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HB 687

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 06, 2020
  • Passed House Feb 06, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 28, 2020
  • Governor

State-certified doulas; certification, registry.

Abstract

Doulas; certification; registry. Provides that no person shall use or assume the title "state-certified doula," as defined in the bill, unless such person is a community-based doula who has received training and education as a doula from an entity approved by a body approved by the Board of Health for such purpose and been certified as a doula by a body approved by the Board of Health for such purpose and that no entity shall hold itself out as providing training and education necessary to meet the requirements for certification as a doula unless its curriculum and training program has been approved by a body approved by the Board of Health for such purpose. The bill also directs the Board of Health to adopt regulations setting forth the requirements for (i) use of the title "state-certified doula" and (ii) training and education necessary to satisfy the requirements for certification by the Department of Health as a state-certified doula.

Doulas; certification; registry. Directsthe Department of Health to adopt regulations governing the certificationand practice of doulas and to develop and make available on its websitea registry of certified doulas.

Bill Sponsors (17)

Lashrecse D. Aird

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 63
Primary

Marcia S. "Cia" Price

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 95
Cosponsor

Dawn M. Adams

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 68
Cosponsor

Alex Q. Askew

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 85
Cosponsor

Hala S. Ayala

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 51
Cosponsor

Lamont Bagby

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 74
Cosponsor

Jeffrey M. Bourne

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 71
Cosponsor

Kelly K. Convirs-Fowler

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 21
Cosponsor

Karrie K. Delaney

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 67
Cosponsor

C.E. Cliff Hayes, Jr.

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 77
Cosponsor

Charniele L. Herring

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 46
Cosponsor

Sally L. Hudson

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 57
Cosponsor

Clinton L. Jenkins

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 76
Cosponsor

Delores L. McQuinn

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 70
Cosponsor

Roslyn C. Tyler

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 75
Cosponsor

Jeion A. Ward

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 92
Cosponsor

Jennifer B. Boysko

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 33
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Apr 06, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 724 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 12, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

House

Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020

Mar 06, 2020

Senate

Signed by President

House

Signed by Speaker

Mar 05, 2020

House

Enrolled

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB687ER)

Feb 28, 2020

Senate

Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N)

Senate

Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)

Senate

Passed Senate (36-Y 0-N)

Senate

Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)

Senate

Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N)

Senate

Read third time

Feb 27, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)

Feb 26, 2020

Senate

Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N)

Feb 20, 2020

Senate

Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)

Senate

Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

Feb 12, 2020

Senate

Assigned Education sub: Health Professions

Feb 07, 2020

Senate

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed

Feb 06, 2020

House

VOTE: Passage (97-Y 2-N)

House

Read third time and passed House (97-Y 2-N)

Feb 05, 2020

House

Read second time

House

Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB687H1

House

Committee substitute agreed to 20106550D-H1

Feb 04, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB687H1)

House

Read first time

Jan 31, 2020

House

Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)

Jan 30, 2020

House

Committee substitute printed 20106550D-H1

House

Referred to Committee on Appropriations

House

Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 1-N)

Jan 29, 2020

House

Impact statement from DPB (HB687)

Jan 28, 2020

House

House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)

Jan 17, 2020

House

Assigned HWI sub: Health

Jan 06, 2020

House

Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102733D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Impact statement from DPB (HB687) HTML
Impact statement from DPB (HB687H1) HTML
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB687ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0724) HTML

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