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CS/SB 8: Controlled Substances

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Benacquisto ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perry ; Stargel ; Bean ; Passidomo ; Young

Controlled Substances; Prohibiting managed care plans and their fiscal agents or intermediaries from imposing certain requirements or conditions on recipients as a prerequisite to receiving medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services to treat substance abuse disorders; authorizing certain boards to require practitioners to complete a specified board-approved continuing education course to obtain authorization to prescribe controlled substances as part of biennial license renewal; authorizing disciplinary action against practitioners for violating specified provisions relating to controlled substances; prohibiting the dispensing of certain controlled substances in an amount that exceeds a 3-day supply or a medically necessary 7-day supply if certain criteria are met, etc. APPROPRIATION: $53,555,360.00

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2018
Last Action: 3/7/2018 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13) -SJ 799
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/23/2017 Senate • Filed
    10/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 10
    1/5/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/10/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Discussed/Workshop
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 10
    1/11/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/16/18, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/16/2018 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 205
    1/18/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    1/19/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 205
    • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 01/24/18, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/23/2018 Senate • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 206
    1/24/2018 Senate • Favorable by Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 226
    1/25/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 226
    1/29/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/01/18, 11:30 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
    2/2/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/07/18, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
    2/12/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/15/18, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
    2/15/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 353
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 353
    3/2/2018 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/18 -SJ 771
    3/6/2018 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/7/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 799
    • Substituted CS/CS/HB 21 -SJ 799
    • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 21 (Ch. 2018-13) -SJ 799

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  • CS/SB 8, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/18/2018 at 3:44 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 1/23/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 1/25/2018 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 1/31/2018 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 2/15/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 21 (er) Controlled Substances Boyd Similar Last Action: 3/20/2018 Chapter No. 2018-13
    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
    361394 - Amendment
    Before line 125 insert:
    Rader 3/6/2018
    11:18 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/7/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    346902 - Amendment
    Delete lines 2702 - 2739 and insert:
    Rouson 3/6/2018
    10:14 AM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/7/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    1/24/2018 2:00 PM Appropriations 19 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/15/2018 10:00 AM Rules 11 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    409.967 Managed care plan accountability. Page 5 (pdf)
    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 15 (pdf)
    458.331 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 63 (pdf)
    459.0137 Pain-management clinics. Page 20 (pdf)
    459.015 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 64 (pdf)
    463.0055 Administration and prescription of ocular pharmaceutical agents. Page 66 (pdf)
    465.0155 Standards of practice. Page 24 (pdf)
    465.0276 Dispensing practitioner. Page 25 (pdf)
    627.42392 Prior authorization. Page 28 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 66 (pdf)
    893.03 Standards and schedules. Page 28 (pdf)
    893.055 Prescription drug monitoring program. Page 42 (pdf)
    893.0551 Public records exemption for the prescription drug monitoring program. Page 58 (pdf)
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 68 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 75 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 81 (pdf)

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  • SB 8, Original Filed Version Posted 10/23/2017 at 9:06 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Health Policy (Pre-Meeting) 1/12/2018 (pdf)
    Health Policy (Post-Meeting) 1/18/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 21 (c1) Controlled Substances Boyd Similar Last Action: 3/20/2018 Chapter No. 2018-13
    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
    194134 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Health Policy
    (Benacquisto)
    1/12/2018
    3:16 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/16/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/16/2018 4:00 PM Health Policy 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (17)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.0301 Page 4 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 5 (pdf)
    456.44 Controlled substance prescribing. Page 6 (pdf)
    458.3265 Pain-management clinics. Page 12 (pdf)
    458.331 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 56 (pdf)
    459.0137 Pain-management clinics. Page 16 (pdf)
    459.015 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department. Page 58 (pdf)
    463.0055 Administration and prescription of ocular pharmaceutical agents. Page 60 (pdf)
    465.0155 Standards of practice. Page 21 (pdf)
    465.0276 Dispensing practitioner. Page 22 (pdf)
    782.04 Murder. Page 60 (pdf)
    893.03 Standards and schedules. Page 23 (pdf)
    893.055 Prescription drug monitoring program. Page 37 (pdf)
    893.0551 Public records exemption for the prescription drug monitoring program. Page 52 (pdf)
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 62 (pdf)
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 69 (pdf)
    921.0022 Criminal Punishment Code; offense severity ranking chart. Page 75 (pdf)

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