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HB 5203 — Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

by Appropriations Committee and Rep. Brodeur

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Appropriations Committee (AP)

The bill permits the use of state funds appropriated in the General Appropriations Act to administer the prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP). The bill removes the requirement relating to implementation of the PDMP being contingent on receipt of nonstate funding.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2017.

Vote: Senate 38-0; House 108-2