VA SB1289 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-11 - Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
Hearing: Jan 15 @ 8:30 am in Subcommittee Room 2, 5th Fl. Pocahontas Bldg.
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Board of Pharmacy: seizure of controlled substances and prescription devices. Establishes a process by which the Board of Pharmacy, an authorized agent of the Board, or law enforcement can seize and place under seal controlled substances and prescription devices that are owned or possessed by a person or entity when the registration, license, permit, or certificate authorizing such ownership or possession is suspended or revoked. The bill also provides procedures and requirements for the transfer and disposal of sealed controlled substances and prescription devices if subject to forfeiture. The bill provides that the period in which the Director of the Department of Health Professions, his authorized agent, or a law-enforcement officer may properly dispose of the seized drugs and devices in the event the owner has not claimed and provided for the proper disposition of the property is 60 days from notice of seizure. Under current law, such period is six months from notice of seizure.

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Pharmacy, Board of; seizure of controlled substances and prescription devices.



2019-01-11SenateAssigned Education sub: Health Professions
2019-01-07SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2019-01-07SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101806D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5412408.1(n/a)See Bill Text
5413424(n/a)See Bill Text
5413434(n/a)See Bill Text

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