Infectious diseases; residential or day program, etc. licensed by State to report cases. (SB463)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reporting of infectious diseases; residential facilities. Adds persons in charge of residential facilities licensed by the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services or the Department of Social Services to the list of nonphysicians who must report infectious diseases. Also requires that reports be made to both the local health director and the Commissioner of Health, rather than just one of the two. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08
01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084674352
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/31/2008Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Committee substitute printed 084077352-S1
02/01/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Read second time
02/04/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2008Committee substitute agreed to 084077352-S1
02/04/2008Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB463S1
02/05/2008Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/21/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2008Read second time
02/25/2008Read third time
02/25/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB463ER)
02/26/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/05/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 412 (effective 7/1/08)
03/14/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0412)