Prescription Monitoring Program; indicators of misuse, disclosure of information. (HB290)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prescription Monitoring Program; indicators of misuse; disclosure of information. Directs the Director of the Department of Health Professions to develop criteria for indicators of unusual patterns of prescribing or dispensing of covered substances by prescribers or dispensers and authorizes the Director to disclose information about the unusual prescriber or dispensing of a covered substance by an individual prescriber or dispenser to (i) the Enforcement Division of the Department of Health Professions or (ii) an agent who has completed the Virginia State Police Drug Diversion School designated by the Superintendent of the Department of State Police or designated by the chief law-enforcement officer of any county, city, or town or campus police department for the purpose of an investigation into possible drug diversion. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/04/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102479D
01/04/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB290)
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Subcommittee #1
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/14/2016Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/19/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions