Opioids; limit on amount prescribed, extends sunset provision. (SB1232)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Limits on prescription of controlled substances containing opioids. Prohibits a prescriber providing treatment for a patient in an emergency department of a corporation, facility, or institution licensed, owned, or operated by the Commonwealth to provide health care from prescribing a controlled substance containing an opioid in a quantity greater than a three-day supply, as determined in accordance with the prescriber's directions for use. The bill also prohibits a pharmacist from dispensing a controlled substance containing an opioid pursuant to a prescription issued by a prescriber providing treatment to a patient in the emergency department of a corporation, facility, or institution licensed, owned, or operated by the Commonwealth to provide health care unless the prescription complies with the requirements of the bill. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2020. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101977D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2017Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/20/2017Impact statement from VDH (SB1232)
01/23/2017Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/26/2017Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Committee substitute printed 17104640D-S1
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Impact statement from VDH (SB1232S1)
01/30/2017Read second time
01/30/2017Reading of substitute waived
01/30/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104640D-S1
01/30/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1232S1
01/31/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Placed on Calendar
02/03/2017Read first time
02/03/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/09/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Read second time
02/13/2017Read third time
02/13/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017Enrolled
02/14/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1232ER)
02/14/2017Impact statement from VDH (SB1232ER)
02/14/2017Signed by Speaker
02/15/2017Signed by President
02/15/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/15/17
02/15/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 22, 2017
02/21/2017Governor's recommendation received by Senate
02/23/2017Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017Enacted, Chapter 252 (effective 7/1/16)
02/24/2017House concurred in Governor's recommendation (93-Y 0-N)
02/24/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017G Governor's recommendation adopted
02/24/2017Reenrolled
02/24/2017Reenrolled bill text (SB1232ER2)
02/24/2017Signed by President as reenrolled
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
02/24/2017Enacted, Chapter 252 (effective 7/1/17)
02/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0252)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

INSTITUTION WAS AN AMENDMENT. MR. SPEAKER, I MOVE THE HOUSE ADOPT A COMMITTEE AMENDMENT.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THOSE IN FAVOR SAY AYE. OPPOSED, NO. AMENDMENT IS AGREED TO. GENTLEMAN FROM WASHINGTON.

[Unknown]: MR. SPEAKER, SENATE BILL 11801 IDENTICAL TO HOUSE BILL 2167 PASSING WITHOUT OPPOSITION, DIRECTING THE BOARD TO IMPLEMENT EMERGENCY REGULATIONS FOR PRESCRIBING PRODUCTS CONTAINING


Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville): subsequently offered recommendations and his amendment is before the body.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): the gentleman from fairfax, Mr. Hugo.

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville): adept cal to house bill 1885 which passed unanimously. Like wise the amendment simply extends the sunset from 2019 until 2022. I hope it would be the will of the body to accept the governor's amendment.

[Unknown]: shall the governor's amendment be accepted? The clerk will close the roll.

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville): ayes 93, nos 0.

[Unknown]: Members please sake your seats.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1898.