Opioid treatment program pharmacy; medication dispensing, registered/licensed practical nurses. (SB511)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)

Progress

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

Description

Opioid treatment program pharmacy; medication dispensing; registered nurses and licensed practical nurses. Allows registered nurses and licensed practical nurses practicing at an opioid treatment program pharmacy to perform the duties of a pharmacy technician, provided that all take-home medication doses are verified for accuracy by a pharmacist prior to dispensing. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101924D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB511)
01/31/2022Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/04/2022Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/10/2022Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Reading of amendments waived
02/14/2022Committee amendments agreed to
02/14/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB511E
02/14/2022Printed as engrossed 22101924D-E
02/14/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB511E)
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 (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Read second time
03/01/2022Read third time
03/01/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
03/01/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Enrolled
03/04/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB511ER)
03/04/2022Signed by President
03/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB511ER)
03/04/2022Signed by Speaker
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/07/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 138 (effective 7/1/22)
04/07/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0138)

Comments

Rolando Del Aguila writes:

Question: This bill states only RN registered nurses, correct? From reading the bill, it does not include LPNs (Licensed Practical Nurses). To clarify. Thanks.

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