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Adoption; requirements for agencies outside State. Amending 63.2-903, 63.2-1200, 63.2-1221, 63.2-1222 and 63.2-1817. (Patron-Edwards, SB 62 (Chapter 815))
Adoption; requirements for parental placement. Amending 63.2-1202, 63.2-1226 and 63.2-1230. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 616 (C))
Adoption; requirements for parental placement. Amending 63.2-1230 and 63.2-1233. (Patron-Williams, SB 108 (F))
Adult protective services; changes in provisions, Commissioner of Department of Social Services to report on certain aspects of adult abuse, neglect and exploitation. Amending  63.2-1603 through 63.2-1606, 63.2-1608, 63.2-1609 and 63.2-1610; repealing  63.2-1607. (Patron-Ebbin, HB 952 (Chapter 749); Howell, SB 318 (Chapter 1011))
Adult protective services; release of reports made in bad faith. Adding  63.2-1610.1. (Patron-Joannou, HB 732 (C))
Assisted living facilities; exception to regulatory requirement for those with Alzheimer’s care units. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 635 (Chapter 910))
Assisted living facilities; regulations for emergency electrical systems. Amending  63.2-1732. (Patron-Blevins, SB 181 (Chapter 673))
Assisted living facilities; regulations for serving residents with mental illness, mental retardation or substance abuse problems. Amending  37.1-189.1 and 63.2-100; adding  63.2-1802.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 424 (C))
Building Code; standards for fire detection and suppression systems in assisted living facilities, residential dwelling units for senior citizens, nursing homes and facilities. Amending 36-99.5:1. (Patron-Blevins, SB 183 (Chapter 584))
Caregiver abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults; Department of Social Services to study detection and reporting thereof. (Patron-Watts, HJR 147 (F))
Caregivers Grant Program; applicability to a physically or mentally handicapped person. Amending  63.2-2201. (Patron-Purkey, HB 90 (C); Baskerville, HB 1252 (F))
Child Abuse and Neglect, Advisory Board on; duties. Amending 63.2-1528. (Patron-Martin, SB 50 (Chapter 69))
Child abuse or neglect; child protective services to notify parent. Amending  63.2-1503. (Patron-Ruff, SB 409 (Chapter 886))
Child abuse or neglect; definition. Amending  16.1-228 and 63.2-100. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1041 (Chapter 753); Obenshain, SB 486 (F))
Child abuse or neglect; development of multidisciplinary consultation teams. Amending  63.2-105 and 63.2-1503. (Patron-Watts, HB 420 (Chapter 220); Wagner, SB 429 (Chapter 114))
Child abuse or neglect; includes Childhelp USA in list of volunteer organizations subject to search of central registry of founded complaints. Amending  63.2-1515. (Patron-Howell, SB 185 (Chapter 74))
Child abuse or neglect; reporting by school personnel. Adding 22.1-291.3. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1038 (Chapter 752); Obenshain, SB 576 (Chapter 710))
Child abuse or neglect; reporting requirements by ministers of religion. Amending  63.2-1509. (Patron-Howell, SB 314 (F))
Child Day Care Centers, Standards for Licensed; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study potential impact on providers, parents and children. (Patron-Marrs, HJR 114 (P); Newman, SJR 80 (P))
Child day centers; religious exemption from licensure. Amending 63.2-1716. (Patron-Newman, SB 417 (Chapter 113))
Child Day Centers, Standards for Licensed; Child Day Care Council to review impact of proposed revisions on providers and families. (Patron-Marrs, HR 18 (P))
Child day programs; exempts certain martial arts programs from licensure. Amending  63.2-1715. (Patron-Martin, SB 66 (F))
Child protective services; notification of criminal matters and child removal. Amending  63.2-1503 and 63.2-1517. (Patron-Keister, HB 558 (F))
Child protective services; training and investigation procedures. Amending  63.2-1502; adding  63.2-1516.01. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 1135 (Chapter 233); Bolling, SB 584 (Chapter 93))
Comprehensive Services Act; limits increase of local financial obligation. Amending  2.2-5211 and 63.2-410. (Patron-Carrico, HB 620 (F))
Divorce; grounds include child abuse, and drug or alcohol use. Amending  20-91, 20-103, 20-124.2 and 20-124.3. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 386 (C))
Elderly frail persons; establishment of congregate housing services program therefor, report. Adding  63.2-1602.2. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 813 (F))
Emergency electrical systems; required in hospitals, nursing homes, etc. Amending  32.1-127 and 63.2-1732. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 292 (I) See SB181)
Faith-based and community initiatives; information to non-U.S. citizens. Amending  63.2-703. (Patron-Cox, HB 236 (F))
Foster care; establishment of independent living services for persons transitioning to self sufficiency. Amending  63.2-100; adding  63.2-905.1. (Patron-Moran, HB 1109 (Chapter 196))
Foster care; lowers age of child for independent living. Amending 63.2-100. (Patron-Ingram, HB 861 (F))
Foster care plans; reasonable efforts to be made to reunite child with parent. Amending  16.1-281. (Patron-Griffith, HB 328 (C))
Foster parents; approval of applicant even if exonerated for statutory burglary for breaking and entering. Amending 63.2-1721. (Patron-Ticer, SB 612 (Chapter 714))
Grievance procedures; applicability of state and local social service employees. Amending  63.2-219. (Patron-Howell, SB 595 (Chapter 208))
Guardianship of children; subsidy for relative caregivers. Amending  63.2-100; adding  63.2-913. (Patron-Miller, SB 35 (Chapter 814))
Health Access Plan; created. Adding  32.1-366 through 32.1-371. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 196 (C))
Homeless children; public school enrollment. Amending  22.1-3, 22.1-3.1, 22.1-4.1, 22.1-270 and 22.1-271.2. (Patron-Quayle, SB 270 (Chapter 500))
Income tax, state; credit for certain health care practitioners providing indigent care. Adding  58.1-339.11. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 284 (C))
Indigent care; physicians providing services without charge immune from liability. Amending  8.01-225. (Patron-Purkey, HB 280 (F); Suit, HB 1226 (F))
Indigent Defense Commission; Final Report of Crime Commission (HJR 94 and SJR 43, 2002). (SD 13)
Kinship care; definition. Amending  63.2-100 and 63.2-900. (Patron-Miller, SB 78 (Chapter 70))
Kinship care program; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study need for and efficacy of establishing. (Patron-Miller, SJR 22 (F))
Medical assistance services; filing of application for admittance to a Veterans Care Center. Amending  63.2-405. (Patron-Watts, HB 907 (Chapter 305))
Neighborhood Assistance Act; extends tax credit. Amending 63.2-2002. (Patron-Nutter, HB 237 (Chapter 216); Locke, SB 436 (Chapter 699))
Neighborhood Assistance Act; tax credit for donations of professional services. Amending  63.2-2004. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 285 (Chapter 725); Obenshain, SB 81 (Chapter 657))
Neighborhood Assistance Act; tax credit to certain clinics that deliver free health care. Amending  63.2-2004. (Patron-Nutter, HB 239 (Chapter 183))
Noncustodial parents; Department of Social Services to study due process accorded thereto. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HJR 75 (F))
Nursing facilities and nursing homes; vaccination of residents. Amending  32.1-127. (Patron-Bryant, HB 1178 (Chapter 762))
Nursing home bed projects; conditions for issuance of an amended certificate of public need. Amending Chapter 912, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Callahan, HB 501 (Chapter 85); Rapp, HB 684 (I) See HB501; Norment, SB 388 (Chapter 91))
Nursing homes; establishment of staffing standards. Amending 32.1-127. (Patron-Watts, HB 789 (F); Edwards, SB 672 (F))
Nursing homes and assisted living facilities; notification to electric utilities. Amending  32.1-126 and 63.2-1800. (Patron-Sickles, HB 891 (Chapter 304))
Out-of-Family Investigations Advisory Committee; membership, meetings. Amending  63.2-1527. (Patron-Martin, SB 1 (Chapter 103))
Pharmaceutical services; established for certain low-income patients. Adding  32.1-73.8. (Patron-BaCote, HB 359 (F))
Prescription Drug Payment Assistance Program; created, annual report on effectiveness. Adding  32.1-366 through 32.1-372. (Patron-Deeds, SB 377 (C))
Public Defender Commission; name changed to Indigent Defense Commission, report. Amending  16.1-266, 19.2-159, 19.2-163.7, 19.2-163.8 and 53.1-124; adding  19.2-163.01 through 19.2-163.04 and 19.2-163.4:1; repealing  19.2-163.1, 19.2-163.2 and 19.2-163.6. (Patron-Moran, HB 1056 (Chapter 921); Stolle, SB 330 (Chapter 884))
Sexual abuse or neglect proceedings; use of hearsay statements by certain children. Adding  63.2-1522.1. (Patron-Byron, HB 868 (C))
Social services system; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study operation and performance thereof. (Patron-Landes, HJR 193 (P))
Targeted Jobs Grant Program; created. Adding  63.2-2300 and 63.2-2301. (Patron-Locke, SB 440 (F))
“Welfare diet”; urging legislators to volunteer for participation. (Patron-Van Yahres, HJR 112 (F))
Workers’ compensation; eligibility of AmeriCorps members and certain Food Stamp Employment and Training Program participants. Amending  65.2-101, 65.2-500, 65.2-502 and 65.2-512. (Patron-Puckett, SB 547 (Chapter 888))
Youth and Families, Comprehensive Services for At-Risk; members of Executive Council. Amending  2.2-2648. (Patron-Hogan, HB 528 (F))
Youth and Families, Comprehensive Services for At-Risk; members of Executive Council. Amending  2.2-2648 and 2.2-5201. (Patron-Hogan, HB 527 (Chapter 836))
2004 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 updated 07/21/04