Certificate of public need; addition of nursing facility beds in Planning District 11, etc. (SB1434)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certificate of public need; nursing home beds in Planning District 11.  Allows the Commissioner of Health to issue a certificate of need for a new 90-bed nursing home in Planning District 11, provided that (i) any such nursing home facility application also proposes the replacement and relocation of all nursing home beds of an existing nursing home located in Planning District 11, licensed as of December 31, 2010, of no more than 45 licensed beds, all of which shall be relocated to the new 90-bed nursing home; (ii) Virginia Health Information has reported that the fiscal year 2009 occupancy rate of the nursing home to be replaced was at least 85 percent; and (iii) such new 90-bed nursing home is be located in the city or county that is adjacent to the city or county of the nursing home that shall be replaced and relocated. This bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/21/2011Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 11104194D
01/21/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/25/2011Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
01/26/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1434)
02/03/2011Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Placed on Calendar
02/10/2011Read first time
02/10/2011Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/17/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Read second time
02/21/2011Read third time
02/21/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/21/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1434ER)
02/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1434ER)
02/25/2011Signed by Speaker
02/25/2011Signed by President
03/07/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 20 (effective 3/7/11)
03/07/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0020)


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 40 seconds.