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SB 270

  • Virginia Senate Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 03, 2020
  • Passed Senate Feb 04, 2020
  • Passed House Mar 03, 2020
  • Governor

Pharmacy; practice, regulation by Board of Pharmacy, report.

Abstract

Practice of pharmacy; regulation by Board of Pharmacy; report. Provides that compounding of drugs provided to the Department of Corrections for the purpose of carrying out an execution by lethal injection shall constitute the practice of pharmacy and be subject to the requirements of the Drug Control Act and the jurisdiction of the Board of Pharmacy. The bill provides that only outsourcing facilities may compound such drugs; currently, both pharmacies and outsourcing facilities may compound such drugs. The bill requires the Board of Pharmacy to report annually by December 1 to the Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Education and Health and the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions on (i) the number of outsourcing facilities permitted or registered by the Board that have entered into a contract with the Department of Corrections for the compounding of drugs necessary to carry out an execution by lethal injection and (ii) the name of any such outsourcing facility that received disciplinary action for a violation of law or regulation related to compounding.

Practice of pharmacy; regulation by Board of Pharmacy; report. Provides that compounding of drugs provided to the Department of Corrections for the purpose of carrying out an execution by lethal injection shall constitute the practice of pharmacy and be subject to the requirements of the Drug Control Act and the jurisdiction of the Board of Pharmacy. The bill provides that only outsourcing facilities may compound such drugs; currently, both pharmacies and outsourcing facilities may compound such drugs. The bill requires the Board of Pharmacy to report annually by December 1 to the Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Education and Health and the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions on (i) the number of pharmacies and outsourcing facilities permitted or registered by the Board that perform sterile compounding in Virginia or ship sterile compounded drugs into Virginia and (ii) the name of any pharmacies or outsourcing facilities that received disciplinary action for a violation of law or regulation related to compounding.

Practice of pharmacy; regulation by Board of Pharmacy;report. Provides that compounding of drugs provided to the Department ofCorrections for the purpose of carrying out an execution by lethal injectionshall constitute the practice of pharmacy and be subject to the requirements ofthe Drug Control Act and the jurisdiction of the Board of Pharmacy. The billprovides that only outsourcing facilities may compound such drugs; currently,both pharmacies and outsourcing facilities may compound such drugs. The billalso clarifies that the Board of Pharmacy may inspect any pharmacy or otherplace where drugs, cosmetics, or devices are manufactured, stored, or dispensedin response to complaints received by the Board, in any case in which the Boardhas reason to believe that the pharmacy or such other place has violated anystate or federal law or as otherwise deemed necessary by the Board to protectthe health and safety of the public. The bill amends the membership of theBoard of Health to include a pharmacist with experience in compounding,requires the Board of Health to educate the public about safe use of compoundeddrugs, and requires the Board of Health and the Board of Pharmacy to report annuallyto the Governor and the General Assembly on actions taken to (i) ensure thesafety and quality of compounded drugs produced by compounding pharmacies andoutsourcing facilities located in the Commonwealth and compounding pharmaciesand outsourcing facilities located outside the Commonwealth that providecompounded drugs to patients in the Commonwealth; (ii) reduce illegal use ofopioids and opioid abuse in the Commonwealth; and (iii) implement provisions ofand ensure compliance with the requirements of Title II of the federal DrugSupply Chain Security Act of 2013 related to prescription drug identification,tracing, and verification.

Bill Sponsors (1)

John J. Bell

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 13
Primary

Votes


Actions


Apr 11, 2020

Office of the Governor

Approved by Governor-Chapter 1166 (effective 7/1/20)

Mar 12, 2020

Office of the Governor

Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020

Senate

Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020

Mar 09, 2020

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB270ER)

Mar 08, 2020

House

Signed by Speaker

Mar 07, 2020

Senate

Enrolled

Senate

Signed by President

Mar 04, 2020

Senate

House amendments agreed to by Senate (22-Y 17-N)

Mar 03, 2020

House

Passed by temporarily

House

VOTE: Passage (53-Y 45-N)

House

Passed House with amendments (53-Y 45-N)

House

Engrossed by House as amended

House

Amendments by Delegate Delaney agreed to

House

House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

House

Read third time

Mar 02, 2020

House

Passed by for the day

Feb 28, 2020

House

Passed by for the day

Feb 27, 2020

House

Read second time

Feb 25, 2020

House

Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (13-Y 9-N)

Feb 21, 2020

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)

Feb 16, 2020

House

Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions

Feb 13, 2020

House

Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

House

Read first time

House

Placed on Calendar

Feb 04, 2020

Senate

Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)

Senate

Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N)

Senate

Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N)

Feb 03, 2020

Senate

Read second time

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB270S1)

Senate

Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB270S1

Senate

Committee substitute agreed to 20106582D-S1

Senate

Reading of substitute waived

Jan 31, 2020

Senate

Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)

Jan 30, 2020

Senate

Committee substitute printed 20106582D-S1

Senate

Reported from Education and Health with substitute (11-Y 3-N 1-A)

Jan 22, 2020

Senate

Impact statement from DPB (SB270)

Jan 16, 2020

Senate

Assigned Education sub: Health Professions

Jan 03, 2020

Senate

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Senate

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102391D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Impact statement from DPB (SB270) HTML
Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB270S1 HTML
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB270ER) HTML
Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1166) HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Amendment: SB270AHE HTML
Amendment: SB270AH HTML

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