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INSTITUTIONS FOR THE MENTALLY ILL; MENTAL HEALTH GENERALLY

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2004 Session
(CD) Carried over from 2004 session but died in committee on or before December 10th


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 (CD))
Assisted living facilities; regulations for serving residents with mental illness, mental retardation or substance abuse problems. Amending  37.1-189.1 and 63.2-1737. (Patron-Van Landingham, HB 2545 (I) See HB2512)
Assisted living facilities; regulations for serving residents with mental illness, mental retardation or substance abuse problems, report. Amending  37.1-189.1, 54.1-2503, 54.1-3005, 54.1-3100 through 54.1-3103, 54.1-3408, 63.2-1702, 63.2-1707, 63.2-1709, 63.2-1721, 63.2-1737, 63.2-1803 and 63.2-1805; adding 54.1-3041, 54.1-3042, 54.1-3103.1 and 63.2-1803.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 2362 (I) See HB2512; Devolites Davis, SB 1000 (I) See SB1183)
Brain Injury Waiver; licensing authority. Amending  37.1-179 and 51.5-14.1. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2826 (Chapter 725); Puller, SB 1237 (Chapter 718))
Children’s group homes and residential facilities; summary suspension of licenses, penalty. Amending  37.1-185 and 37.1-189.1. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2881 (Chapter 485); Martin, SB 1333 (Chapter 363))
Community services boards and behavioral health authorities; funding. Amending  37.1-197, 37.1-198 and 37.1-248.1. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 1938 (Chapter 75))
Criminal cases; disclosure of mental health expert testimony. Amending  19.2-169.5. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2678 (Chapter 428))
Criminal history records check; allows certain behavioral health employers to hire applicant while awaiting response. Amending 37.1-183.3 and 37.1-197.2. (Patron-Purkey, HB 2139 (F))
Criminal history records check; behavioral health employees, limited number of misdemeanor assault convictions before barred from employment. Amending  37.1-183.3 and 37.1-197.2. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 2009 (F))
Criminal trials; hospitalization of mentally ill defendants. Amending  19.2-169.6, 19.2-176 and 19.2-177.1. (Patron-Edwards, SB 640 (CD); Edwards, SB 714 (F))
Crisis Intervention Pilot Programs; established for persons with mental illness or substance abuse. Amending  9.1-102; adding 9.1-187 through 9.1-187.3. (Patron-Edwards, SB 718 (F))
Detention of a mentally incapacitated person; judicial authorization. Amending  37.1-134.21. (Patron-Mims, SB 507 (CD))
Electronic communication; detention, involuntary commitment of minor, and witness testimony may be received by using. Adding 16.1-345.1 and 37.1-67.7. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 578 (Chapter 51))
Group homes or other residential facilities for children; licensure and certification to include those with educational programs. Amending  22.1-323.2, 37.1-189.1, 63.2-1737 and 66-24; adding  22.1-16.3. (Patron-Nixon, HB 2461 (Chapter 471))
Health care providers; eliminates provisions governing disclosure of patient information to third party payors. Repealing 37.1-225 through 37.1-233. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2514 (Chapter 111); Blevins, SB 1110 (Chapter 43))
Human rights committees, state and local; requires one appointment to each shall be a health care provider. Amending  37.1-84.3. (Patron-Lewis, HB 2870 (Chapter 201))
Insanity; Joint Commission on Health Care, through its Behavioral Health Care Subcommittee, to study needs of patients found not guilty by reason thereof and persons found incompetent to stand trial. (Patron-Puller, SJR 324 (P))
Involuntary mental commitment hearing; judge must apply standard of proof. Amending  37.1-67.3. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 2110 (Chapter 458))
Mental health courts; Office of Executive Secretary of Supreme Court to establish pilot program, report. (Patron-Edwards, SB 725 (F))
Mental health services transition plan; Board of Juvenile Justice to promulgate regulations for providing to incarcerated juveniles. Adding  16.1-293.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 2245 (Chapter 405); Deeds, SB 843 (Chapter 334))
Mental health treatment; Departments of Education, Health, et al, to develop strategy to address lack of access thereof for children. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2148 (F))
Mental illness; definition of, not to include dementia or Alzheimer’s disease for certain purposes. Amending  37.1-1. (Patron-Moran, HB 2551 (F))
Mentally retarded persons; appointment of guardian or conservator. Amending  37.1-134.9. (Patron-Barlow, HB 961 (CD))
Minority Young Adults, Mental Health Needs and Treatment of; Report of Joint Commission on Health Care (SJR 25, 2004). (SD 12)
Opiate addiction; standards to evaluate need and appropriateness for issuance of new licenses to providers of treatment for persons therewith. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1778 (Chapter 64); Wampler, SB 753 (Chapter 7))
Persons with mental illness, mental retardation or substance abuse; recodification of Title 37.1. Amending  2.2-2905, 2.2-3705.5, 8.01-2, 16.1-241, 16.1-278.11, 16.1-339, 16.1-346.1, 16.1-348, 18.2-254,18.2-255.2, 19.2-169.6, 19.2-177.1, 19.2-182.3, 19.2-182.9, 22.1-281, 33.1-234, 53.1-40.1, 53.1-40.2, 53.1-40.8, 53.1-40.9, 53.1-77, 54.1-2400.1, 54.1-2986, 58.1-3607, 63.2-1602, 63.2-1801 and 63.2-1805; adding  2.2-2690, 2.2-2691, 37.2-100, 37.2-200 through 37.2-204, 37.2-300 through 37.2-319, 37.2-400 through 37.2-440, 37.2-500 through 37.2-511, 37.2-600 through 37.2-614, 37.2-700 through 37.2-721, 37.2-800 through 37.2-847, 37.2-900 through 37.2-918, 37.2-1000 through 37.2-1029 and 37.2-1100 through 37.2-1108; repealing  37.1-1 through 37.1-260. (Patron-Mims, SB 1023 (Chapter 716))
Public guardian and conservator program; changes in provisions. Amending  2.2-711, 2.2-712, 37.1-134.14:1 and 37.1-134.19. (Patron-Edwards, SB 719 (Chapter 712))
Revision of Title 37.1; Report of Code Commission. (HD 31)
Sex offenders; numerous changes authorizing release of information to Attorney General. Amending  9.1-101, 19.2-389, 19.2-389.1, 37.1-70.1, 37.1-70.2, 37.1-70.4, 37.1-70.5, 37.1-70.6, 37.1-70.9, 37.1-70.10 and 37.1-70.13; adding  37.1-70.20. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1997 (Chapter 914))
Sexual assault; applicability of mental incapacity and physical helplessness of complaining witness. Amending  18.2-67.10. (Patron-Marrs, HB 514 (CD))
Substance Abuse Services Council; membership. Amending  37.1-207. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 741 (Chapter 713); Newman, SB 1025 (I) See SB741)
Treatment and detention of mentally incapacitated person; judicial authorization. Amending  37.1-134.21. (Patron-Mims, SB 1017 (Chapter 751))
Voluntary admission; juvenile age 14 shall be admitted to state hospital with parental consent. Amending  37.1-65. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 853 (F))
Youth suicide prevention; lead agency to be Department of Health. Amending  32.1-73.7; adding  37.1-24.001. (Patron-Baskerville, HB 2796 (Chapter 434); Mims, SB 889 (Chapter 336))
2005 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 06/23/05