12/31/2015 10:58 am
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: Board of Pharmacy
Regulatory Coordinator: Elaine J. Yeatts


Agency Contact: Elaine Yeatts

Agency Regulatory Coordinator


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive

Henrico, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 110 - 20: Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
Statutory Authority: State: Chapters 33 and 34 of Title 54.1

Date Petition Received 12/31/2015
Petitioner David Merryfield
 Petitioner's Request
To allow bar code and RFID scanning to extend the pharmacist check, once the bar code or RFID scan has been verified once for each product by a pharmacist.
 Agency Plan
Comment on the petition may be sent by email, regular mail or posted on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall at www.townhall.virginia.gov; comment will be requested until February 24, 2016. Following receipt of all comments on the petition to amend regulations, the Board will decide whether to make any changes to the regulatory language in Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy.  This matter will be on the Board's agenda for its meeting scheduled for March 25, 2016, and the petitioner will be informed of the Board's decision on his request after that meeting
Publication Date 01/25/2016  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 02/24/2016