Prescription Monitoring Program; veterinarians. (SB1653)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prescription Monitoring Program; veterinarians. Exempts the dispensing of feline buprenorphine or canine butorphanol from the requirement that the dispensing veterinarian report certain information about the animal and the owner of the animal to the Prescription Monitoring Program. The bill also requires that every veterinary establishment licensed by the Board of Veterinary Medicine maintain records of the dispensing of feline buprenorphine and canine butorphanol, reconcile such records monthly, and make such records available for inspection upon request. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103559D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2019Reported from Education and Health with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Read second time
01/21/2019Reading of amendments waived
01/21/2019Committee amendments agreed to
01/21/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1653E
01/21/2019Printed as engrossed 19103559D-E
01/22/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1653E)
01/24/2019Placed on Calendar
01/24/2019Read first time
01/24/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/12/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/14/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/14/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Read second time
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2019Engrossed by House as amended
02/18/2019Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1653ER)
02/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1653ER)
02/22/2019Signed by President
02/22/2019Signed by Speaker
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 686 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0686)