2010 Uncodified Acts

2010 Virginia Uncodified Acts
Health
3/29/2020

CHAPTER 623

An Act to require the Commissioner of Health to accept applications and to authorize the Commissioner to issue certificates of public need to establish a psychiatric service.

[H 371]

Approved April 11, 2010

 

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 in any certificate of public need Batch Group G review cycle and may issue certificates of public need for the establishment of a psychiatric service as the result of a relocation of psychiatric beds from one hospital in Planning District 5 to another hospital in Planning District 5. No psychiatric beds relocated from one hospital to another hospital in Planning District 5 to establish a new psychiatric service shall be converted to any use other than inpatient psychiatric care.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.