Pharmacy; collaborative agreements. (HB1501)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), and Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pharmacy; collaborative agreements. Clarifies parties with whom a pharmacist may enter into a collaborative agreement; provides that a patient who does not wish to participate in a collaborative procedure must notify the prescriber of his decision; and provides that a prescriber may elect to have a patient not participate in a collaborative agreement by contacting the pharmacist or his designated alternative pharmacist or by documenting his decision on the patient's prescription. The bill also clarifies that collaborative agreements may be in writing or in electronic form. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100522D
01/03/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/08/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1501)
01/22/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Read first time
01/24/2013Read second time
01/24/2013Committee amendments agreed to
01/24/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB1501E
01/24/2013Printed as engrossed 13100522D-E
01/25/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/25/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/29/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1501E)
02/07/2013Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1501ER)
02/13/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1501ER)
02/13/2013Signed by Speaker
02/14/2013Signed by President
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 192 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0192)