Certificate of public need; criteria for determining need. (HB1549)

Introduced By

Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patrons Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake), and Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certificate of public need; criteria for determining need. Makes clear that in determining whether a public need for a proposed project has been demonstrated the State Health Commissioner shall consider the impact of the proposed project on all people to whom services may be provided and not only residents of the service area. Read the Bill »


02/10/2020: In Committee


01/10/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105314D
01/10/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1549)
01/20/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/04/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020VOTE: Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health

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