2011 Uncodified Acts

2011 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to require the Commissioner of Health to accept applications and to authorize the Commissioner to issue certificates of public need for certain nursing home beds.

[H 1643]

Approved March 23, 2011


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. Notwithstanding (i) the provisions of §§ 32.1-102.3 and 32.1-102.3:2 of the Code of Virginia, (ii) any regulations of the Board of Health establishing standards for the approval and issuance of Requests for Applications, and (iii) any current Requests for Applications issued pursuant to § 32.1-102.3:2 of the Code of Virginia, the Commissioner of Health shall accept and review applications and may issue certificates of public need for the addition of up to 10 Medicaid-eligible nursing home beds for a certified nursing home licensed for less than 60 beds, which is operated not for profit, is located in Planning District 15 but accepts patients from areas of the Commonwealth outside of the planning district, and provides care for patients regardless of ability to pay.

2. That the provisions of this act shall not become effective unless an appropriation of general funds effectuating the purposes of this act is included in the general appropriation act passed by the 2011 Regular Session of the General Assembly and signed by the Governor and becomes law.