Polysomnographic technology; students or trainees, licensure. (HB854)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Practice of polysomnographic technology; licensure; students or trainees. Provides that a student enrolled in an educational program in polysomnographic technology or a person engaged in a traineeship does not require a license to practice polysomnographic technology, provided that such student or trainee is under the direct supervision of a licensed polysomnographic technologist or a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathic medicine. The bill requires any such student or trainee to be identified to patients as a student or trainee in polysomnographic technology. The bill also provides that any such student or trainee is required to have a license to practice after 18 months from the start of the educational program or traineeship or six months from the conclusion of such program or traineeship, whichever is earlier. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Committee
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101578D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB854)
01/23/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/25/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/01/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Read first time
02/06/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/07/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2018Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/15/2018Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Read third time
02/19/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Enrolled
02/21/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB854ER)
02/21/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB854ER)
02/21/2018Signed 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 98 (effective 7/1/18)
03/02/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0098)