Community health worker; definitions, individuals seeking certification, etc. (SB1280)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

Community health workers; certification. Prohibits a person from using or assuming the title of certified community health worker unless he is certified by an entity approved by the Department of Health. The bill requires an individual seeking certification to submit to the Department completed application and evidence satisfactory to the Department that the individual is certified by a Department-approved credentialing entity. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101552D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/11/2019Assigned Education sub: Health
01/11/2019Impact statement from VDH (SB1280)
01/24/2019Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Committee substitute printed 19105601D-S1
01/25/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Read second time
01/28/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105601D-S1
01/28/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1280S1
01/29/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1280S1)
01/29/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred 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 amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/08/2019Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/12/2019Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N)
02/19/2019Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2004.