Audiology and speech-language pathology; provisional license. (HB2031)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Audiology and speech-language pathology. Provides that the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology may issue a provisional license to an applicant for licensure in speech-language pathology who has met the education and examination requirements for licensure, to allow the applicant to obtain clinical experience under the supervision of a licensed speech-language pathologist as specified in the Board's regulations. The bill eliminates language providing that the Director of the Department of Health Professions shall serve as the secretary-treasurer of the Board. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100832D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Read first time
01/21/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2031)
01/22/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/22/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/04/2013Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/14/2013Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2031ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/22/2013Signed by President
02/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2031ER)
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 436 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0436)


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 30 seconds.