Perinatal health care providers; implicit bias training. (HB538)

Introduced By

Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Michelle Maldonado (D-Manassas), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Irene Shin (D-Herndon), and Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Perinatal health care providers; implicit bias training. Requires the Board of Health to amend its regulations to require that each hospital develop and implement policies requiring all perinatal health care providers to complete an in-person and interactive training on implicit bias. Read the Bill »


01/21/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101798D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB538)
01/21/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/08/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/08/2022Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2023
02/10/2022Continued to 2023 in Health, Welfare and Institutions