Percutaneous gastrostomy tube; administration of medications. (HB1759)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administration of medications; percutaneous endoscopic gastric tube. Provides that nothing shall prevent the administration of drugs to a person receiving services in a program licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services via percutaneous endoscopic gastric tube, when such drugs are administered by a person who has completed an approved training program and has been approved, upon demonstration of competency in administration of drugs via percutaneous endoscopic gastric tube, by a registered nurse. Approval of an individual seeking to administer drugs via percutaneous endoscopic gastric tube shall be renewed every six months, upon demonstration of continuing competency. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103201D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1759)
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
01/21/2013Amendment by Delegate O' Bannon agreed to
01/21/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB1759E
01/21/2013Printed as engrossed 13103201D-E
01/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1759E)
01/22/2013Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/22/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
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)
02/14/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1759ER)
02/14/2013Signed by Speaker
02/14/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1759ER)
03/06/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 114 (effective 7/1/13)
03/06/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0114)


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 2 minutes.