Physician assistants; practice. (HB145)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Practice of physician assistants. Removes the requirement that physician assistants appointed as medical examiners practice as part of a patient care team. For hospice program licensing, the bill adds physician assistants to the list of hospice personnel who may be part of a medically directed interdisciplinary team. The bill removes a reference to physician assistants in the definition of patient care team podiatrist. Finally, the bill permits physician assistants working in the field of orthopedics as part of a patient care team to utilize fluoroscopy for guidance of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, provided other requirements are met. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2022Committee
01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101644D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB145)
01/18/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/20/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (9-Y 0-N)
01/25/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2022Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Read first time
01/28/2022Read second time
01/28/2022Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/2022Engrossed by House as amended HB145E
01/28/2022Printed as engrossed 22101644D-E
01/31/2022Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB145E)
02/01/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2022Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/18/2022Read second time
02/24/2022Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Read third time
02/28/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Enrolled
03/02/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB145ER)
03/02/2022Signed by Speaker
03/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB145ER)
03/03/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/07/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 151 (effective 7/1/22)
04/07/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0151)

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