Certificate of public need; establishment of psychiatric services. (HB371)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg) with support from co-patron Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


COPN exception; establishment of a psychiatric service.  Provides that the Commissioner shall accept and review and may issue certificates of public need for the establishment of psychiatric services resulting from a relocation of beds from one hospital in Planning District 5 to another hospital in Planning District 5. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102179D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/2010Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2010Committee substitute printed 10104063D-H1
01/20/2010Read first time
01/21/2010Read second time
01/21/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104063D-H1
01/21/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB371H1
01/22/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/22/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
01/25/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2010Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
02/25/2010Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/01/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/01/2010Emergency clause added
03/01/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/01/2010Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Placed on Calendar
03/03/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION EMERGENCY (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB371ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 623 (effective 4/11/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0623)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 55 seconds.


Susan Lawrence writes:

Just so everyone knows where Planning District 5 is!