Medications; administration by certain employees or contract service providers. (HB1444)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administration of medications by employees or contract service providers of providers licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Provides that employees of or persons providing services pursuant to a contract with a provider licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services may administer insulin, glucagon, and epinephrine in certain circumstances; provides protection from liability for certain acts related to such administration; and requires the Board of Nursing to promulgate regulations governing training in the administration of epinephrine by persons authorized to administer epinephrine. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/24/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100634D
12/24/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1444)
01/17/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Read first time
01/21/2013Read second time
01/21/2013Committee amendments agreed to
01/21/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB1444E
01/21/2013Printed as engrossed 13100634D-E
01/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1444E)
01/22/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/22/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/04/2013Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/14/2013Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1444ER)
02/21/2013Signed by Speaker
02/22/2013Signed by President
02/28/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1444ER)
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 183 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0183)


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 1 minute.