Nurse practitioners; eliminates requirement that they practice as part of patient care team. (SB620)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Nurse practitioners. Eliminates the requirement that a nurse practitioner practice as part of a patient care team with a practice agreement with a patient care physician. The bill also eliminates a Board of Health pilot program authorizing certain nurse practitioners to practice without a practice agreement as the bill makes such pilot obsolete. The bill requires regulations to be promulgated within 280 days of enactment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/15/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103976D
01/15/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2016Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/27/2016Impact statement from VDH (SB620)
02/04/2016Continued to 2017 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2016Left in Education and Health