Military medical personnel program; facilities that offer medical services to public, etc. (HB2222)

Introduced By

Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Military medical personnel program. Adds any facility that offers medical services to the public and that is supervised by one or more physicians or podiatrists to the list of entities that may participate in the military medical personnel program established by the Department of Veterans Services and directs the Department to assist veterans and other service members who are preparing for discharge or release and who have recently served in health care-related specialties but who do not meet the definition of "military medical personnel" in finding employment in the health care sector. Read the Bill »


03/18/2021: signed by governor


01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102412D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2222)
01/19/2021Referred from General Laws
01/19/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/23/2021Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/28/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/28/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2021Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/03/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/03/2021Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/03/2021VOTE: Block Vote Passage #2 (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Read third time
02/15/2021Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2222ER)
02/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2222ER)
02/19/2021Signed by Speaker
02/22/2021Signed by President
02/24/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2021
02/24/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/18/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 231 (effective 7/1/21)
03/18/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0231)