DHP; use of implantable medical devices distributed by physician-owned distributorships. (HB1235)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patrons Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), and Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Health Professions; use of implantable medical devices distributed by physician-owned distributorships. Directs the Department of Health Professions to consider any issues related to use of implantable medical devices distributed by medical device distributors in which a physician has an ownership interest and to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 1, 2014. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103716D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/22/2014Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/28/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1235)
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/04/2014Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Read first time
02/06/2014Read second time
02/06/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB1235E
02/06/2014Printed as engrossed 14103716D-E
02/07/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1235E)
02/10/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/20/2014Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1235ER)
02/26/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB1235ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
03/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 351 (effective 7/1/14)
03/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0351)


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.