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

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), and Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


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
01/25/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB345)
01/31/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/02/2012Committee amendments
02/02/2012Continued to 2013 with amendment(s) in Health, Welfare and Institutions
11/29/2012Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions