HB1294 (2020) Detail

Relative to the limited immunity of pharmacists.


HB 1294 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2115

10/04

 

HOUSE BILL 1294

 

AN ACT relative to the limited immunity of pharmacists.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Edwards, Rock. 4; Rep. Merchant, Sull. 4; Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. Salloway, Straf. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides for limited immunity from civil liability in class action litigation for actions of pharmacists.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2115

10/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the limited immunity of pharmacists.

 

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

 

1  New Section; Pharmacists; Limited Immunity; Class Actions.  Amend RSA 318 by inserting after section 29-d the following new section:

318:29-e  Limited Immunity; Class Actions.  A pharmacist acting in good faith and without gross negligence, shall not be subject to civil liability for injury, death, or loss to person or property in class action litigation where the pharmacist's only actions were in compliance with the laws and rules adopted by the board pertaining to the practice of pharmacy and in effect at the time the actions occurred.  

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2021.

Links

HB1294 at GenCourtMobile
HB1294 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 4, 2020 House Hearing
March 3, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1294 Revision: 6898 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 2:03 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Judiciary
Feb. 4, 2020 Public Hearing: 02/04/2020 10:00 am LOB 208
March 3, 2020 Executive Session: 03/03/2020 01:00 pm LOB 208