Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Trust Fund; administration of Fund, report. (SB1486)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Trust Fund. Requires that the Fund be used for behavioral health and developmental services and to facilitate transition from state training centers to community-based services. The bill requires that the Fund be used for the purpose of financing community-based services, including services provided through the Medicaid Intellectual Disability Home and Community-Based Waiver program, and for the purpose of transitioning individuals with intellectual disabilities from state training centers to community-based care. The bill also requires the Secretary to submit semi-annual reports to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


02/16/2011Introduced at the request of Governor
02/16/2011Presented and ordered printed 11105412D
02/16/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/17/2011Rereferred from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Rereferred to Finance
02/21/2011Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Committee substitute printed 11105532D-S1
02/22/2011Read first time
02/23/2011Read second time
02/23/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/23/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105532D-S1
02/23/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1486S1
02/24/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Placed on Calendar
02/24/2011Read first time
02/24/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/25/2011Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Committee substitute printed 11105628D-H1
02/25/2011Read first time
02/25/2011Constitutional readings dispensed (99-Y 0-N)
02/25/2011VOTE: AGREE TO MOTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11105628D-H1
02/25/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1486H1
02/25/2011Passed House with substitute (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/25/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2011House insisted on substitute
02/26/2011House requested conference committee
02/26/2011Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2011Conferees appointed by Senate
02/26/2011Senators: Northam, Houck, Wampler
02/26/2011Conferees appointed by House
02/26/2011Delegates: Cox, M.K., Jones, Joannou
02/27/2011Conference substitute printed 11105695D-S2
02/27/2011Conference report agreed to by House (91-Y 1-N 1-A)
02/27/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/27/2011Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1486ER)
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/09/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1486ER)
03/26/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 729 (effective 7/1/11)
03/26/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0729)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.