Physician assistants and nurse practitioners; appointment as medical examiners. (HB1435)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Appointment of physician assistants and nurse practitioners as medical examiners. Adds licensed physician assistants and nurse practitioners to the list of individuals who may be appointed to serve as medical examiners. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/24/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100275D
12/24/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/2015Impact statement from VDH (HB1435)
01/20/2015Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2015Read first time
01/22/2015Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2015Read third time and passed House (95-Y 2-N)
01/23/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/27/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2015Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Read third time
02/16/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1435ER)
02/19/2015Impact statement from VDH (HB1435ER)
02/19/2015Signed by Speaker
02/20/2015Signed by President
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/23/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/23/15
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 107 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0107)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.