Controlled substances; reporting overdoses. (SB804)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson) with support from co-patron Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reporting of controlled substance overdoses. Requires the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, state and local law-enforcement agencies, emergency medical services agencies, and hospitals to report information about overdoses of controlled substances within 120 hours of receiving such information to the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Resources and for the Secretary to make such information available to public health, law-enforcement, and emergency medical service agencies and fire departments and companies within 120 hours of receiving the information. The bill also requires the Secretary to report this information quarterly to the Governor and for such report to be made available to all public health, law-enforcement, and emergency medical services agencies in the Commonwealth. The bill is a recommendation of the Joint Commission on Health. This bill was incorporated into SB 580. Read the Bill »


02/08/2018: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/11/2018Presented and ordered printed 18103505D
01/11/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/22/2018Assigned Education sub: Health
01/23/2018Impact statement from VDH (SB804)
01/29/2018Impact statement from VDH (SB804)
02/01/2018Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/08/2018Incorporated by Finance (SB580-Hanger) (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)