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CS/CS/HB 21: Controlled Substances

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Health Quality Subcommittee ; Boyd ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Avila ; Fant ; Hager ; McClain ; Miller, M. ; Moraitis ; Perez ; Pigman ; Rommel ; White

Controlled Substances; Requiring certain boards to require certain registered practitioners to complete a specified board-approved continuing education course to obtain authorization to prescribe controlled substances as part of biennial license renewal and before a specified date; requiring the applicable boards to adopt rules establishing certain guidelines for prescribing controlled substances for acute pain; providing requirements for pharmacists for the dispensing of controlled substances to persons not known to them; authorizing a pharmacist to dispense controlled substances upon receipt of an electronic prescription if certain conditions are met, etc. APPROPRIATION: $53,653,232.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/20/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-13
Bill Text: PDF

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  • 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
    1/22/2018 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -HJ 391
    • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 391
    2/19/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/21/18, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
    2/21/2018 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -HJ 670
    2/22/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 669
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/18
    • CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 662, 663
    2/28/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 713
    • Amendment(s) adopted (091281, 771849) -HJ 714
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/1/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 747, 748
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 748
    3/1/2018 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 440
    • Received -SJ 440
    3/7/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 799
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 835
    • Substituted for CS/SB 8 -SJ 800
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 800
    • Amendment(s) adopted (397172) -SJ 800, 837
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/8/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 889
    • Amendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (872398) -SJ 889, 890
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 890
    3/8/2018 House • In returning messages
    3/9/2018 House • Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (165513, 829389, 985559) -HJ 1138,1179
    • Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (872398) -HJ 1179
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 99 NAYS 0 -HJ 1179, 1180
    3/9/2018 Senate • In returning messages
    • Concurred in House amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) (165513, 829389, 985559) -SJ 1040
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 1040
    3/9/2018 House • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1438
    3/14/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    3/19/2018 • Approved by Governor
    3/20/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-13

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  • CS/CS/HB 21, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/13/2018 at 10:54 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 8 (c1) Controlled Substances Benacquisto Similar Last Action: 3/7/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13) -SJ 799
    H 1159 Controlled Substances Santiago Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)
    S 458 Controlled Substance Prescribing Bean Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.0301 Page 7 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 8 (pdf)
    456.44 Controlled substance prescribing. Page 9 (pdf)
    458.3265 Pain-management clinics. Page 17 (pdf)
    458.331 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 128 (pdf)
    459.0137 Pain-management clinics. Page 22 (pdf)
    459.015 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 130 (pdf)
    463.0055 Administration and prescription of ocular pharmaceutical agents. Page 132 (pdf)
    465.0155 Standards of practice. Page 28 (pdf)
    465.0276 Dispensing practitioner. Page 29 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 132 (pdf)
    893.03 Standards and schedules. Page 32 (pdf)
    893.04 Pharmacist and practitioner. Page 87 (pdf)
    893.055 Prescription drug monitoring program. Page 89 (pdf)
    893.0551 Public records exemption for the prescription drug monitoring program. Page 108 (pdf)
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 114 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 134 (pdf)
    893.147 Use, possession, manufacture, delivery, transportation, advertisement, or retail sale of drug paraphernalia. Page 122 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 142 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 21, Engrossed 2 Posted 3/13/2018 at 10:35 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 8 (c1) Controlled Substances Benacquisto Similar Last Action: 3/7/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13) -SJ 799
    H 1159 Controlled Substances Santiago Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)
    S 458 Controlled Substance Prescribing Bean Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.0301
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement.
    456.44 Controlled substance prescribing.
    458.3265 Pain-management clinics.
    458.331 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department.
    459.0137 Pain-management clinics.
    459.015 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department.
    463.0055 Administration and prescription of ocular pharmaceutical agents.
    465.0155 Standards of practice.
    465.0276 Dispensing practitioner.
    782.04 Murder.
    893.03 Standards and schedules.
    893.04 Pharmacist and practitioner.
    893.055 Prescription drug monitoring program.
    893.0551 Public records exemption for the prescription drug monitoring program.
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties.
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking.
    893.147 Use, possession, manufacture, delivery, transportation, advertisement, or retail sale of drug paraphernalia.
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart.

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  • CS/CS/HB 21, Engrossed 1 Posted 2/28/2018 at 3:16 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   House Message Summary (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 8 (c1) Controlled Substances Benacquisto Similar Last Action: 3/7/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13) -SJ 799
    H 1159 Controlled Substances Santiago Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)
    S 458 Controlled Substance Prescribing Bean Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)

    Floor Amendments (11)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    854862 - Amendment
    Before line 126 insert:
    Rader 3/6/2018
    11:18 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/7/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    912476 - Amendment
    Between lines 2813 and 2814 insert:
    Rouson 3/6/2018
    10:14 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/7/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    305924 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Benacquisto 3/6/2018
    4:52 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/6/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    397172 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Benacquisto 3/6/2018
    6:39 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 328996 - Amendment to Amendment (397172)
    Delete lines 83 - 111 and insert:
    Thurston 3/7/2018
    12:02 PM
    Senate: Failed
    3/7/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 211430 - Amendment to Amendment (397172)
    Delete lines 320 - 321 and insert:
    Benacquisto 3/7/2018
    5:31 PM
    Senate: Replaced by Engrossed Amendment
    3/8/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    872398 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Benacquisto 3/8/2018
    1:05 PM
    House: Concurred as Amended
    3/9/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 829389 - Amendment to Amendment (872398)
    Remove lines 5-732 of the amendment and insert:
    Boyd 3/9/2018
    9:15 PM
    Senate: Concurred
    3/9/2018
    PDF
    hierarchy 165513 - Amendment to Amendment (872398)
    Remove lines 2264-2641 of the amendment and insert:
    Boyd 3/9/2018
    9:15 PM
    Senate: Concurred
    3/9/2018
    PDF
    hierarchy 985559 - Amendment to Amendment (872398)
    Remove lines 3818-3860 of the amendment and insert:
    Boyd 3/9/2018
    9:16 PM
    Senate: Concurred
    3/9/2018
    PDF
    639079 - Amendment
    Between lines 2813 and 2814, insert:
    Geller 2/28/2018
    10:21 AM
    House: Withdrawn
    3/1/2018
    PDF

    Floor Votes (4)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/1/2018 1:34 PM House 114 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/8/2018 12:50 PM Senate 37 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/9/2018 9:44 PM House 99 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/9/2018 10:38 PM Senate 37 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.0301 Page 6 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 7 (pdf)
    456.44 Controlled substance prescribing. Page 8 (pdf)
    458.3265 Pain-management clinics. Page 16 (pdf)
    458.331 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 85 (pdf)
    459.0137 Pain-management clinics. Page 21 (pdf)
    459.015 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 87 (pdf)
    463.0055 Administration and prescription of ocular pharmaceutical agents. Page 89 (pdf)
    465.0155 Standards of practice. Page 27 (pdf)
    465.0276 Dispensing practitioner. Page 28 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 89 (pdf)
    893.03 Standards and schedules. Page 31 (pdf)
    893.04 Pharmacist and practitioner. Page 47 (pdf)
    893.055 Prescription drug monitoring program. Page 50 (pdf)
    893.0551 Public records exemption for the prescription drug monitoring program. Page 68 (pdf)
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 74 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 91 (pdf)
    893.147 Use, possession, manufacture, delivery, transportation, advertisement, or retail sale of drug paraphernalia. Page 82 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 99 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 21, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 2/22/2018 at 5:23 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 8 (c1) Controlled Substances Benacquisto Similar Last Action: 3/7/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13) -SJ 799
    H 1159 Controlled Substances Santiago Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)
    S 458 Controlled Substance Prescribing Bean Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)

    Floor Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    771849 - Amendment
    Remove line 382 and insert:
    Boyd 2/23/2018
    2:56 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/28/2018
    PDF
    091281 - Amendment
    Remove line 2062 and insert:
    Boyd 2/23/2018
    2:27 PM
    House: Adopted
    2/28/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.0301 Page 6 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 7 (pdf)
    456.44 Controlled substance prescribing. Page 8 (pdf)
    458.3265 Pain-management clinics. Page 16 (pdf)
    458.331 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 85 (pdf)
    459.0137 Pain-management clinics. Page 21 (pdf)
    459.015 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 87 (pdf)
    463.0055 Administration and prescription of ocular pharmaceutical agents. Page 89 (pdf)
    465.0155 Standards of practice. Page 27 (pdf)
    465.0276 Dispensing practitioner. Page 28 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 89 (pdf)
    893.03 Standards and schedules. Page 31 (pdf)
    893.04 Pharmacist and practitioner. Page 47 (pdf)
    893.055 Prescription drug monitoring program. Page 50 (pdf)
    893.0551 Public records exemption for the prescription drug monitoring program. Page 68 (pdf)
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 74 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 91 (pdf)
    893.147 Use, possession, manufacture, delivery, transportation, advertisement, or retail sale of drug paraphernalia. Page 82 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 99 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 21, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/11/2018 at 12:29 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Committee (Post-Meeting) 1/22/2018 (pdf)
    Health and Human Services Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/22/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 8 (c1) Controlled Substances Benacquisto Similar Last Action: 3/7/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13) -SJ 799
    H 1159 Controlled Substances Santiago Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)
    S 458 Controlled Substance Prescribing Bean Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    677879 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Boyd 2/20/2018
    7:24 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/22/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (17)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.0301 Page 5 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 6 (pdf)
    456.44 Controlled substance prescribing. Page 7 (pdf)
    458.3265 Pain-management clinics. Page 14 (pdf)
    458.331 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 65 (pdf)
    459.0137 Pain-management clinics. Page 19 (pdf)
    459.015 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 67 (pdf)
    463.0055 Administration and prescription of ocular pharmaceutical agents. Page 69 (pdf)
    465.0155 Standards of practice. Page 24 (pdf)
    465.0276 Dispensing practitioner. Page 25 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 70 (pdf)
    893.03 Standards and schedules. Page 26 (pdf)
    893.055 Prescription drug monitoring program. Page 42 (pdf)
    893.0551 Public records exemption for the prescription drug monitoring program. Page 60 (pdf)
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 72 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 80 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 87 (pdf)

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  • HB 21, Original Filed Version Posted 10/13/2017 at 10:20 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Health Quality Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/20/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 8 Controlled Substances Benacquisto Similar Last Action: 3/7/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13) -SJ 799
    H 1159 Controlled Substances Santiago Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)
    S 458 Controlled Substance Prescribing Bean Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    858463 - Amendment
    Remove line 1190 and insert:
    Boyd 1/9/2018
    3:02 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/11/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (17)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.0301 Page 5 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 6 (pdf)
    456.44 Controlled substance prescribing. Page 7 (pdf)
    458.3265 Pain-management clinics. Page 14 (pdf)
    458.331 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 65 (pdf)
    459.0137 Pain-management clinics. Page 19 (pdf)
    459.015 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 67 (pdf)
    463.0055 Administration and prescription of ocular pharmaceutical agents. Page 69 (pdf)
    465.0155 Standards of practice. Page 24 (pdf)
    465.0276 Dispensing practitioner. Page 25 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 70 (pdf)
    893.03 Standards and schedules. Page 26 (pdf)
    893.055 Prescription drug monitoring program. Page 42 (pdf)
    893.0551 Public records exemption for the prescription drug monitoring program. Page 60 (pdf)
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 72 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 80 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 87 (pdf)

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