HB264 (2017) Detail

(New Title) establishing a commission to study allowing pharmacists to prescribe or make available via protocol oral contraceptives and certain related medications.


CHAPTER 23

HB 264 - FINAL VERSION

 

15Feb2017... 0119h

2017 SESSION

17-0632

01/09

 

HOUSE BILL 264

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to study allowing pharmacists to prescribe or make available via protocol oral contraceptives and certain related medications.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Murphy, Hills. 7

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a commission to study allowing pharmacists to prescribe or make available via protocol oral contraceptives and certain related medications.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

15Feb2017... 0119h 17-0632

01/09

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT establishing a commission to study allowing pharmacists to prescribe or make available via protocol oral contraceptives and certain related medications.

 

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

 

23:1  New Section; Commission to Study Allowing Pharmacists to Prescribe or Make Available via Protocol Oral Contraceptives and Certain Related Medications.  Amend RSA 318 by inserting after section 47-j the following new section:

318:47-k  Commission to Study Allowing Pharmacists to Prescribe or Make Available via Protocol Oral Contraceptives and Certain Related Medications.

I.  There is established a commission to study allowing pharmacists to prescribe or make available via protocol oral contraceptives and certain related medications.

II.(a)  The members of the commission shall be as follows:

(1)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, at least one of whom shall be a member of the house health, human services and elderly affairs committee and one of whom shall be a member of the executive departments and administration committee.

(2)  One member of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

(3)  The commissioner of the department of health and human services, or designee.

(4)  A representative of the New Hampshire Society of Health-System Pharmacists, appointed by the society.

(5)  A representative of the New Hampshire Pharmacists Association, appointed by the association.

(6)  A representative of the New Hampshire board of pharmacy, appointed by the board.

(7)  A representative from the Coalition of New Hampshire Chain Drug Stores, appointed by the coalition.

(8)  A representative from the New Hampshire Independent Pharmacy Association, appointed by the association.

(9)  A representative of the New Hampshire Medical Society, appointed by the society.

(10)  A representative of the board of nursing, appointed by the board.

(11)  A representative of the New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association, appointed by the association.

(12)  A family physician, appointed by the board of medicine.

(13)  A representative of the New Hampshire Nurses Association, appointed by the association.

(14)  A physician who is a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, appointed by the New Hampshire Medical Society.

(15)  A physician licensed under RSA 329, appointed by the New Hampshire Hospital Association.

(16)  A representative of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, appointed by that organization.

(17)  A representative of a health clinic which receives Title X funding, appointed by the Bi-State Primary Care Association.

(b)  Legislative members of the commission shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the commission.

III.  The commission's study shall include, but not be limited to, allowing pharmacists to prescribe or make available via protocol oral contraceptives and certain related medications.  The commission shall solicit information from any person or entity the commission deems relevant to its study.

IV.  The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the commission shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Nine members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.

V.  The commission shall make a report of its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before December 1, 2017.

23:2  Repeal.  RSA 318:47-k, relative to the commission to study allowing pharmacists to prescribe or make available via protocol contraceptives and certain related medications, is repealed.

23:3  Effective Date.

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect December 1, 2017.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved: April 25, 2017

Effective Date:

I. Section 2 shall take effect December 1, 2017.

II. Remainder shall take effect April 25, 2017

Links

HB264 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2017 House Hearing
Feb. 1, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 15, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 28, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 6, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB264 Revision: 296 Date: April 26, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
HB264 Revision: 297 Date: April 6, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
HB264 Revision: 298 Date: Feb. 21, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
HB264 Revision: 299 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 11:18 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 2 P. 22
Jan. 18, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/18/2017 11:00 AM LOB 205
Jan. 24, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/24/2017 09:15 AM LOB 205
Feb. 1, 2017 Executive Session: 02/01/2017 LOB 205
Feb. 15, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0119h (NT) for 02/15/2017 (Vote 10-6; RC) HC 11 P. 27
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
Feb. 15, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0119h: AA VV 02/15/2017 HJ 7 P. 53
Feb. 15, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0119h: MA DV 200-131 02/15/2017 HJ 7 P. 55
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 7
March 28, 2017 Hearing: 03/28/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:15 pm; SC 16
April 6, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/06/2017; SC 17
April 6, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/06/2017; SJ 13
April 6, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 04/06/2017); SJ 14
April 6, 2017 Enrolled 04/06/2017 HJ 13 P. 63
April 25, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 04/25/2017; Chapter 23; I. Sec. 2 eff. 12/1/2017 ; II. Rem. eff. 4/25/2017