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(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(CD) Carried over from 2002 session but died in committee on or before December 9th


Abortion; procedure when parental consent not given for minors. Amending  54.1-2969. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1177 (CD); Marshall, R.G., HB 1547 (F))
Accident reconstructionists; also to be licensed as private investigators. Amending  9.1-140. (Patron-Reid, HB 2121 (Chapter 136))
Accountancy, Board of; additional powers and duties. Amending 2.2-3711, 54.1-4400, 54.1-4402, 54.1-4409 through 54.1-4413 and 54.1-4417; adding  54.1-4423. (Patron-Stosch, SB 1329 (Chapter 291))
Acupuncture, Advisory Board on; provisions. Amending 54.1-2956.11. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2221 (Chapter 512))
Animal medical care facility disclosure forms; to include staffing hours. Amending  54.1-3806.1. (Patron-Callahan, HB 2060 (F))
Athletic trainers; exception to certification includes applying protective taping to an uninjured body part. Amending 54.1-2957.6. (Patron-Reid, HB 2833 (Chapter 529))
Attorney General; shall provide legal services to attorneys for the Commonwealth. Amending  2.2-506. (Patron-Hurt, HB 2273 (F); Armstrong, HB 2577 (I) See HB2273; Reynolds, SB 1023 (F))
Auctioneers; prohibits advertisements containing false, misleading or deceptive statements. Amending  54.1-600; adding  54.1-607. (Patron-Wampler, SB 761 (Chapter 367))
Breast cancer; physician to provide treatment options to patients. Amending  54.1-2971. (Patron-Bolvin, HB 2494 (F))
Business, professional and occupational license (BPOL) tax; any locality to impose fee on all businesses subject to same licensing provisions. Amending  58.1-3703. (Patron-Joannou, HB 926 (CD))
Business, professional and occupational license (BPOL) tax; license fees, rates and requirements. Amending  58.1-3703 and 58.1-3706. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2735 (F))
Business, professional and occupational license (BPOL) tax; limitation on local imposition on rental property. Amending 58.1-3703. (Patron-Drake, HB 2713 (F))
Charitable organizations; payment of dividends or interest of Legal Services Corporation of Virginia. Amending  54.1-3915.1 and 54.1-3916. (Patron-Albo, HB 1515 (F))
Children with elevated blood-lead levels; screening and testing by nurses. Amending  54.1-2901. (Patron-Crittenden, HB 2477 (Chapter 519))
Chiropractic, Board of; created. Amending  8.01-225.1, 8.01-401.2, 8.01-581.18, 13.1-543, 13.1-1102, 38.2-2800, 54.1-2503, 54.1-2900, 54.1-2902, 54.1-2903, 54.1-2904, 54.1-2908, 54.1-2911, 54.1-2912, 54.1-2913.1, 54.1-2929 through 54.1-2932, 54.1-2937, 54.1-2941, 54.1-3513, 65.2-312 and 65.2-603; adding  54.1-2604 through 54.1-2613. (Patron-Lambert, SB 261 (CD))
Contractors; increases time for procurement payments to subcontractors. Amending  2.2-4354. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1936 (F))
Contractors; removes requirement that application for licensure be notarized. Amending  54.1-1106, 54.1-1108, 54.1-1108.1, 54.1-1108.2 and 54.1-1130. (Patron-Suit, HB 1749 (Chapter 892))
Contractors, Board for; certificates of occupancy. Amending 54.1-1101. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1290 (Chapter 1025))
Contractors, Board for; prohibited acts by awarding authorities. Amending  54.1-1115. (Patron-Marrs, HB 2415 (Chapter 430))
Contractors, Board for; prohibited acts concerning lack of licensure as a defense. Amending  54.1-1115. (Patron-Marrs, HB 2414 (Chapter 429))
Controlled substances; changes in various schedules. Amending 54.1-3450, 54.1-3452 and 54.1-3454. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1825 (Chapter 640))
Crematories; inspection. Amending  54.1-2800, 54.1-2803, 54.1-2806, 54.1-2814.1 and 54.1-2818.3. (Patron-Reid, HB 2125 (Chapter 505))
Defibrillators, automated external; liability of use by nurses. Amending  8.01-225. (Patron-Bolvin, HB 2815 (F))
Dentists; practice when services are donated. Amending  54.1-2701. (Patron-Stump, HB 1900 (Chapter 495))
Dentists; study relating to participation in Medicaid and Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) Plan. (Patron-Van Yahres, HJR 636 (F))
Dialysis patient care technicians; certification. Amending 54.1-3401 and 54.1-3408; adding  54.1-2729.1, 54.1-2729.2 and 54.1-2729.3. (Patron-Bryant, HB 2605 (Chapter 995))
Disaster or state of emergency; dispensing of drugs and devices due to act of terrorism. Amending  54.1-3301 and 54.1-3408; adding  32.1-42.1 and 54.1-3307.3. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2183 (Chapter 794))
Drug products; compounding by pharmacists. Amending  54.1-3401; adding  54.1-3410.2 and 54.1-3435.02; repealing  54.1-3402. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2204 (Chapter 509))
Drugs; procedure for dispensing in a hospital. Amending 54.1-3410. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2206 (Chapter 511))
Elevator Safety Act; created. Amending  54.1-1106, 54.1-1108 and 54.1-1108.2; adding  36-175 through 36-189; repealing 36-105.01. (Patron-Drake, HB 1940 (F))
Epinephrine; certain EMTs authorized to administer. Amending 8.01-225, 32.1-111.4 and 54.1-3408. (Patron-Williams, SB 1224 (Chapter 1020))
Fair Housing Board; created. Amending  36-96.1:1, 36-96.2, 36-96.8, 36-96.20 and 54.1-300; adding  54.1-2343 and 54.1-2344. (Patron-Mims, SB 1102 (Chapter 575))
Foreign medical school graduates; issuance of medical license. Amending  54.1-2936. (Patron-Howell, SB 1327 (Chapter 473))
Foreign medical school graduates; requirements for admission to examination and licensure. Amending  54.1-2935. (Patron-Bryant, HB 2610 (Chapter 996))
Funeral expenses; poor debtor’s exemption. Amending  34-26. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 1446 (F))
Funeral processions; allows all vehicles to display high beam headlights. Amending  46.2-828. (Patron-Bland, HB 2329 (Chapter 853))
Hair braiders; regulation. Amending  54.1-700, 54.1-701, 54.1-703 and 54.1-704.1 through 54.1-706; adding  54.1-703.2. (Patron-Drake, HB 1941 (Chapter 600))
Health maintenance organizations; net worth of those providing only dental care services. Amending  38.2-4302. (Patron-Norment, SB 293 (CD))
Health practitioners; required to report telephone and facsimile numbers that may be used in a public health emergency. Amending  54.1-2506.1. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2182 (Chapter 602))
Health professionals; donation of services. Amending  63.2-2004. (Patron-Nutter, HB 1764 (Chapter 186))
Health professionals; investigation of reports of disciplinary actions. Amending  54.1-2906. (Patron-Byrne, SB 920 (Chapter 456))
Health professionals; licensing requirements of foreign nationals. Amending  54.1-116. (Patron-Cox, HB 2651 (Chapter 803))
Health professionals; posting of addresses on Internet. Adding 54.1-2400.02. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1820 (Chapter 310))
Health professionals; posting of home addresses on Internet. Adding  54.1-2400.02. (Patron-Petersen, HB 1675 (F))
Health professionals; publication of guidance documents. Adding 54.1-2505.1. (Patron-Welch, HB 2417 (F))
Health regulatory boards; disciplinary procedures and reporting requirements. Amending  32.1-27, 54.1-111, 54.1-2400, 54.1-2400.2. 54.1-2400.3, 54.1-2401, 54.1-2505, 54.1-2506, 54.1-2906, 54.1-2908, 54.1-2909, 54.1-2911, 54.1-2915 and 54.1-3480; adding  32.1-125.01, 54.1-2408.2 and 54.1-2506.01; repealing  54.1-2921 and 54.1-3218. (Patron-Sears, HB 1441 (Chapter 762); Bolling, SB 1334 (Chapter 753))
Health regulatory boards; disciplinary procedures and reporting requirements. Amending  32.1-27, 54.1-111, 54.1-2400, 54.1-2400.2, 54.1-2400.3, 54.1-2401, 54.1-2505, 54.1-2906, 54.1-2908, 54.1-2909, 54.1-2915 and 54.1-3480; adding 32.1-125.01 and 54.1-2408.2; repealing  54.1-2921 and 54.1-3218. (Patron-Deeds, SB 871 (I) See SB1334)
Health regulatory boards; issuance of advisory opinions. Amending  54.1-2400 and 54.1-2505. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 299 (CD))
Land surveyor photogrammetrists; licensure. Amending  54.1-400; adding  54.1-407.1. (Patron-Bryant, HB 1129 (CD))
Land surveyors; right of entry on property of another. Adding 54.1-401.1. (Patron-Stump, HB 1895 (F))
Law, practice of; definition to include furnishing legal counsel. Amending  54.1-3905. (Patron-Marrs, HB 2413 (F))
Lawyers Helping Lawyers; civil immunity for participation. Amending  8.01-226.1. (Patron-Mims, SB 984 (Chapter 571))
License plates, special; issuance to supporters of Foundation for Physical Therapy. Adding  46.2-749.84. (Patron-Watts, HB 2251 (F))
Marriages; persons other than ministers may perform. Amending 20-25. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1280 (Chapter 228))
Medicaid; study of reimbursement to physicians. (Patron-Bryant, HJR 42 (CD); Bolling, SJR 38 (CD))
Medical assistance services; reimbursement to registered nurses performing infusion services. Amending  32.1-325, 54.1-2901 and 54.1-3005. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 757 (F))
Medical malpractice; physician immunity. Amending  8.01-581.18. (Patron-Reese, HB 1835 (F))
Medical or health services to minors; notification to parents. Amending  54.1-2969. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1499 (F))
Midwifery; abolishes requirement for registration and permits to practice. Amending  54.1-2901; repealing  32.1-145, 32.1-146 and 32.1-147. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1961 (Chapter 641))
Midwifery; licensing of practice. Amending  54.1-2901; adding 54.1-2957.7 through 54.1-2957.11. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1960 (F))
Midwives, direct-entry; study of a regulatory system to establish appropriate degree of regulation. (Patron-Hamilton, HJR 605 (F))
Nurse Licensure Compact; created. Amending  54.1-3007; adding 54.1-3030 through 54.1-3040. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1871 (Chapter 249))
Nurse Practice Act and Board of Nursing; commemorating their 100th anniversary. (Patron-Bryant, HJR 696 )
Nurses; development of a statewide plan to ensure an adequate supply. Amending  2.2-2679 and 23-9.6:1. (Patron-Christian, HB 2818 (Chapter 725))
Nursing workforce information; Board of Nursing to make available electronically. Amending  54.1-3005, 54.1-3011 and 54.1-3012.1. (Patron-Bryant, HB 1128 (CD))
Occupational licenses; suspension upon delinquency of loan payments. Adding  54.1-2400.5. (Patron-Tata, HB 1792 (Chapter 975))
Optometry; enrollment funding of students in accredited schools. (Patron-Stump, HB 1899 (Chapter 494))
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons; certain data to be collected and reported. Amending  32.1-276.3 and 32.1-276.6. (Patron-Bolling, SB 1091 (Chapter 466))
Patient records; transfer or copies in conjunction with sale or relocation of practice. Amending  54.1-2405. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1870 (Chapter 912); Reynolds, SB 799 (Chapter 917))
Pawnbrokers; regulation. Amending  54.1-4009, 54.1-4010 and 54.1-4012; adding  15.2-1232.1. (Patron-Rapp, HB 2808 (Chapter 448))
Pharmaceuticals; procedure prior to administration. Adding 54.1-2403.02. (Patron-Devolites, HB 1290 (CD))
Pharmacy provider panels; service by a pharmacist. Adding 38.2-3407.10:1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 623 (CD))
Physical therapist assistants; supervision. Amending  54.1-3482. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1933 (Chapter 496))
Physician assistants; prescriptive authority. Amending 54.1-2952.1. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2205 (Chapter 510))
Polygraph examiners; regulations. Amending  54.1-1805. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 2812 (Chapter 545); Blevins, SB 1296 (Chapter 554))
Preneed funeral contracts; contracts through irrevocable trusts. Amending  54.1-2820. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2418 (Chapter 663); Hawkins, SB 1261 (Chapter 673))
Prescription Monitoring Program; established. Amending  2.2-3705 and 54.1-2505; adding  54.1-2519 through 54.1-2525. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 545 (CD))
Private security services; definition of armed and unarmed security officer. Amending  9.1-138 and 9.1-139. (Patron-Scott, HB 1817 (Chapter 124))
Private security services; registration requirements for performance of duties for employer. Amending  9.1-139 and 9.1-140. (Patron-Weatherholtz, HB 403 (CD))
Professions and occupations; prior criminal history to determine whether a person may be denied license. Amending  54.1-204. (Patron-Maxwell, SB 1293 (Chapter 582))
Property damage or loss; restitution for medical, funeral or burial expenses. Amending  19.2-305.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2008 (Chapter 982))
Real Estate Board; continuing education for licensees. Amending 54.1-2105. (Patron-Reid, HB 2723 (Chapter 998); Bolling, SB 1324 (Chapter 1027))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; absorption of sales tax by merchant for a certain period in August each year. Amending  58.1-626. (Patron-Reid, HB 2117 (F))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include certain contractors. Amending  58.1-610. (Patron-Devolites, HB 2306 (F))
Risk management plan; to provide attorney’s fees and expenses resulting from any claim. Amending  2.2-1837. (Patron-Chichester, SB 1027 (Chapter 828))
School Nurses, Incorporated, Association of; commemorating its 100th anniversary of school nursing in U.S. and its 97th anniversary of service to State. (Patron-Marrs, HJR 691 )
Shipbuilding Industry, Economic Incentives to Promote the Growth and Competitiveness of; Report on (SJR 91, 2002). (SD 18)
Soil scientists; waiver of examination. Amending  54.1-2206. (Patron-Rust, HB 2759 (Chapter 447))
State agency heads; changes method of appointment for Boards of Education, Professional and Occupational Regulation, and for Health Professions. Amending  2.2-106, 22.1-21, 54.1-301 and 54.1-2504. (Patron-Morgan, HB 776 (CD))
Surgery and other invasive procedures; Board of Medicine’s guidelines for ethical practice. Amending  54.1-2961. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1706 (Chapter 482))
Surgical assistants; certification, duties concerning inoperative surgical care. Amending  54.1-2900; adding  54.1-2953.1 and 54.1-2953.2. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 1259 (CD))
Topical drugs; administration by physical therapists. Amending 54.1-3408. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1934 (Chapter 497))
Topical drugs; possession and administration by dental hygienists. Amending  54.1-3408. (Patron-Bolling, SB 1090 (Chapter 465))
Traffic signals; exempts vehicles in escorted funeral processions and yielding right-of-way from use of photo-monitoring in Norfolk City. Amending  46.2-833.01. (Patron-Alexander, HB 2682 (F))
Tuberculin purified protein derivative; administration by nurses. Amending  54.1-3408; adding  32.1-50.2. (Patron-Devolites, HB 2302 (Chapter 515))
Tuberculosis; nurse agents of Department of Health exempt from licensure when ordering tests therefor. Amending  54.1-2901. (Patron-Devolites, HB 2301 (Chapter 514))
Voluntary Formulary; abolished, replaced with therapeutically equivalent (generic) substitutions under Drug Control Act. Amending  2.2-4002, 54.1-3303, 54.1-3401, 54.1-3408.01 and 54.1-3457; adding  54.1-3408.03; repealing  32.1-79 through 32.1-88. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1823 (Chapter 639))
Voluntary Formulary Board; commending. (Patron-Morgan, HJR 741 )
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