Prescription drugs; SHHR to convene work group to address cost to Virginians, etc. (HJ52)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City) with support from co-patrons Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News), Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly), and Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Secretary of Health and Human Resources; pharmaceutical distribution payment system; report. Requests the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to convene a work group to examine the pharmaceutical distribution payment system in the Commonwealth and innovative solutions to address the cost of prescription drugs to Virginians at the point of sale. Read the Bill »


02/25/2020: Passed the Senate


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102591D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2020Assigned Rules sub: Studies
02/03/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020Reported from Rules with substitute (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Committee substitute printed 20107495D-H1
02/10/2020Taken up
02/10/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107495D-H1
02/10/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HJ52H1
02/10/2020Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/10/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Reading waived
02/11/2020Referred to Committee on Rules
02/21/2020Reported from Rules
02/24/2020Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Read third time
02/25/2020Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/25/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ52ER)

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