In the Senate
February 25, 2005
THE SENATE HAS AGREED TO THE AMENDMENTS PROPOSED BY THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES TO THE FOLLOWING SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS:
S.J.R. 308 Directing the Virginia Code Commission to identify tax preferences outside of Title 58.1 in the Code of Virginia. Report.
S.J.R. 330 Establishing a joint subcommittee to study regulation of the vehicle towing and recovery industry by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. Report.
S.J.R. 352 Encouraging Virginia's health care community to increase the education and training of health care professionals in the techniques and benefits of palliative care, and to increase patient awareness regarding palliative care as a treatment component, in order to improve the overall quality of life for those suffering from chronic conditions, and to more effectively and efficiently treat the growing population of citizens suffering from chronic illnesses.
Patrons--Lambert; Delegate: Ware, O.
S.J.R. 363 Encouraging the Department for the Aging, the Department of Medical Assistance Services, and the Department of Health to consult with the Virginia Dental Association and the Virginia Health Care Foundation on the feasibility of disseminating certain information on prescription assistance programs and prescription discount cards.
Patrons--Martin, Lambert and Puller; Delegates: Athey, Brink, Hamilton, Landes and Morgan
THE SENATE HAS AGREED TO THE SUBSTITUTES PROPOSED BY THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES TO THE FOLLOWING SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS:
S.J.R. 324 Directing the Joint Commission on Health Care, through its Behavioral Health Care Subcommittee, to study the needs of patients found not guilty by reason of insanity and persons found incompetent to stand trial. Report.
S.J.R. 382 Establishing a joint subcommittee to plan and coordinate the 200th anniversary celebration of the birth of Robert E. Lee. Report.
S.J.R. 394 Continuing the Joint Subcommittee to Study Risk Management Plans for Physicians and Hospitals. Report.
Patrons--Newman, Stolle, Hawkins and Norment; Delegates: Albo, Athey, Bryant, Byron, Cline, Janis and Melvin
Susan Clarke Schaar
Clerk of the Senate