Drugs of concern; drug of concern. (HB2164)

Introduced By

Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon) with support from co-patrons Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), and Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Drugs of concern; gabapentin. Adds any material, compound, mixture, or preparation containing any quantity of gabapentin, including any of its salts, to the list of drugs of concern. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101055D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2017Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/17/2017Impact statement from VDH (HB2164)
01/23/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (9-Y 0-N)
01/26/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Read first time
01/30/2017Read second time
01/30/2017Committee amendment agreed to
01/30/2017Emergency clause added
01/30/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB2164E
01/30/2017Printed as engrossed 17101055D-E
01/31/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/31/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/03/2017Impact statement from VDH (HB2164E)
02/06/2017Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/09/2017Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Read third time
02/13/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2164ER)
02/15/2017Impact statement from VDH (HB2164ER)
02/15/2017Signed by Speaker
02/17/2017Signed by President
02/17/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 181 (effective 2/23/17)
02/23/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0181)