Recovery residences; certification by Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. (HB2045)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg) with support from co-patron Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; certification of recovery residences; regulations; civil penalties. Provides for the promulgation of regulations for the certification of recovery residences by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. The bill defines "recovery residence" as a housing facility that provides alcohol-free and illicit-drug-free housing to individuals with substance abuse disorders and individuals with co-occurring mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders that does not include clinical treatment services. The bill prohibits any person from advertising, representing, or otherwise implying to the public that a recovery residence or other housing facility is a certified recovery residence unless it is certified by the Department. The bill authorizes the Department to assess a civil penalty for violations of this prohibition. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Committee
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101781D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/11/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2045)
01/15/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
01/22/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Committee substitute printed 19105077D-H1
01/24/2019Read first time
01/25/2019Read second time
01/25/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105077D-H1
01/25/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2045H1
01/28/2019Passed by for the day
01/29/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/01/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2045H1)
02/07/2019Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Enrolled
02/14/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2045ER)
02/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2045ER)
02/14/2019Signed by Speaker
02/14/2019Signed by President
02/15/2019Signed by President
02/18/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/18/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 18, 2019
02/18/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/05/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 220 (effective 7/1/19)
03/05/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0220)

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