Blind persons; repeals requirement that DBVI maintain registry of persons in Commonwealth. (HB664)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell), and Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Registry of persons who are blind. Repeals the requirement that the Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired maintain a registry of persons in the Commonwealth who are blind.


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102952D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2014Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB664)
01/17/2014Read first time
01/20/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (91-Y 0-N)
01/21/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (91-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB664)
02/06/2014Rereferred from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2014Rereferred to Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/21/2014Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Read third time
02/25/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB664ER)
02/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB664ER)
02/27/2014Signed by Speaker
03/01/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 572 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0572)