Prescription Monitoring Program; adds controlled substances included in Schedule V and naloxone. (HB1556)

Introduced By

Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon) with support from co-patron Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prescription Monitoring Program; covered substances. Adds controlled substances included in Schedule V for which a prescription is required and naloxone to the list of covered substances the dispensing of which must be reported to the Prescription Monitoring Program. This bill is identical to SB 832. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104962D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/22/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB1556)
01/30/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/01/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Read first time
02/06/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2018Read third time and passed House (95-Y 2-N)
02/07/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/15/2018Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Read third time
02/19/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1556ER)
02/21/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB1556ER)
02/21/2018Signed by Speaker
02/23/2018Signed by President
02/26/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 26, 2018
02/26/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 5, 2018
03/05/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 185 (effective 7/1/18)
03/05/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0185)