Doctor of medicine, etc.; reporting disabilities of drivers to DMV, not subject to civil liability. (SB1024)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)

Progress

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

Description

Health care practitioners; reporting disabilities of drivers. Provides that any doctor of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, or podiatry, any nurse practitioner, or any physician assistant who reports to the Department of Motor Vehicles the existence, or probable existence, of a mental or physical disability or infirmity of any person licensed to operate a motor vehicle which the reporting individual believes affects such person's ability to operate a motor vehicle safely is not subject to civil liability unless he has acted in bad faith or with malicious intent. Amends § 54.1-2966.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/04/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101500D
01/04/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/12/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1024)
01/19/2017Reported from Education and Health with substitute (9-Y 5-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/19/2017Committee substitute printed 17104028D-S1
01/20/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2017Read second time
01/23/2017Reading of substitute waived
01/23/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104028D-S1
01/23/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1024S1
01/24/2017Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Placed on Calendar
01/31/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/02/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1024S1)
02/10/2017Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/10/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/2017Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/13/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (9-Y 0-N)
02/20/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read second time
02/22/2017Read third time
02/22/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/22/2017Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2017Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017House amendment agreed to by Senate (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Enrolled
03/07/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1024ER)
03/07/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1024ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 720 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0720)

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 3 minutes.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.



Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY OF THE SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 32, NOS SEVEN. AYES 32, NOS SEVEN, THE BILL PASSES. SENATE BILL 865, A BILL RELATING TO PROHIBITION AGAINST FURNISHING DIRK SWITCH BLADE KNIFE, A BOWING KNIFE, TO MINOR, EXEMPTION. SENATOR FROM STAFFORD, SENATOR STUART.

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland): THANK YOU MR. PRESIDENT. AFTER YESTERDAY I'M TEMPTED TO ASK FOR THIS TO GO BY FOR THE DAY BUT I'M NOT GOING TO. MR. PRESIDENT, CURRENTLY IN VIRGINIA, IT IS UNLAWFUL TO GIVE A MINOR A BUOY KNIFE, SWITCH BLADE KNIFE, OR A DIRK. AND I MUST TELL YOU THAT I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT A DIRK WAS, SO I GOOGLED IT, AND IT'S A DIRK OR A DAGGER. IT'S A SCOTTISH HIGHLANDER'S KNIFE. ANYWAY, I THOUGHT YOU ALL WOULD WANT TO KNOW THAT!

[Unknown]: SO BUT THERE'S AN EXCEPTION. WE ARE SEEKING AN EXCEPTION IN VIRGINIA, AS YOU HAVE FOR HAND GUNS, FOR A FAMILY
THIS IS IDENTICAL TO HOUSE BILL 2386 WHICH IS DELEGATE LOUPASSI'S BILL INVOLVE IS RESTRICTED LICENSES AND PAYMENT OF COURT COSTS. WE PASSED THAT 95-0. THE EXPECTATION IS THIS WILL GO IN CONFERENCE AND THE WHERE PARTS WILL BE COMBINE INSIDE A CON IS CENSUS BILL. PAGE 4. SENATE BILL 867. A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT RELATING TO LIEN AGAINST PERSON WHOSE NEGLIGENCE CAUSES INJURY, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROVADERS OR AGENCIES. REPORTED FROMTHE COMMITTEE FOR COURTS OF JUSTICE.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE GENTLEMAN FROM SALEM, MR.

[Unknown]: CLARIFIES NATIONAL MEDICAL SERVICES AGENCY ALSO HAS A LIEN PROVIDED BYPASSAGE. I MOVE PASSAGE. RELATING TO THE AUTHORITY OF A FIRE CHIEF OVER UNMANNED AIRCRAFT AT A FIRE EXPLOSION OR OTHER HAZARDOUS SITUATION. REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE FROM COURTS OF JUSTICE WITH AMENDMENT.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE GENTLEMAN FROM SALMONELLA, MR. HABEEB.

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem): I MOVE THE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE QUESTION IS ON ADOPTION OF THE COMMITTEE AMENDMENT. AS MANY AS FAVOR THAT MOTION SA. THE AMENDMENT IS AGREED TO. THE GENTLEMAN FROM SALMONELLA.

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem): MR. SPEAKER AND MEMBERS OF Y.

[Unknown]: THE FAIR CHIEF CONTROL AND I MOVE PASSAGE OF THE BILL. 913 A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE CODE AND REPEAL ONE RELATE TO THE UNIFORMED TRUST RECANTING ACT REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE FOR COURTS OF JUSTICE. MR. SPEAKER AND MEMBERS, THIS MR. HABEEB. CODIFIED THE UNIFORM TRUST KEY CAN'TING ACT AND I MOVE PASS AND OF THE BILL. SENATE BILL 927. A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT TWO SECTIONS OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA