Universal health care; Joint Commission on Health Care to study options for financing. (HB2271)

Introduced By

Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon) with support from co-patrons Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), and Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Joint Commission on Health Care; contract for study of options for financing universal health care. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care to enter into a contract with a qualified entity to study options for financing universal health care in the Commonwealth. The Joint Commission shall report the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the qualified entity to the General Assembly by October 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2021Presented and ordered printed 21102838D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2271)
01/20/2021Assigned Rules sub: Studies
01/22/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (3-Y 2-N)
01/22/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/22/2021Reported from Rules with substitute (13-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Committee substitute printed 21103635D-H1
01/22/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/22/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2021Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/24/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 3-N)
01/25/2021Reported from Appropriations with amendment(s) (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2021Read first time
01/27/2021Read second time
01/27/2021Committee substitute agreed to 21103635D-H1
01/27/2021Committee amendments agreed to
01/27/2021Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB2271EH1
01/27/2021Printed as engrossed 21103635D-EH1
01/28/2021Read third time and passed House (55-Y 45-N)
01/28/2021VOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2021Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2271EH1)
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Reported from Rules (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/17/2021Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations with letter (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Passed by indefinitely in Finance and Appropriations (10-Y 5-N)

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