Assisted living facility; Board of Social Services to amend certain regulations. (SB1077)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assisted living facility; temporary emergency electrical power source. Requires the State Board of Social Services to amend its regulations governing emergency preparedness and response plans and temporary emergency electrical power sources of assisted living facilities to require the following: (i) any assisted living facility that is equipped with an on-site emergency generator shall (a) include in its emergency preparedness and response plan a description of the emergency generator's capacity to provide sufficient power for certain functions and (b) test such emergency generator monthly and (ii) any assisted living facility that is not equipped with an on-site emergency generator shall (a) enter into an agreement with a vendor capable of providing the assisted living facility with an emergency generator, (b) enter into at least one agreement with a backup vendor, and (c) have its temporary emergency electrical power source connection tested at the time of installation and every two years thereafter.


Bill Has Passed


12/13/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100763D
12/13/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/10/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1077)
01/25/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Committee substitute printed 19104877D-S1
01/28/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1077S1)
01/28/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Read second time
01/29/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19104877D-S1
01/29/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1077S1
01/30/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Read second time
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1077ER)
02/12/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1077ER)
02/12/2019Signed by Speaker
02/13/2019Signed by President
02/14/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 14, 2019
02/14/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2019
02/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 91 (effective 7/1/19)
02/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0091)