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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

CS/HB 19: Prescription Drug Importation Programs

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Leek ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila ; Fischer ; Latvala ; Rodrigues, R. ; Rommel ; Roth ; Sprowls

Prescription Drug Importation Programs; Requiring the Agency for Health Care Administration to establish the Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program; authorizing a Canadian supplier to export drugs into this state under the program under certain circumstances; establishing an international export pharmacy permit for participation in the International Prescription Drug Importation Program; authorizing the department to inspect international export pharmacy permittees; providing that the importation of a prescription drug under the International Prescription Drug Importation Program is not a prohibited act under that chapter; requiring the agency, in collaboration with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Department of Health, to negotiate a federal arrangement to operate a pilot program for importing prescription drugs into this state, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 6/11/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-99
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/20/2019 House • Filed
2/28/2019 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 23
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 23
3/8/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/12/19, 8:30 am, Webster Hall
3/12/2019 House • Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2 -HJ 411
3/13/2019 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 411
3/14/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 03/18/19, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
3/18/2019 House • Favorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 8 -HJ 447
3/19/2019 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 447
3/26/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/28/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
3/28/2019 House • CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 6 -HJ 538
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 529
3/29/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 550
4/4/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19
4/10/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 601
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/11/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 650
• CS passed; YEAS 93 NAYS 22 -HJ 650
4/18/2019 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 392
4/22/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 392
4/26/2019 Senate • Withdrawn from Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 527
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1528 -SJ 527
• Read 2nd time -SJ 527
• Amendment(s) adopted (339068) -SJ 537
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/29/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 583
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 27 NAYS 13 -SJ 584
4/29/2019 House • In returning messages
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (339068) -HJ 994, 1002
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 93 NAYS 20 -HJ 1002
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1002
6/10/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/11/2019 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2019-99