School-based health centers; Sec. of Health & Human Resources, et al., to establish task force. (HB2006)

Introduced By

Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg) with support from co-patron Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School-based health centers joint task force; report. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Resources and the Secretary of Education to establish a school-based health centers joint task force that is tasked with (i) assessing the current landscape of school-based services and mental health screening, evaluation, and treatment in school settings; (ii) in coordination with ongoing behavioral health transformation efforts of the Department of Medical Assistance Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, developing best practice recommendations for trauma-informed school-based health centers as a vehicle for the provision of both medical and behavioral health services delivered in school settings; and (iii) developing a plan for establishing a Virginia affiliate member organization, recognized by the national School-Based Health Alliance, for the purposes of providing technical assistance and guidance for localities interested in bolstering or implementing current and future school-based health centers. The bill requires that the task force report its findings by December 1, 2019. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102928D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
01/11/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2006)
01/17/2019Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
02/05/2019Left in Rules