Individuals w/ intellectual & developmental disabilities; DMAS to study use of virtual support, etc. (SB1472)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


DMAS; work group to study options for increasing access to virtual supports and services; individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to study and develop recommendations for the permanent use of virtual supports and increasing access to virtual supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by promoting access to assistive technology and environmental modifications. The bill requires the Department to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 1, 2021. Read the Bill »


03/04/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee


01/22/2021Presented and ordered printed 21101385D
01/22/2021Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1472)
01/29/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/29/2021Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Committee substitute printed 21104072D-S1
02/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1472S1)
02/01/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Read second time
02/02/2021Reading of substitute waived
02/02/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21104072D-S1
02/02/2021Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1472S1
02/02/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Placed on Calendar
02/05/2021Read first time
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/11/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/11/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2021Committee substitute printed 21200125D-H1
02/15/2021Read second time
02/15/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1472H1)
02/16/2021Read third time
02/16/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21200125D-H1
02/16/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1472H1
02/16/2021Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Title replaced 21200125D-H1
02/22/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1472ER)
02/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1472ER)
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

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