Training centers; communications with individuals. (SB683)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News) with support from co-patron Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Training centers; communications with individuals. Provides that if an individual has submitted a letter to a training center director stating that he does not wish to leave the facility, community services board staff or Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services staff, employees, agents, or affiliates are prohibited from contacting such individual or his authorized representative, except by writing, regarding a community placement more than once every six months, unless the facility is scheduled to close within six months of the contact. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103370D
01/20/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/28/2016Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB683)
02/01/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2016Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Placed on Calendar
02/05/2016Read first time
02/05/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/16/2016Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
02/18/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/08/2016Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions