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(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