Practitioners; Board of Medicine to revoke license of certain (Twomey bill). (SB898)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patron Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Medicine; license revocation (Twomey bill). Makes it mandatory for the Board to revoke a license of a practitioner who engages in sexual contact with a patient under certain circumstances and provides that the person whose license has been revoked may not apply for reinstatement for five years. Under current law, revocation is at the Board's discretion and the person may apply for reinstatement after three years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13
01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100578D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2013Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/10/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB898)
01/24/2013Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Committee substitute printed 13103765D-S1
01/25/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Read second time
01/28/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13103765D-S1
01/28/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB898S1
01/28/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB898S1)
01/29/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Placed on Calendar
02/05/2013Read first time
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Read second time
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB898ER)
02/13/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB898ER)
02/13/2013Signed by President
02/13/2013Signed by Speaker
03/14/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 365 (effective 7/1/13)
03/14/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0365)