Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority; created, report. (SB731)

Introduced By

Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority; creation.  Creates the Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority to take over the duties of the Statewide Area Health Education Centers Program. The mission of the Authority is to facilitate the development of a statewide health professions pipeline that identifies, educates, recruits, and retains a diverse, appropriately geographically distributed and culturally competent quality workforce. Also exempts the Authority from the Virginia Personnel Act, the Virginia Public Procurement Act, and taxation. Amends § 32.1-122.21, § 32.1-122.7, § 32.1-122.7:1, § 32.1-122.7:2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/27/2010 Unanimous consent to introduce
  • 01/27/2010 Presented and ordered printed 10104564D
  • 01/27/2010 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 02/04/2010 Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/04/2010 Committee substitute printed 10105027D-S1
  • 02/08/2010 Impact statement from DPB (SB731S1)
  • 02/08/2010 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/09/2010 Read second time
  • 02/09/2010 Reading of substitute waived
  • 02/09/2010 Committee substitute agreed to 10105027D-S1
  • 02/09/2010 Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB731S1
  • 02/10/2010 Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/16/2010 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/16/2010 Read first time
  • 02/16/2010 Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
  • 02/25/2010 Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/25/2010 Committee substitute printed 10105674D-H1
  • 02/26/2010 Read second time
  • 03/01/2010 Passed by for the day
  • 03/02/2010 Read third time
  • 03/02/2010 Committee substitute agreed to 10105674D-H1
  • 03/02/2010 Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB731H1
  • 03/02/2010 Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
  • 03/02/2010 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/04/2010 Passed by for the day
  • 03/05/2010 House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/05/2010 Title replaced 10105674D-H1
  • 03/12/2010 Enrolled
  • 03/12/2010 Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB731ER)
  • 03/12/2010 Impact statement from DPB (SB731ER)
  • 03/12/2010 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/13/2010 Signed by President
  • 04/11/2010 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 488 (effective 7/1/10)
  • 04/11/2010 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0488)


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 38 seconds.