Practitioners of medicine, etc.; updates terminology in sections governing licensure, etc. (SB950)

Introduced By

Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Practice of medicine and other healing arts. Updates terminology in sections governing licensure of practitioners of the healing arts, provides for use of electronic communication, and eliminates the Psychiatric Advisory Board. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103237D
01/07/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB950)
01/15/2013Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/24/2013Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Read second time and engrossed
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
02/12/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Committee substitute printed 13105146D-H1
02/13/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB950H1)
02/13/2013Read second time
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Passed by temporarily
02/14/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105146D-H1
02/14/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB950H1
02/14/2013Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Title replaced 13105146D-S1
02/21/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB950ER)
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB950ER)
02/21/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 144 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0144)


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 1 minute.