Corrections, Department of; policies to improve exchange of offender medical information. (HB2499)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


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DOC; policies to improve exchange of offender medical information. Directs the Department of Corrections to develop policies to improve the exchange of offender medical information, including policies to improve access to electronic medical records by health care providers and electronic exchange of information for telemedicine and telepsychiatry, and to report by October 1, 2019, on its progress in implementing the provisions of the bill to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions, the Senate Committee on Education and Health, and the Joint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health Services in the Commonwealth in the 21st Century. Amends § 53.1-40.10, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/17/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104353D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/15/2019Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2
01/17/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)

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