Olmstead/Community Integration

Bills CommitteeLast actionDate
HB 314 - Hope - State hospitals; discharge planning. (H) Committee on Health and Human Services

(S) Committee on Finance and Appropriations
(S) Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N)02/29/24
notes: Provides that (i) when an individual is to be discharged from a state hospital in 30 days or less after admission, the state hospital shall be responsible for the individual's discharge planning and (ii) when an individual is to be discharged from a state hospital more than 30 days after admission, the appropriate community services board or behavioral health authority shall be responsible for the individual's discharge planning. Under current law, community services boards and behavioral health authorities provide discharge planning for all individuals discharged from state hospitals, regardless of the duration of their stay. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2025.
SB 51 - Favola - Online transition resources; DARS, et al., to ensure dissemination and availability. (H) Committee on Health and Human Services

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB51ER)02/28/24
notes: Directs the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, in partnership with relevant entities, to ensure that online resources are readily available and disseminated to all individuals of age to transition from school to post-school activities and their families. This bill is a recommendation of the Virginia Disability Commission.