Certificate of public need; definition of 'medical care facility.' (SB848)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certificate of public need; definition of "medical care facility." Adds to the list of medical care facilities for which a certificate of public need is required any facility that has common ownership with an affiliated licensed hospital located within 35 miles of the facility and that includes, as part of the facility, a dedicated emergency department as defined in 42 C.F.R. § 489.24(b) that is subject to the requirements of the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. Read the Bill »


02/08/2018: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/16/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104479D
01/16/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/30/2018Impact statement from VDH (SB848)
02/08/2018Incorporated by Education and Health (SB266-Suetterlein) (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1402.