Certified registered nurse anesthetists; prescriptive authority. (SB264)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patron Sen. Jen Kiggans (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Certified registered nurse anesthetists; prescriptive authority. Authorizes certified registered nurse anesthetists to prescribe Schedule II through Schedule VI controlled substances and devices to a patient requiring anesthesia, as part of the periprocedural care of the patient, provided that such prescribing is in accordance with requirements for practice by certified registered nurse anesthetists and is done under the supervision of a doctor of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or dentistry. Read the Bill »


02/21/2020: Passed the House


01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102284D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB264)
01/16/2020Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/30/2020Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Read second time
02/03/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/03/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB264E
02/03/2020Printed as engrossed 20102284D-E
02/04/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB264E)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/18/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Read second time
02/21/2020Read third time
02/21/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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