Hyperbaric oxygen therapy; data collection. (SB362)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Veterans Services; hyperbaric oxygen therapy; data collection. Allows the Department of Veterans Services (the Department) to contract with any hospital in the Commonwealth that furnishes the treatment option of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy to any veteran in the Commonwealth who has been certified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or any branch of the United States Armed Forces as having post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury. The Department shall include in any contract with such hospital to furnish hyperbaric oxygen therapy the requirement that data be collected to assess the efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for veterans and any other information deemed relevant by the Department. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101950D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/15/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB362)
01/28/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB362)
01/31/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/2020Assigned GL sub: Professions/Occupations and Administrative Process
02/25/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/27/2020Continued to 2021 in General Laws