Virginia Antitrust Act; exemption for hospitals. (SB989)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Antitrust Act; exemption for hospitals. Removes the exemption from the Virginia Antitrust Act that currently exists for certain activities of nonprofit hospitals or their officers, directors, or employees. Amends § 59.1-9.4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/24/2018Unanimous consent to introduce
01/24/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105773D
01/24/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/01/2018Rereferred from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
02/05/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2018Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Placed on Calendar
02/14/2018Read first time
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/15/2018Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
02/20/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/27/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Read second time
03/02/2018Read third time
03/02/2018Passed House (95-Y 0-N 1-A)
03/02/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/06/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB989ER)
03/06/2018Signed by Speaker
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 574 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0574)


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 2 minutes.