Group homes; license application, notice to locality. (HB829)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)

Progress

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

Description

Group homes; license application; notice. Requires persons applying for licensure as a group home with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to provide notice to the local governing body, the general public, and residential occupants within one-half mile of the proposed location of the group home. The bill requires that such notices include a statement of intent to operate a group home and the address of the proposed location of the group home. The bill also requires (i) the Department to establish and maintain a process for receiving comments regarding such notices and (ii) the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to consider all comments received within 30 days of the notice when deciding whether to grant the license application. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101150D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Behavioral Health
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB829)
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions

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