Methadone clinics; location near schools and day care centers, exemptions for existing facilities. (HB722)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Location of methadone clinics near schools and day care centers; exemptions for existing facilities and providers. Provides that licensed providers of methadone treatment that are exempt from restrictions regarding proximity to a school or day care center do not retain the exemption when relocating an existing facility or establishing a new facility. Amends § 37.2-406, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2014Committee
01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101934D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB722)
01/17/2014Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/04/2014Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Read first time
02/06/2014Read second time
02/06/2014Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB722E
02/06/2014Printed as engrossed 14101934D-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)
02/10/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/20/2014Rereferred from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2014Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/24/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Read third time
02/26/2014Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB722E)
03/03/2014Enrolled
03/03/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB722ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/05/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB722ER)
03/06/2014Signed by President
03/31/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 415 (effective 7/1/14)
03/31/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0415)

Video

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 2 minutes.