Health professions; disciplinary actions. (HB662)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health professions; disciplinary actions. Amends the disciplinary authority of the Department of Health Professions and its regulatory boards to (i) authorize the boards to accept the surrender of a license in lieu of disciplinary action, (ii) authorize a panel of a board to consider the recommendation of an agency subordinate, (iii) conform the prohibition on licensure reinstatement to the Nurse Licensure Compact, and (iv) allow the Department to immediately suspend a license in response to disciplinary action or felony convictions in any jurisdiction, or in response to license surrender in lieu of disciplinary action. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103626D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2010Assigned HWI sub: #1
01/21/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/24/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB662)
01/26/2010Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2010Read first time
01/28/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2010Read third time and passed House (94-Y 1-N 1-A)
01/29/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (94-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2010Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
02/25/2010Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB662ER)
03/09/2010Signed by Speaker
03/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB662ER)
03/11/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 414 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0414)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.