Certificate of public need; Commissioner of Health to accept & approve request to amend. (HB1605)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certificate of public need; authorization of certain amendment. Authorizes the Commissioner of Health to accept and approve a request to amend the conditions of a certificate of need issued for an increase in beds in which nursing facility or extended care services are provided to allow such facility to continue to admit persons, other than residents of the cooperative units, to its nursing facility beds for three years from the date of issuance of a certificate of occupancy for the third mid-rise residential unit building associated with such facility or June 30, 2012, whichever shall occur first, when such facility (i) is operated by an association described in 55-458; (ii) was created in connection with a real estate cooperative; (iii) offers its residents a level of nursing services consistent with the definition of continuing care in Chapter 49 ( 38.2-4900 et seq.) of Title 38.2; and (iv) was issued a certificate of need prior to October 3, 1995. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094003744
11/07/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2009Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/19/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/20/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2009Read first time
01/22/2009Read second time
01/22/2009Committee amendments agreed to
01/22/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB1605E
01/22/2009Printed as engrossed 094003744-E
01/23/2009Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N 1-A)
01/23/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/2009Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
02/19/2009Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1605ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
02/28/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 394 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0394)