Assisted living facilities; regulations governing individualized service plans. (SB686)

Introduced By

Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assisted living facilities; individualized service plans. Requires the Board of Social Services to amend its regulations governing assisted living facility individualized service plans to require (i) that individualized service plans be reviewed and updated (a) at least once every 12 months or (b) sooner if modifications to the plan are needed due to a significant change in the resident's condition and (ii) that any deviation from the individualized service plan be documented in writing or electronically, include a description of the circumstances warranting deviation and the date such deviation will occur, certify that notice of such deviation was provided to the resident or his legal representative, be included in the resident's file, and in the case of deviations that are made due to a significant change in the resident's condition, be signed by an authorized representative of the assisted living facility and the resident or his legal representative. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104983D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB686)
01/31/2020Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
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: Social Services
02/20/2020Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 2-N)
02/25/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/25/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Read second time
02/28/2020Read third time
02/28/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/28/2020Engrossed by House as amended
02/28/2020Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/28/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB686ER)
03/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB686ER)
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/09/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 938 (effective 7/1/20)
04/09/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0938)