Occupational therapists; Board of Medicine shall amend regulations governing licensure. (HB1484)

Introduced By

Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton)

Progress

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

Description

Board of Counseling to amend regulations governing licensure of occupational therapists to specify Type 1 continuous learning activities. Directs the Board of Counseling to amend regulations governing licensure of occupational therapists to provide that Type 1 continuing learning activities that shall be completed by the practitioner prior to renewal of a license shall consist of an organized program of study, classroom experience, or similar educational experience that is related to a licensee's current or anticipated roles and responsibilities in occupational therapy and approved or provided by one of the following organizations or any of its components: the Virginia Occupational Therapy Association; the American Occupational Therapy Association; the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy; a local, state, or federal government agency; a regionally accredited college or university; or a health care organization accredited by a national accrediting organization granted authority by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to assure compliance with Medicare conditions of participation. Such regulations shall also provide that Type 1 continuing learning activities may also include an American Medical Association Category 1 Continuing Medical Education program. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/13/2016Committee
12/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102024D
12/13/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/06/2017Impact statement from VDH (HB1484)
01/12/2017Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
01/24/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Committee substitute printed 17103433D-H1
01/25/2017Impact statement from VDH (HB1484H1)
01/25/2017Read first time
01/26/2017Read second time
01/26/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17103433D-H1
01/26/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1484H1
01/27/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/27/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/06/2017Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/09/2017Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Read third time
02/13/2017Reading of amendment waived
02/13/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/13/2017Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Placed on Calendar
02/15/2017Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/15/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Enrolled
02/17/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1484ER)
02/17/2017Impact statement from VDH (HB1484ER)
02/17/2017Signed by Speaker
02/20/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 411 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0411)

Video

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