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CS/SB 1198: Prescribing of Controlled Substances

GENERAL BILL by Health Regulation ; Bogdanoff

Prescribing of Controlled Substances; Providing requirements that a physician who prescribes certain specific controlled substances for the treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain must fulfill; providing that the management of pain in certain patients requires consultation with or referral to a psychiatrist, rather than a physiatrist; providing that a prescription is deemed compliant with the standards of practice and is valid for dispensing when a pharmacy receives it; providing that a pharmacist or health care practioner is exempt from reporting a dispensed controlled substance to the Department of Health when administering the controlled substance to a patient who is receiving hospice care or to a patient or resident receiving care at certain medical facilities licensed in the state, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160)
Location: In committee/council (CJ)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/7/2011 Senate • Filed
1/10/2012 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 97
• Introduced -SJ 97
1/26/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 01/31/12, 15 minutes after adjournment, 412 Knott Building
1/31/2012 Senate • CS by Health Regulation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
2/2/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/3/2012 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 326
2/7/2012 Senate • CS by Health Regulation read 1st time -SJ 332
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160)