Prescription Medication Donation Program; established. (HB85)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Donation of prescription medications. Eliminates existing section governing return of prescription medications. Establishes a program for the donation and redistribution of prescription medications. Authorizes pharmacies to accept prescription medications, other than controlled substances, that meet certain requirements and allows pharmacies to dispense medications to clinics providing health care to the indigent or free of charge. Amends § 54.1-3411.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

  • 12/13/2007 Committee
  • 12/13/2007 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084425592
  • 12/13/2007 Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
  • 01/15/2008 Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/15/2008 Committee substitute printed 088552592-H1
  • 01/16/2008 Read first time
  • 01/17/2008 Read second time
  • 01/17/2008 Committee substitute agreed to 088552592-H1
  • 01/17/2008 Amendment by Delegate Landes agreed to
  • 01/17/2008 Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB85EH1
  • 01/17/2008 Printed as engrossed 088552592-EH1
  • 01/18/2008 Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
  • 01/18/2008 VOTE: --- PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/18/2008 Communicated to Senate
  • 01/21/2008 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 01/21/2008 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 02/12/2008 Assigned Education sub: Health Care
  • 02/21/2008 Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
  • 02/22/2008 Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/25/2008 Read third time
  • 02/25/2008 Reading of amendment waived
  • 02/25/2008 Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02/25/2008 Engrossed by Senate as amended
  • 02/25/2008 Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/25/2008 Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/25/2008 Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/26/2008 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/27/2008 Senate amendment agreed to by House (93-Y 4-N)
  • 02/27/2008 VOTE: --- ADOPTION (93-Y 4-N)
  • 02/29/2008 Enrolled
  • 02/29/2008 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB85ER)
  • 02/29/2008 Impact statement from DPB (HB85ER)
  • 02/29/2008 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/03/2008 Signed by President
  • 03/07/2008 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 429 (effective 7/1/08)
  • 03/14/2008 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0429)

Comments

frances roehm writes:

This would be a common sense way to aid free clinics to help the indigent recieve medication they cannot afford