Nursing homes; reimbursement of unexpended patient funds within 30 days of written request. (HB343)

Introduced By

Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Nursing homes; reimbursement of unexpended patient funds. Requires the Board of Health to include in its regulations a provision requiring nursing homes to provide a full refund of any unexpended patient funds on deposit with the facility following the discharge or death of a patient within 60 days of a written request for such funds by the discharged patient or, in the case of the death of a patient, the person administering the patient's estate. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101105D
01/05/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Subcommittee #2
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/14/2016Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/21/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
01/28/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB343)
01/28/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2016Read first time
02/01/2016Read second time
02/01/2016Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB343E
02/01/2016Printed as engrossed 16101105D-E
02/02/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/02/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2016Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/05/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB343E)
02/12/2016Rereferred from Rehabilitation and Social Services (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2016Rereferred to Education and Health
02/18/2016Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Reading of amendment waived
02/22/2016Committee amendment rejected
02/22/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB343ER)
02/24/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB343ER)
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 85 (effective 7/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0085)