Pharmacists; compounding authority. (HB733)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) with support from co-patron Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pharmacists; compounding authority.  Increases pharmacists' authority to compound to allow the compounding of (i) a commercially manufactured drug whose manufacturer has notified the FDA that the drug is unavailable due to a current drug shortage, or (ii) a commercially manufactured drug when the prescriber has indicated in the prescription for an individual patient that there is an emergent need for a drug that is not readily available. Amends § 54.1-3410.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101359D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB733)
01/18/2012Assigned HWI sub: #3
01/26/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 0-N)
01/31/2012Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read first time
02/02/2012Read second time
02/02/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB733E
02/02/2012Printed as engrossed 12101359D-E
02/03/2012Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/03/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB733E)
02/06/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2012Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read third time
02/20/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB733ER)
02/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB733ER)
02/23/2012Signed by Speaker
02/23/2012Signed by President
03/08/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 173 (effective 7/1/12)
03/08/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0173)


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 45 seconds.