Bill Details - SB483 (2018)

SB 483 - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

02/15/2018   0425s

2018 SESSION

18-3024

10/01

 

SENATE BILL 483

 

AN ACT relative to procedures for dispensing controlled drugs.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Rep. Cahill, Rock. 17; Rep. P. Gordon, Rock. 29

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a procedure for patients or their authorized representatives to pick up a prescription for a schedule II-IV controlled drug at a pharmacy.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/15/2018   0425s 18-3024

10/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to procedures for dispensing controlled drugs.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Pharmacies; Procedures for Dispensing Controlled Drugs.  Amend RSA 318 by inserting after section 47-k the following new section:

318:47-l  Procedures for Dispensing Controlled Drugs.  Only a patient for whom a prescription was written, the owner of an animal for which a prescription was written, or an authorized representative of the patient or animal owner, as defined in rules adopted by the pharmacy board, after consultation with the commissioner of health and human services, may pick up a prescription for a schedule II, III, or IV controlled substance.  Prior to dispensing a prescription for a schedule II, III, or IV controlled substance to a patient not personally known to the pharmacist, the pharmacy technician, or the pharmacy intern, the pharmacist, pharmacy technician, or pharmacy intern shall require the individual receiving the drug to provide a signature and show valid and current government-issued photographic identification as evidence that the individual is the patient for whom the prescription was written, the owner of the animal for which the prescription was written, or the authorized representative of the patient or animal owner.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 1
Jan. 25, 2018 Hearing: 01/25/2018, Room 101, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 4
Feb. 15, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0425s, 02/15/2018; SC 7
Feb. 15, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-0425s, AA, VV; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
Feb. 15, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-0425s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 7 P. 52
April 10, 2018 Public Hearing: 04/10/2018 10:00 AM LOB 205
April 17, 2018 Executive Session: 04/17/2018 10:00 AM LOB 205
Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study (Vote 23-0; CC)
April 26, 2018 Committee Report: Refer for Interim Study for 04/26/2018 (Vote 23-0; CC) HC 16 P. 6
April 26, 2018 Refer for Interim Study: MA VV 04/26/2018

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 25, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 15, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
April 10, 2018 House Hearing
April 17, 2018 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

SB483 Revision: 2808 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
SB483 Revision: 3088 Date: Feb. 16, 2018, 8:36 a.m.