Exposure-prone incidents; Secretaries of HHR & PSHS to establish a work group. (HB661)

Introduced By

Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Secretaries of Health and Human Resources and Public Safety and Homeland Security; work group; improving response to exposure-prone incidents. Directs the Secretaries of Health and Human Resources and Public Safety and Homeland Security to establish a work group to develop a plan to improve the Commonwealth's response to exposure-prone incidents involving employees of law-enforcement agencies, volunteers and employees of fire departments and companies, and volunteers and employees of emergency medical services agencies and other appropriate entities. The work group shall (i) develop a plan to establish an entity to assist with management of exposure-prone incidents involving employees of law-enforcement agencies, volunteers and employees of fire departments and companies, and volunteers and employees of emergency medical services agencies and other appropriate entities and (ii) study and develop recommendations related to developing the ability to perform postmortem testing for infection with human immunodeficiency (HIV) or hepatitis B or C viruses through the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services. The work group shall report its findings to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2020. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104678D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Read first time
01/31/2020Motion to refer to committee agreed to
01/31/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2020Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/05/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2020Reported from Appropriations with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read first time
02/07/2020Read second time
02/07/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/07/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB661E
02/07/2020Printed as engrossed 20104678D-E
02/10/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB661E)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/17/2020Assigned Education sub: Health
02/20/2020Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Enrolled
02/27/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB661ER)
02/27/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB661ER)
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
02/27/2020Signed by President
03/06/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/06/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 6, 2020
03/06/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/18/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 362 (effective 7/1/20)
03/18/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0362)

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