SB357 (2024) Detail

Relative to expanding the definition of providers who can certify patients of the therapeutic cannabis program.


SB 357 - VERSION ADOPTED BY BOTH BODIES

 

03/21/2024   0994s

06/13/2024   2250CofC

2024 SESSION

24-2824

05/08

 

SENATE BILL 357

 

AN ACT relative to expanding the definition of providers who can certify patients of the therapeutic cannabis program.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Whitley, Dist 15; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Fenton, Dist 10; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Pearl, Dist 17; Sen. Perkins Kwoka, Dist 21; Sen. Murphy, Dist 16; Sen. Altschiller, Dist 24; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11; Rep. Vail, Hills. 6; Rep. W. Thomas, Hills. 12

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill expands the definition of provider under the therapeutic cannabis program to include certain physician assistants and other health care providers licensed to proscribe drugs and primarily responsible for the patient's care related to his or her qualifying medical condition.  The bill also requires, for issuance of a registry identification card to a minor, certification from 2 providers, one of whom shall be a pediatric care provider.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/21/2024   0994s

06/13/2024   2250CofC 24-2824

05/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to expanding the definition of providers who can certify patients of the therapeutic cannabis program.

 

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

 

1  Use of Cannabis for Therapeutic Purposes; Definition of Provider.  Amend RSA 126-X:1, VII(a)(3) and (4) to read as follows:

(3)  A physician, physician assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse licensed to prescribe drugs to humans under the relevant state licensing laws in Maine, Massachusetts, or Vermont and who possesses an active registration from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration to prescribe controlled substances and who is primarily responsible for the patient's care related to his or her qualifying medical condition; [or]

(4)  A physician assistant licensed pursuant to RSA 328-D and who possesses an active registration from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration to prescribe controlled substances[, with the express consent of the supervising physician.] consistent with his or her collaboration agreement; or

(5)  Any other New Hampshire provider who is licensed to prescribe drugs to humans and who possesses an active registration from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration to prescribe controlled substances and who is primarily responsible for the patient's care related to his or her qualifying medical condition.

2  Registry Identification Cards; Qualifications for Minors.  Amend RSA 126-X:4, V(a) to read as follows:

(a)  A custodial parent or legal guardian responsible for health care decisions for the qualifying patient submits a written certification from 2 providers, one of whom shall be a [pediatrician] pediatric care provider.

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

Amendments

Date Amendment
March 6, 2024 2024-0994s
May 1, 2024 2024-1696h

Links


Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2024 Senate Hearing
Jan. 11, 2024 Senate Hearing
March 21, 2024 Senate Floor Vote
April 17, 2024 House Hearing
May 1, 2024 House Exec Session
May 1, 2024 House Floor Vote
June 6, 2024 House Floor Vote
June 13, 2024 House Floor Vote
June 13, 2024 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB357 Revision: 42644 Date: June 13, 2024, 4:09 p.m.
SB357 Revision: 41941 Date: May 9, 2024, 11:36 a.m.
SB357 Revision: 41755 Date: May 1, 2024, 3:41 p.m.
SB357 Revision: 41387 Date: March 21, 2024, 4:34 p.m.
SB357 Revision: 41086 Date: March 6, 2024, 3:26 p.m.
SB357 Revision: 40112 Date: Dec. 11, 2023, 1:21 p.m.

Docket


June 12, 2024: Conference Committee Report # 2024-2250c, Adopted, VV; 06/13/2024; SJ 17


June 13, 2024: Conference Committee Report 2024-2250c: Adopted, VV 06/13/2024 HJ 16


June 6, 2024: Conference Committee Report # 2024-2250c Filed 06/06/2024; New Amendment HJ 15


June 5, 2024: ==RECONVENE== Committee of Conference Meeting: 06/05/2024, 09:15 am, Room 101, LOB


June 4, 2024: Conferee Change; Senator Bradley Replaces Senator Gannon; SJ 17


June 4, 2024: ==RECESSED== Committee of Conference Meeting: 06/04/2024, 09:30 am, Room 101, LOB


June 4, 2024: Committee of Conference Meeting: 06/04/2024, 10:00 am, Room 101, LOB


May 30, 2024: Speaker Appoints: Reps. Layon, Nagel, Weber, Merchant 05/30/2024 HJ 15


May 30, 2024: House Accedes to Senate Request for CofC (Rep. W. MacDonald): MA VV 05/30/2024 HJ 15


May 30, 2024: President Appoints: Senators Abbas, Gannon, Whitley; 05/30/2024; SJ 16


May 30, 2024: Sen. Carson Moved Nonconcur with the House Amendment; Requests C of C, MA, VV; 05/30/2024; SJ 16


May 9, 2024: Ought to Pass with Amendment 2024-1696h: MA VV 05/09/2024 HJ 13


May 9, 2024: Amendment # 2024-1696h: AA VV 05/09/2024 HJ 13


May 1, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2024-1696h 05/01/2024 (Vote 20-0; CC)


April 24, 2024: Executive Session: 05/01/2024 10:00 am LOB 210-211


April 10, 2024: Public Hearing: 04/17/2024 11:00 am LOB 206-208


April 2, 2024: Introduced (in recess of) 03/28/2024 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 10


March 21, 2024: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2024-0994s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/21/2024; SJ 7


March 21, 2024: Committee Amendment # 2024-0994s, AA, VV; 03/21/2024; SJ 7


March 6, 2024: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment #2024-0994s, 03/21/2024, Vote 4-1; SC 11


Jan. 3, 2024: Hearing: 01/11/2024, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am; SC 2


Dec. 20, 2023: Hearing: 01/11/2024, Room 100, SH, 09:30 am; SC 49


Dec. 11, 2023: To Be Introduced 01/03/2024 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 1