Counseling Compact; Dept. of Health Professions shall review merits entering into Compact. (SB257)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Health Professions; Counseling Compact review; report. Directs the Department of Health Professions to review the merits of the Commonwealth entering into the Counseling Compact, an interstate compact to facilitate the interstate practice of licensed professional counselors. The bill requires the Department to report its findings to the General Assembly no later than September 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100616D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2022Reported from Privileges and Elections (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB257)
01/26/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2022Committee substitute printed 22105277D-S1
01/27/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2022Passed by for the day
01/31/2022Passed by for the day
02/01/2022Read second time
02/01/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105277D-S1
02/01/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB257S1
02/02/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB257S1)
02/02/2022Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Passed by for the day
02/03/2022Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Placed on Calendar
02/23/2022Read first time
02/23/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/24/2022Stricken from docket by Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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