Critical incident reports; DBHDS to provide written report. (HB1508)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; critical incident reports; licensed programs. Requires the Commissioner of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to provide a written report setting forth the known facts of critical incidents or deaths of individuals receiving services in programs operated or licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to the Director of the Commonwealth's designated protection and advocacy system within 15 working days of the critical incident or death. Currently, reports are required only for critical incidents or deaths occurring at facilities operated by the Department. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/19/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101839D
12/19/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/2017Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1508)
01/31/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 0-N)
02/02/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/2017Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/03/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/03/2017Reported from Appropriations (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB1508E
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17101839D-E
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2017Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1508E)
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2017Amendment by Senator Favola agreed to
02/20/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2017Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Placed on Calendar
02/21/2017Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/21/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1508ER)
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
02/28/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1508ER)
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 455 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0455)