Podiatry; testifying as an expert witness, definition of practice. (SB82)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health professions; practice of podiatry.  Clarifies that the practice of podiatry includes the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure or alleviation of physical conditions, diseases, pain, or infirmities of the human foot and ankle, including the medical, mechanical, and surgical treatment of the ailments of the human foot and ankle. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101328D
01/05/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB82)
01/28/2010Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Committee substitute printed 10104757D-S1
01/28/2010Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/28/2010Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/29/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB82S1)
02/08/2010Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Read second time
02/10/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104757D-S1
02/10/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB82S1
02/11/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2010Placed on Calendar
02/16/2010Read first time
02/16/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/2010Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
02/22/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
02/26/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (18-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Read second time
03/03/2010Read third time
03/03/2010Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2010Engrossed by House as amended
03/03/2010Passed House with amendment (98-Y 0-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE EMERGENCY (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Emergency clause added
03/12/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB82ER)
03/12/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB82ER)
03/12/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 715 (effective 4/13/10)
04/13/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0715)


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.