Correctional facilities, state, local, or regional; disclosure of health records. (HB301)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale) with support from co-patron Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Disclosure of health records; state and local correctional facilities. Clarifies that disclosure of health records of a person committed to a state, local, or regional correctional facility to such facility is not subject to general provisions governing disclosure of health records but is subject to provisions specific to persons committed to such facilities. The bill also provides that the person in charge of a correctional facility or his designee is entitled to obtain from a health care provider medical records concerning a person committed to such facility. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102169D
01/03/2018Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/15/2018Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2
01/31/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB301)
02/01/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 1-N)
02/02/2018Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Committee substitute printed 18106214D-H1
02/06/2018Read first time
02/07/2018Read second time
02/07/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106214D-H1
02/07/2018Amendments by Delegate Watts agreed to
02/07/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB301EH1
02/07/2018Printed as engrossed 18106214D-EH1
02/08/2018Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/08/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/12/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB301EH1)
02/16/2018Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Read third time
02/20/2018Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB301ER)
02/22/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB301ER)
02/22/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/02/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 165 (effective 7/1/18)
03/05/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0165)
03/05/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 165 (effective 7/1/18)