Certificate of public need; repeals certain requirement involving psychiatric beds, etc. (HB1420)

Introduced By

Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico) with support from co-patron Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certificate of public need; psychiatric beds and services. Repeals the requirement for a certificate of public need for certain projects involving mental hospitals or psychiatric hospitals and intermediate care facilities established primarily for the medical, psychiatric, or psychological treatment and rehabilitation of individuals with substance abuse. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


10/26/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100822D
10/26/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/2017Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/25/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/26/2017Impact statement from VDH (HB1420)
01/31/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Committee substitute printed 17104979D-H1
02/01/2017Read first time
02/02/2017Read second time
02/02/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104979D-H1
02/02/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1420H1
02/03/2017Read third time and passed House (86-Y 8-N)
02/03/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (86-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/14/2017Impact statement from VDH (HB1420H1)
02/21/2017Left in Education and Health


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.


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