Legislative

Listing of Fire/EMS Legislative Bills -2017

Bills

Committee

Last action

Date

 

HB 1398 - Bell, Richard P. - Hate crimes; acts against law-enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law

01/13/17

Still in committee

HB 1404 - Cole - Fire alarms; malicious activation in any building, penalty.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

01/27/17

 

HB 1416 - Helsel - Line of Duty Act; payments to beneficiaries.

(H) Committee on Appropriations

(H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table

01/26/17

 

HB 1426 - Garrett - Emergency custody or involuntary admission process; alternative transportation model.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)

01/27/17

 

HB 1449 - Boysko - Naloxone; dispensing for use in opioid overdose reversal, etc.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table

01/24/17

 

HB 1453 - LaRock - Naloxone; dispensing for use in opioid overdose reversal, etc.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Read first time

01/27/17

 

HB 1480 - Helsel - Mental health awareness training; law-enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency personnel.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table

01/27/17

Sent to mental health study

HB 1481 - Helsel - Ordinances relating to fire departments and fire companies; operators of emergency vehicles.

(H) Committee on General Laws

(H) Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1

01/16/17

Not heard as of yet

HB 1531 - Farrell - Department of Health; regulations governing Other Do Not Resuscitate Orders.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3

01/12/17

 

HB 1532 - Wright - Fire Programs Fund.

(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

01/24/17

 

HB 1571 - Farrell - Workers' compensation; fees for medical services.

(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

01/19/17

 

HB 1587 - Campbell - Uniform Statewide Building Code; security of certain records.

(H) Committee on General Laws

(H) Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N)

01/26/17

 

HB 1590 - Campbell - Duty of care to law-enforcement officers and firefighters; fireman's rule.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N)

01/27/17

 

HB 1642 - Hope - Naloxone or other opioid antagonist; possession and administration.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health

01/25/17

 

HB 1719 - Anderson - Wireless E-911 Fund; distribution percentages.

(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

01/24/17

 

HB 1720 - Anderson - Flag at half mast; public safety personnel.

(H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(H) Committee substitute printed 17104759D-H1

01/27/17

 

HB 1722 - Anderson - Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.

(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table

01/19/17

Put in presumption study group

HB 1728 - Ransone - Air transportation services providers; VDH to review rules for use in medical situations.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health

01/25/17

 

HB 1731 - Ransone - Joint Commission on Administrative Rules; periodic review of exemptions.

(H) Committee on General Laws

(H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)

01/26/17

 

HB 1750 - O'Bannon - Dispensing of naloxone; patient-specific order not required.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Read first time

01/27/17

 

HB 1785 - Bell, Robert B. - Emergency vehicles, privately owned; exemptions and requirements.

(H) Committee on Transportation

(H) Read first time

01/27/17

Amended and siren issue removed

HB 1789 - Rasoul - Volunteer emergency vehicles, privately owned; requirement for flashing lights and sirens.

(H) Committee on Transportation

(H) Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1

01/13/17

 

HB 1791 - Lingamfelter - Conspiracy, incitement, etc., to riot; penalty when against public safety personnel.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

01/27/17

 

HB 1861 - Lopez - Product safety; flame retardants, penalty.

(H) Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

(H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table

01/25/17

 

HB 1884 - Hugo - Real property tax; exemption for certain surviving spouses.

(H) Committee on Finance

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Referred to Committee on Finance

01/27/17

 

HB 2097 - Price - HIV or hepatitis B or C virus; testing for infection, order of magistrate.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Subcommittee recommends laying on the table

01/26/17

 

HB 2153 - Rasoul - Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders; reciprocity.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health

01/25/17

 

HB 2163 - Pillion - Buprenorphine without naloxone; prescription limitation.

(H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(H) Read first time

01/27/17

 

HB 2235 - Cline - Motorcyclists or autocyclists; removes requirement to wear protective helmets.

(H) Committee on Transportation

(H) Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #1

01/17/17

 

HB 2243 - Jones - Line of Duty Act; clarifies provisions of Act.

(H) Committee on Appropriations

(H) Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement

01/16/17

 

HB 2300 - O'Bannon - Health, Department of; frequency of inspections.

(H) Committee on Appropriations

(H) Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources

01/26/17

 

HB 2336 - Miller - Law-enforcement officer; report of officer involved in accident.

(H) Committee on Transportation

(H) Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)

01/23/17

 

HJ 544 - Lingamfelter - Study; JLARC to study the Virginia's workers' compensation system; report.

(H) Committee on Rules

(H) Tabled in Rules

01/26/17

 

HJ 570 - Lingamfelter - Study; JLARC; effectiveness of requiring seat belts on school buses in the Commonwealth; report.

(H) Committee on Rules

(H) Tabled in Rules

01/26/17

 

SB 790 - Cosgrove - Crimes against law-enforcement officers, firefighters, and other emergency personnel; penalty.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Rereferred to Finance

01/16/17

 

SB 805 - Carrico - Vehicle registration fees; funds for Department of State Police.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N)

01/25/17

 

SB 848 - Wexton - Naloxone; dispensing for use in opioid overdose reversal, etc.

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

01/27/17

 

SB 867 - Stuart - Lien against person whose negligence causes injury; emergency medical services agency.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

01/30/17

 

SB 873 - Marsden - Authority of fire chief over unmanned aircraft systems at a fire, etc.; civil liability.

(H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

01/30/17

 

SB 885 - Locke - Tests for infection with human immunodeficiency virus or hepatitis B, C virus; order of magistrate.

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)

01/26/17

 

SB 888 - Chafin - Civil immunity; emergency services and communications.

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

12/20/16

 

SB 896 - Ruff - Volunteer Firefighters' and Rescue Squad Workers' Service Award Fund Board; meetings.

(H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

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

01/30/17

 

SB 933 - Favola - DCJS training; jail officers; mental health first aid.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Rereferred to Finance

01/13/17

 

SB 939 - Lucas - Line of Duty Act; death benefit eligibility; Department of Military Affairs employees.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Rereferred to Finance

01/16/17

 

SB 980 - Stanley - Statewide Fire Prevention Code; State Fire Marshal; consumer fireworks; penalties.

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

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

01/23/17

 

SB 1003 - Ebbin - Wireless E-911 Fund; distribution percentages.

(H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(H) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

01/30/17

 

SB 1054 - Stuart - Activation of fire alarms; reimbursement of expenses; penalty.

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

01/27/17

 

SB 1064 - Deeds - Mental health awareness training; law-enforcement officers firefighters, and emergency medical.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Passed by for the day

01/27/17

 

SB 1118 - McPike - Line of Duty Act; Act includes firefighter trainees.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Rereferred to Finance

01/16/17

 

SB 1119 - McPike - Workers' compensation; presumption of compensability for certain diseases.

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

01/09/17

 

SB 1120 - McPike - Workers' compensation; volunteer firemen and emergency medical services personnel.

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

01/09/17

 

SB 1181 - Reeves - Virginia Retirement System; return to employment by retired public safety employees.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Referred to Committee on Finance

01/10/17

 

SB 1198 - DeSteph - Operators of emergency vehicles; completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator's Course.

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(S) Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

01/10/17

Will be heard 1/30

SB 1244 - Dunnavant - Glucagon; administration by emergency medical services providers.

(S) Committee on Education and Health

(S) Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (15-Y 0-N)

01/26/17

Taken care of

SB 1330 - Carrico - Critical incident stress management team; peer support team privileged communications.

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Rereferred to Courts of Justice

01/19/17

Maybe heard 1/30 has amendments on it

SB 1365 - Edwards - Statewide Fire Prevention Code; authority of Va. Fire Services Bd., fees for school inspections.

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(S) Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

01/11/17

 

SB 1390 - Howell - Cigarettes; purchase for resale, penalties.

(S) Committee on Finance

(S) Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

01/27/17

 

SB 1411 - 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 (9-Y 6-N)

01/23/17

 

SB 1433 - Reeves - Consumer fireworks; regulation of sale, permit issued by Board of Housing and Community Development.

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology

(S) Failed to report (defeated) in General Laws and Technology (4-Y 11-N)

01/23/17