Health care providers; transfer of patient records in conjunction with closure, etc. (HB555)

Introduced By

Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Health care providers; transfer of patient records in conjunction with closure, sale, or relocation of practice; electronic notice permitted. Allows health care providers to notify patients either electronically or by mail prior to the transfer of patient records in conjunction with the closure, sale, or relocation of the health care provider's practice. Current law requires health care providers to provide such notice by mail. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102359D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB555)
02/01/2022Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Read first time
02/04/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2022Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/17/2022Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Read third time
02/21/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Enrolled
02/23/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB555ER)
02/23/2022Signed by Speaker
02/23/2022Signed by President
02/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB555ER)
03/09/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 9, 2022
03/09/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/01/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 73 (effective 7/1/22)
04/01/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0073)

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