SB1391: Pharmacy, Board of; membership.

SENATE BILL NO. 1391
Offered January 19, 2007
A BILL to amend and reenact § 54.1-3305 of the Code of Virginia, relating to Board of Pharmacy membership.
Patron-- Saslaw

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 54.1-3305 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 54.1-3305. Board; membership; terms; meetings; quorum; officers.

The Board of Pharmacy shall consist of ten members, as follows: eight licensed pharmacists who are graduates of an approved school or college of pharmacy, which shall include at least one pharmacy benefit manager and at least one member of the managed care pharmacy industry, and two citizen members. The terms of office of the members shall be four years.

The Board shall meet at least annually at such times and places, and upon such notice as the Board may determine and as its business may require. A majority of the members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

The Board shall annually elect from its members a chairman.

There shall be an executive director for the Board of Pharmacy who shall be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth as a pharmacist.