Nurse practitioners; practice without a practice agreement, repeals sunset provision. (HB1245)

Introduced By

Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), and Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Nurse practitioners; practice without a practice agreement; repeal sunset. Repeals the sunset provision on the bill passed in 2021 that reduces from five to two the number of years of full-time clinical experience a nurse practitioner must have to be eligible to practice without a written or electronic practice agreement. Read the Bill »


03/08/2022: Passed the Senate


01/20/2022Presented and ordered printed 22100642D
01/20/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1245)
01/27/2022Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2022Read first time
02/01/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2022Read third time and passed House (84-Y 13-N)
02/02/2022VOTE: Passage (84-Y 13-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2022Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/23/2022Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
03/02/2022Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
03/03/2022Committee substitute printed 22107115D-S1
03/03/2022Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Passed by for the day
03/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1245S1)
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 22107115D-S1
03/08/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1245S1
03/08/2022Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Senate substitute rejected by House 22107115D-S1 (0-Y 98-N)
03/09/2022VOTE: Rejected (0-Y 98-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Senate requested conference committee
03/10/2022House acceded to request
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/10/2022Delegates: Adams, D.M., Robinson, Head
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2022Senators: Newman, Saslaw, Hashmi
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. pursuant to HJR 455
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455