PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
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    PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

    Assistive Technology Device Warranties Act; created. Adding §§ 59.1-470 through 59.1-474. (Patron-Couric, SB 402)

    Blind and visually impaired students; minimum proficiency in Braille required for teacher licensure. Amending §§ 22.1-217, 22.1-253.13:5 and 22.1-298. (Patron-Van Landingham, HB 820)

    Blind, Rehabilitation Center for; name changed to Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Amending §§ 54.1-3408 and 63.1-73.1. (Patron-Rhodes, HB 858)

    Children with physical disabilities; Department of Medical Assistance Services to study developing a waiver therefor that is separate from Department of Medical Assistance Services waivers. (Patron-Cantor, HJR 182)

    Compromises; approval on behalf of persons under a disability. Amending § 8.01-424. (Patron-Woodrum, HB 566; Dudley, HB 1296; Martin, SB 105; Edwards, SB 225)

    Deaf and the Blind, Schools for; state funding. Amending § 22.1-346. (Patron-Maxwell, SB 397)

    Disability Commission; Annual Report of (HJR 274, 1994). (SD 37)

    Disabled children; adds attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) to list of disabilities for which special education classes must be provided. Amending § 22.1-213. (Patron-Christian, HB 1291)

    Disabled children; Department of Medical Assistance Services, et al., to study allowing middle-class families to purchase Medicaid insurance coverage therefor. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SJR 114)

    Disabled hunters; permits to hunt antlerless deer. Amending § 29.1-521.3. (Patron-Katzen, HB 1093)

    Disabled hunters; use of crossbows. Amending §§ 29.1-306 and 29.1-519. (Patron-Katzen, HB 1091)

    Disabled persons; Disability Commission to establish a legislative oversight task force to study past progress, present status, and future delivery of services thereto. (Patron-Woods, SJR 170)

    Driver's license; renewal forms to have option to make voluntary contribution of one dollar to Prevent Blindness Virginia. Amending § 46.2-323. (Patron-Reid, HB 844)

    Hearing Impairment Identification and Monitoring System; requirements for infants clarified. Amending §§ 32.1-64.1 and 32.1-64.2. (Patron-Darner, HB 916; Forbes, SB 585; Ticer, SB 591)

    Income tax, state; credit for caregivers. Adding § 58.1-339.4. (Patron-Hall, HB 751; Darner, HB 919; Walker, SB 386)

    Income tax, state; deduction of amount for permanently and totally disabled. Amending § 58.1-322. (Patron-Cranwell, HB 82)

    Income tax, state; employer tax credit for qualified employees with a disability or for child care or transportation expenses. Adding § 58.1-439.7. (Patron-Reid, HB 194)

    Information Technology Access Act; created to secure benefits to blind or visually impaired persons. Adding §§ 2.1-807 through 2.1-812. (Patron-Darner, HB 1115; Whipple, SB 580)

    Mental illness, mental retardation and substance abuse problems; Departments of Rehabilitative Services and of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to address employability needs of persons with serious problems. (Patron-Gartlan, SJR 151)

    Parking in spaces reserved for handicapped; prepayment of fines for violations. Amending § 16.1-69.40:1. (Patron-Whipple, SB 410)

    People With Disabilities, Access to Buildings and Services by; Report of Board for People With Disabilities (SJR 353, 1997). (SD 9)

    Real estate tax; increases exemption on property of certain elderly and handicapped in certain counties. Amending §§ 58.1-3211 and 58.1-3506.2. (Patron-Mims, HB 403; Mims, SB 677)

    Standards of quality in public schools; calculation of student-teacher ratios for students with disabilities. Amending § 22.1-253.13:1. (Patron-Dillard, HB 720)

    Students with visual and hearing impairments; Department of Education and Disability Commission to study educational needs of those emotionally disturbed. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 193)

    Students with visual and hearing impairments; identification. Adding § 22.1-217.01. (Patron-Hanger, SB 270)

    Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center; commemorating its 50th anniversary. (Patron-Landes, HJR 15)

    Workers' compensation; payments to infants or incapacitated persons. Amending § 65.2-525. (Patron-Murphy, HB 812)


    1998 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 October 07, 1998 at 11:22AM Eastern Daylight Time

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