DOC; Director to establish health care continuous quality improvement committee. (SB1273)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Corrections; health care continuous quality improvement committee. Requires the Director of the Department of Corrections (Department) to establish a health care continuous quality improvement committee, consisting of the Director and specified health care professionals employed by the Department. The bill requires the committee to monitor the health care services provided by the Department, implement criteria to evaluate such health care services, and develop strategies to improve such health care services. The bill also provides that the committee shall develop standardized quarterly quality reports and make them available to the public on the Department's website. This bill is a recommendation of the Joint Commission on Health Care. Amends § 53.1-12, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/07/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101420D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services committee on 01/19/2019. It meets on Friday, 8:30 A.M. - Senate Room B.

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