Medical assistance; reimbursement for wheelchair bases, etc., for individuals in nursing facilities. (HB241)

Introduced By

Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Medical Assistance Services; durable medical equipment and complex rehabilitative technology; work group; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to convene a work group with the Department of Planning and Budget and other relevant stakeholders to study the overall cost of and options for the provision of medical assistance to cover and reimburse complex rehabilitation technology (CRT) manual and power wheelchair bases and related accessories for qualified individuals who reside in nursing facilities. The bill requires the work group to report its findings to the Chairmen of the Senate Committees on Finance and Appropriations and Education and Health and the House Committees on Appropriations and Health, Welfare and Institutions by September 15, 2022. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101533D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/25/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (9-Y 0-N)
01/25/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2022Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment(s) (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2022Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB241)
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Committee substitute printed 22106143D-H1
02/09/2022Read first time
02/10/2022Read second time
02/10/2022Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions amendment rejected
02/10/2022Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 22106143D-H1
02/10/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB241H1
02/11/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB241H1)
02/11/2022Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2022VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/25/2022Assigned Education sub: Health
03/01/2022Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
03/03/2022Committee substitute printed 22106850D-S1
03/03/2022Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
03/03/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
03/03/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Committee substitute printed 22107414D-S2
03/03/2022Substitute bill reprinted 22107414D-S2
03/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB241S1)
03/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB241S2)
03/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Committee substitute rejected 22106850D-S1
03/08/2022Reading of substitute waived
03/08/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22107414D-S1
03/08/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB241S2
03/08/2022Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Senate substitute rejected by House 22107414D-S1 (0-Y 98-N)
03/09/2022VOTE: Rejected (0-Y 98-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Senators: Barker, Boysko, Pillian
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., Fariss, Head
03/10/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2022Senators: Barker, Boysko, Pillion
03/11/2022C Amended by conference committee
03/11/2022Conference substitute printed 22107855D-H2
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
03/11/2022VOTE: Adoption (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/11/2022VOTE: Adoption (0-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/14/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB241H2)
03/21/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB241ER)
03/21/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Signed by Speaker
03/22/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB241ER)
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 476 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0476)