Certificate of public need; amendments to existing certificates related to medical care. (SB942)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certificate of public need; amendment of charity care provisions upon expansion of the state program of medical assistance. Provides that the Commission of Health may accept and approve requests for amendments to charity care provisions of existing certificates of public need to reduce the level of charity care required and establish levels of care for persons receiving medical assistance services under the state plan, upon expansion of the Commonwealth's program for medical assistance services in accordance with the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and provides that for the purpose of complying with charity care provisions, "persons requiring specialized care" includes veterans with service-connected disabilities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102423D
01/07/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2013Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/17/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB942)
01/31/2013Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Committee substitute printed 13104561D-S1
02/01/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Read second time
02/04/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104561D-S1
02/04/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB942S1
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB942S1)
02/06/2013Placed on Calendar
02/06/2013Read first time
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/14/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read second time
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/18/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB942ER)
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB942ER)
02/21/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 460 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0460)


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 55 seconds.