Optometrists; expert witness testimony. (HB202)

Introduced By

Del. Wren Williams (R-Stuart) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Optometrists; expert witness testimony. Allows an optometrist to testify as an expert witness in a court of law on certain matters within the scope of his practice. This bill is identical to SB 254. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/03/2024Committee
01/03/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24100504D
01/03/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2024Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/29/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/02/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Read first time
02/07/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/08/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2024Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2024Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2024Read third time
02/20/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2024Read third time
02/21/2024Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Enrolled
02/27/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB202ER)
02/27/2024Signed by Speaker
03/01/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 718 (effective 7/1/24)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB254.

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