Obesity prevention and other obesity-related services; payment of medical assistance. (HB1098)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), and Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Joint Commission on Health Care; payment of medical assistance for obesity prevention and other obesity-related services; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care (the Commission) to convene a work group to study and provide recommendations related to the payment of medical assistance for obesity prevention and other obesity-related services, including (i) the types of obesity prevention and other obesity-related services for which federal matching funds are available, (ii) the estimated cost to the Commonwealth of providing medical assistance for such obesity prevention and other obesity-related services for eligible individuals, and (iii) any federal approvals or other actions necessary to allow for the payment of medical assistance for obesity prevention and other obesity-related services. The bill requires the Commission to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committees on Appropriations and Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committees on Finance and Appropriations and Education and Health by November 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103860D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/21/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1098)
02/08/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
02/10/2022Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Committee substitute printed 22105998D-H1
02/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1098H1)
02/13/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105998D-H1
02/14/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1098H1
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/24/2022Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Committee substitute printed 22107056D-S1
02/24/2022Rereferred to Rules
03/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1098S1)
03/04/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
03/04/2022Reported from Rules with amendments (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Reading of substitute waived
03/08/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22107056D-S1
03/08/2022Reading of amendments waived
03/08/2022Committee amendments agreed to
03/08/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments HB1098S1
03/08/2022Passed Senate with substitute with amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Senate substitute with amendments agreed to by House 22107056D-S1 (96-Y 2-N)
03/09/2022VOTE: Adoption (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1098ER)
03/11/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Signed by President
03/15/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1098ER)
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 460 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0460)

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