Prescription drugs; price gouging prohibited. (SB1308)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prescription drug price gouging prohibited. Prohibits unconscionable price increases in the price of essential off-patent or generic drugs, authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to designate drugs as essential drugs, and establishes an enforcement mechanism. Read the Bill »


01/18/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102612D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2019Assigned Education sub: Health Professions

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Education and Health committee on 01/24/2019. It meets on Thursday, 8:30 A.M.—Senate Room B.

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