2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Enforcement of Medication Aide Training Requirement (language only)

Item 303 #1c

Item 303 #1c

Health And Human Resources
Health Professions, Department of

Page 274, after line 20, insert:
"That, notwithstanding the provisions of the fourth enactment clause of Chapters 924 and 610 of the 2005 Acts of Assembly, the provisions of § 54.1-3041, Code of Virginia, that require medication aides to be registered by the Board of Nursing shall not be enforced until December 31, 2008."

(This amendment suspends the enforcement of regulations related to the registration of medication aides working in assisted living facilities until December 31, 2008 to allow assisted living facilities enough time to ensure medication aides are registered as required by law.)