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CS/HB 21: Controlled Substances

GENERAL BILL by Health Quality Subcommittee ; Boyd ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fant ; Hager ; Moraitis ; Pigman

Controlled Substances; Requires practitioners to complete specified board-approved continuing education course to prescribe controlled substances; defines "acute pain"; provides for adoption of standards of practice for treatment of acute pain; limits prescribing of opioids for acute pain in certain circumstances; requires pain management clinic owners to register approved exemptions with DOH; provides requirements for pharmacists & practitioners for dispensing of controlled substances to persons not known to them; conforms state controlled substances schedule to federal controlled substances schedule; revises & provides definitions; revises requirements for prescription drug monitoring program.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 1/18/2018 House - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/22/18, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/13/2017 House • Filed
10/26/2017 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 15
1/8/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 01/10/18, 4:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 15
1/11/2018 House • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 319
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 304
1/16/2018 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 344
1/18/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/22/18, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall