Prescription Monitoring Program; information disclosed to Emergency Department Information. (HB648)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prescription Monitoring Program; information disclosed to the Emergency Department Care Coordination Program; redisclosure. Provides for the mutual exchange of information between the Prescription Monitoring Program and the Emergency Department Care Coordination Program and clarifies that nothing shall prohibit the redisclosure of confidential information from the Prescription Monitoring Program or any data or reports produced by the Prescription Monitoring Program disclosed to the Emergency Department Care Coordination Program to a prescriber in an electronic report generated by the Emergency Department Care Coordination Program so long as the electronic report complies with relevant federal law and regulations governing privacy of health information. This bill is identical to SB 575. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105052D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/16/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/21/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Read first time
01/24/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2020VOTE: (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB648)
01/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/13/2020Reported from Education and Health with amendments (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Reading of amendments waived
02/17/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/17/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/17/2020Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020VOTE: Adoption (2-Y 97-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Placed on Calendar
02/19/2020Senate amendments rejected by House (2-Y 97-N 1-A)
02/19/2020VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 97-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Senate insisted on amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Senate requested conference committee
02/24/2020House acceded to request
02/24/2020Conferees appointed by House
02/24/2020Delegates: Hurst, Adams, D.M., Hodges
02/25/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
02/25/2020Senators: Dunnavant, Petersen, Barker
03/05/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/05/2020Speaker ruled conference report not germane
03/05/2020House requested second conference committee
03/05/2020Senate acceded to request for second conference committee (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Second conferees appointed by Senate
03/05/2020Senators: Dunnavant, Petersen, Barker
03/05/2020Second conferees appointed by House
03/05/2020Delegates: Hurst, Adams, D.M., Hodges
03/07/2020Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2020VOTE: Adoption (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/18/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB648ER)
03/18/2020Signed by President
03/19/2020Signed by Speaker
03/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB648ER)
03/20/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
03/20/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/10/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1066 (effective 7/1/20)
04/10/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1066)