HB312: Naloxone or other opioid antagonist; communication of information by Board of Pharmacy.

HOUSE BILL NO. 312

Offered January 8, 2020
Prefiled December 31, 2019
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Article 2 of Chapter 33 of Title 54.1 a section numbered 54.1-3309.1, relating to Board of Pharmacy; communication of information about naloxone.
Patron-- Gooditis

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Article 2 of Chapter 33 of Title 54.1 a section numbered 54.1-3309.1 as follows:

§ 54.1-3309.1. Information about naloxone or other opioid antagonist.

The Board shall include in each annual license renewal communication information about the dispensing, possession, and administration of naloxone or other opioid antagonist, including information about laws governing the dispensing, possession, and administration of naloxone or other opioid antagonist and civil immunity for individuals who administer naloxone or other opioid antagonist to a person believed to be experiencing an opioid overdose.