Aging, Department for; publicize guidelines on universal design and visitability features. (SB262)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department for the Aging; universal design and visitability features. Requires the Department for the Aging to develop guidelines on universal design and visitability features to make structures and dwellings accessible for older Virginians and people who develop mobility impairment. The guidelines are also required to be disseminated to the public and posted on the Department's website. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101762D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/20/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Read second time
01/25/2010Reading of amendment waived
01/25/2010Committee amendment agreed to
01/25/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB262E
01/25/2010Printed as engrossed 10101762D-E
01/26/2010Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB262E)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/23/2010Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing
02/24/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
03/02/2010Reported from General Laws (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Read second time
03/04/2010Read third time
03/04/2010Passed House (99-Y 1-N)
03/04/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (99-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2010Signed by President
03/11/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB262ER)
03/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB262ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/12/2010Signed by President
04/12/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 662 (effective 7/1/10)
04/12/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0662)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.