Virginia Hearing Loss Identification & Monitoring System; language development for certain children. (SB564)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Hearing Loss Identification and Monitoring System; language development for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Expands the responsibilities of the advisory committee of the Virginia Hearing Loss Identification and Monitoring System to include selecting language development milestones for educators and early intervention specialists for use in assessing the language and literacy development of children from birth to age five who are deaf or hard or hearing. The bill requires the addition of at least two language experts to the advisory committee. The provisions of the bill are contingent on funding in a general appropriation act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102389D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/23/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB564)
01/24/2020Assigned Education sub: Health
01/30/2020Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Committee substitute printed 20107243D-S1
01/30/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/04/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB564S1)
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107243D-S1
02/06/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/06/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB564ES1
02/06/2020Printed as engrossed 20107243D-ES1
02/07/2020Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB564ES1)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/13/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/25/2020Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/25/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/26/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
03/03/2020Left in Appropriations