Recovery residences; death and serious injury reports. (SB19)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Ashburn)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Recovery residences; death and serious injury reports. Requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to promulgate regulations that require recovery residences to report to the Department any death or serious injury that occurs in the recovery residence. This bill incorporates SB 190. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/30/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24100857D
11/30/2023Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/11/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB19)
01/12/2024Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/12/2024Committee substitute printed 24105253D-S1
01/12/2024Incorporates SB190 (Subramanyam)
01/12/2024Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/24/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2024Read second time
01/26/2024Reading of substitute waived
01/26/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24105253D-S1
01/26/2024Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB19S1
01/29/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB19S1)
01/29/2024Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2024Placed on Calendar
02/13/2024Read first time
02/13/2024Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services
02/15/2024Reported from Health and Human Services (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2024Read second time
02/20/2024Read third time
02/20/2024Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/20/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2024Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB19ER)
02/22/2024Signed by Speaker
02/23/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB19ER)
02/25/2024Signed by President
03/01/2024Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 1, 2024
03/01/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 8, 2024
03/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 30 (effective 7/1/24)
03/08/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0030)

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