Adult wellness screening; sickle cell disease or sickle cell trait. (HB255)

Introduced By

Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Adult wellness screening; sickle cell disease or sickle cell trait. Provides that every adult resident of the Commonwealth may be offered screening tests for sickle cell disease or the sickle cell trait and requires that the health care professional in charge of an adult's annual health examination provide education and appropriate counseling regarding the results of any such test that is performed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2024Referred to Committee on Health and Human Servicess
01/04/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101293D
01/04/2024Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services
01/16/2024Assigned sub: Health
01/17/2024Assigned sub: Health
01/23/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/23/2024Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2024Reported from Health and Human Services with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2024Committee substitute printed 24106066D-H1
01/29/2024Read first time
01/30/2024Read second time
01/30/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24106066D-H1
01/30/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB255H1
01/31/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/31/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB255H1)
02/01/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2024Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/19/2024Assigned Education and Health Sub: Health
02/22/2024Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2024Read third time
02/26/2024Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB255ER)
02/29/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB255ER)
02/29/2024Signed by Speaker
03/03/2024Signed 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
03/28/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 182 (effective 7/1/24)
03/28/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0182)

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