Florida Senate - 2014 SB 278 By Senator Grimsley 21-00351-14 2014278__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to pharmacy technicians; amending s. 3 465.014, F.S.; increasing the number of registered 4 pharmacy technicians which a licensed pharmacist may 5 supervise; deleting a provision to conform to changes 6 made by the act; providing an effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 465.014, Florida 11 Statutes, is amended to read: 12 465.014 Pharmacy technician.— 13 (1) A person other than a licensed pharmacist or pharmacy 14 intern may not engage in the practice of the profession of 15 pharmacy, except that a licensed pharmacist may delegate to 16 pharmacy technicians who are registered pursuant to this section 17 those duties, tasks, and functions that do not fall within the 18 purview of s. 465.003(13). All such delegated acts must
shallbe 19 performed under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist 20 who is shall beresponsible for all such acts performed by 21 persons under his or her supervision. A pharmacyregistered 22 pharmacy technician, under the supervision of a pharmacist, may 23 initiate or receive communications with a practitioner or his or 24 her agent, on behalf of a patient, regarding refill 25 authorization requests. A licensed pharmacist may not supervise 26 more than six oneregistered pharmacy technicians technician27 unless otherwise permitted by the guidelines adopted by the 28 board. The board shall establish guidelines to be followed by29 licensees or permittees in determining the circumstances under30 which a licensed pharmacist may supervise more than one but not31 more than three pharmacy technicians.32 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.