Health professionals; assisted living facility administrator report those with mental health issues. (HB1917)

Introduced By

Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reporting on health professionals; assisted living facilities.  Adds the administrator of every licensed assisted living facility to the list of persons who must report to the Department of Health Professions any information indicating that a health professional may have a substance abuse or mental health problem. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103678D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/14/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1917)
01/25/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Read first time
01/27/2011Read second time
01/27/2011Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/2011Amendments by Delegate Merricks agreed to
01/27/2011Engrossed by House as amended HB1917E
01/27/2011Printed as engrossed 11103678D-E
01/28/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
01/28/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1917E)
01/31/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/2011Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Read third time
02/14/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1917ER)
02/17/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1917ER)
02/17/2011Signed by Speaker
02/20/2011Signed by President
03/24/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 463 (effective 7/1/11)
03/24/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0463)


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 55 seconds.