Practitioner of medicine, osteopathy, etc.; limits on dispensing of certain drugs, penalty. (HB1265)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Limits on dispensing of certain drugs; penalty. Prohibits a practitioner of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or dentistry from (i) dispensing to a patient an amount of a controlled substance that exceeds the amount necessary for the patient's use in a 72-hour period or (ii) dispensing a total amount of any controlled substance that exceeds 2,500 dosage units in any 30-day period. The bill further provides that a practitioner of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or dentistry who fails to comply with these requirements shall be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $5,000. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/20/2016Committee
01/20/2016Presented and ordered printed 16103576D
01/20/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/28/2016Stricken from docket by Health, Welfare and Institutions