Healthcare Regulatory Sandbox Program; established, report, sunset date. (HB80)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Healthcare Regulatory Sandbox Program; established. Requires the Department of Health to establish the Healthcare Regulatory Sandbox Program to enable a person to obtain limited access to the market in the Commonwealth to temporarily test an innovative healthcare product or service on a limited basis without otherwise being licensed or authorized to act under the laws of the Commonwealth. Under the Program, an applicant requests the waiver of certain laws, regulations, or other requirements for a 24-month testing period, with an option to request an additional six-month testing period. The bill provides application requirements, consumer protections, procedures for exiting the Program or requesting an extension, and recordkeeping and reporting requirements. The bill requires the Department to provide an annual report to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committee on Education and Health that provides information regarding each Program participant and that provides recommendations regarding the effectiveness of the Program. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2027. Read the Bill »


01/18/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee


01/04/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101894D
01/04/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/18/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB80)

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