Certified nurse midwives, etc.; designation as advanced practice registered nurses. (SB975)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certified nurse midwives, certified registered nurse anesthetists, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners; designation as advanced practice registered nurses. Changes references to certain practitioners in the Code to advanced practice registered nurse in order to align the Code with the professional designations established by the Consensus Model for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Regulation established by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23102178D
01/06/2023Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/11/2023Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/16/2023Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2023Impact statement from DPB (SB975)
01/19/2023Reported from Education and Health with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2023Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2023Read second time
01/23/2023Reading of amendment waived
01/23/2023Committee amendment agreed to
01/23/2023Engrossed by Senate as amended SB975E
01/23/2023Printed as engrossed 23102178D-E
01/24/2023Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2023Impact statement from DPB (SB975E)
02/10/2023Placed on Calendar
02/10/2023Read first time
02/10/2023Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/14/2023Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2023Read second time
02/17/2023Read third time
02/17/2023Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/2023VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2023Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB975ER)
03/08/2023Impact statement from DPB (SB975ER)
03/08/2023Signed by President
03/08/2023Signed by Speaker
03/13/2023Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 13, 2023
03/13/2023G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
03/22/2023G Approved by Governor-Chapter 183 (effective 7/1/23)
03/22/2023G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0183)

Post a Public Comment About this Bill

if you have one

(Limited HTML is OK: <a>, <em>, <strong>, <s>)