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Virginia became the 26th state to enact autism insurance reform on May 6, 2011.

Find your Virginia elected officials here.
Find autism resources for Virginia families here.

State Officials
Governor Terry McAuliffe (D)
Lt. Governor Ralph Northam (D)
Virginia Senate; Virginia House of Delegates

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D)
U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D)
U.S. House of Representatives Virginia delegation

Virginia News

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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 21, 2013) -- Military families gathered in Virginia Beach over the weekend to start a petition drive urging Congress to require better insurance coverage...

RICHMOND (September 19, 2012) --The Virginia Board of Medicine has finalized emergency regulations for licensing ABA providers, removing a hurdle for Virginia families trying to...

RICHMOND (July 18, 2012) --   Autism Speaks and the Virginia Autism Project (VAP) responded today to the Virginia Board of Medicine’s emergency regulations for...

RICHMOND (June 25, 2012) -- The Virginia Board of Medicine voted last week on emergency regulations related to the state licensure of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and...

RICHMOND (June 25, 2012) -- The Virginia Board of Medicine voted last week on emergency regulations related to the state licensure of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs...

RICHMOND (Feb. 7, 2012) -- Governor Bob McDonnell today signed HB-1106 into law, correcting a flaw that had been incorporated in Virginia's 2011 autism insurance reform law....

RICHMOND (Jan. 13, 2012) -- "Last year’s General Assembly session brought a hard-fought victory for Virginia families affected by autism. Lawmakers approved legislation...

ROANOKE (Dec. 8, 2011) -- WDBJ, the CBS affiliate for Roanoke, aired a report on the continuing controversy surrounding implementation of the state's autism insurance reform...

Helpful Links

  • FAQs on the 2011 Virginia autism insurance law
     
  • HB-1106 (2012 amendment)

Bill History

February 7, 2012:  Governor McDonnell signs HB.1106 into law.

January 30, 2012: HB.1106 approved unanimously by Senate, sent to Governor McDonnell

January 26, 2012: HB.1106 voted unanimously out of Senate Education and Health Committee; Senate floor vote next

January 20, 2012: HB-1106 approved 96-1 by the House, sent to the Senate.

January 17, 2012:  HB.1106 voted out of House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions 21-0; House floor vote next

January 12, 2012:  House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions conducts hearing on HB.1106 to correct a technical flaw in law.

May 6, 2011: Governor Robert McDonnell signs autism insurance reform...