Health, Board of; public health emergency, virtual visitation for certain facilities. (HB2107)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Health; public health emergency; virtual visitation. Requires the Board of Health to amend regulations governing hospitals, nursing homes, certified nursing facilities, and hospices to require such entities to adopt protocols to ensure that, during a public health emergency related to a communicable disease of public health threat, each patient is able to receive virtual visits from any person designated by the patient, within 72 hours of the time the request for a virtual visit is made. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101403D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2021Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2107)
01/28/2021Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)