Sickle cell disease; annual review of medication and treatment, report. (HB820)

Introduced By

Del. Candi King (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Medical Assistance Services; annual review of medication and treatment for sickle cell disease; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to conduct an annual review of all medications and forms of treatment for sickle cell disease, and services for enrollees with a diagnosis of sickle cell disease, that are eligible for coverage under the state plan for medical assistance services. The bill requires the Department to report its findings and recommendations by November 15 each year to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Health and Human Services and the Senate Committee on Education and Health and to the Joint Commission on Health Care. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24101288D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services
01/17/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB820)
01/19/2024Assigned sub: Health
01/23/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2024Reported from Health and Human Services with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2024Read first time
01/30/2024Read second time
01/30/2024Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2024Engrossed by House as amended HB820E
01/30/2024Printed as engrossed 24101288D-E
01/30/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB820E)
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)
02/01/2024Constitutional 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 (HB820ER)
02/29/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB820ER)
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
04/02/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 306 (effective 7/1/24)
04/02/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0306)

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