SB 1242 Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Qualified advance directive facilitators. Defines "qualified advance directive facilitator" as a person who has successfully completed a training program approved by the Department of Health for providing assistance in completing and executing a written advance directive; establishes requirements for training programs for qualified advance directive facilitators; and provides that distribution of a form for an advance directive that meets the requirements of § 54.1-2984 and the provision of ministerial assistance to a person with regard to the completion or execution of such form shall not constitute the unauthorized practice of law. This bill is identical to HB 1747.

Full text:
01/10/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103840D  pdf | impact statement
01/23/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17103840D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/20/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1242ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0752)  pdf

House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Senate amendments

01/10/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103840D
01/10/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/17  Senate: Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/19/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
01/20/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/23/17  Senate: Read second time
01/23/17  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
01/23/17  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
01/23/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1242E
01/23/17  Senate: Printed as engrossed 17103840D-E
01/24/17  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/31/17  House: Placed on Calendar
01/31/17  House: Read first time
01/31/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/09/17  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
02/10/17  House: Read second time
02/13/17  House: Read third time
02/13/17  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/13/17  House: Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Enrolled
02/20/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1242ER)
02/20/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 752 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0752)