Pharmacies; freedom of choice. (SB1197)

Introduced By

Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)

Progress

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

Description

Pharmacies; freedom of choice. Requires carriers that provide exclusive provider policies and contracts to allow consumers freedom of choice for pharmacy benefits. This requirement currently applies to health insurers, health services plans, and health maintenance organizations in Virginia. Amends § 38.2-3407.7, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

05/26/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102497D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/09/2019Impact statement from SCC (SB1197)
01/31/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/12/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Enrolled
02/18/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1197ER)
02/18/2019Signed by Speaker
02/19/2019Impact statement from SCC (SB1197ER)
02/19/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/20/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 20, 2019
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 674 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0674)

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