Dietitians; requires Board of Medicine to promulgate regulations for licensure. (HB345)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Licensure of dietitians.  Requires the Board of Medicine to promulgate regulations for the licensure of dietitians in the Commonwealth; provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to practice as or hold himself out to be a dietitian or to use in conjunction with his name the letters or words "dietitian," "L.D.," or "Licensed Dietitian" without a license issued by the Board of Medicine beginning July 1, 2013; and establishes the Advisory Board for Dietitians to advise the Board of Medicine regarding the regulation of dietitians in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100588D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2012Assigned HWI sub: #2
01/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB345)
01/25/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB345)
01/31/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/02/2012Continued to 2013 in Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/02/2012Continued to 2013 with amendments in Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/02/2012Committee amendments
02/02/2012Continued to 2013 with amendment(s) in Health, Welfare and Institutions