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SB 373

  • Virginia Senate Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 06, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 07, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 19, 2020
  • Governor

Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program; established, report.

Abstract

Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program. Establishes the Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program within the Department of Criminal Justice Services. The bill provides that the coordinator of the program shall create and coordinate an annual statewide sexual assault forensic nurse examiner training program; coordinate the development and enhancement of sexual assault forensic examiner programs across the Commonwealth; participate in the development of hospital protocols and guidelines for treatment of survivors of sexual assault; coordinate and strengthen communications among sexual assault nurse examiner medical directors, sexual assault response teams, and hospitals for existing and developing sexual assault nurse examiner programs; provide technical assistance for existing and developing sexual assault forensic examiner programs; create and maintain a statewide list, updated biannually, that includes pertinent information regarding sexual assault forensic examiners and nurse examiners; create sexual assault nurse examiner recruitment materials for universities and colleges with nursing programs; and support and coordinate community education and public outreach, when appropriate, relating to sexual assault nurse examiner issues for the Commonwealth.

Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program. Establishes the Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program within the Department of Criminal Justice Services. The bill provides that the program shall create and coordinate an annual statewide sexual assault forensic nurse examiner training program; coordinate the development and enhancement of sexual assault forensic examiner programs across the Commonwealth; coordinate the development of hospital protocols and guidelines for treatment of survivors of sexual assault; coordinate and strengthen communications among sexual assault nurse examiner medical directors, sexual assault response teams, and hospitals for existing and developing sexual assault nurse examiner programs; provide technical assistance for existing and developing sexual assault forensic examiner programs; create and maintain a statewide list, updated biannually, that includes pertinent information regarding sexual assault forensic examiners and nurse examiners; create sexual assault nurse examiner recruitment materials for universities and colleges with nursing programs; and support and coordinate community education and public outreach, when appropriate, relating to sexual assault nurse examiner issues for the Commonwealth. The provisions of the bill are contingent on funding in a general appropriation act.

Virginia sexual assault forensic examiner coordination program. Establishes the Virginia sexual assault forensic examinercoordination program within the Department of Criminal Justice Services.The bill provides that the program shall create and coordinate anannual statewide sexual assault forensic nurse examiner trainingprogram; coordinate the development and enhancement of sexual assaultforensic examiner programs across the Commonwealth; coordinate thedevelopment of hospital protocols and guidelines for treatment ofsurvivors of sexual assault; coordinate and strengthen communicationsamong sexual assault nurse examiner medical directors, sexual assaultresponse teams, and hospitals for existing and developing sexualassault nurse examiner programs; provide technical assistance forexisting and developing sexual assault forensic examiner programs;establish best practices for billing and reimbursement for medicalservices provided to survivors of sexual assault; create and maintaina statewide list, updated biannually, that includes pertinent informationregarding sexual assault forensic examiners and nurse examiners;create sexual assault nurse examiner recruitment materials for universitiesand colleges with nursing programs; and support and coordinate communityeducation and public outreach, when appropriate, relating to sexualassault nurse examiner issues for the Commonwealth.

Bill Sponsors (3)

R. Creigh Deeds

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 25
Primary

Jennifer B. Boysko

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 33
Cosponsor

Jennifer L. McClellan

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 9
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Mar 11, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 276 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 04, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 11, 2020

Senate

Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2020

Feb 27, 2020

Senate

Signed by President

House

Signed by Speaker

Feb 26, 2020

Senate

Enrolled

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB373ER)

Feb 21, 2020

Senate

House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)

Feb 19, 2020

House

Read third time

House

VOTE: (100-Y 0-N)

House

Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)

House

Engrossed by House as amended

House

Committee amendments agreed to

Feb 18, 2020

House

Read second time

Feb 14, 2020

House

Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (22-Y 0-N)

House

House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Feb 12, 2020

House

Read first time

House

Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

House

Placed on Calendar

Feb 11, 2020

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB373ES1)

Feb 07, 2020

Senate

Read second time

Senate

Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)

Senate

Printed as engrossed 20107105D-ES1

Senate

Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB373ES1

Senate

Committee amendment agreed to

Senate

Reading of amendment waived

Senate

Committee substitute agreed to 20107105D-S1

Senate

Reading of substitute waived

Feb 06, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 05, 2020

Senate

Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (16-Y 0-N)

Feb 04, 2020

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB373S1)

Jan 29, 2020

Senate

Committee substitute printed 20107105D-S1

Senate

Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

Senate

Reported from Judiciary with substitute (14-Y 0-N)

Jan 25, 2020

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB373)

Jan 08, 2020

Senate

Moved from Courts of Justice to Judiciary due to a change of the committee name

Jan 06, 2020

Senate

Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

Senate

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102150D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Impact statement from DPB (SB373) HTML
Impact statement from DPB (SB373S1) HTML
Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB373ES1 HTML
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB373ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0276) HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Amendment: SB373AS HTML
Amendment: SB373AHE HTML
Amendment: SB373AH HTML

Sources

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