VA SB1026 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 10 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-25 - Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (12-Y 10-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]

Summary

Pharmacists; initiating treatment, dispensing, and administering of controlled substances. Includes in the practice of pharmacy initiating treatment, dispensing, and administering of certain drugs and devices by a pharmacist, provided that such pharmacist initiates treatment with, dispenses, or administers such drugs and devices in accordance with a statewide protocol developed by the Board of Pharmacy in collaboration with the Board of Medicine and Department of Health and set forth in regulations of the Board of Pharmacy. The bill clarifies that an accident and sickness insurance policy that provides reimbursement for a service that may be legally performed by a licensed pharmacist shall provide reimbursement for initiating treatment with, dispensing, or administering drugs and devices by a pharmacist when such initiation of treatment, dispensation, or administration is in accordance with regulations of the Board of Pharmacy. The bill directs the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of the bill within 280 days of its effective date. The Board shall report to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Education and Health and the Chairman of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions by November 1, 2020, on the status of the regulations. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2021.

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Title

Pharmacists; initiating treatment, dispensing, and administering of controlled substances.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-02-25 - House - House: Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (12-Y 10-N) (Y: 12 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-25 - House - House: Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (12-Y 10-N) (Y: 12 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (Y: 37 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-07 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-06 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-25HouseTabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (12-Y 10-N)
2020-02-14HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-02-14HouseRead first time
2020-02-14HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-11SenateRead third time and passed Senate (38-Y 2-N)
2020-02-10SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1026S1
2020-02-10SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20107661D-S1
2020-02-10SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-02-10SenateRead second time
2020-02-07SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
2020-02-06SenateCommittee substitute printed 20107661D-S1
2020-02-06SenateReported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
2020-01-27SenateAssigned Education sub: Health Professions
2020-01-17SenateIntroduced bill reprinted 20105432D
2020-01-16SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2020-01-16SenatePresented and ordered printed 20105432D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3823408(n/a)See Bill Text
5413300(n/a)See Bill Text
5413300.1(n/a)See Bill Text
5413303.1(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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