Schools for students with disabilities; administration of prescription medications. (HB1445)

Introduced By

Del. Watkins Abbitt (I-Appomattox)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administration of drugs; training of educational facility staff. Requires the Board of Nursing to develop, in consultation with the Board of Pharmacy, guidelines for the training of employees of private facilities licensed by the Office of Interdepartmental Regulation, in the administration of prescription drugs as defined in the Drug Control Act ( 54.1-3400 et seq.). Such training programs shall be taught by a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, doctor of medicine or osteopathic medicine, or pharmacist. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2008Presented and ordered printed 089849200
01/15/2008Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/23/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1445)
01/24/2008Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2008Committee substitute printed 088563400-H1
01/25/2008Read first time
01/28/2008Read second time
01/28/2008Committee substitute agreed to 088563400-H1
01/28/2008Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1445H1
01/29/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/29/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2008Communicated to Senate
01/30/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1445H1)
02/14/2008Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/15/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N)
02/18/2008Read third time
02/18/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1445ER)
02/20/2008Signed by Speaker
02/21/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1445ER)
02/22/2008Signed by President
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 84 (effective 7/1/08)
03/02/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 85 (effective 7/1/08)
03/04/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0085)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB561.