Health records; rights of privacy thereof. (HB853)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health records privacy. Clarifies that health records may be disclosed by a health care entity in connection with the health care entity's own health care operations, as specified in federal regulation (45 C.F.R. 164.501), or in the normal course of business. Read the Bill »


03/31/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 062039440
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/26/2006Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006Committee substitute printed 064781440-H1
01/27/2006Read first time
01/30/2006Read second time
01/30/2006Committee substitute agreed to 064781440-H1
01/30/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB853H1
01/31/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2006Communicated to Senate
02/01/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2006Referred 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 (HB853ER)
02/28/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB853ER)
02/28/2006Signed by Speaker
03/01/2006Signed by President
03/31/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 433 (effective 7/1/06)
04/06/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0433)