SB183 (2005) Detail

Authorizing licensed medical adult day program facilities to assist clients with medication.


SB 183 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

05-0914

01/10

SENATE BILL 183

AN ACT authorizing licensed medical adult day program facilities to assist clients with medication.

SPONSORS: Sen. Flanders, Dist 7; Sen. Bragdon, Dist 11; Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Rep. Carter, Hills 3; Rep. Irwin, Hills 3

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

ANALYSIS

This bill authorizes a licensed nurse who is an employee of a licensed medical adult day program facility to assist clients with medication.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05-0914

01/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT authorizing licensed medical adult day program facilities to assist clients with medication.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Paragraph; Dealing in or Possessing Prescription Drugs. Amend RSA 318:42 by inserting after paragraph XIII the following new paragraph:

XIV. A nurse, licensed under RSA 326-B, who is an employee of an approved medical adult day program, licensed by the state of New Hampshire, and acting in the course of his or her employment, from organizing the prescription and non-prescription drugs of clients into containers designed to aid clients in carrying out prescriber’s directions; provided, that the organizing of the drugs is documented in the client’s nursing record and that the original proscriptions will be kept at the adult day program facility or client’s home and the medication container is set up on a weekly basis.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2006.

Links

SB183 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

SB183 Revision: 9237 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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