Lyme disease; certain treatment of a patient. (HB1284)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg) with support from co-patron Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Treatment of a patient for Lyme disease. Provides that when a patient elects treatment in accordance with a clinical practice guideline maintained by the National Guideline Clearinghouse for the treatment of Lyme or tick-borne disease and has been informed of the risks and benefits of such treatment, no health care provider shall be the subject of an investigation or hearing by the Board of Medicine for such treatment, absent gross negligence or willful misconduct. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104533D
01/20/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/27/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/27/2016Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
02/02/2016Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
02/05/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB1284)
02/16/2016Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions