Hospice, home health care or personal care services; licensure for home care organizations. (SB265)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Hospice and home health care; licensure.  Amends hospice licensure standards to include the same exemptions applicable to home care organizations, and allows inspections of both types of facilities exempt from licensure. The bill also prohibits new home care organizations from being licensed until July 1, 2012, but allows the Commissioner of Health to issue a request for and accept applications for: (i) the establishment of home care organizations in federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas or (ii) home care organizations approved for payments for home health or personal care services by the Department of Medical Assistance Services prior to July 1, 2010. Amends § 32.1-162.10, § 32.1-162.13, § 32.1-162.15, § 32.1-162.2, § 32.1-162.3, § 32.1-162.4, § 32.1-162.8, § 32.1-162.9:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100862D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/29/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB265)
02/02/2010Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
02/11/2010Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Committee substitute printed 10105035D-S1
02/12/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105035D-S1
02/15/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB265S1
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/19/2010Assigned HWI sub: #3
02/23/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/25/2010Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Read second time
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/01/2010Engrossed by House as amended
03/01/2010Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/01/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2010Enrolled
03/11/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB265ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
03/15/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB265ER)
04/13/2010Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/20/2010Placed on Calendar
04/21/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (94-Y 0-N)
04/21/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/21/2010Reenrolled
04/21/2010Reenrolled bill text (SB265ER2)
04/21/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/21/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
04/21/2010Enacted, Chapter 790 (effective 7/1/10)
04/21/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0790)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 5 minutes.