Thursday, 22 February 2018

TTheCapitolhe sixty-day 2018 session of the Virginia General Assembly opened January 10 and will adjourn on March 10. The council tracks bills and resolutions of interest to the EMS community.

This list of bills was updated February 9. Click on the bill number link for more details. Information grid compliments of the Virginia Office of EMS.

Bills

Committee

Last action

Date

HB 9 - Krizek - Safety restraints; all occupants of motor vehicles required to utilize.

(H) Committee on Transportation

(H) Left in Transportation

02/13/18

HB 135 - Bell, John J. - Dissemination of juvenile record information; emergency medical services agency applicants. (notes!)

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 0-N)

02/14/18

HB 175 - Poindexter - Hospital licenses, certain; effective date.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(G) Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2018

02/15/18

HB 250 - Guzman - Virginia Fire Services Board; changes membership.

(H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(H) Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety

02/13/18

HB 374 - Yancey - Controlled substances; exposure, bodily injury to law-enforcement officers, etc., penalty.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Left in Courts of Justice

02/15/18

HB 519 - Bell, Robert B. - Violent felony; definition, assault and battery against a law-enforcement officer, etc.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Left in Courts of Justice

02/15/18

HB 549 - Freitas - State agency; legislation requiring an agency to adopt regulations.

(H) Committee on Rules

(H) Passed by indefinitely in Rules (16-Y 0-N)

01/26/18

HB 563 - Fowler - Motor vehicles, certain; flashing red or red and white warning lights.

(H) Committee on Transportation

(S) Committee on Transportation

(S) Reported from Transportation (11-Y 0-N)

02/14/18

HB 595 - Carr - Overdoses; safe reporting.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Left in Courts of Justice

02/15/18

HB 633 - Krizek - Driver's licenses; suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Left in Courts of Justice

02/15/18

HB 643 - Hope - First responders; reduced rate tuition.

(H) Committee on Education

(H) Left in Education

02/13/18

HB 672 - Kilgore - Driver's licenses; suspension of license for unsatisfied judgments and after certain accidents.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Transportation

(S) Referred to Committee on Transportation

02/14/18

HB 729 - Head - Virginia Fire Services Board; powers & duties, modular training program for volunteer firefighters.

(H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(S) Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

02/14/18

HB 777 - Ransone - Emergency air medical transportation; informed decision.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Continued to 2019 in Health, Welfare and Institutions

02/06/18

HB 778 - Ransone - Health care providers; informed decision.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

HB 815 - Levine - Individuals receiving services; right to unmonitored communication and access to 911.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions

02/13/18

HB 842 - LaRock - Controlled paraphernalia; possession or distribution, hypodermic needles and syringes, naloxone.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

HB 872 - Orrock - Hospitals and nursing homes; frequency of inspections.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Stricken from docket by Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)

01/23/18

HB 874 - Orrock - Certificates of public need; creates a three-phase process to sunset requirements.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Continued to 2019 in Health, Welfare and Institutions

02/06/18

HB 881 - Orrock - Background checks; Department of State Police to recommend options to expedite process.

(H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(H) Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety

02/13/18

HB 882 - Stolle - Prescribers; notice of administration of naloxone.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions

02/13/18

HB 941 - Lopez - Drivers' license; suspension for nonpayment of fines or costs.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Left in Courts of Justice

02/15/18

HB 1019 - Toscano - Firearms, etc.; permitted events.

(H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(H) Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety

02/13/18

HB 1088 - Boysko - Hospitals; security personnel training to identify mental illness.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health

02/13/18

HB 1103 - Stolle - Small businesses; waiver of permit fees when affected by an emergency or disaster.

(H) Committee on Appropriations

(H) Left in Appropriations

02/13/18

HB 1163 - Ingram - Fire protection; applicant preemployment information with fire departments.

(H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(S) Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

02/09/18

HB 1175 - Pillion - Prescribers; notice of administration of naloxone.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions

02/13/18

HB 1197 - Garrett - Stroke care; Department of Health shall be responsible for quality improvement initiatives.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

HB 1198 - Garrett - Stroke centers, certified; designation of hospitals.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

HB 1272 - Watts - Safety belt systems; requirement for rear passengers.

(H) Committee on Transportation

(H) Left in Transportation

02/13/18

HB 1326 - Reid - Virginia Retirement System; E-911 dispatchers.

(H) Committee on Appropriations

(H) Left in Appropriations

02/13/18

HB 1347 - Webert - Controlled substances; Reporting overdoses.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions

02/13/18

HB 1388 - Leftwich - Enhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act; implementation of 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) services.

(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

02/14/18

HB 1411 - Helsel - Virginia Fire Services Board; powers and duties.

(H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns

(H) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns

02/13/18

HB 1412 - Helsel - Mental health awareness; training for firefighters and emergency medical services personnel.

(H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(S) Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

02/09/18

HB 1420 - Collins - Virginia Fire Services Board; powers and duties.

(H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns

(H) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns

02/13/18

HB 1513 - Stolle - Trauma Center Fund; expands scope of Fund, victims of violent felony offenses.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Left in Courts of Justice

02/15/18

HB 1572 - Austin - Crash reports; disclosure to emergency medical services agencies.

(H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(H) Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety

02/13/18

SB 56 - DeSteph - Line of Duty Act; eligible dependents.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Continued to 2019 in Finance (13-Y 2-N)

01/30/18

SB 109 - Black - Dissemination of juvenile record information; emergency medical services agency applicants.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Read second time

02/16/18

SB 118 - Favola - Dissemination of juvenile record information; emergency medical services agency applicants.

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB109-Black) (14-Y 0-N)

01/22/18

SB 122 - Wexton - Dissemination of juvenile record information; emergency medical services agency applicants.

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB109-Black) (14-Y 0-N)

01/22/18

SB 134 - Stanley - Hospital licenses, certain; effective date.

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Requires 32 affirmative votes for passage

01/16/18

SB 148 - Edwards - Driver's licenses; suspensions for certain non-driving related offenses.

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB181-Stanley) (15-Y 0-N)

01/24/18

SB 181 - Stanley - Driver's license; suspension for nonpayment of fines or costs.

(H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance

(H) Referred to Committee on Appropriations

02/14/18

SB 287 - McClellan - Statewide Trauma Registry; spinal cord injuries.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

SB 304 - Marsden - Emergency medical services vehicles; temporary permit.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

SB 346 - Peake - Fire Programs Fund; cancer prevention.

(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(H) Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2

02/15/18

SB 347 - Peake - Statewide cancer registry; information on firefighters.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

02/08/18

SB 418 - Barker - Public safety answering points; deployment of text-to-9-1-1.

(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

01/31/18

SB 488 - Edwards - Virginia Fire Services Board; powers and duties.

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(S) Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (10-Y 4-N 1-A)

01/29/18

SB 494 - Carrico - Line of Duty Act; health insurance coverage for eligible spouses.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Continued to 2019 in Finance (14-Y 1-N)

01/30/18

SB 513 - Suetterlein - Enhanced Public Safety Telephone Services Act; implementation of 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) services.

(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(H) Reported from Commerce and Labor (21-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

SB 578 - Ebbin - Drivers' license; suspension for nonpayment of fines or costs.

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Continued to 2019 in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)

01/29/18

SB 654 - McPike - Virginia Health Club Act; automated external defibrillator required in health clubs.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

01/31/18

SB 663 - McPike - Health benefit plan networks; informed decision. (notes!)

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

02/15/18

SB 670 - Deeds - Mental health awareness; training for firefighters and emergency medical services personnel.

(H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

02/05/18

SB 680 - Deeds - Emergency services; certain counties authorized to impose fee to fund.

(H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns

(S) Committee on Local Government

(H) Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns

02/15/18

SB 703 - Ruff - Out-of-state emergency medical services providers; authorized to provide service in Commonwealth.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

SB 715 - Chase - Firefighters and emergency medical services providers; carrying a concealed handgun.

(H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(S) Committee on Finance

(H) Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

02/15/18

SB 778 - Suetterlein - Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authorizes use of consumer fireworks, penalties.

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(S) Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (10-Y 5-N)

01/29/18

SB 804 - Carrico - Controlled substances; Reporting overdoses.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Incorporated by Finance (SB580-Hanger) (16-Y 0-N)

02/08/18

SB 867 - McPike - Stroke care; Department of Health shall be responsible for quality improvement initiatives.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Finance

(H) Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

SB 868 - McPike - Stroke centers, certified; designation of hospitals.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(H) Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

SB 887 - Deeds - Child labor; volunteer fire companies.

(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(H) Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N)

02/15/18

SB 904 - Petersen - Line of Duty Act; disabled persons to participate in state & local health insurance.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Continued to 2019 in Finance (13-Y 1-N)

01/30/18

SB 947 - Hanger - License plates, special; emergency medical services agencies, fire departments.

(H) Committee on Transportation

(S) Committee on Transportation

(H) Referred to Committee on Transportation

02/14/18

SJ 14 - Edwards - Emergency custody and temporary detention; alternative models.

(S) Committee on Rules

(S) Passed by indefinitely in Rules with letter

02/09/18

SJ 45 - Vogel - Governor; confirming appointments.

(H) Committee on Privileges and Elections

(S) Committee on Privileges and Elections

(S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ45ER)

02/06/18

Upcoming Events

Governance Committee - TEMS
Fri Feb 23 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
Cardiac Grand Rounds
Tue Feb 27 @ 7:00AM - 08:00AM
OMD Committee Meeting - Waterside District
Tue Mar 06 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
Patient & Provider Safety PI Meeting - TEMS
Thu Mar 08 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Trauma/Triage PI Meeting
Thu Mar 08 @ 2:30PM - 03:30PM
Board of Directors - TEMS
Thu Mar 08 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
TEMS Quarterly Drug/IV Box Inventory
Wed Mar 21 @ 4:30PM - 04:31PM
EMS Medical Operations Committee - TEMS
Wed Apr 11 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
CISM Team Meeting
Mon May 07 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
OMD Committee Meeting
Tue Jun 05 @ 3:00PM - 05:00PM

Upcoming Classes

NIMS ICS-300 TRAINING: WHO MUST TAKE IT, WHAT IT COVERS
Thu Feb 22 @ 8:30AM - 05:30PM
PALS UPDATE
Mon Feb 26 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
Cardiac Grand Rounds
Tue Feb 27 @ 7:00AM - 08:00AM
ACLS Update
Fri Mar 02 @ 9:30AM - 04:00PM
Tactical Combat Casualty Care
Sat Mar 10 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Tactical Combat Casualty Care
Sun Mar 11 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Mass Casualty Incident Management - Modules I & II
Sun Mar 11 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
Mass Casualty Incident Management - Module I
Sat Mar 24 @ 9:00AM - 02:00PM
Consolidated Testing @EVMS 03/31/2018
Sat Mar 31 @ 6:00PM -
Train-the-Trainer: OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens. Airborne & Droplet Diseases Course April 19, 2018, 8 am - 5 pm, $75.00
Thu Apr 19 @ 8:30AM - 05:00PM
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