Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment; funding by locality. (HB199)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon) with support from co-patrons Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth), and Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Fire or rescue volunteers; mental health treatment; funding by locality. Allows any locality to fund the cost of participation in mental health treatment and counseling programs by a member of a volunteer fire or rescue company. A mental health program in which such volunteers are eligible to participate must be comparable to an employee assistance program offered to paid employees of the locality. Amends § 15.2-1517, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/28/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101889D
12/28/2015Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/18/2016Assigned CC & T sub: Subcommittee #1
01/18/2016Impact statement from DHCD (HB199)
01/27/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Counties, Cities and Towns

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB79, HB233 and SB134.