2020 Uncodified Acts

2020 Virginia Uncodified Acts
11/27/2020

CHAPTER 848

An Act to require the Department of Social Services to convene a work group to provide recommendations related to regulations for the audio-visual recording of residents in assisted living facilities.

[S 355]

Approved April 7, 2020

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Department of Social Services shall convene a work group that includes representatives of assisted living facilities, advocates for residents of assisted living facilities, and other stakeholders to make recommendations to the Board regarding adoption of regulations for the audio-visual recording of residents in assisted living facilities, as defined in § 63.2-100 of the Code of Virginia, including provisions related to (i) resident privacy, (ii) notice and disclosure, (iii) liability, (iv) ownership and maintenance of equipment, (v) cost, (vi) recording and data security, and (vii) assisted living facility options for both assisted living facility-managed recording and resident-managed recording. The work group shall report its recommendations to the Governor, the Board of Social Services, and the General Assembly by December 1, 2020.