Chief Medical Examiner, Office of; powers and duties, medicolegal death examinations. (HB924)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of the Chief Medical Examiner; medicolegal death examinations. Clarifies the powers and duties of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the Chief Medical Examiner, Assistant Chief Medical Examiners, and appointed local medical examiners related to investigations of deaths. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/08/14 14101246D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/22/2014Impact statement from VDH (HB924)
01/23/2014Impact statement from VDH (HB924)
01/28/2014Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Read first time
01/30/2014Read second time
01/30/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB924E
01/30/2014Printed as engrossed 14101246D-E
01/31/2014Impact statement from VDH (HB924E)
01/31/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/20/2014Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2014Committee substitute printed 14105173D-S1
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2014Impact statement from VDH (HB924S1)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14105173D-S1
02/24/2014Emergency clause deleted
02/24/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB924S1
02/24/2014Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2014Placed on Calendar
02/26/2014Senate substitute agreed to by House 14105173D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB924ER)
03/03/2014Signed by Speaker
03/04/2014Impact statement from VDH (HB924ER)
03/06/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 583 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0583)


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 46 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB928.