Community services boards and behavioral health authorities; joint agreements. (HB774)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Community services boards and behavioral health authorities; joint agreements. Allows for joint agreements between two or more community services boards or behavioral health authorities for the purpose of (i) providing treatment, habilitation, or support services for consumers with specialized and complex service needs and associated managerial, operational, and administrative services and support, and (ii) promoting clinical, programmatic, or administrative effectiveness. The bill also allows for an administrator or management body to coordinate the activities of the joint agreement, and gives this administrator or body various powers and duties, including accepting funds from various public and private sources, hiring staff, and entering into service contracts on behalf of the community services boards and behavioral health authorities subject to the agreement. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064739432
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB774)
01/26/2006Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006Read first time
01/30/2006Read second time
01/30/2006Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB774E
01/30/2006Printed as engrossed 064739432-E
01/31/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006Communicated to Senate
02/01/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
03/02/2006Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Read third time
03/06/2006Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB774ER)
03/15/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB774ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 656 (effective 7/1/06)
04/14/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0656)