Corrections, Department of; exchange of medical and mental health records, etc. (SB1217)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Corrections; exchange of medical records. Authorizes the Department of Corrections to exchange medical and mental health information and records of any person committed to the Department with the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, the Department of Social Services, and any local department of social services in the Commonwealth for the purposes of reentry planning and post-incarceration placement and services. Amends § 53.1-40.10, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103215D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/25/2013Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Placed on Calendar
02/05/2013Read first time
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/14/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read second time
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/18/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Enrolled
02/21/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1217ER)
02/21/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
03/06/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1217ER)
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 164 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0164)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.

Comments

ACLU-VA Open Government, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

ACLU of Virginia is monitoring this legislation that allows information from medical and mental health records to be disclosed without the prisoner's consent to state agencies for purposes of planning post-incarceration services.