WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY? — PART 2

What is the latest from the General Assembly? Here are links to some news articles.

SB 924: Hospitals, nursing homes, etc.; regulations required of Board of Health – This bill requires the Board of Health to promulgate regulations containing minimum standards for policies related to infection prevention, disaster preparedness, and facility security of hospitals, nursing homes, and certified nursing facilities. Because the bill subjects abortion clinics to regulation, it has gotten lots of publicity.

HB 2063: Protective orders; expands class of persons eligible to obtain – This law expands the class of people eligible to obtain a protective order.

General Information on bill: Here are some articles that cover the current status of legislation

Extended Session: Republicans control the House of Delegates whereas Democrats control the Senate. Therefore, we risk deadlock.

House/Senate Budget Battle: General Information on the status of budget negotiations

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