Chiropractors; expands scope of practice. (SB1244)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest) with support from co-patron Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Practice of chiropractic; scope. Expands the scope of practice of chiropractic to include performing the physical examinations required of applicants for a new commercial driver's license or commercial driver's instruction permit or a renewal of such license or permit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103277D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/20/2015Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/30/2015Impact statement from VDH (SB1244)
02/05/2015Reported from Education and Health with amendment (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Read second time
02/09/2015Reading of amendment waived
02/09/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/09/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1244E
02/09/2015Printed as engrossed 15103277D-E
02/09/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Impact statement from VDH (SB1244E)
02/11/2015Placed on Calendar
02/11/2015Read first time
02/11/2015Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/13/2015Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/17/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/24/2015Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions


Waldo Jaquith writes:

Oooh, a fine idea. Maybe vets could perform the exam, too? Or dentists? Maybe anybody with a doctorate of any kind?