Line of Duty Act; Virginia licensed health practitioners required to conduct medical reviews. (SB468)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Retirement System; Line of Duty Act; medical reviews to be conducted by Virginia practitioners. Provides that, for any medical review of a claim made pursuant to the provisions of the Line of Duty Act, the Virginia Retirement System shall require that such review be conducted by a doctor, nurse, or psychologist who is licensed in Virginia or a contiguous state. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2023. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100890D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
01/18/2022Impact statement from VRS (SB468)
02/01/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2022Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Passed Senate (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Placed on Calendar
02/23/2022Read first time
02/23/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
03/02/2022Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Read second time
03/07/2022Read third time
03/07/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB468ER)
03/10/2022Impact statement from VRS (SB468ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 484 (effective 7/1/23)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0484)

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