Military medical personnel; pilot program for personnel to practice medicine. (SB437)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke), and Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)

Progress

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

Description

Military medical personnel; pilot program. Directs the Department of Veterans Services, in collaboration with the Department of Health Professions, to establish a pilot program in which military medical personnel may practice and perform certain delegated acts that constitute the practice of medicine under the supervision of a licensed physician or podiatrist. The bill requires the Department of Veterans Services to establish general requirements for participating in the program. Amends § 54.1-2901, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16
01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101363D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2016Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/28/2016Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Committee substitute printed 16104837D-S1
01/28/2016Incorporates SB622
01/29/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB437S1)
02/01/2016Read second time
02/01/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104837D-S1
02/01/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB437S1
02/02/2016Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Placed on Calendar
02/05/2016Read first time
02/05/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/18/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Read second time
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2016Enrolled
02/23/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB437ER)
02/23/2016Signed by President
02/23/2016Signed by Speaker
02/23/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/16
02/23/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2016
02/26/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB437ER)
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 212 (effective 7/1/16)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB825.