Certificate of public need; Commissioner of Health to issue for certain nursing home beds. (HB1643)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certificate of Public Need; exception.  Requires the Commissioner of Health to accept and review and authorizes the Commissioner of Health to issue certificates of public need for the addition of up to 10 nursing home beds for a certified nursing home licensed for less than 60 beds, which is operated not for profit, is located in Planning District 15 but accepts patients from areas of the Commonwealth outside of the planning district, and provides care for patients regardless of ability to pay.




Bill Has Passed


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103435D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1643)
01/27/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/28/2011Assigned App. sub: Health and Human Resources
01/31/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2011Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/17/2011Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read third time
02/21/2011Reading of amendment waived
02/21/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/2011Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Placed on Calendar
02/23/2011Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 1-N)
02/23/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1643ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/04/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1643ER)
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 395 (effective 7/1/11)
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 395 (effective - 7/1/11 - see bill )
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 395 (effective 7/1/11 - see bill )
03/23/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0395)


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.