Prescription drug orders; delivery to PACE program facility. (HB1733)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Delivery of prescription drug orders; PACE programs. Provides that prescription drug orders dispensed to a patient and delivered to a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE) facility licensed by the Department of Medical Assistance Services may be stored, retained, and repackaged at the facility on behalf of a patient for subsequent delivery or administration The bill requires that repackaging of dispensed prescription drugs retained by the PACE facility be performed by a pharmacist, pharmacy technician, nurse, or other person who has successfully completed a Board-approved training program for such purpose. The bill directs the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate regulations related to training, packaging, labeling, and recordkeeping for such repackaging. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102176D
01/12/2015Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/22/2015Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Read first time
01/26/2015Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/30/2015Impact statement from VDH (HB1733)
02/13/2015Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/19/2015Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Committee substitute printed 15105161D-S1
02/20/2015Impact statement from VDH (HB1733S1)
02/20/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Read third time
02/23/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/23/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105161D-S1
02/23/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1733S1
02/23/2015Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Placed on Calendar
02/24/2015Senate substitute agreed to by House 15105161D-S1 (95-Y 0-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1733ER)
03/06/2015Impact statement from VDH (HB1733ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 505 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0505)


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.