Certificate of public need; eliminates regional health planning agencies and adds an exception. (SB1283)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield) with support from co-patron Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)

Progress

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

Description

Certificate of public need. Eliminates regional health planning agencies and adds an exception to the definition of project to exclude (i) an increase in the total number of non-nursing home beds in an existing general hospital, psychiatric hospital, or rehabilitation hospital or operating rooms in an existing general hospital; (ii) the introduction of open heart surgery at a hospital that registers the new service and performed at least 1,100 adult inpatient or outpatient cardiac catheterizations, including at least 400 therapeutic catheterizations, or discharged at least 800 patients with the principal diagnosis of ischemic heart disease during the 12 months immediately preceding such registration; and (iii) the introduction of intermediate-or specialty-level neonatal special care services at an existing medical care facility that registers the new service and delivered more than 1,000 infants in the 12 months immediately preceding such registration. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103419D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/26/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1283)
02/05/2015Reported from Education and Health with substitute (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Committee substitute printed 15104756D-S1
02/05/2015Rereferred to Finance
02/05/2015Incorporates SB1415
02/05/2015Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Read second time
02/10/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104756D-S1
02/10/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1283S1
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2015Placed on Calendar
02/12/2015Read first time
02/12/2015Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/17/2015Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Read second time
02/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1283S1)
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Passed House (97-Y 2-N)
02/19/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Enrolled
02/24/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1283ER)
02/24/2015Signed by Speaker
02/25/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1283ER)
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 541 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0541)
04/10/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0541)