Brain injuries; eliminates requirement that hospitals report to registry. (SB197)

Introduced By

Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


The brain injury registry; the Department of Rehabilitative Services. Eliminates the requirement that hospitals report brain injuries to the brain injury registry maintained by the Department of Rehabilitative Services (DRS), but requires the Department of Health to share all information that is obtained through the Virginia Statewide Trauma Registry with DRS. This bill is a recommendation of the JLARC report on brain injuries and a recommendation of the Disability Commission. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081442820
01/07/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/11/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB197)
01/17/2008Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2008Read second time and engrossed
01/22/2008Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2008Communicated to House
02/11/2008Placed on Calendar
02/11/2008Read first time
02/11/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/14/2008Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources (Hamilton)
02/27/2008Reported from Appropriations (23-Y 0-N)
02/29/2008Read second time
03/03/2008Read third time
03/03/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/03/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB197ER)
03/05/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB197ER)
03/05/2008Signed by Speaker
03/06/2008Signed by President
03/11/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 563 (effective 7/1/08)
03/17/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0563)