Pharmaceutical processors; employment, misdemeanors. (HB1841)

Introduced By

Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pharmaceutical processors; employment; misdemeanors. Allows pharmaceutical processors to employ or permit to act as an agent of such pharmaceutical processor persons who have been convicted of certain drug and drug paraphernalia misdemeanors, except in cases where such conviction occurred within the last five years. The bill also requires that pharmaceutical processors adopt policies for pre-employment drug screening and regular, ongoing, random drug screening of employees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102792D
01/02/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/10/2019Impact statement from VDH (HB1841)
01/11/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 4-N)
01/29/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/29/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Committee substitute printed 19106094D-H1
01/30/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1841H1)
01/31/2019Read first time
02/01/2019Passed by for the day
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106094D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1841H1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House (75-Y 23-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (75-Y 23-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/08/2019Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1841ER)
02/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1841ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 417 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0417)