Maternal Mortality Review Team, et al.; expanding composition and scope of work. (HB831)

Introduced By

Del. Rae Cousins (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria), Del. Karen Keys-Gamarra (D-Fairfax), and Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
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Signed by Governor
Became Law


Chief Medical Examiner; Maternal Mortality Review Team; work group; expansion plan; report. Directs the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the Maternal Mortality Review Team to convene a work group to expand the work of the Maternal Mortality Review Team. The bill directs the work group to develop criteria and procedures related to the collection of maternal morbidity data. The bill specifies that the Maternal Mortality Review Team's expansion plan shall include certain plans for data collection, data review, and development and implementation of policies and recommendations. The work group is required to report its findings and provide its plan to the Chairmen of the House Committees on Appropriations and Health and Human Services and the Senate Committees on Finance and Appropriations and Education and Health by July 1, 2026. Read the Bill »


According to the Fiscal Impact Estimates provided in the statement, the cost of this legislation for the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) would be as follows: - FY 2024: $0 - FY 2025: $115,000 - FY 2026: $115,000 - FY 2027: $0 - FY 2028: $0 - FY 2029: $0 - FY 2030: $0 Additionally, the statement mentions that this cost would cover hiring a contractor for administrative and research support for the Maternal Morbidity Workgroup.

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Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24102896D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Rules
01/25/2024Assigned Rules sub: Studies Subcommittee
01/26/2024Referred from Rules
01/26/2024Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services
01/29/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB831)
01/30/2024House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2024Reported from Health and Human Services with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2024Committee substitute printed 24106326D-H1
01/30/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2024Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/31/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB831H1)
02/02/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2024Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Read first time
02/08/2024Read second time
02/08/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24106326D-H1
02/08/2024Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB831H1
02/09/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/09/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2024Referred to Committee on Rules
02/23/2024Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/29/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/05/2024Read third time
03/05/2024Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB831ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB831ER)
03/27/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 27, 2024
03/27/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/04/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 457 (effective 7/1/24)

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