Dialysis patient care technician; definition thereof. (HB618)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Dialysis patient care technician; definition. Authorizes a person who has completed a training program in dialysis patient care to practice provisionally, under direct and immediate supervision of a licensed registered nurse, in order to obtain practical experience. The bill provides authorization for up to 24 months, or until such person has taken and received the results of any examination required by a certifying organization approved by the Board, whichever occurs sooner. The bill allows trainees to perform dialysis care as a part of a training program provided that they are identified as "trainees" while working in the dialysis facility. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


03/10/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/11/06 066524252
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB618)
01/24/2006Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (21-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Read first time
01/26/2006Read second time
01/26/2006Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB618E
01/26/2006Printed as engrossed 066524252-E
01/27/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
01/27/2006Communicated to Senate
01/30/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB618E)
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 (HB618ER)
02/28/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB618ER)
02/28/2006Signed by Speaker
03/01/2006Signed by President
03/10/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 75 (effective 3/10/06)
03/28/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0075)