Assistant speech-language pathologists; duties, report. (HB252)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Assistant speech-language pathologists; duties. Allows assistant speech-language pathologists to perform, under the supervision of a licensed speech-language pathologist, duties otherwise restricted to the practice of a speech-language pathologist. The bill also directs the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology to report any actions it takes regarding the duties of assistant speech-language pathologists to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committee on Education and Health. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/30/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102536D
12/30/2015Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/11/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB252)
01/19/2016Committee substitute printed 16104476D-H1
01/26/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2016Committee substitute printed 16104522D-H1
01/27/2016Read first time
01/28/2016Passed by for the day
01/29/2016Passed by for the day
02/01/2016Passed by for the day
02/02/2016Passed by for the day
02/03/2016Floor substitute printed 16105097D-H2 (Kory)
02/03/2016Read second time
02/03/2016Committee substitute rejected 16104522D-H1
02/03/2016Substitute by Delegate Kory agreed to 16105097D-H2
02/03/2016Engrossed by House - floor substitute HB252H2
02/04/2016Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB252H2)
02/05/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/15/2016Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/18/2016Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB252ER)
02/24/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB252ER)
02/24/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Signed by President
02/25/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/25/16
02/25/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 3, 2016
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 77 (effective 7/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0077)