Death certificates; organ procurement organizations to determine suitability of organs for donation. (HB2017)

Introduced By

Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Death certificates; organ procurement organizations.  Allows a nonprofit organ or tissue procurement organization that is a member of the Virginia Transplant Council to receive information from a death certificate to help determine the suitability of organs and tissues for donation. The organization shall receive from the State Registrar or the city or county registrar the cause of death and any other medical information necessary to determine the suitability of the organs and tissues for donation, free of charge. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103487D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/25/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2011Committee substitute printed 11104547D-H1
01/26/2011Read first time
01/27/2011Read second time
01/27/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104547D-H1
01/27/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2017H1
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)
01/31/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/31/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2017H1)
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 (HB2017ER)
02/17/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2017ER)
02/17/2011Signed by Speaker
02/20/2011Signed by President
03/15/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 109 (effective 7/1/11)
03/15/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0109)