Prescription drugs; price gouging prohibited. (SB1308)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
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
01/24/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1308)
01/24/2019Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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