Produce Rx Program; Dept. of Social Services, et al., to develop a plan for a 3-yr. pilot Program. (HB2065)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond) with support from 22 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg), Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake), Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton, Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)

Progress

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

Description

Produce Rx Program established; report. Directs the Department of Social Services, in cooperation with the Department of Medical Assistance Services, to convene a work group to develop a plan for a three-year pilot Produce Rx Program to incentivize consumption of qualifying fruits and vegetables by eligible individuals for whom increased consumption of fruits and vegetables is recommended by a qualified care provider. The bill requires the Department of Social Services to report on the activities of the work group and the elements of the plan to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations by October 1, 2021. Read the Bill »

Status

08/03/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102721D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2021Assigned HWI sub: Social Services
01/20/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 0-N)
01/20/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2065)
01/26/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/26/2021Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/29/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2021Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Committee substitute printed 21103840D-H1
02/02/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2065H1)
02/02/2021Read first time
02/03/2021Read second time
02/03/2021Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions amendment rejected
02/03/2021Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 21103840D-H1
02/03/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2065H1
02/04/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2021Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (13-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/22/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021Read third time
02/23/2021Passed Senate (37-Y 1-N)
02/23/2021Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/23/2021Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/26/2021Enrolled
02/26/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2065ER)
02/26/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2065ER)
02/26/2021Signed by Speaker
02/27/2021Signed by President
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 1, 20201
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 212 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0212)