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NARCOTICS AND DRUGS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(CD) Carried over from 2002 session but died in committee on or before December 9th


ABC licenses; suspension or revocation due to illegal drug use by patrons. Amending  4.1-225. (Patron-Woodrum, HB 1775 (Chapter 594))
Cocaine; modification of sentencing guidelines for possession. Adding  17.1-807. (Patron-McDougle, HB 2458 (F))
Contraceptives; urging hospitals, pharmacists, etc., to provide patients and public complete, accurate, and objective information. (Patron-Baskerville, HJR 611 (F))
Controlled substances; changes in various schedules. Amending 54.1-3450, 54.1-3452 and 54.1-3454. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1825 (Chapter 640))
Controlled substances; increases penalty for illegal sale, manufacture, etc., of certain. Amending  18.2-248. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 546 (CD))
Disaster or state of emergency; dispensing of drugs and devices due to act of terrorism. Amending  54.1-3301 and 54.1-3408; adding  32.1-42.1 and 54.1-3307.3. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 2183 (Chapter 794))
Drug Offender Assessment Fund; funds to support community-based probation and local pretrial services agencies. Amending 18.2-251.02. (Patron-Albo, HB 2390 (Chapter 606))
Drug products; compounding by pharmacists. Amending  54.1-3401; adding  54.1-3410.2 and 54.1-3435.02; repealing  54.1-3402. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2204 (Chapter 509))
Drug testing of students; disclosure of results. Amending 22.1-277.2:1. (Patron-Reese, HB 1843 (F))
Drug treatment courts; established, development of a statewide evaluation model and report on effectiveness. Adding 18.2-254.1. (Patron-Houck, SB 591 (CD))
Drugs; procedure for dispensing in a hospital. Amending 54.1-3410. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2206 (Chapter 511))
Drugs; prohibits sale, etc., at any place or time while on or near certain properties. Amending  18.2-255.2. (Patron-Sears, HB 2615 (Chapter 91); Rerras, SB 1071 (Chapter 80))
Drugs and alcohol in schools; voluntary and mandatory guidelines for testing. Amending  22.1-279.3:1, 22.1-279.6 and 22.1-279.7. (Patron-Joannou, HB 2091 (Chapter 899))
Epinephrine; certain EMTs authorized to administer. Amending 8.01-225, 32.1-111.4 and 54.1-3408. (Patron-Williams, SB 1224 (Chapter 1020))
Firearms and controlled substances; prohibits simultaneous possession, penalty. Amending  18.2-308.4. (Patron-Melvin, HB 2181 (Chapter 949))
Freedom of Information Act; excludes records of Board for Branch Pilots relating to chemical or drug testing. Amending 2.2-3705. (Patron-Gear, HB 2131 (Chapter 358))
Health insurance; payment of “clean” claim pertaining to prescription drug benefits. Amending  38.2-3407.15. (Patron-Morgan, HB 622 (CD))
Healthy Lives Prescription Fund; created to provide pharmaceutical assistance programs. Adding  2.2-214.1. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2207 (I) See HB2225)
Healthy Lives Prescription Fund; created to provide pharmaceutical assistance programs, report. Adding  2.2-214.1 and 32.1-23.1. (Patron-Cline, HB 2225 (Chapter 661); Potts, SB 1341 (Chapter 674))
Medical assistance services; Medicaid prior authorization of drugs. Amending  32.1-325. (Patron-Ruff, SB 658 (CD))
Methamphetamine; modification of sentencing guidelines for possession of substance containing. Adding  17.1-807. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1783 (F))
Methylphenidate and Amphetamine Prescriptions; Report on (HJR 122, 2002). (HD 12)
Pharmaceuticals; procedure prior to administration. Adding 54.1-2403.02. (Patron-Devolites, HB 1290 (CD))
Pharmacy provider panels; service by a pharmacist. Adding 38.2-3407.10:1. (Patron-Morgan, HB 623 (CD))
Pharmacy technicians; extends sunset provision on registration. Amending second enactment of Chapter 317, 2001 Acts. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1824 (Chapter 490))
Physician assistants; prescriptive authority. Amending 54.1-2952.1. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 2205 (Chapter 510))
Prescription Drug Assistance; Report on (HJR 90, 2002). (HD 32)
Prescription Drug Payment Assistance Program; created, annual report on effectiveness. Adding  32.1-366 through 32.1-372. (Patron-Morgan, HB 104 (CD); Hull, HB 1201 (CD); Christian, HB 1319 (CD); Christian, HB 2592 (F); Deeds, SB 785 (F))
Prescription Drug Payment Assistance Program; created, annual report on effectiveness. Amending  58.1-1001; adding 32.1-366 through 32.1-372. (Patron-Plum, HB 2312 (F))
Prescription Monitoring Program; established. Amending  2.2-3705 and 54.1-2505; adding  54.1-2519 through 54.1-2525. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 545 (CD))
Ritalin and other psychotropic medications; study on prevalence of prescription and use of among school-aged children. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SJR 11 (CD))
Sexual battery; includes use of any drug or controlled substance that effected judgment, actions, etc., of complaining witness. Amending  18.2-67.10. (Patron-Marrs, HB 2410 (F))
Student discipline; policies regarding possession of nonprescription medication. Adding  22.1-277.09. (Patron-Marrs, HB 2409 (F))
Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF); benefits not denied because of drug-related felonies. Adding  63.2-607.1. (Patron-Maxwell, SB 1063 (F))
Topical drugs; administration by physical therapists. Amending 54.1-3408. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1934 (Chapter 497))
Topical drugs; possession and administration by dental hygienists. Amending  54.1-3408. (Patron-Bolling, SB 1090 (Chapter 465))
Voluntary Formulary; abolished, replaced with therapeutically equivalent (generic) substitutions under Drug Control Act. Amending  2.2-4002, 54.1-3303, 54.1-3401, 54.1-3408.01 and 54.1-3457; adding  54.1-3408.03; repealing  32.1-79 through 32.1-88. (Patron-Morgan, HB 1823 (Chapter 639))
2003 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact Legislative Information, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23219. Telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 01/12/04