HB 2161 Opioids; workgroup to establish guidelines for prescribing.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Secretary of Health and Human Resources; workgroup to establish educational guidelines for training health care providers in the safe prescribing and appropriate use of opioids. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to convene a workgroup that shall include representatives of the Departments of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Health, and Health Professions as well as representatives of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and each of the Commonwealth's medical schools, dental schools, schools of pharmacy, physician assistant education programs, and nursing education programs to develop educational standards and curricula for training health care providers, including physicians, dentists, optometrists, pharmacists, physician assistants, and nurses, in the safe and appropriate use of opioids to treat pain while minimizing the risk of addiction and substance abuse. The workgroup shall report its progress and the outcomes of its activities to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2017. The bill contains an emergency clause. This bill is identical to SB 1179.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100758D  pdf | impact statement
01/30/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17100758D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/16/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2161ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0180)  pdf

House amendments

01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100758D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/17  House: Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/23/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (9-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Read first time
01/30/17  House: Read second time
01/30/17  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/17  House: Emergency clause added
01/30/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB2161E
01/30/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17100758D-E
01/31/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/31/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/01/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/10/17  Senate: Reported from Rules (13-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/17  Senate: Read third time
02/14/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  House: Enrolled
02/16/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2161ER)
02/16/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/17/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/17/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 180 (effective 2/23/17)
02/23/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0180)