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NARCOTICS AND DRUGS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD) Carried over from 2008 session but died in committee on or before December 4th


Administration of prescription drugs; expands authority of persons allowed to administer where it would normally be self-administered by individual in program licensed by Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services. Amending  54.1-3408. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1601 (Chapter 48))
Animal shelters and pounds; allowed to purchase, possess, and administer certain controlled substances for purpose of euthanizing animals. Amending  54.1-3423 and 54.1-3801; repealing  54.1-3425. (Patron-Orrock, HB 2097 (Chapter 149); McDougle, SB 897 (Chapter 169))
Automated drug dispensing systems; allows drugs in multi-dose packaging to be placed therein. Amending  54.1-3434.02. (Patron-Jones, HB 2212 (Chapter 100))
Birth control prescriptions; pharmacist who refuses to fill ensure patient is treated in a nonjudgmental manner. Amending 54.1-3401; adding  54.1-3411.2 and 54.1-3433.1. (Patron-Englin, HB 2373 (F))
Certificate of public need; applications for increase in psychiatric or substance abuse treatment beds in response to Request for Applications only. Amending  32.1-102.3:2. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2451 (I) See HB1598)
Dextromethorphan; sale of over-the-counter medicines containing thereof on school property Class 1 misdemeanor. Adding 18.2-255.3. (Patron-Stuart, SB 952 (F))
Donation of prescription medication; clarifies liability of pharmaceutical manufacturers relating thereto. Amending 54.1-3411.1. (Patron-Landes, HB 2352 (Chapter 109))
Drug offenses; person convicted of second offense would be a felon if committed in State. Amending  18.2-248. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2362 (Chapter 750))
Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Franklin if funded through local sources. Amending  18.2-254.1. (Patron-Poindexter, HB 2275 (Chapter 205); Hurt, SB 1304 (Chapter 281))
Drug treatment courts; authorized for County of Tazewell. Amending  18.2-254.1. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1462 (Chapter 294))
Drug-related personal injury actions; extends two-year statute of limitations. Amending  8.01-243. (Patron-McEachin, SB 885 (F))
Ephedrine and pseudoephedrine; Board of Pharmacy to establish mandatory pilot program in certain to implement an electronic recordkeeping system of transactions involving distribution thereof. Amending  18.2-248.8. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 2359 (F))
Marijuana; except as authorized in Drug Control Act, it is Class 6 felony for any person to transport one ounce or more but less than five pounds into State. Amending  18.2-248.01. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 1807 (F))
Marijuana; expungement of charges. Amending  18.2-250.1, 18.2-251, and 19.2-392.2. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2468 (F))
Marijuana; expungement of charges. Amending  18.2-251 and 19.2-392.2. (Patron-Morgan, HB 315 (CD))
Opiate addiction treatment providers; daily service fee. Adding 37.2-406.1. (Patron-Lucas, SB 429 (CD); Lucas, SB 818 (F))
Pharmaceutical manufacturers; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of requiring gross receipts assessment. (Patron-Phillips, HJR 708 (F))
Prescription donation; clarifies hospitals and clinics may redispense donation medications to indigent. Amending 54.1-3411.1. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 2482 (Chapter 114))
Prescription information; confidentiality. Amending  54.1-3401; adding  54.1-3408.04. (Patron-Sickles, HB 2452 (F))
Prescription medication; Substance Abuse Services Council to conduct a one-year study to recommend best strategies to address abuse thereof, report. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2369 (F))
Prescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information. Amending  54.1-2523. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 2259 (I) See HB2211)
Prescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information. Amending  54.1-2523; adding  54.1-2523.2 and 54.1-2526. (Patron-Jones, HB 2211 (Chapter 158); Puckett, SB 1195 (Chapter 162))
Preventive medications for sexual assault victims; prescriber may authorize registered professional nurses to administer. Amending  54.1-2722 and 54.1-3408. (Patron-Blevins, SB 965 (Chapter 506))
Strategies and Models for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, Joint Subcommittee Studying; continued. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 318 (P))
Substance abuse screening and assessment for VIEW; participant shall be ineligible to receive TANF payments if using illegal drugs. Adding  63.2-608.1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 914 (F))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); eligibility for food stamps when convicted of drug-related felonies. Amending 63.2-505.2. (Patron-Ticer, SB 872 (F))
Unused Pharmaceuticals Disposal Program; created. Adding 54.1-3472.1 and 54.1-3472.2. (Patron-Landes, HB 86 (CD))
Virginia’s Future, Council on; assessment of impact of prescription drug abuse. Adding  2.2-2686.1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2370 (I) See HB2369)
Workers’ compensation; pharmacist filling a prescription to dispense a therapeutically equivalent drug product for a prescribed name-brand drug product if available and costs less. Adding  65.2-603.1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 1674 (Chapter 333); Saslaw, SB 1158 (Chapter 559))
2009 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 06/03/09