1999 Uncodified Acts

1999 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to authorize application for certain certificate of public need for an increase in nursing home beds.

[H 2080]

Approved March 29, 1999

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. Certain medical care facilities certificate of public need.

Notwithstanding the provisions of § 32.1-102.3:2, or any standards promulgated by the Board of Health as regulations pursuant thereto, for the approval and issuance by the Commissioner of Requests for Proposals, the Commissioner (i) shall approve and issue a Request for Application for an increase in the nursing home bed supply for any planning district which would have met the requirements for determining need in compliance with the Board’s regulations but for an increase in nursing home bed supply which was authorized by the Commissioner pursuant to the provisions of § 32.1-102.3:2, as such law existed prior to the effective date of Chapter 901 of the 1996 Acts of Assembly, when such beds have not yet been licensed and (ii) may approve, authorize and accept applications for any certificate of public need for any project which would result in an increase in the number of nursing home or nursing facility beds in such planning district.