Stroke Triage Plan; Board of Health to develop and maintain as component of EMS Plan. (HB479)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Ken Melvin (D-Portsmouth), Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield), and Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Emergency Medical Services Plan; Stroke Triage Plan. Requires the Board of Health to develop and maintain as a component of the Emergency Medical Services Plan a statewide pre-hospital and interhospital Stroke Triage Plan designed to promote rapid access for stroke patients to appropriate, organized stroke care. The Plan shall include formal regional stroke triage plans, which shall be reviewed triennially. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084042840
01/07/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB479)
01/15/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2008Read first time
01/17/2008Read second time
01/17/2008Committee amendment agreed to
01/17/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB479E
01/17/2008Printed as engrossed 084042840-E
01/18/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/18/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2008Communicated to Senate
01/21/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/21/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB479E)
02/14/2008Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N)
02/18/2008Read third time
02/18/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB479ER)
02/20/2008Signed by Speaker
02/22/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB479ER)
02/22/2008Signed by President
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 65 (effective 7/1/08)
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 66 (effective 7/1/08)
03/04/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB479ER)
03/04/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0066)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB344.