Electronic health records; requires those purchased by state agency to adhere to accepted standard. (HB2198)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg), and Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electronic health records. Requires any electronic health records system or software purchased by a state agency to adhere to accepted standards for interoperability or to be certified by a recognized certification body. Read the Bill »


03/20/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075818432
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/17/2007Read first time
01/18/2007Read second time
01/18/2007Committee amendment rejected
01/18/2007Amendment by Delegate Marshall, R. G. agreed to
01/18/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2198E
01/18/2007Printed as engrossed 075818432-E
01/19/2007Read third time and passed House (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/19/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/19/2007Communicated to Senate
01/22/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/09/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Read third time
02/12/2007Reading of amendment waived
02/12/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/12/2007Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Placed on Calendar
02/14/2007Senate amendment agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/21/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2198ER)
02/21/2007Signed by Speaker
02/22/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2198ER)
03/20/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 635 (effective 7/1/07)
04/05/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0635)