HB 2365 Board of Pharmacy.
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Board of Pharmacy. Provides that in regulating the practice of pharmacy, the Board shall consider the impact on costs to the public and within the health care industry through the modification of mandatory practices and procedures not essential to certain specified health, safety, quality and integrity criteria. Pursuant to this bill, the prohibition on more than one prescription on a written prescription order form shall not apply to the entry of an order on a patient's chart in long-term care facilities. Hospitals are already exempt from this provision. The bill also provides that practitioners' orders for Schedules II, III, IV and V controlled drugs to be administered to patients or residents of long-term care facilities served by a Virginia pharmacy from a remote location, and patients receiving parenteral, intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous or intraspinal infusion therapy and served by a home infusion pharmacy from a remote location, may be transmitted to the remote pharmacy by fax.

Full text:
01/23/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD5996480  pdf
02/02/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD5996480-E  pdf
02/25/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2365ER)  pdf
03/28/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0529)  pdf

House amendments

01/23/95  House: Presented & ordered printed LD5996480
01/23/95  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/27/95  House: Assigned to H. W. I. sub-committee: 1
01/31/95  House: Reported from H. W. I. w/amendments (22-Y 0-N)
02/01/95  House: Read first time
02/02/95  House: Read second time
02/02/95  House: Floor amendment agreed to (Davies)
02/02/95  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/02/95  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/02/95  House: Printed as engrossed LD5996480-E
02/03/95  House: Read third time and passed House (Block Vote) (100-Y 0-N)
02/03/95  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/03/95  House: Communicated to Senate
02/06/95  Senate: Read first time
02/06/95  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/95  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/17/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/17/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/95  Senate: Read third time
02/20/95  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/95  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/95  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2365ER)
03/06/95  House: Enrolled
03/06/95  Senate: Signed by President
03/07/95  House: Signed by Speaker
03/23/95  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 529 (effective 7/1/95)
03/28/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0529)