Prescription Monitoring Program; delegation of authority. (HB539)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prescription Monitoring Program; delegation of authority. Authorizes dispensers who are authorized to access the information in the possession of the Prescription Monitoring Program to delegate this authority to certain health care professionals employed at the same facility and under their direct supervision. The bill also changes the requirements for individuals to whom such authority may be delegated by prescribers or dispensers, to include health care professionals licensed, registered, or certified by a health regulatory board in another state and employed at the same facility and under their direct supervision. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101227D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/09/2014Assigned HWI sub: # 1
01/09/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB539)
01/14/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
01/16/2014Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2014Read first time
01/20/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (91-Y 0-N)
01/21/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (91-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/13/2014Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
02/17/2014Read third time
02/17/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB539ER)
02/19/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB539ER)
02/19/2014Signed by Speaker
02/21/2014Signed by President
03/03/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 72 (effective 7/1/14)
03/03/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0072)