Personal care aides; DMAS shall establish an orientation program for certain aides. (SB1102)

Introduced By

Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Medical Assistance Services; personal care aides; orientation program. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to establish an orientation program for all personal care aides who provide self-directed services through the Medicaid program. The bill lays out the topics to be covered by such orientations, requires orientations to be held in-person or online at least quarterly, and specifies that personal care aides shall be invited and encouraged to attend at least one such orientation per calendar year. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


12/01/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101111D
12/01/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2021Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/15/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1102)
01/25/2021Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Committee substitute printed 21103253D-S1
01/27/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1102S1)
01/28/2021Read second time
01/28/2021Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103253D-S1
01/28/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1102S1
01/29/2021Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Placed on Calendar
02/02/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/11/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/15/2021Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Read second time
02/18/2021Read third time
02/18/2021Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/18/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1102ER)
02/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1102ER)
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Signed by Speaker
02/25/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 25, 2021
02/25/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 236 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0236)