2015 Uncodified Acts

2015 Virginia Uncodified Acts
8/21/2019

CHAPTER 113

An Act to require the Department of Health to work with stakeholders to develop guidelines for hospitals to ensure patients and family members with sensory disabilities are able to communicate with health care providers.

[H 1956]

Approved March 16, 2015

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Department of Health shall (i) work with stakeholders to develop guidelines for hospitals to ensure that hospitals are complying with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and that patients and family members with sensory disabilities are able to communicate effectively with health care providers and (ii) report on its progress in developing such guidelines to the General Assembly no later than December 1, 2015.