Health and Human Resources Secretariat; agencies of Secretariat shall share data, records, etc. (HB2457)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health and Human Resources Secretariat; single state agency for data collection and sharing; report. Provides that the agencies of the Health and Human Resources Secretariat shall be deemed a single state agency for the purposes of data collection and sharing and shall share data, records, and information about applicants for and recipients of services from the agencies of the Secretariat, to the extent allowed by federal law, for the purposes of (i) streamlining administrative processes and reducing administrative burdens on the agencies, (ii) reducing paperwork and administrative burdens on the applicants and recipients, and (iii) increasing access to and quality of services provided by the agencies. The bill requires the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to report on the implementation of the provisions of this act by December 1, 2017. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2017Presented and ordered printed 17104476D
01/20/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/25/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2457)
01/26/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Committee substitute printed 17104758D-H1
01/27/2017Read first time
01/27/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2457H1)
01/30/2017Read second time
01/30/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104758D-H1
01/30/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2457H1
01/31/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/31/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2017Reported from Education and Health with amendments (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 amendments waived
02/13/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/13/2017Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Placed on Calendar
02/15/2017Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/15/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2457ER)
02/17/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2457ER)
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 467 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0467)