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


02/18/2019: Passed the Senate


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
01/23/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (10-Y 0-N)
01/29/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Committee substitute printed 19105633D-H1
01/30/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2457H1)
01/31/2019Read first time
02/01/2019Read second time
02/01/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105633D-H1
02/01/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2457H1
02/04/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/04/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/08/2019Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Reading of amendments waived
02/18/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/18/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2019Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Placed on Calendar
02/19/2019Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2457ER)
02/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2457ER)

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