VIIS; any health care provider in the Commonwealth that administers immunizations to participate. (HB2061)

Introduced By

Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico) with support from co-patrons Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), and Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Immunization Information System; health care entities; required participation. Requires any health care provider in the Commonwealth that administers immunizations to participate in the Virginia Immunization Information System (VIIS) and report patient immunization history and information to VIIS. Under current law, participation in VIIS is optional for authorized health care entities. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102411D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2021Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2061)
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/21/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Read first time
01/25/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2021Read third time and passed House (81-Y 19-N)
01/26/2021VOTE: Passage (81-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Assigned Education sub: Health
02/18/2021Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N)
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Passed Senate (29-Y 9-N)
02/25/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2061ER)
02/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2061ER)
02/25/2021Signed by President
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 211 (effective 1/1/22)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0211)