Substance abuse services providers; assessment, tobacco use disorder. (HB1180)

Introduced By

Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Michelle Maldonado (D-Manassas), and Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Substance abuse services providers; assessment; tobacco use. Requires every provider licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services who provides services to individuals with substance use disorder to assess each individual receiving services for use of all tobacco products at the time the provider begins providing services and provides that, in cases in which an individual receiving services is identified as having a tobacco use disorder, the provider shall (i) provide information to the individual about how continued use of tobacco products may affect the individual's long-term success in recovery from substance use disorder; (ii) recommend treatment for tobacco use disorder in the treatment plan; and (iii) offer either treatment for tobacco use disorder as part of the individual's treatment plan, if the provider is licensed to provide such treatment, or referral for treatment of tobacco use disorder. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104550D
01/17/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1180)
01/25/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (3-Y 2-N)
02/15/2022Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions

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