Pharmacy, Board of; cannabidiol oil and tetrahydrocannabinol oil, regulation of pharmaceutical. (SB1557)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico) with support from co-patron Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

Board of Pharmacy; cannabidiol oil and tetrahydrocannabinol oil; regulation of pharmaceutical processors. Authorizes licensed physician assistants and licensed nurse practitioners to issue a written certification for use of cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil. The bill requires the Board to promulgate regulations establishing dosage limitations, which shall require that each dispensed dose of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil not exceed 10 milligrams of tetrahydrocannabinol. The bill requires the Secretary of Health and Human Resources and the Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry to convene a work group to review and recommend an appropriate structure for an oversight organization in Virginia and report its findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the Senate Committees on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources and Education and Health and the House Committees on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources and Health, Welfare and Institutions by November 1, 2019. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102904D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2019Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/23/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1557)
01/24/2019Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2019Committee substitute printed 19105737D-S1
01/25/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Read second time
01/28/2019Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105737D-S1
01/28/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1557S1
01/29/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1557S1)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/06/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/07/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (4-Y 2-N)
02/12/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/13/2019Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Enrolled
02/20/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1557ER)
02/20/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1557ER)
02/20/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019Signed by Speaker
02/27/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 27, 2019
02/27/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 681 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0681)

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