Physician assistants; provides that they may sign various forms and certificates, etc. (HB300)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) with support from co-patron Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Physician assistants; forms and certificates. Provides that physician assistants may sign various forms and certificates, and provide medical information or treatment in certain situations, including situations involving the immunization of children, examination of persons suspected of having tuberculosis, required examinations of school bus drivers, prenatal tests, examinations of nursing home residents, release of certain privileged information, release of certain veterinary records, competency for driver's licenses, and assisted living facility residents. Amends § 2.2-2818, § 22.1-178, § 32.1-138, § 32.1-325, § 32.1-46, § 32.1-50, § 32.1-60, § 45.1-161.292:43, § 45.1-161.70, § 46.2-1240, § 46.2-1241, § 46.2-208, § 46.2-322, § 46.2-731, § 53.1-22, § 54.1-3812, § 59.1-297, § 59.1-298, § 59.1-310.4, § 63.2-1716, § 63.2-1808, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


03/31/2006: signed by governor


01/04/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 062005366
01/04/2006Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB300)
01/19/2006Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
01/19/2006Committee substitute printed 061029366-H1
01/20/2006Read first time
01/23/2006Read second time
01/23/2006Committee substitute agreed to 061029366-H1
01/23/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB300H1
01/24/2006Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006Communicated to Senate
01/25/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2006Reported from Education and Health (15-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)
02/27/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB300ER)
02/28/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB300ER)
02/28/2006Signed by Speaker
03/01/2006Signed by President
03/31/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 396 (effective 7/1/06)
04/06/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0396)