School-based health centers; Va's Children's Cabinet shall establish joint task force. (SB1195)

Introduced By

Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg) with support from co-patron Del. Cheryl Turpin (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School-based health centers joint task force; report. Directs the Virginia's Children's Cabinet to establish a school-based health centers joint task force that is tasked with (i) assessing the current landscape of school-based services and mental health screening, evaluation, and treatment in school settings; (ii) in coordination with ongoing behavioral health transformation efforts of the Department of Medical Assistance Services and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, developing best practice recommendations for trauma-informed school-based health centers as a vehicle for the provision of both medical and behavioral health delivered in school settings; (iii) evaluating options for billing public and private insurance for school-based health services; and (iv) developing a plan for establishing a Virginia affiliate member organization, recognized by the national School-Based Health Alliance, for the purposes of providing technical assistance and guidance to localities interested in bolstering or implementing current and future school-based health centers. The bill requires that the task force report its findings by December 1, 2019. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102896D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/11/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1195)
01/18/2019Rereferred from Rehabilitation and Social Services (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Rereferred to Education and Health
01/24/2019Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Committee substitute printed 19105329D-S1
01/25/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1195S1)
01/28/2019Read second time
01/28/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105329D-S1
01/28/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1195S1
01/29/2019Read 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
02/06/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/07/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 1-N)
02/12/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Passed House (91-Y 6-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1195ER)
02/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1195ER)
02/18/2019Signed by Speaker
02/19/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/20/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 20, 2019
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 445 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0445)