Certificate of public need; Commissioner's approval of change may increase capital expenditure. (HB2546)

Introduced By

Del. Clarke Hogan (R-South Boston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Definition of projects that require certificate of public need. Eliminates certificate of public need requirement for any capital expenditure of $5 million or more on behalf of a medical care facility, which has not otherwise been defined as reviewable. Read the Bill »


03/19/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 071715324
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/29/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2546)
02/01/2007Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 077660324-H1
02/02/2007Read first time
02/02/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2546H1)
02/03/2007Read second time
02/03/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077660324-H1
02/03/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2546H1
02/05/2007Read third time and passed House (95-Y 0-N 2-A)
02/05/2007Communicated to Senate
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/15/2007Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Committee substitute printed 077671324-S1
02/16/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2007Read third time
02/19/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/19/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077671324-S1
02/19/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2546S1
02/19/2007Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Placed on Calendar
02/21/2007Passed by temporarily
02/21/2007Senate substitute agreed to by House (93-Y 0-N 2-A)
02/21/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2546S1)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2546ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2546ER)
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 502 (effective 7/1/07)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0502)