Health Commissioner; required to designate licensed physician to oversee minority health efforts. (HB3043)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Dwight Jones (D-Richmond), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Health Commissioner; minority health. Requires the Commissioner to designate a senior staff member of the Department of Health, who shall be a licensed physician, to oversee minority health efforts of the Department. Amends § 32.1-19, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/13/2007: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/12/2007Committee
01/12/2007Presented and ordered printed 079179129
01/12/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3043)
01/24/2007Read first time
01/25/2007Read second time
01/25/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/26/2007Communicated to Senate
01/29/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Read third time
02/12/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Enrolled
02/16/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3043ER)
02/16/2007Signed by Speaker
02/19/2007Signed by President
02/20/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3043ER)
03/13/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 343 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0343)