Radiologist assistants; licensure. (HB1939)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Radiologist assistants; licensure. Provides for the licensure of radiologist assistants as individuals who have met the requirements of the Board of Medicine for licensure as advanced-level radiologic technologists and who, under the direct supervision of a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy specializing in the field of radiology, are authorized to (i) assess and evaluate the physiological and psychological responsiveness of patients undergoing radiologic procedures; (ii) evaluate image quality, make initial observations, and communicate observations to the supervising radiologist; (iii) administer contrast media or other medications prescribed by the supervising radiologist; and (iv) perform, or assist the supervising radiologist to perform, any other procedure consistent with the guidelines adopted by the American College of Radiology, the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094036676
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2009Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1939)
01/22/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2009Read first time
01/26/2009Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/27/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2009Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Read third time
02/16/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1939ER)
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1939ER)
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 83 (effective 7/1/09)
02/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0083)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB968.