Military medical personnel program; personnel may practice under supervision of physician, etc. (SB829)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Military medical personnel program; supervision. Directs the Department of Veterans Services to establish a program in which military medical personnel may practice and perform certain delegated acts that constitute the practice of medicine or nursing under the supervision of a licensed physician or podiatrist or the chief medical officer of an organization participating in such program, or his designee who is licensed by the Board of Medicine and supervising within his scope of practice. The bill allows the chief medical officer of an organization participating in such program to, in consultation with the chief nursing officer of such organization, designate a registered nurse licensed by the Board of Nursing or practicing with a multistate licensure privilege to supervise military personnel participating in such program while engaged in the practice of nursing. This bill is identical to HB 915. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104799D
01/15/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/23/2018Impact statement from VDH (SB829)
02/02/2018Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/08/2018Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Committee substitute printed 18105989D-S1
02/09/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Impact statement from VDH (SB829S1)
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/12/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18105989D-S1
02/12/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB829S1
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2018Placed on Calendar
02/15/2018Read first time
02/15/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/20/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Read second time
02/23/2018Read third time
02/23/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/23/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB829ER)
02/27/2018Impact statement from VDH (SB829ER)
02/27/2018Signed by Speaker
03/02/2018Signed by President
03/05/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 5, 2018
03/05/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/19/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 338 (effective 7/1/18)
03/19/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0338)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.


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

supervision. Reported from committee on health, welfare and institutions. the delegate from loudoun, delegate bell. >> Mr. Speaker, what this bill does, it provides greater clarification and allows for the purpose of -- for the purpose of military medical personnel operating and practicing under the super vision of the medical personnel if they are already qualified to practice in the areas. I hope it is the pleasure of the body to pass the bill. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. next up in the block -- senate bill 831, a bill to amend the code of virginia by adding a section relating to funeral services; acceptance of third-party-provided caskets. Reported from committee on health, welfare and institutions. >> the delegate from caroline, delegate orrock. Mr. Speaker and members, if this bill puts virginia in the same posture as nearly 40 other states that allow consumer