Collaborative practice agreements; adds nurse practitioners and physician assistants to list. (HB517)

Introduced By

Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Collaborative practice agreements; nurse practitioners; physician assistants. Adds nurse practitioners and physician assistants to the list of health care practitioners who shall not be required to participate in a collaborative agreement with a pharmacist and his designated alternate pharmacists, regardless of whether a professional business entity on behalf of which the person is authorized to act enters into a collaborative agreement with a pharmacist and his designated alternate pharmacists. As introduced, this bill is a recommendation of the Joint Commission on Healthcare. Read the Bill »


02/20/2020: Passed the General Assembly


01/04/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103193D
01/04/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB517)
01/16/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/16/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 0-N)
01/21/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Read first time
01/24/2020Read second time
01/24/2020Committee amendment agreed to
01/24/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB517E
01/24/2020Printed as engrossed 20103193D-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 (HB517E)
02/13/2020Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB517ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB517ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President

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