Vol. 34 Iss. 5 - October 30, 2017



Initial Agency Notice

Title of Regulation: 18VAC110-20. Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy.

Statutory Authority: ยง 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Name of Petitioner: Joseph Lavino for CVS Health.

Nature of Petitioner's Request: To amend 18VAC110-20-275 B 2 d to read:

d. The procedure for identifying on the prescription label a unique identifier for all pharmacies involved in filling and dispensing the prescription. This unique identifier is not required to identify a pharmacy solely involved in the holding of a prescription for pick-up or further delivery when that pharmacy has not shared in other filling or dispensing function;

Agency Plan for Disposition of Request: In accordance with Virginia law, the petition has been filed with the Registrar of Regulations and will be published on October 30, 2017. Comment on the petition may be sent by email or regular mail or posted on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at; comment will be requested until November 22, 2017.

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 December 11, 2017.

Public Comment Deadline: November 22, 2017.

Agency Contact: Caroline Juran, RPh, Executive Director, Department of Health Professions, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233, telephone (804)367-4456, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R18-08; Filed September 28, 2017, 8:22 a.m.