Schedule VI controlled substances and hypodermic syringes and needles; limited-use license. (HB1654)

Introduced By

Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patrons Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling), Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington), Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield), and Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Schedule VI controlled substances; hypodermic syringes and needles; limited-use license. Allows the Board of Pharmacy to issue a limited-use license for the purpose of dispensing Schedule VI controlled substances and hypodermic syringes and needles for the administration of prescribed controlled substances to a doctor of medicine, osteopathic medicine, or podiatry, a nurse practitioner, or a physician assistant, provided that such limited-use licensee is practicing at a nonprofit facility. The bill requires such nonprofit facilities to obtain a limited-use permit from the Board and comply with regulations for such a permit. Read the Bill »


02/10/2020: In Committee


01/17/2020Presented and ordered printed 20105315D
01/17/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/22/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/27/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1654)
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 1-N)
02/04/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health

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