Forensic nursing in the Commonwealth; Virginia State Crime Commission to study. (HJ614)

Introduced By

Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park), Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; Virginia State Crime Commission; forensic nursing; report. Directs the Virginia State Crime Commission to study current access to forensic nursing programs across the Commonwealth, determine the costs associated with establishing additional programs in regions that lack coverage, identify funding sources for forensic nursing programs to assist with the costs of recovering evidence and providing expert testimony, identify opportunities to increase availability of forensic nursing certifications, evaluate existing forensic nursing programs in other states, and identify best practices that could be utilized in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/01/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103319D
01/01/2019Referred to Committee on Rules
01/17/2019Assigned Rules sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in Rules