Opioids; providers of treatment for addiction, conditions for initial licensure, location. (SB300)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Providers of treatment for persons with opiate addiction; elimination of location restriction. Eliminates the requirement that a provider of treatment for persons with opiate addiction through the use of (i) methadone or (ii) opioid replacements other than opioid replacements approved for the treatment of opioid addiction by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration be located more than one-half mile from a public or private licensed day care center or a public or private K-12 school. This bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2023, and is identical to HB 679. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102027D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/13/2022Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/20/2022Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 1-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/21/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2022Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB300)
01/25/2022Passed by for the day
01/26/2022Read third time and passed Senate (27-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/24/2022Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Committee substitute printed 22106839D-H1
02/28/2022Read second time
02/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB300H1)
03/01/2022Passed by for the day
03/03/2022Read third time
03/03/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106839D-H1
03/03/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB300H1
03/03/2022Passed House with substitute (100-Y 0-N)
03/03/2022VOTE: Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2022Title replaced 22106839D-H1
03/10/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB300ER)
03/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB300ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 513 (effective 1/1/23)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0513)

Post a Public Comment About this Bill

if you have one

(Limited HTML is OK: <a>, <em>, <strong>, <s>)