance of a Golden Passport Two card for certain senior citizens. Amending § 10.1-202.1. (Patron-Clement, HB 2451)

Zoning ordinances; applicable to low-income and disabled or senior citizen dwelling units. Adding § 15.2-2305.1. (Patron-Colgan, SB 465; Colgan, SB 948)


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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