Certificate of public need; process for review & approval of psychiatric & substance abuse services. (HB269)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certificate of public need; process for review and approval of psychiatric and substance abuse services.  Eliminates the requirement that a Request for Applications be issued before the Commissioner of Health may accept and consider applications for a certificate of public need for establishment of psychiatric or substance abuse treatment beds or services. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103563D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB269)
01/20/2012Assigned HWI sub: #3
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/26/2012Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2012Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/06/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/08/2012Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/14/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
03/01/2012Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Read third time
03/05/2012Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB269ER)
03/08/2012Signed by Speaker
03/09/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB269ER)
03/09/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 492 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0492)