Continuing education for prescriber; completion of certain coursework for renewal, etc., of license. (SB1097)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

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

Description

Continuing education for prescribers; substance abuse, addiction, and related pain management and prescribing practices.  Requires the Board of Dentistry, Board of Medicine, and Board of Optometry to require continuing education on the topics of substance abuse, addiction, and related pain management and prescribing practices for practitioners licensed by such Board who are authorized to prescribe controlled substances. Amends § 54.1-2709, § 54.1-2912.1, § 54.1-3219, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101868D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2011Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
01/19/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1097)
02/03/2011Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)