Surgeon General, State; established. (SB1437)

Introduced By

Sen. Yvonne Miller (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State surgeon general; duties. Establishes a State Surgeon General, to be appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the General Assembly. The Surgeon General shall be a physician licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth and shall be certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine or a recognized board in a primary care specialty as approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties and experienced in public health. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/16/2009Presented and ordered printed 094087276
01/16/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/28/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1437)
02/05/2009Left in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)