VA HB2008 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on March 21 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-03-21 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0120)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Department of Health; study of tick-borne diseases in the Commonwealth; report. Directs the Department of Health to convene a work group to study and make recommendations for reducing the occurrence and impact of tick-borne diseases in the Commonwealth. The work group shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 1, 2023.

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Tick-borne diseases; VDH to study reducing occurrence & impact.


Roll Calls

2023-02-21 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-20 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Rules (16-Y 0-N) (Y: 16 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-02-06 - House - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (Y: 100 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-01-31 - House - House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (Y: 21 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-01-26 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N) (Y: 9 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-03-21 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0120)
2023-03-21 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 120 (effective 7/1/23)
2023-03-02 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
2023-03-02HouseEnrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 2, 2023
2023-02-24HouseBill text as passed House and Senate (HB2008ER)
2023-02-21SenatePassed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2023-02-21SenateRead third time
2023-02-20SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2023-02-17SenateReported from Rules (16-Y 0-N)
2023-02-07SenateReferred to Committee on Rules
2023-02-07SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2023-02-06HouseVOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N)
2023-02-06HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
2023-02-03HouseRead second time and engrossed
2023-02-02HouseRead first time
2023-01-31HouseReported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N)
2023-01-26HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
2023-01-19HouseAssigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
2023-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2023-01-10HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23101717D


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