Assisted living facilities, adult day care centers, etc.; emergency preparedness training. (HB231)

Introduced By

Del. Dwight Jones (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Day care facilities, assisted living facilities, child welfare agencies; emergency preparedness training. Adds section requiring all operators of assisted living facilities, adult day care centers, and child welfare agencies to complete an emergency preparedness training program as a condition of licensure. The program shall include the essential procedures, operations, and assignments required to prevent, manage, and respond to a critical event or emergency, including natural disasters involving fire, flood, tornadoes, or other severe weather; loss or disruption of power, water, communications, or shelter; medical emergencies; explosions; bomb threats; gun, knife, or other weapons threats; spills or exposures to hazardous substances; the presence of unauthorized persons or trespassers; the loss, disappearance, or kidnapping of a resident; hostage situations; violence on the facility property; incidents involving acts of terrorism; and other incidents posing a serious threat of harm to residents, personnel, or facilities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060955364
01/03/2006Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/23/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB231)
02/02/2006Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions