Podiatry; testifying as an expert witness, definition of practice. (HB723)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health professions; practice of podiatry.  Clarifies that the practice of podiatry includes diagnosis and medical, mechanical, and surgical treatment of the ailments of the human foot and ankle. This bill contains a reenactment clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103589D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/24/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB723)
02/04/2010Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Committee substitute printed 10104823D-H1
02/04/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB723H1)
02/12/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104823D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB723H1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
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
03/01/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/01/2010Amendment by Senator Howell 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
03/03/2010Senate 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 (HB723ER)
03/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB723ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 725 (effective 7/1/10)
04/13/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 725 (effective 4/13/10)
04/13/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0725)


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 1 minute.