Certificate of public need; definition of 'medical care facility.' (SB1125)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
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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 Active Labor Act. The bill exempts proposed medical care facilities for which an application for a certificate of public need was received by the Department of Health by December 31, 2017, or for which any appeal of the issuance or denial of a certificate of public need was filed by December 31. 2017, and is currently pending from the provisions of the bill. Amends § 32.1-102.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


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12/27/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101598D
12/27/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1125)
01/31/2019Reported from Education and Health with amendment (7-Y 4-N 4-A) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1125E
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19101598D-E
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed by for the day
02/05/2019Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1125E)
02/08/2019Placed on Calendar
02/08/2019Read first time
02/08/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/08/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/12/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (3-Y 2-N)
02/14/2019Failed to report (defeated) in Health, Welfare and Institutions (6-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)

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