Hospitals and nursing homes; frequency of inspections. (HB879)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Hospitals and nursing homes; frequency of inspections. Clarifies, in provisions governing frequency of hospital and nursing home inspections, that a second inspection of a hospital or nursing home that has previously been inspected may be performed before all other hospitals and nursing homes in the Commonwealth have been inspected only in cases in which the subsequent inspection is performed in conjunction with an inspection required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104590D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB879)
01/23/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Read first time
01/26/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2018Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/22/2018Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Read third time
02/26/2018Reading of amendment waived
02/26/2018Amendment by Senator Newman agreed to
02/26/2018Emergency clause added
02/26/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/26/2018Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2018Placed on Calendar
02/28/2018Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB879ER)
03/02/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB879ER)
03/02/2018Signed by Speaker
03/05/2018Signed by President
03/07/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 7, 2018
03/07/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 453 (effective 3/23/18)
03/23/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0453)