State training centers & hospitals; same requirements for closure shall apply. (SB1418)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Closure of state training centers.  Provides that the requirements for closure of state hospitals for persons with mental illness shall also apply to closure of state training centers for persons with mental retardation, including requirements for establishment of state and community consensus and planning teams, development of plans for the closure of the facility and provision of community-based services for residents of training centers, review by the Joint Commission on Health Care, and approval by the General Assembly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2011Presented and ordered printed 11104182D
01/19/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1418)
01/27/2011Assigned Education sub: Health Care
02/03/2011Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (7-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2146.