Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Petition 71
Petition Information
Petition Title Automated devices for dispensing drugs in hospitals
Date Filed 3/9/2009   
Petitioner Eric D. Hampton 
Petitioner's Request

To amend regulations pertaining automated devices for dispensing and administration of drugs to use the activity reports rather than having a nurse or other licensed person sign for the delivery.

Agency's Plan

The Board will receive public comment on the petition for rule-making until May 13, 2009 and will review the petition and any comment at its meeting on June 10, 2009 to make decision on whether to initiate rule-making.

Comment Period Began 4/13/2009    Ended 5/13/2009
Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change    
Response Date 6/12/2009
Agency Decision Summary

The Board will initiate rulemaking and has approved a NOIRA.

Associated regulatory action Signing of automated dispensing devices in hospitals
Latest Stage: Fast-Track