Congenital cyanotic heart disease, critical; VDH to implement program for screening infants. (HB399)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Critical Congenital Cyanotic Heart Disease Screening Program.  Directs the Department of Health to convene a work group to develop a plan for implementing a program for screening infants born in the Commonwealth for critical congenital cyanotic heart disease.


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103581D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/2012Assigned HWI sub: #1
01/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB399)
01/23/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 1-N)
01/26/2012Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Committee substitute printed 12104689D-H1
01/27/2012Read first time
01/30/2012Read second time
01/30/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104689D-H1
01/30/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB399H1
01/31/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/31/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB399H1)
02/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/23/2012Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Passed by for the day
02/24/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/27/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/27/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/27/2012Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2012Placed on Calendar
02/29/2012Senate amendments agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/29/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB399ER)
03/05/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB399ER)
03/05/2012Signed by Speaker
03/07/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012G Vetoed by Governor
04/18/2012House sustained Governor's veto


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.