Certificate of public need; Commissioner of Health to accept & approve request to amend conditions. (SB653)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certificate of public need; exception.  Allows the Commissioner of Health to accept and approve a request to amend the conditions of a certificate of public need issued to a continuing care provider registered with the State Corporation Commission in which nursing facility or extended care services are provided to allow such continuing care provider to continue to admit community patients, other than contract holders, to its nursing facility beds through December 31, 2013, if the following conditions are met: (i) the facility is operated as a not-for-profit and (ii) the facility's contract holder occupancy rate is less than 85 percent at the time of such application. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103636D
01/20/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/26/2010Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
02/11/2010Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Reading of amendment waived
02/15/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/15/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB653E
02/15/2010Printed as engrossed 10103636D-E
02/15/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/25/2010Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Read second time
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/01/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB653ER)
03/08/2010Signed by President
03/08/2010Signed by Speaker
04/12/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 688 (effective 7/1/10)
04/12/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0688)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 25 seconds.