Physician assistant; capacity determinations. (HB362)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Capacity determinations; physician assistant. Expands the class of health care practitioners who can make the determination that a patient is incapable of making informed decisions to include a licensed physician assistant. The bill provides that such determination shall be made in writing following an in-person examination of the person and certified by the physician assistant. This bill is identical to SB 544. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/02/2020Committee
01/02/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103709D
01/02/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB362)
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/23/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Read first time
01/31/2020Read second time
01/31/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/31/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB362E
01/31/2020Printed as engrossed 20103709D-E
02/03/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/03/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB362E)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/13/2020Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Enrolled
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB362ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB362ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 40 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0040)

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