Prescription Monitoring Program; procedure upon arrest for certain drug offenses. (HB1979)

Introduced By

Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Procedure upon arrest for certain drug offenses; Prescription Monitoring Program. Provides that when an officer arrests a person for a drug offense involving a controlled substance, where the dispensing of such substance is required to be reported to the Prescription Monitoring Program, the officer shall cause to be requested from the Program information regarding the identity of the prescriber, if available, unless the officer already knows the identity of the prescriber. The bill also provides that the officer shall cause the prescriber to be notified of the arrest, unless such notification would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100669D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/02/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1979)
02/04/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in Courts of Justice