Fluoride varnish; possession and administration by medical assistants, etc. (HB299)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Medical assistants; administration of fluoride varnish. Allows an authorized agent of a doctor of medicine, osteopathic medicine, or dentistry to possess and administer topical fluoride varnish pursuant to an oral or written order or a standing protocol issued by a doctor of medicine, osteopathic medicine, or dentistry. This bill is identical to SB 239. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/30/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103995D
12/30/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB299)
01/21/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Read first time
01/24/2020Read second time
01/24/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/24/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB299E
01/24/2020Printed as engrossed 20103995D-E
01/27/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2020VOTE: (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/30/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB299E)
02/13/2020Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed by temporarily
02/17/2020Passed Senate (37-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB299ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB299ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 39 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0039)

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