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									            Legislative Update
             As of February 18, 2010
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       VACSB CLEARINGHOUSE BILL DESIGNATION

DESIGNATION                  ACTION
Actively Support             Advocacy by VACSB Reps
Support                      Published statement
Support with amendment       Negotiate with sponsors
Monitor                      Place on weekly review
No Position                  No public statements
Oppose without change        Negotiate with sponsors
Actively Oppose              Advocacy by VACSB reps
MENTAL HEALTH LAW REFORM AND RELATED                                   COMMITTEE                               LAST ACTION                         DATE

HB 247 - Kilgore - Involuntary commitment order; reduces length of     (H) Committee for Courts of Justice    (S) Referred to Committee for        02/17/10
time a person can appeal to circuit court.                                                                    Courts of Justice
                                                                       (S) Committee for Courts of Justice
VACSB POSITION: Support
HB 248 - Kilgore - Psychiatric treatment; revises Psychiatric Inpatient (H) Committee for Courts of Justice   (S) Referred to Committee for        02/17/10
Treatment of Minors Act.                                                                                      Courts of Justice
                                                                        (S) Committee for Courts of Justice
VACSB POSITION: Support
HB 267 - Englin - Advance Health Care Directive Registry;              (H) Committee on Health, Welfare       (H) Bill text as passed House and    02/18/10
notification to physicians.                                            and Institutions                       Senate (HB267ER)

                                                                       (S) Committee on Education and
                                                                       Health
VACSB POSITION: Support
HB 311 - O'Bannon - Inmates; hospitalization in local correctional     (H) Committee for Courts of Justice    (S) Referred to Committee on         02/17/10
facilities.                                                                                                   Rehabilitation and Social Services
                                                                       (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and
                                                                       Social Services
VACSB POSITION: Support
HB 729 - Albo - Involuntary admission; court to enter an order for     (H) Committee for Courts of Justice    (S) Referred to Committee for        02/17/10
mandatory outpatient treatment following.                                                                     Courts of Justice
                                                                       (S) Committee for Courts of Justice
VACSB POSITION: Seeking amendments
SB 63 - Lucas - Involuntary commitment order; reduces length of        (H) Committee for Courts of Justice    (H) Referred to Committee for        02/18/10
time a person can appeal to circuit court.                                                                    Courts of Justice
                                                                       (S) Committee for Courts of Justice
VACSB POSITION: Support
SB 65 - Lucas - Psychiatric treatment; revises Psychiatric Inpatient   (H) Committee for Courts of Justice    (H) Assigned Courts sub: #3 Mental   02/18/10
Treatment of Minors Act.                                                                                      Health
                                                                       (S) Committee for Courts of Justice
VACSB POSITION: Actively support




Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                             2
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SB 87 - Howell - Inmates; court or person having custody to            (H) Committee for Courts of Justice   (H) Assigned Courts sub: #3 Mental   02/18/10
determine if treatment of mental illness is necessary.                                                       Health
                                                                       (S) Committee for Courts of Justice
VACSB POSITION: Support
SB 158 - Edwards - Mental health courts; definition, district and      (H) Committee for Courts of Justice   (H) Assigned Courts sub: #1          02/18/10
circuit courts may establish in any jurisdiction.                                                            Criminal
                                                                       (S) Committee on Finance
VACSB POSITION: Support
SB 275 - Whipple - Advance medical directives; clarifies authority.    (H) Committee on Health, Welfare      (H) Referred to Committee on         02/03/10
                                                                       and Institutions                      Health, Welfare and Institutions

                                                                       (S) Committee on Education and
                                                                       Health
VACSB POSITION: Support
SB 360 - Barker - Involuntary admission; court to enter an order for   (H) Committee for Courts of Justice   (H) Assigned Courts sub: #3 Mental   02/18/10
mandatory outpatient treatment.                                                                              Health
                                                                       (S) Committee on Finance
VACSB POSITION: Seeking amendments


INSURANCE AND RELATED                                                  COMMITTEE                             LAST ACTION                          DATE

 HB 10 - Marshall, R.G. - Health Care Freedom Act; individual's        (H) Committee on Commerce and         (S) Referred to Committee on          02/12/10
 right and power to participate in health care system, etc.            Labor                                 Commerce and Labor

                                                                       (S) Committee on Commerce and
                                                                       Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 726 - Peace - Mandated health insurance benefits;                  (H) Committee on Commerce and         (S) Referred to Committee on          02/10/10
 Commission to review for medical efficacy.                            Labor                                 Commerce and Labor

                                                                       (S) Committee on Commerce and
                                                                       Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor




Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                             3
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 HB 733 - Albo - Medicaid fraud; Director may deny Medicaid       (H) Committee on Health, Welfare    (S) Assigned Education sub: Health   02/18/10
 provider contracts for violation of statutes.                    and Institutions                    Care

                                                                  (S) Committee on Education and
                                                                  Health
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 283 - Quayle - Individual health insurance coverage; resident of (H) Committee on Commerce and    (S) Bill text as passed Senate and   02/17/10
 State shall not be required to obtain a policy.                     Labor                            House (SB283ER)

                                                                  (S) Committee on Commerce and
                                                                  Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 451 - Whipple - Health insurance; coverage funded by          (H) Committee on Counties, Cities   (H) Referred to Committee on         02/17/10
 localities.                                                      and Towns                           Counties, Cities and Towns

                                                                  (S) Committee on Local Government
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 464 - Howell - Health insurance; mandated coverage for autism (H) Committee on Commerce and       (H) Assigned C & L sub: #1           02/18/10
 spectrum disorder.                                               Labor

                                                                  (S) Committee on Commerce and
                                                                  Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SB 675 - Wampler - Health insurance; mandated coverage for       (H) Committee on Commerce and       (H) Referred to Committee on         02/18/10
 telemedicine services.                                           Labor                               Commerce and Labor

                                                                  (S) Committee on Commerce and
                                                                  Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SB 706 - Houck - Health insurance; coverage for mental health and (H) Committee on Commerce and      (H) Referred to Committee on         02/16/10
 substance abuse services.                                         Labor                              Commerce and Labor

                                                                  (S) Committee on Commerce and
                                                                  Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Support



Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                     4
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OTHER BILLS WITH VACSB POSITIONS IDENTIFIED                            COMMITTEE                      LAST ACTION                             DATE

 HB 24 - Johnson - Drug treatment court; established in City of Bristol. (H) Committee on               (H) Assigned App. sub: General         02/02/10
                                                                         Appropriations                 Government
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 29 - Putney - Budget Bill.                                          (H) Committee on                (H) Referred to Committee on           12/21/09
                                                                        Appropriations                  Appropriations
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 30 - Putney - Budget Bill.                                          (H) Committee on                (H) Referred to Committee on           12/21/09
                                                                        Appropriations                  Appropriations
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 40 - Orrock - Disabled parent; subject to prosecution for desertion (H) Committee for Courts of     (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of 02/03/10
 or nonsupport of another child.                                        Justice                         Justice

                                                                        (S) Committee for Courts of
                                                                        Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 62 - Toscano - Budget bill; required reports from House             (H) Committee on                (H) Referred to Committee on           12/28/09
 Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees.                          Appropriations                  Appropriations
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 80 - Englin - Statewide Temporary Assistance for Needy Families     (H) Committee on                (H) Subcommittee recommends laying     02/08/10
 Program Funding Pool; created.                                         Appropriations                  on the table
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 143 - O'Bannon - Practitioner self-referral; clarifies those that may (H) Committee on Health,      (S) Assigned Education sub: Health     02/09/10
 make a referral.                                                         Welfare and Institutions      Licensing

                                                                        (S) Committee on Education
                                                                        and Health
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 144 - O'Bannon - DUI; DCJS to establish model policy for law-       (H) Committee for Courts of     (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of 02/11/10
 enforcement personnel for handling those suspected.                    Justice                         Justice

                                                                        (S) Committee for Courts of
                                                                        Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor

Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                          5
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 HB 150 - O'Bannon - Prescription drugs; stored, etc., by community       (H) Committee on Health,        (H) Bill text as passed House and       02/17/10
 services board, behavioral health authorities, etc.                      Welfare and Institutions        Senate (HB150ER)

                                                                          (S) Committee on Education
                                                                          and Health
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 171 - Pogge - Firearms in locked vehicles; immunity from liability.   (H) Committee on Militia, Police (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of 02/17/10
                                                                          and Public Safety                Justice

                                                                          (S) Committee for Courts of
                                                                          Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 174 - Cox, M.K. - Veterans Services; eliminates requirement that      (H) Committee on General        (S) Reported from General Laws and      02/17/10
 Wounded Warrior Program cover only combat injuries.                      Laws                            Technology (14-Y 0-N)

                                                                          (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                          and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 192 - Cosgrove - Fair Housing Board; establishes educational          (H) Committee on General        (S) Reported from General Laws and      02/17/10
 materials on Fair Housing Law.                                           Laws                            Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N)

                                                                          (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                          and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 195 - Cosgrove - Community services boards; reduces period of         (H) Committee on Health,        (S) Reported from Education and Health 02/18/10
 time a person must wait before being reappointed.                        Welfare and Institutions        (13-Y 0-N)

                                                                          (S) Committee on Education
                                                                          and Health
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 371 - Shuler - Certificate of public need; establishment of           (H) Committee on Health,        (S) Assigned Education sub: Health      02/09/10
 psychiatric services.                                                    Welfare and Institutions        Licensing

                                                                          (S) Committee on Education
                                                                          and Health
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor



Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                             6
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 HB 385 - Dance - Suspension of state mandates; Governor may           (H) Committee on General Laws (S) Reported from General Laws and       02/17/10
 suspend any mandate, not to exceed two years.                                                       Technology (14-Y 0-N)
                                                                       (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                       and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 514 - Rust - Long-term services; SHHR develop blueprint for        (H) Committee on Health,        (S) Assigned Education sub: Health     02/18/10
 livable communities for people with disabilities.                     Welfare and Institutions        Care

                                                                       (S) Committee on Education
                                                                       and Health
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 708 - Peace - Home health care organization; establish policies    (H) Committee on Health,        (S) Assigned Education sub: Health     02/18/10
 for maintaining a drug-free workplace.                                Welfare and Institutions        Care

                                                                       (S) Committee on Education
                                                                       and Health
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 737 - Albo - E-Verify Program; requires state agencies and those   (H) Committee on                (S) Referred to Committee on           02/17/10
 newly hired to perform work in State.                                 Appropriations                  Commerce and Labor

                                                                       (S) Committee on Commerce
                                                                       and Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 760 - Stolle - Veterans Skills Database; established.              (H) Committee on General Laws (S) Referred to Committee on             02/09/10
                                                                                                     Commerce and Labor
                                                                       (S) Committee on Commerce
                                                                       and Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 764 - McClellan - Income tax credits; landlords participating in   (H) Committee on Finance        (S) Referred to Committee on General   02/17/10
 housing choice voucher programs.                                                                      Laws and Technology
                                                                       (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                       and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Support




Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                        7
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 HB 789 - Villanueva - Public Procurement Act; increases cost of          (H) Committee on General Laws (S) Referred to Committee on General       02/15/10
 construction for which state or local public body may use.                                             Laws and Technology
                                                                          (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                          and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 838 - Carr - Correctional facilities, local; use of state funds for   (H) Committee on                  (H) Subcommittee recommends no         02/10/10
 local alternative incarceration programs.                                Appropriations                    action
 VACSB POSITION: Position pending further review by Ned Snead
 HB 945 - Landes - Disability services boards; eliminates requirement     (H) Committee on                  (S) Referred to Committee on General   02/17/10
 that localities establishes.                                             Appropriations                    Laws and Technology

                                                                          (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                          and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 967 - Peace - Assisted living; disabled persons shall not include     (H) Committee on Counties,        (S) Referred to Committee on Local     02/04/10
 those engaged in illegal use of drugs, etc.                              Cities and Towns                  Government

                                                                          (S) Committee on Local
                                                                          Government
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 1099 - Sickles - Autism Spectrum Disorders; expand employment (H) Committee on Commerce                 (S) Referred to Committee on           02/17/10
 programs for individuals therewith.                              and Labor                                 Rehabilitation and Social Services

                                                                          (S) Committee on Rehabilitation
                                                                          and Social Services
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 1166 - Phillips - Controlled substances; unlawfully obtaining or      (H) Committee for Courts of       (S) Reported from Education and        02/18/10
 attempting to obtain, report required.                                   Justice                           Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N)

                                                                          (S) Committee on Education and
                                                                          Health
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 1169 - Phillips - Education, continuing; on substance abuse,          (H) Committee on Health,          (H) Left in Health, Welfare and        02/16/10
 addiction & related pain management for those licensed.                  Welfare and Institutions          Institutions
 VACSB POSITION: Support


Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                             8
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 HB 1233 - Miller, P.J. - Virginia National Guard; if called to active   (H) Committee on Militia, Police   (S) Referred to Committee on General   02/15/10
 duty by Governor, health care coverage will continue.                   and Public Safety                  Laws and Technology

                                                                         (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                         and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 1245 - Kory - Surplus property; school boards may donate             (H) Committee on Education         (S) Assigned Education sub: Public     02/18/10
 obsolete technology hardware to nonprofit organizations.                                                   Education
                                                                         (S) Committee on Education and
                                                                         Health
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HJ 127 - Cox, M.K. - Medicaid; JLARC to study program to identify       (H) Committee on Rules             (S) Referred to Committee on Rules     02/09/10
 opportunity to reduce waste, etc.
                                                                         (S) Committee on Rules
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 29 - Colgan - Budget Bill.                                           (S) Committee on Finance           (S) Referred to Committee on Finance   12/18/09
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 30 - Colgan - Budget Bill.                                           (S) Committee on Finance           (S) Referred to Committee on Finance   12/18/09
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 148 - Puller - Community Integration Advisory Commission;            (H) Committee on General Laws      (H) Referred to Committee on General   02/03/10
 extends sunset provision, includes DRS for staff support.                                                  Laws
                                                                         (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                         and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 193 - Northam - Medicaid provider agreements; authority to           (H) Committee on Health,           (H) Referred to Committee on Health,   02/03/10
 terminate.                                                              Welfare and Institutions           Welfare and Institutions

                                                                         (S) Committee on Education and
                                                                         Health
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor




Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                             9
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 SB 194 - Northam - Health professions; nothing shall prevent person (H) Committee on Health,             (H) Referred to Committee on Health,   02/03/10
 performing consumer-directed health care tasks.                     Welfare and Institutions             Welfare and Institutions

                                                                        (S) Committee on Education and
                                                                        Health
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SB 260 - Lucas - Mental health and substance abuse providers;          (H) Committee on Health,          (H) Committee substitute printed       02/18/10
 background checks.                                                     Welfare and Institutions          10105474D-H1

                                                                        (S) Committee on Education and
                                                                        Health
 VACSB POSITION: Actively support
 SB 266 - Whipple - Family Access to Medical Insurance Security         (H) Committee on Health,          (H) Referred to Committee on Health,   02/16/10
 Plan; changes eligibility.                                             Welfare and Institutions          Welfare and Institutions

                                                                        (S) Committee on Finance
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 277 - Quayle - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); (H) Committee on Health,               (H) Referred to Committee on Health,   02/08/10
 allows applicants to retain pre-existing support.                 Welfare and Institutions               Welfare and Institutions

                                                                        (S) Committee on Rehabilitation
                                                                        and Social Services
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 286 - Deeds - State Executive Council for Comprehensive             (H) Committee on General Laws     (H) Referred to Committee on General   02/03/10
 Services for At-Risk Youth and Families; membership.                                                     Laws
                                                                        (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                        and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 297 - Miller, J.C. - Veterans Services Fund; funding for veterans   (H) Committee on General Laws     (H) Referred to Committee on General   02/03/10
 services and programs in State.                                                                          Laws
                                                                        (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                        and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor




Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                           10
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 SB 338 - Hanger - Assisted living facility; no more than eight elderly   (H) Committee on Counties,      (H) Referred to Committee on           02/17/10
 or disabled persons shall reside.                                        Cities and Towns                Counties, Cities and Towns

                                                                          (S) Committee on Local
                                                                          Government
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 410 - Vogel - Long-term services; SHHR to develop blueprint for       (H) Committee on General Laws   (H) Referred to Committee on General   02/03/10
 livable communities for people with disabilities.                                                        Laws
                                                                          (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                          and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SB 422 - Wampler - Drug Treatment Court; established in City of          (H) Committee for Courts of     (H) Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal   02/16/10
 Bristol.                                                                 Justice

                                                                          (S) Committee on Finance
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SB 423 - Herring - Health care practitioners; exempt from liability      (H) Committee for Courts of     (H) Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil      02/17/10
 when rendering services to patients of clinics.                          Justice

                                                                          (S) Committee for Courts of
                                                                          Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 538 - Newman - Physicians, license; DBHDS to require presence (H) Committee on Health, Welfare (H) Referred to Committee on Health,          02/17/10
 thereof in any state training center.                            and Institutions                 Welfare and Institutions

                                                                          (S) Committee on Finance
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 679 - Hanger - Restorative justice programs; established for          (H) Committee for Courts of     (H) Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal   02/17/10
 offenders and victims.                                                   Justice

                                                                          (S) Committee for Courts of
                                                                          Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor




Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                           11
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 SB 689 - Blevins - Protection and Advocacy, Office for; establish        (H) Committee on General Laws   (H) Referred to Committee on General   02/18/10
 policy and guideline for approval of legal remedies.                                                     Laws
                                                                          (S) Committee on General Laws
                                                                          and Technology
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 707 - Houck - Autism Advisory Council; created, report.               (H) Committee on Rules          (H) Referred to Committee on Rules     02/18/10

                                                                          (S) Committee on Rules
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SJ 42 - Petersen - Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day;                    (H) Committee on Rules          (H) Referred to Committee on Rules     02/18/10
 designating as March 30, 2010, & each succeeding year thereafter.
                                                                          (S) Committee on Rules
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SJ 45 - Puller - Adults and children with disabilities; DSS to conduct   (H) Committee on Rules          (H) Referred to Committee on Rules     02/18/10
 program on identifying abuse, neglect, etc.
                                                                          (S) Committee on Rules
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SJ 73 - Hanger - Strategy & Model for Substance Abuse Prevention         (H) Committee on Rules          (H) Referred to Committee on Rules     02/18/10
 & Treatment, Joint Subcommittee Studying; continued.
                                                                          (S) Committee on Rules
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SJ 74 - Hanger - Substance abuse treatment services insurance;           (H) Committee on Rules          (H) Referred to Committee on Rules     02/18/10
 Bureau of Insurance of SCC to collect data and report.
                                                                          (S) Committee on Rules
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SJ 75 - Hanger - Prescription Monitoring Program; DHP to collect         (H) Committee on Rules          (H) Referred to Committee on Rules     02/18/10
 data about utilization by prescribers & dispensers.
                                                                          (S) Committee on Rules
 VACSB POSITION: Support




Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                           12
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STRICKEN, INCORPORATED OR OTHERWISE INACTIVE                                COMMITTEE                     LAST ACTION                           DATE

 HB 12 - Marshall, R.G. - Health insurance, group; allows coverage to       (H) Committee on Commerce     (H) Continued to 2011 in Commerce     02/11/10
 be extended to full-time students under age 27.                            and Labor                     and Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 31 - Marshall, R.G. - Health benefits plans; sale by foreign health     (H) Committee on Commerce     (H) Left in Commerce and Labor        02/16/10
 insurers to persons in State.                                              and Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 34 - Marshall, R.G. - Health insurance; mandated coverage for           (H) Committee on Commerce     (H) Left in Commerce and Labor        02/16/10
 autism spectrum disorder.                                                  and Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 103 - Loupassi - Fair Housing Law; removes exemption of private         (H) Committee on General      (H) Left in General Laws              02/16/10
 individuals who sell or rent by owner, etc.                                Laws
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 169 - Pogge - Intellectual disability services system; restructuring.   (H) Committee on Health,      (H) Stricken from docket by Health,   01/26/10
                                                                            Welfare and Institutions      Welfare and Institutions
 VACSB POSITION: Oppose
 HB 183 - Morrissey - Expungement of criminal record; allows a person       (H) Committee for Courts of   (H) Left in Courts of Justice         02/16/10
 to have his conviction expunged after 10 years.                            Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 226 - Watts - TANF; eligibility of assistance when convicted of         (H) Committee on Health,      (H) Continued to 2011 in Health,      01/21/10
 drug-related felonies.                                                     Welfare and Institutions      Welfare and Institutions
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 232 - Dance - Rental property; civil penalty imposed on certain         (H) Committee on Counties,    (H) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns 02/16/10
 property owners.                                                           Cities and Towns
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 238 - Janis - Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant       (H) Committee on Education    (H) Left in Education                 02/16/10
 Program; created.
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 285 - Scott, J.M. - Companion animals; court may include in             (H) Committee for Courts of   (H) Continued to 2011 in Courts of    02/03/10
 protective order provisions prohibiting harm.                              Justice                       Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Support

Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                           13
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 HB 303 - O'Bannon - Health insurance; mandated coverage for autism       (H) Committee on Commerce     (H) Left in Commerce and Labor        02/16/10
 spectrum disorder.                                                       and Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 305 - O'Bannon - Voluntary admission; person admitted to facility     (H) Committee on Health,      (H) Continued to 2011 in Health,      01/28/10
 for mental health treatment after detention order.                       Welfare and Institutions      Welfare and Institutions
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 307 - O'Bannon - Involuntary temporary detention order; hearing       (H) Committee for Courts of   (H) Continued to 2011 in Courts of    02/10/10
 after execution.                                                         Justice                       Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 342 - Marshall, R.G. - Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of   (H) Committee on General      (H) Left in General Laws              02/16/10
 ABC stores.                                                              Laws
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 345 - Marshall, R.G. - Medicaid; withdrawal upon passage of           (H) Committee on              (H) Subcommittee recommends           02/08/10
 federal health reform.                                                   Appropriations                laying on the table
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 401 - Bell, Richard P. - Local government; publication of notices for (H) Committee on Counties,    (H) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns 02/16/10
 charter changes, referenda, and public hearings.                         Cities and Towns
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 464 - Herring - Respite Care Registry and Fund; Department for        (H) Committee on Health,      (H) Continued to 2011 in Health,      01/21/10
 Aging to establish.                                                      Welfare and Institutions      Welfare and Institutions
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 536 - Marshall, D.W. - Individual health insurance coverage;          (H) Committee on Commerce     (H) Continued to 2011 in Commerce     02/09/10
 resident of State shall not be required to obtain a policy.              and Labor                     and Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 663 - Gear - Servicemembers and Veterans Court Act; created,          (H) Committee for Courts of   (H) Left in Courts of Justice         02/16/10
 report.                                                                  Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 730 - Albo - Health insurance; coverage for early intervention        (H) Committee on Commerce     (H) Continued to 2011 in Commerce     02/09/10
 services of autism.                                                      and Labor                     and Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 782 - LeMunyon - Surplus real property; DGS to inventory all real     (H) Committee on              (H) Continued to 2011 in              02/12/10
 property owned and update at least annually.                             Appropriations                Appropriations
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor

Virginia Association of Community Services Boards                                                                                                         14
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 HB 867 - Cline - Community services boards; removes provision               (H) Committee on Health,      (S) Continued to 2011 in Education   02/18/10
 allowing employment of certain persons.                                     Welfare and Institutions      and Health (15-Y 0-N)

                                                                             (S) Committee on Education
                                                                             and Health
 VACSB POSITION: Oppose
 HB 902 - Bell, Robert B. - Financial exploitation of elderly or disabled;   (H) Committee for Courts of   (H) Left in Courts of Justice        02/16/10
 property taken by intimidation or deception, penalty.                       Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 925 - Bell, Robert B. - VIEW; screening and assessment for use of        (H) Committee on Health,      (H) Continued to 2011 in Health,     01/28/10
 illegal substances.                                                         Welfare and Institutions      Welfare and Institutions
 VACSB POSITION: Oppose
 HB 1009 - Athey - Drug possession case; person placed on probation          (H) Committee for Courts of   (H) Continued to 2011 in Courts of   02/03/10
 violating probation shall have no right of appeal.                          Justice                       Justice
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 1069 - Athey - Adult abuse; mandatory reporting by person                (H) Committee on Health,      (H) Continued to 2011 in Health,     01/28/10
 employed in emergency department of any hospital.                           Welfare and Institutions      Welfare and Institutions
 VACSB POSITION: Oppose
 HB 1086 - Crockett-Stark - Comprehensive services; local match rates        (H) Committee on              (H) Subcommittee recommends          02/08/10
 for purchase of services shall be consistent.                               Appropriations                laying on the table
 VACSB POSITION: Oppose
 HB 1152 - Scott, J.M. - Foreclosure of affordable dwelling units;           (H) Committee on General      (H) Passed by in General Laws with   02/11/10
 redevelopment & housing authority to purchase.                              Laws                          letter
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 1167 - Phillips - Schedule II, III, or IV controlled substances;         (H) Committee on Health,      (H) Continued to 2011 in Health,     02/09/10
 request and review information about patient.                               Welfare and Institutions      Welfare and Institutions
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 1168 - Phillips - Health professionals; instruction on pain              (H) Committee on Health,      (H) Left in Health, Welfare and      02/16/10
 management and addiction.                                                   Welfare and Institutions      Institutions
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 1170 - Phillips - Drug screens; random for certain prescriptions.        (H) Committee on Health,      (H) Left in Health, Welfare and      02/16/10
                                                                             Welfare and Institutions      Institutions
 VACSB POSITION: Express concerns to the patron


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 HB 1182 - Phillips - Health insurance; mandated coverage for               (H) Committee on Commerce     (H) Left in Commerce and Labor         02/16/10
 telemedicine services.                                                     and Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HB 1264 - Hope - Green Public Buildings Act; created.                      (H) Committee on General      (H) Left in General Laws               02/16/10
                                                                            Laws
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 1270 - Bell, Richard P. - Constitutional amendment; property tax        (H) Committee on Privileges   (H) Incorporated by Privileges and     02/09/10
 exemption for certain veterans.                                            and Elections                 Elections (HB149-O'Bannon)
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HB 1346 - Barlow - Workers' compensation; establishes a limitations        (H) Committee on Commerce     (H) Left in Commerce and Labor         02/16/10
 period for claims for hepatitis.                                           and Labor
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HJ 6 - Howell, A.T. - Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil       (H) Committee on Privileges   (H) Left in Privileges and Elections   02/16/10
 rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies.                       and Elections
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HJ 16 - Dance - Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights to   (H) Committee on Privileges   (H) Left in Privileges and Elections   02/16/10
 persons convicted of felonies, etc.                                        and Elections
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HJ 35 - O'Bannon - Health insurance system, private; joint                 (H) Committee on Rules        (H) Left in Rules                      02/16/10
 subcommittee on Healthcare Reform to recommend reforms.
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HJ 42 - Morrissey - Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights (H) Committee on Privileges    (H) Left in Privileges and Elections   02/16/10
 to persons convicted of felonies, etc.                                    and Elections
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HJ 83 - Brink - Home and Community-Based Services State Plan               (H) Committee on Rules        (H) Left in Rules                      02/16/10
 Option; JLARC to study cost & benefits of implementing.
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HJ 89 - O'Bannon - Children's mental health services; joint                (H) Committee on Rules        (H) Left in Rules                      02/16/10
 subcommittee to study option for improving & accessibility.
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor




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 HJ 116 - Carr - Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for (H) Committee on Privileges   (H) Left in Privileges and Elections   02/16/10
 persons convicted of felonies.                                            and Elections
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 HJ 128 - Phillips - Pharmaceutical manufacturers; JLARC to study        (H) Committee on Rules          (H) Left in Rules                      02/16/10
 feasibility of gross receipts assessment.
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 HJ 154 - Loupassi - Mental health courts; Crime Commission to study     (H) Committee on Rules          (H) Left in Rules                      02/16/10
 costs and benefits of establishing courts.
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 59 - Martin - VIEW; screening and assessment for use of illegal      (S) Committee on Finance        (S) Left in Finance                    02/09/10
 substances.
 VACSB POSITION: Oppose
 SB 70 - McEachin - Criminal conviction record; person convicted of      (S) Committee for Courts of     (S) Passed by indefinitely in Courts of 02/08/10
 certain offenses to petition for expungement.                           Justice                         Justice (13-Y 1-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SB 80 - Howell - Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective              (S) Committee for Courts of     (S) Continued to 2011 in Courts of     02/08/10
 Proceedings Jurisdiction Act; established.                              Justice                         Justice (14-Y 0-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 84 - Howell - Voluntary admission; person admitted to facility for   (S) Committee for Courts of     (S) Continued to 2011 in Courts of     02/08/10
 mental health treatment after detention order.                          Justice                         Justice (14-Y 0-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 85 - Howell - Involuntary temporary detention order; hearing after   (S) Committee for Courts of     (S) Continued to 2011 in Courts of     02/08/10
 execution.                                                              Justice                         Justice (13-Y 1-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SB 86 - Howell - Voluntary admission; person admitted to facility for   (S) Committee for Courts of     (S) Continued to 2011 in Courts of     02/08/10
 mental health treatment after detention order.                          Justice                         Justice (14-Y 0-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 214 - Locke - Fair Housing Board; establishes educational            (S) Committee on General        (S) Stricken at request of Patron in   02/03/10
 materials concerning Fair Housing Law.                                  Laws and Technology             General Laws and Technology (15-Y
                                                                                                         0-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Support



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 SB 268 - Whipple - Weapons; localities may make it unlawful for any      (S) Committee on Local        (S) Failed to report (defeated) in        01/26/10
 person to possess in government facilities.                              Government                    Local Government (6-Y 9-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Support
 SB 336 - Hanger - Community services boards; access to medication        (S) Committee on Education    (S) Continued to 2011 in Education        01/28/10
 assisted treatment.                                                      and Health                    and Health (15-Y 0-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Express grave concerns to patron
 SB 337 - Hanger - Community services boards; providing information       (S) Committee on Education    (S) Continued to 2011 in Education        01/28/10
 about substance abuse services.                                          and Health                    and Health (15-Y 0-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Express grave concerns to patron
 SB 443 - Obenshain - Alcoholic beverage control; privatization of ABC    (S) Committee on Finance      (S) Left in Finance                       02/16/10
 stores.
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 592 - Miller, J.C. - Veterans' mental health courts; allows Hampton   (S) Committee for Courts of   (S) Incorporated by Courts of Justice     02/08/10
 Roads to establish.                                                      Justice                       (SB158-Edwards) (14-Y 0-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 649 - Stosch - Autism Tuition Assistance Grant Program;               (S) Committee on Commerce     (S) Failed to report (defeated) in        02/01/10
 established.                                                             and Labor                     Commerce and Labor (7-Y 8-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Pending further review by Alison Standring and Ed Nicely
 SB 697 - McWaters - Medicaid; DMAS to continue efforts to expand         (S) Committee on Education    (S) Continued to 2011 in Education        02/11/10
 managed care of recipients throughout State.                             and Health                    and Health (15-Y 0-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SB 702 - Marsden - Child welfare; placement of children.                 (S) Committee on              (S) Continued to 2011 in               02/12/10
                                                                          Rehabilitation and Social     Rehabilitation and Social Services (8-
                                                                          Services                      Y 6-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Monitor
 SJ 62 - Miller, Y.B. - Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil    (S) Committee on Privileges   (S) Continued to 2011 in Privileges       01/19/10
 rights for persons convicted of felonies.                                and Elections                 and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
 VACSB POSITION: Support


SJ 90 - Herring - Community services boards; DBHDS to study funding          (S) Committee on Rules        (S) Stricken at request of Patron in    02/12/10
formula used to distribute resources.                                                                      Rules
VACSB POSITION: Monitor


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