Prescription Drug Affordability Board and Office, etc.; established. (HB691)

Introduced By

Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News) with support from co-patron Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Prescription Drug Affordability Board and Office of the Prescription Drug Affordability Board; established. Establishes the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to study, review, and regulate the cost of prescription drugs in the Commonwealth, in consultation with a stakeholder work group appointed by the Board. The bill also establishes the Office of the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to provide staffing and administrative support to the Board. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101486D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2020Referred from General Laws
01/16/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB691)
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/04/2020Continued to 2021 in Health, Welfare and Institutions

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