Hospice facilities; regulations shall include minimum standards for design and construction. (HB1965)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond) with support from 15 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg), Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Russ Potts (R-Winchester), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon), Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assisted living facilities; certain hospices exempt. Exempts hospices licensed by the State Department of Health that provide a dedicated facility including room, board, and appropriate patient care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from licensing requirements applicable to assisted living facilities licensed by the State Department of Social Services. Amends § 63.2-100, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


03/15/2007: signed by governor


  • 01/05/2007 Committee
  • 01/05/2007 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 077614440
  • 01/05/2007 Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
  • 01/15/2007 Impact statement from DPB (HB1965)
  • 01/25/2007 Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/25/2007 Committee substitute printed 077633440-H1
  • 01/26/2007 Read first time
  • 01/29/2007 Read second time
  • 01/29/2007 Committee substitute agreed to 077633440-H1
  • 01/29/2007 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1965H1
  • 01/30/2007 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 01/30/2007 Communicated to Senate
  • 01/31/2007 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 01/31/2007 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 02/02/2007 Impact statement from DPB (HB1965H1)
  • 02/09/2007 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/09/2007 VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/12/2007 Read third time
  • 02/12/2007 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/12/2007 VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/15/2007 Enrolled
  • 02/15/2007 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1965ER)
  • 02/15/2007 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/15/2007 Signed by President
  • 02/16/2007 Impact statement from DPB (HB1965ER)
  • 03/15/2007 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 397 (effective 7/1/07)
  • 03/21/2007 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0397)