Tuberculosis; establishing library of isolates for purpose of disease strain analysis. (HB13)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reporting of tuberculosis strains with antimicrobial drug susceptibilities. Removes the option of submitting to the local health director a report of antimicrobial drug susceptibilities performed by a laboratory certified to perform such testing in lieu of submitting a representative and viable sample of initial cultures positive for tubercle bacilli to the Virginia Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services. The bill requires that the Virginia Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services establish a library of isolates from persons with active tuberculosis disease for the purpose of disease strain analysis as indicated by epidemiological investigations. This bill is identical to SB112. Read the Bill »


03/07/2006: signed by governor


11/30/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063702316
11/30/2005Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB13)
01/12/2006Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N)
01/16/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/17/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/17/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/17/2006Communicated to Senate
01/18/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/18/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2006Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2006Read third time
02/20/2006Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB13ER)
02/23/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB13ER)
02/23/2006Signed by Speaker
02/23/2006Signed by President
03/07/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 46 (effective 7/1/06)
03/27/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0046)