HB 1747 Advance directives; persons authorized to provide assistance in completing, training programs.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Qualified advance directive facilitators. Defines "qualified advance directive facilitator" as a person who has successfully completed a training program approved by the Department of Health for providing assistance in completing and executing a written advance directive; establishes requirements for training programs for qualified advance directive facilitators; and provides that distribution of a form for an advance directive that meets the requirements of § 54.1-2984 and the provision of ministerial assistance to a person with regard to the completion or execution of such form shall not constitute the unauthorized practice of law. This bill is identical to SB 1242.

Full text:
01/08/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101056D  pdf | impact statement
01/24/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104443D-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1747ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0747)  pdf

Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Conference amendments

01/08/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101056D
01/08/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/17  House: Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/24/17  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/24/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104443D-H1
01/25/17  House: Read first time
01/26/17  House: Read second time
01/26/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104443D-H1
01/26/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1747H1
01/27/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
02/10/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  Senate: Read third time
02/13/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/13/17  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/13/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/13/17  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/15/17  House: Senate amendment rejected by House (2-Y 96-N)
02/15/17  House: VOTE:REJECTED (2-Y 96-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/20/17  House: House acceded to request
02/21/17  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/21/17  House: Delegates: O'Bannon, Stolle, Aird
02/21/17  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/17  Senate: Senators: Dunnavant, Barker, Black
02/23/17  Conference: Amended by conference committee
02/23/17  House: Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/23/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/17  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/17  House: Enrolled
03/07/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1747ER)
03/07/17  House: Signed by Speaker
03/10/17  Senate: Signed by President
03/13/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 747 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0747)