Community health worker; VDH to approve one or more entities to certify workers in the Commonwealth. (HB2004)

Introduced By

Sen. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Community health workers; certification. Requires the Department of Health to approve one or more entities to certify community health workers in the Commonwealth and prohibits a person from using or assuming the title of certified community health worker unless he is certified by an entity approved by the Department. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103087D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/11/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/11/2019Impact statement from VDH (HB2004)
01/22/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 1-N)
01/24/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Committee substitute printed 19105577D-H1
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2019Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/29/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2004H1)
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
02/05/2019Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1280.