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PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation (C) Carried over to 2011 Session


Adults and children with disabilities; Department of Social Services encouraged to identify and work together with public and private partners to conduct comprehensive public awareness and education program on identification, etc., of abuse, neglect, and exploitation thereof. (Patron-Puller, SJR 45 (P))
Aging, Department for; publicize guidelines on universal design and visitability features. Adding  2.2-703.2. (Patron-Whipple, SB 262 (Chapter 662))
Assisted living facility; considered residential occupancy by single family if no more than eight aged, infirm, or disabled persons reside. Amending  15.2-2291. (Patron-Hanger, SB 338 (Chapter 796))
Assisted living facility and group home; no more than eight aged, infirmed, or disabled persons shall reside. Amending 15.2-2291. (Patron-Peace, HB 967 (Chapter 847))
Disability services boards; eliminates requirement that localities establish. Amending  51.5-47 and 51.5-51; repealing 51.5-48, 51.5-49, and 51.5-50. (Patron-Landes, HB 945 (F))
Disabled parent; subject to prosecution for desertion or nonsupport of another child not receiving such aid or of a spouse. Amending  20-61. (Patron-Orrock, HB 40 (Chapter 619))
Disabled parking; windshield placard shall not show certain personal information, holders must carry Disabled Parking Placard Identification Card. Amending  46.2-1240 and 46.2-1259; repealing  46.2-1257. (Patron-Stuart, SB 45 (Chapter 47))
Disabled veteran; definition. Amending  46.2-100. (Patron-Cole, HB 20 (C))
Driver’s license and motor vehicle registration applications; DMV to provide electronic means for contributions to Prevent Blindness Mid-Atlantic. Amending  46.2-323 and 46.2-604. (Patron-Stolle, HB 1243 (C))
Financial exploitation of elderly and disabled; any person who is in a position of trust or confidence by intimidation knowingly takes control with intent to permanently deprive that person of such property is guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor. Adding 18.2-213.2. (Patron-Bell, Robert B., HB 902 (F))
Fishing license, special; Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to issue free licenses to disabled active duty military personnel. Adding  29.1-302.01. (Patron-Cox, M.K., HB 128 (Chapter 822))
Home and Community-Based Services State Plan Option; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study cost and benefits of implementing. (Patron-Brink, HJR 83 (F))
Hunting license; establishes a special lifetime license for permanently disabled persons to hunt in all counties and cities. Adding  29.1-302.1:1. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1181 (F))
Line of Duty Death and Health Benefits Trust Fund; funding from additional surcharge. Amending  9.1-400, 56-484.12, and 58.1-1730. (Patron-Quayle, SB 97 (F))
Long-term services; Secretary of Health and Human Resources to develop blueprint for livable communities and supports for older people with disabilities. Amending  2.2-212, 2.2-703, 2.2-703.1, 2.2-708, 2.2-712, 2.2-714, 2.2-720, 2.2-2412, 2.2-2626, 2.2-2627, and 2.2-5510; adding  2.2-213.4; repealing  2.2-709. (Patron-Rust, HB 514 (Chapter 411); Vogel, SB 410 (Chapter 801))
Medicare supplement policies; available to individuals under age 65 due to a disability. Adding  38.2-3610. (Patron-Englin, HB 265 (F))
Physicians, license; Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to require presence thereof for certified skilled nursing beds in any state training center. (Patron-Newman, SB 538 (Chapter 355))
Protection and Advocacy, Office for; establish a policy and internal guidelines for approval of legal remedies, including persons with disabilities, etc. Amending  51.5-39.5. (Patron-Blevins, SB 689 (Chapter 692))
Retirement System; disability retirement for local employees. Amending  51.1-156. (Patron-Purkey, HB 118 (F))
School for Deaf and Blind; allows children from birth through age 21 to be eligible for services. Amending  22.1-348. (Patron-Hanger, SB 333 (Chapter 666))
School for Deaf and Blind; Virginia Information Technologies Agency exemption. Adding  22.1-346.1:1. (Patron-Hanger, SB 332 (C))
Special education program for children with disabilities; recovery of attorney fees. Amending  22.1-214. (Patron-Stuart, SB 46 (Chapter 447))
State parks; expands Disabled Veteran’s Passport program to all U.S. veterans with a service-connected disability for free entry and discounted services. Amending  10.1-202.2. (Patron-Wright, HB 3 (F))
Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created. Adding  22.1-335.1 through 22.1-335.8. (Patron-Janis, HB 238 (F))
Telecommunications relay service; defines end-user equipment, sunset provision. Amending  51.5-115. (Patron-Locke, SB 316 (F))
Transportation services; those that operate as nonprofit organization and primarily serve senior citizens and disabled citizens shall be exempted from local license tax imposed upon taxicab. Adding  15.2-967.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 507 (Chapter 556))
Voting equipment; allows acquisition of direct recording electronic (DRE) machines by any locality for one voting system for individuals with disabilities. Amending  24.2-626. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1225 (Chapter 533))
2010 Session Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/16/10