Drug Control Act; adds certain chemical substances to Schedule I. (SB1546)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)

Progress

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

Description

Drug Control Act; Schedule I. Adds certain chemical substances to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act. The Board of Pharmacy has added these substances to Schedule I in an expedited regulatory process. A substance added via this process is removed from the schedule after 18 months unless a general law is enacted adding the substance to the schedule. The bill also removes two substances, benzylfentanyl and thienylfentanyl, from Schedule I. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 54.1-3446, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/20/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103947D
01/20/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2017Impact statement from VDH (SB1546)
02/02/2017Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Placed on Calendar
02/08/2017Read first time
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/09/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Read second time
02/13/2017Read third time
02/13/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2017Engrossed by House as amended
02/13/2017Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Enrolled
02/20/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1546ER)
02/20/2017Impact statement from VDH (SB1546ER)
02/20/2017Signed by Speaker
02/21/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 434 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0434)

Video

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

Transcript

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

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