HB 2162 Substance-exposed infants; study of barriers to treatment in Commonwealth.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Secretary of Health and Human Resources to convene work group to study barriers to treatment of substance-exposed infants in the Commonwealth. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Resources (the Secretary) to convene a work group to study barriers to treatment of substance-exposed infants in the Commonwealth. Such work group shall include representatives of the Departments of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and Health and Social Services and such other stakeholders as the Secretary may deem appropriate and shall (i) review current policies and practices governing the identification and treatment of substance-exposed infants in the Commonwealth; (ii) identify barriers to treatment of substance-exposed infants in the Commonwealth, including barriers related to identification and reporting of such infants, data collection, interagency coordination and collaboration, service planning, service availability, and funding; and (iii) develop legislative, budgetary, and policy recommendations for the elimination of barriers to treatment of substance-exposed infants in the Commonwealth. The Secretary shall report his findings to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2017. The bill contains an emergency clause.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100769D  pdf | impact statement
01/30/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17100769D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/16/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2162ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0197)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100769D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/17  House: Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/23/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (9-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Read first time
01/30/17  House: Read second time
01/30/17  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/17  House: Emergency clause added
01/30/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB2162E
01/30/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17100769D-E
01/31/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/31/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/01/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/10/17  Senate: Reported from Rules (13-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/17  Senate: Read third time
02/14/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  House: Enrolled
02/16/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2162ER)
02/16/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/17/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/17/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 197 (effective 2/23/17)
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0197)