Olmstead/Community Integration(V4A,Goodwill)

Bills CommitteeLast actionDate
HB 1078 - Hope - Virginia Public Procurement Act; process for competitive negotiation, etc. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(S) Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology02/06/20
notes: Provides that, except with regard to contracts for architectural or professional engineering services, a public body may include a proposer's employment of persons with disabilities to perform the specifications of the contract as a factor in evaluating a proposal.
HB 1098 - Carr - Administration, Secretary of; policy of Commonwealth regarding employment of certain individuals. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(S) Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)02/17/20
notes: Changes the date by which the Secretary of Administration is required to submit the annual report regarding state employment of individuals with disabilities to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance from July 1 to September 1.
SB 162 - Spruill - Virginia Personnel Act; hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities. (S) Committee on General Laws and Technology(S) Stricken at request of Patron in General Laws and Technology (10-Y 0-N)01/29/20
notes: Establishes a hiring preference in state government for persons with disabilities, provided that such person meets all of the knowledge, skill, and ability requirements for the available position and such person's disability is unrelated to his qualifications for and ability to perform the duties of the available position. The bill defines "person with a disability" as any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of his major life activities or who has a record of such impairment.
SB 716 - McClellan - People with developmental disabilities; Sec. of PSHS, et al., to create and implement policies. (S) Committee on Rules(S) Passed by indefinitely in Rules with letter (13-Y 0-N)01/24/20
notes: Requires the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to create and implement policies that recognize and make accommodations for people encountering the criminal justice system with developmental disabilities. The bill also requires the Office of the Executive Secretary to create and implement policies that recognize and make accommodations for people with developmental disabilities, for use by judges in determining case outcomes.