Certificate of public need; nursing homes and hospitals, disaster exemption. (SB1277)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


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Certificate of public need; nursing homes and hospitals; disaster exemption. Provides for a 30-day exemption from the requirement to obtain a certificate of public need for an increase in the total number of beds in nursing homes or hospitals if the State Health Commissioner has determined that a natural or man-made disaster has caused the evacuation of nursing homes or hospitals and that a public health emergency exists due to a shortage of nursing home or hospital beds. Amends § 32.1-102.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/07/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101545D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1277)

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The following bills are identical to this one: HB2451.

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