Health care provider; option for accepting military training, etc., as requirements for licensure. (HJ51)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Study; options for accepting military training and experience as satisfying requirements for licensure, certification, or registration as a health care provider; report.  Requests the Department of Health Professions to study options for accepting military training and experience as satisfying requirements for licensure, certification, or registration as a health care provider. In conducting its study, the Department of Health Professions shall review existing state laws governing licensure, certification, and registration of health care providers, compare these requirements to similar Military Occupational Specialties in health care, and develop recommendations for statutory and regulatory changes to allow the Department of Health Professions to accept evidence of military training and experience as satisfying educational and experiential requirements for licensure, certification, or registration as a health care provider in cases in which such training and experience is not currently accepted as satisfying the educational and experiential requirement for licensure, certification, or registration. The Department of Health Professions shall also develop recommendations related to options for increasing awareness among veterans and citizens of the Commonwealth for submitting evidence of military training and experience to satisfy educational and experiential requirements for licensure or certification to practice the arts. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101611D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Rules
01/20/2012Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/26/2012Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/14/2012Left in Rules