Preventive medications for sexual assault victims; may authorize registered nurses to administer. (SB965)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prescribing authority; preventive medications for sexual assault victims. Provides that pursuant to an oral or written order or standing protocol issued by a prescriber within the course of his professional practice, such prescriber may authorize registered professional nurses trained as sexual assault nurse examiners under his supervision and when he is not physically present to possess and administer preventive medications for victims of sexual assault as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094049204
01/12/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2009Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB965)
01/16/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2009Passed by for the day
01/20/2009Passed by for the day
01/21/2009Read second time
01/21/2009Passed by for the day
01/22/2009Read second time
01/22/2009Amendment by Senator Cuccinelli withdrawn
01/22/2009Reading of amendment waived
01/22/2009Amendment by Senator Blevins agreed to
01/22/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended SB965E
01/22/2009Printed as engrossed 094049204-E
01/23/2009Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Placed on Calendar
02/02/2009Read first time
02/02/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/13/2009Assigned HWI sub: Health
02/16/2009Assigned HWI sub: Health
02/16/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/17/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Read second time
02/19/2009Read third time
02/19/2009Motion to pass by Amendment by Delegate Marshall, R.G. agreed to
02/19/2009Passed House (95-Y 4-N)
02/19/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (95-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB965ER)
02/24/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB965ER)
02/25/2009Signed by Speaker
02/27/2009Signed by President
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 506 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0506)


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 7 minutes.