Drugs; administration by a person to a child in private school. (HB1564)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg) with support from 8 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administration of drugs; private schools, private nursery schools, and private preschools. Provides that nothing shall prevent the administration of drugs by a person to a child in a private nursery school or preschool that is accredited by the Virginia Council for Private Education and exempt from licensure by the Board of Social Services, or in a private school that is accredited by the Virginia Council for Private Education in accordance with standards prescribed by the Board of Education, provided such person has completed an approved training program, obtained written authorization of the parent, and administers drugs dispensed from a pharmacy and maintained in the original labeled container only to the child identified on the prescription label and in accordance with the prescriber's instructions.


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100733D
01/04/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2013Read first time
01/17/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1564)
01/17/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/18/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/18/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/21/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2013Reported from Education and Health (11-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 by for the day
02/12/2013Read third time
02/12/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1564ER)
02/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1564ER)
02/18/2013Signed by Speaker
02/19/2013Signed by President
03/13/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 252 (effective 7/1/13)
03/13/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0252)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.