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VASB370IntroDelivery of prescription drug orders. Provides that whenever any pharmacy delivers a prescription drug order for which refrigeration is required by mail, common carrier, or delivery service, when the drug order is not personally hand delivered direct...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB505IntroDoctorate of medical science; licensure and practice. Establishes requirements for licensure and practice as a doctorate of medical science. The bill provides that it is unlawful to practice as a doctorate of medical science unless licensed by the Bo...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB639IntroHealth care shared savings; incentive programs. Requires health carriers to establish a comparable health care service incentive program under which savings are shared with a covered person who elects to receive a covered health care service from a l...
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2018-11-30
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB436IntroSchedule I drugs; classification for fentanyl derivatives. Adds to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act a classification for fentanyl derivatives.
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2018-11-30
To Senate Finance Committee
VASB973IntroTrack and Trace Program. Establishes the Track and Trace Program for the monitoring of the movement of controlled substances.
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2018-11-30
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB1004IntroHealth care services; payment estimates. Requires practitioners licensed by the Board of Medicine and hospitals to provide a patient or the representative of a patient scheduled to receive a nonemergency procedure, test, or service to be performed by...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB523PassBoard for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects; membership. Adds two nonlegislative citizen members to the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified In...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0824)
VASB405PassZoning for wireless communications infrastructure. Establishes parameters regarding applications for zoning approvals for certain wireless support structures. Applications for certain new wireless support structures that are 50 feet or less above gro...
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2018-04-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0844)
VASB812PassDefinition of qualified mental health professional. Broadens the definition of "qualified mental health professional" to include employees and independent contractors of the Department of Corrections who by education and experience are professionally...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0803)
VASB726PassCBD oil and THC-A oil; certification for use; dispensing. Provides that a practitioner may issue a written certification for the use of cannabidiol (CBD) oil or THC-A oil for the treatment or to alleviate the symptoms of any diagnosed condition or di...
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2018-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0809)
VAHB1054PassPrescription requirements; treatment of sexually transmitted disease. Allows a practitioner employed by the Department of Health to prescribe antibiotic therapy to the sexual partner of a patient diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease without ...
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2018-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0790)
VAHB101PassBoard for Contractors; tradesmen licenses; expiration date. Provides that licenses for tradesmen shall expire three years from the date of issuance by the Board for Contractors. The bill requires the Board to sync the expiration date of a tradesman l...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0750)
VASB226PassPrescription Monitoring Program; veterinarians. Requires veterinarians who dispense controlled substances to report certain information about the animal and the owner of the animal to the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP).
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0772)
VAHB793PassNurse practitioners; practice agreements. Eliminates the requirement for a practice agreement with a patient care team physician for a licensed nurse practitioner who has completed the equivalent of at least five years of full-time clinical experienc...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0776)
VASB569PassDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; Board for Contractors; exemption from licensure. Exempts from licensure any person who is performing work directly under the supervision of a licensed contractor and is (i) a student in good sta...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0767)
VASB996PassAnimal shelters; vaccinations; administration of biological products. Authorizes the operator or custodian of a public animal shelter to vaccinate animals that are confined in such shelter to prevent the risk of communicable diseases. The bill also p...
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2018-04-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0774)
VASB222PassMedically or ethically inappropriate care not required. Establishes a process whereby a physician may cease to provide health care that has been determined to be medically or ethically inappropriate for a patient. This bill is identical to HB 226.
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0565)
VAHB532PassIndustrial hemp research programs. Authorizes the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to undertake research through the establishment of (i) a higher education industrial hemp research program, to be managed by institutions of higher ed...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0689)
VASB330PassCBD and THC-A oil. Adds cannabidiol oil (CBD oil) or THC-A oil to the list of covered substances the dispensing of which must be reported to the Prescription Monitoring Program. The bill requires a practitioner, prior to issuing a written certificati...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0567)
VASB247PassIndustrial hemp research programs. Authorizes the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to undertake research through the establishment of (i) a higher education industrial hemp research program, to be managed by institutions of higher ed...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0690)
VASB328PassCommon Interest Community Board; disclosure packets; registration of associations. Requires the Common Interest Community Board to include information specifying the period or length of declarant control in its current one-page form that accompanies ...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0733)
VASB478PassDepartment of Professional and Occupational Regulation; contractors; prohibited acts. Provides that a construction contract entered into by a person undertaking work without a valid Virginia contractor's license shall not be enforceable by the unlice...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0653)
VAHB1453PassReal estate appraisers; evaluations. Changes the definition of "evaluation" from an analysis, opinion, or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value, or utility of specified interests in, or aspects of, identified real property to an opinion o...
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2018-03-30
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0644)
VAHB614PassPractice of social work. Provides that the Board of Social Work may license baccalaureate social workers, master's social workers, and clinical social workers, as those terms are defined, and may register persons proposing to obtain supervised post-d...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0451)
VASB258PassDepartment of Health Professions; subpoenas. Provides that a subpoena issued by the Director of the Department of Health Professions or his designee may be delivered by (i) any person authorized to serve process under ?§8.01-293, (ii) investigat...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0466)
VAHB790PassLicensed barbers and cosmetologists; exemptions. Exempts persons working in a barbershop or cosmetology salon whose duties are confined to blow drying, cleansing, and styling hair from being required to obtain an occupational license.
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0404)
VASB315PassHearing aid specialists; exemptions for the sale of hearing aids. Allows licensed audiologists who have earned a doctoral degree in audiology to obtain a license to engage in the practice of fitting or dealing in hearing aids without the prerequisite...
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2018-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0458)
VAHB226PassMedically or ethically inappropriate care not required. Establishes a process whereby a physician may cease to provide health care that has been determined to be medically or ethically inappropriate for a patient. This bill is identical to SB 222.
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0368)
VAHB1194PassSchedule I controlled substances. Adds drugs to the list of Schedule I controlled substances.
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0372)
VAHB1303PassPrescribing controlled substances; veterinarian-client-patient relationship. Provides that a veterinarian shall not prescribe medication unless a bona fide veterinarian-client-patient relationship exists and establishes the requirements for a bona fi...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0373)
VAHB1378PassRegistration of surgical assistants; renewal of registration. Provides that in cases in which a surgical assistant was initially registered on the basis of a credential as a surgical assistant or surgical first assistant issued by the National Board ...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0374)
VAHB1383PassMarriage and family therapy; appraisal. Defines "marriage and family therapy" as the "appraisal and treatment" of cognitive, affective, or behavioral mental and emotional disorders within the context of marriage and family systems through the applica...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0375)
VASB544PassPrescription drug donation program. Requires that the existing prescription drug donation program regulated by the Board of Pharmacy accept eligible prescription drugs from individuals, including those residing in nursing homes, assisted living facil...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0376)
VASB831PassPractice of funeral services; sale of certain items. Provides that when arrangements for funeral services have been made by a licensed funeral service establishment, funeral service licensees shall accept caskets provided by third parties in accordan...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0378)
VASB832PassPrescription Monitoring Program; covered substances. Adds controlled substances included in Schedule V for which a prescription is required and naloxone to the list of covered substances the dispensing of which must be reported to the Prescription Mo...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0379)
VASB829PassMilitary medical personnel program; supervision. Directs the Department of Veterans Services to establish a program in which military medical personnel may practice and perform certain delegated acts that constitute the practice of medicine or nursin...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0338)
VASB882PassPrescription refill; approval. Provides that a prescriber may authorize a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse to approve additional refills of a prescribed drug for no more than 90 consecutive days, provided that (i) the drug is classified a...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0380)
VASB918PassProfessional and occupational regulation; authority to suspend or revoke licenses, certificates, registrations, or permits; default or delinquency of education loan or scholarship. Provides that the Board of Education, the Board of Accountancy, and r...
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2018-03-19
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0381)
VAHB424EngrossAnimal shelters; vaccinations; administration of biological products. Authorizes the operator or custodian of a public animal shelter to vaccinate animals that are confined in such shelter to prevent the risk of communicable diseases. The bill also p...
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2018-03-10
Failed to pass
VAHB1440EngrossSchedule I and Schedule II drugs. Adds MT-45 (1-cyclohexyl-4-(1,2-diphenylethyl)piperazine) to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act and Dronabinol [(-)-delta-9-trans tetrahydrocannabinol] in an oral solution in a drug product approved for marketing by ...
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2018-03-10
Failed to pass
VAHB26PassPawnbrokers; allowable late fees. Provides that a pawnbroker may charge a late fee, not to exceed 10 percent of the amount loaned, for each item that is not claimed by the pledged due date as long as the pawner is notified of the fee on the pawn tick...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0212)
VAHB206PassPawnbrokers; digital image of forms of identification. Eliminates the requirement that pawnbrokers create a digital image of the form of identification used if the form of identification is a United States military issued identification or other form...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0217)
VAHB313PassPrescription Monitoring Program; prescriber and dispenser patterns. Requires the Director of the Department of Health Professions to annually review controlled substance prescribing and dispensing patterns. The bill requires the Director to conduct s...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0239)
VAHB555PassProfessions and occupations; hair braiding. Clarifies that hair braiding is not a practice included under the definition of "cosmetology."
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)
VAHB533PassProfessions and occupations; qualifications for licensure; acceptance of substantially equivalent military training, education, and experience. Directs the Department of Veterans Services to take steps to promote awareness among veterans of the accep...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0240)
VAHB878PassDelivery of Schedule VI prescription devices. Provides that a permitted manufacturer, wholesale distributor, warehouser, nonresident warehouser, third-party logistics provider, or nonresident third-party logistics provider or registered nonresident m...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0241)
VAHB862PassProfessions and occupations; real estate licenses; real estate teams. Requires real estate teams as defined in the bill to obtain a business entity salesperson's license from the Real Estate Board (the Board). The bill requires a principal broker to ...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0223)
VAHB1251PassCBD oil and THC-A oil; certification for use; dispensing. Provides that a practitioner may issue a written certification for the use of cannabidiol (CBD) oil or THC-A oil for the treatment or to alleviate the symptoms of any diagnosed condition or di...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0246)
VASB413PassDelivery of Schedule VI prescription devices. Provides that a permitted manufacturer, wholesale distributor, warehouser, nonresident warehouser, third-party logistics provider, or nonresident third-party logistics provider or registered nonresident m...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0242)
VASB511PassOptometry; scope of practice. Provides that the practice of optometry includes the evaluation, examination, diagnosis, and treatment of abnormal or diseased conditions of the human eye and its adnexa by the use of medically recognized and appropriate...
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2018-03-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0280)
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