Medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or chiropractic, practitioners of; inactive license, charity care. (HB2457)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Practitioners of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or chiropractic; inactive license; charity care. Provides that the Board of Medicine may issue an inactive license to any doctor of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or chiropractic who holds a valid license to practice in the Commonwealth upon receipt of a request made upon application for renewal of such license and submission of the required fee. The bill provides that a person to whom an inactive license has been issued shall not be required to meet continuing competency requirements and shall not engage in the practice of medicine, except that such person may provide charity care or in-home health care to patients for whom travel is a barrier to receiving health care. Read the Bill »


01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103907D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2457)
01/16/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1

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