Prescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information. (HB2211)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information. Removes requirement that a prescriber obtain written consent from the recipient of a prescription before requesting information on that recipient for the purpose of establishing his treatment history, and authorizes a prescriber authorized to access information in the possession of the Prescription Monitoring Program to delegate such authority to up to two health care professionals who are licensed, registered or rectified by a health regulatory board and employed at the same facility under the direct supervision of the prescriber. This bill incorporates HB 2259. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094056820
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/21/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2211)
02/03/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2009Committee substitute printed 093274584-H1
02/04/2009Read first time
02/05/2009Passed by for the day
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093274584-H1
02/06/2009Emergency clause added
02/06/2009Amendments by Delegate Jones agreed to
02/06/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB2211EH1
02/06/2009Printed as engrossed 093274584-EH1
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/09/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE EMERGENCY (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2211EH1)
02/19/2009Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2211ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
02/28/2009Signed by President
03/03/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2211ER)
03/16/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 158 (effective 3/16/09)
03/16/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0158)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.