Immunizations; adds type of health professionals who may administer. (HB313)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administration of immunizations. Adds physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and licensed practical nurses to the types of health professionals who may administer vaccinations to children and may provide to the person who presents the child for immunizations a certificate stating that such immunizations have been administered. Under current law, physicians and registered nurses are authorized to administer vaccinations and provide such certificates. Read the Bill »

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Bill Has Passed


01/05/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101493D
01/05/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB313)
01/21/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Read first time
01/26/2016Read second time
01/26/2016Committee amendments agreed to
01/26/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB313E
01/26/2016Printed as engrossed 16101493D-E
01/27/2016Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB313E)
01/28/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2016Referred 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 (HB313ER)
02/24/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB313ER)
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 81 (effective 7/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0081)