Bill Text: VA HB330 | 2019 | Regular Session | Comm Sub


Bill Title: Public elementary and secondary school students; use of unscented topical sunscreen.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-11-30 - Left in Education and Health [HB330 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HB330-Comm_Sub.html
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HOUSE BILL NO. 330
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on Education
on January 29, 2018)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Yancey)
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-274.5, relating to public elementary and secondary school students; topical sunscreen.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-274.5 as follows:

§22.1-274.5. Topical sunscreen.

Any public elementary or secondary school student may possess and use unscented topical sunscreen in its original packaging on a school bus, on school property, or at a school-sponsored event without a note or prescription from a licensed health care professional if the topical sunscreen is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for nonprescription use for the purpose of limiting damage to skin caused by exposure to ultraviolet light.

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

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