Optometrists, TPA-certified; administration of certain Schedule II drugs. (HB1735)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna) with support from co-patron Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

TPA-certified optometrists; administration of certain Schedule II drugs. Allows TPA-certified optometrists to administer Schedule II drugs consisting of hydrocodone in combination with acetaminophen, in accordance with federal law. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2015Committee
01/12/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102173D
01/12/2015Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/19/2015Impact statement from VDH (HB1735)
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
02/13/2015Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/19/2015Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Read third time
02/23/2015Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Enrolled
02/26/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1735ER)
02/26/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/27/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/27/2015Impact statement from VDH (HB1735ER)
02/27/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/27/15
02/27/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/19/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 355 (effective 7/1/15)
03/19/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0355)

Video

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 1 minute.