Independent Living Community Ombudsman, Office of; established, report. (HB324)

Introduced By

Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of the Independent Living Community Ombudsman. Establishes, in the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, the Office of the Independent Living Community Ombudsman, to promote and protect the interests of residents of independent living communities in the Commonwealth. The bill defines "independent living community" as any congregate care housing arrangement reserved for residents 55 years of age or older who do not require assistance with activities of daily living from staff of the independent living community and that includes the provision of two or more of the following services: meals, transportation, laundry, or housekeeping, when such services are provided pursuant to an agreement between the resident and the congregate care housing provider or between the resident and a third party that delivers such services at the premises of the independent living community. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/31/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100226D
12/31/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/14/2020Assigned HWI sub: Welfare
01/14/2020Assigned HWI sub: Social Services
01/16/2020Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (6-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions