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Laws & Regulations

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Laws as of July 1, 2020 - Selected sections of the Code of Virginia

Regulations - Regulations currently in effect for practitioners under the Board

Periodic Regulatory Review Complete; Regulations Effective December 11, 2019 – view the Crosswalk for Regulatory Changes.

Emergency Regulations - Amended regulations in effect for the duration of one year

Proposed Regulations - Amendments to regulations proposed by the Board

Notice of Public Comment Period
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing Pharmaceutical Processors

In accordance with Chapters 205, 227, and 228 of the 2021 Acts of the Assembly, the Board of Pharmacy is providing an opportunity to comment on a draft of proposed regulations for pharmaceutical processors that will be considered for adoption as an exempt action.

The proposed regulations as drafted:

The 2021 legislation requires posting of a notice 60 days in advance of submittals for public comment and also requires amended regulations to be effective by September 1, 2021. Therefore, the Board of Pharmacy is scheduled to meet on July 6, 2021 with the intent of submitting regulations to the Register of Regulations by July 14, 2021 for publication on August 2, 2021 with an effective date of September 1, 2021.

Although the Board will receive public comment from May 6, 2021 to July 5, 2021, commenters are strongly encouraged to submit comments by June 18, 2021 in order to have them included in the Board’s agenda package and adequately considered for the July 6th meeting.

Comments may be sent to: elaine.yeatts@dhp.virginia.gov

Laws relating to the sales of methamphetamine precursors-pseudoephedrine, ephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine.

Duty to Report Adult or Child Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation

By law, the persons licensed as health care practitioners have a duty to report to the Virginia Department of Social Services or the local departments of social services any known or suspected incidences of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children or elderly and incapacitated adults. Contact information and a copy of the law may be obtained at: Legal Requirements to Report Child Abuse and Adult Abuse