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SB 1176: Disposal of Prescribed Controlled Substances by a Hospice


Disposal of Prescribed Controlled Substances by a Hospice; Removing the requirement that a hospice physician, nurse, or social worker obtain the permission of a family member or a caregiver of the deceased patient to assist in the disposal of an unused controlled substance prescribed to the patient, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/7/2017 Senate • Filed
    12/18/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Rules -SJ 87
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 87
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 1176, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/7/2017 at 11:38 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    400.6096 Disposal of prescribed controlled substances following the death of a patient in the home. Page 1 (pdf)

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