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

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Corrections; health care continuous quality improvement committee. Requires the Director of the Department of Corrections 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 (i) identify appropriate criteria for evaluation of the quality of health care services provided by the Department, (ii) monitor and evaluate the quality of health care services provided by the Department utilizing the criteria identified, and (iii) develop strategies to improve the quality of health care services provided by the Department. The bill also requires the committee to publish quarterly continuous quality improvement reports setting forth such data and information as the committee deems appropriate on a website maintained by the Department. As introduced, this bill is a recommendation of the Joint Commission on Health Care. This bill is identical to HB 1917. Amends § 53.1-12, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101420D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/18/2019Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Committee substitute printed 19104821D-S1
01/21/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Read second time
01/22/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/22/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19104821D-S1
01/22/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1273S1
01/23/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1273S1)
01/29/2019Placed on Calendar
01/29/2019Read first time
01/29/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2019Read second time
02/11/2019Read third time
02/11/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/11/2019Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Enrolled
02/18/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1273ER)
02/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1273ER)
02/18/2019Signed by Speaker
02/19/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/20/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 20, 2019
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/08/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 320 (effective 7/1/19)
03/08/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0320)

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