Medical Facilities Plan; Board of Health to appoint and convene task force. (HB396)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Medical Facilities Plan; task force. Requires the Board of Health to appoint and convene a task force of no less than 15 persons, including representatives from the Department of Health and the Division of Certificate of Public Need, and representatives of the health care provider community, academic medical community, experts in advanced medical technology, and health insurers, at least once every two years to update the State Medical Facilities Plan. This bill also requires that certain sections of the plan related to diagnostic services, cardiology services, and cancer treatment services be reviewed and updated on an annual basis. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088185528
01/04/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/10/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/11/2008Read first time
01/14/2008Committee amendment agreed to HB396E
01/14/2008Read second time
01/14/2008Committee amendment agreed to
01/14/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB396E
01/14/2008Printed as engrossed 088185528-E
01/15/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/15/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2008Communicated to Senate
01/16/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/16/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB396E)
02/14/2008Reported from Education and Health with amendments (13-Y 0-N)
02/14/2008Rereferred to Finance
02/26/2008Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2008Read third time
02/28/2008Reading of amendments waived
02/28/2008Committee amendments agreed to
02/28/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/28/2008Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/29/2008Placed on Calendar
03/03/2008Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB396ER)
03/05/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB396ER)
03/05/2008Signed by Speaker
03/06/2008Signed by President
03/10/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 501 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0501)