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 health care 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 recommendations regarding the effectiveness of the Program. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2027. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


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)
02/01/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 3-N)
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2022Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (11-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Committee substitute printed 22104714D-H1
02/03/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2022Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
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 (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB80H1)
02/07/2022Committee substitute printed 22106142D-H2
02/09/2022Read first time
02/09/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB80H2)
02/10/2022Passed by for the day
02/11/2022Read second time
02/11/2022Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions substitute rejected 22104714D-H1
02/11/2022Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 22106142D-H2
02/11/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB80H2
02/14/2022Read third time and passed House (54-Y 46-N)
02/14/2022VOTE: Passage (54-Y 46-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/23/2022Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
03/03/2022Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
03/03/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (10-Y 4-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Read third time
03/08/2022Reading of amendment waived
03/08/2022Committee amendment agreed to
03/08/2022Passed by for the day
03/09/2022Read third time
03/09/2022Defeated by Senate (18-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Reconsideration of defeated action agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Passed by for the day
03/10/2022Read third time
03/10/2022Passed by temporarily
03/10/2022Defeated by Senate (19-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)

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