Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; use at school. (SB1632)

Introduced By

Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

Cannabidiol oil and THC-A oil; use at school. Requires local school boards to adopt and implement policies permitting a student who has been issued a valid written certification for the use of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil to use such oils while at school. The bill prohibits a school board from suspending or expelling such a student for such use. The bill prohibits a school nurse employed by a local school board, person employed by a local health department who is assigned to the public school pursuant to an agreement between the local health department and the school board, or other person employed by or contracted with a local school board to deliver health-related services from being prosecuted for possession or distribution of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil or for storing, dispensing, or administering cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil, in accordance with the policy adopted by the local school board, to a student who has been issued a valid written certification for its use. Finally, the bill requires the Department of Health Professions, in coordination with the Department of Education, to develop and make available to school boards, a standardized form to be completed by the certification issuing physician and the dispensing pharmaceutical processor. Amends § 22.1-277, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103448D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health

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