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CS/HB 57: Dispensing Medicinal Drugs

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Willhite ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes ; Daniels

Dispensing Medicinal Drugs; Authorizes hospitals to dispense limited supply of medicinal drugs to patient of emergency department of hospital or patient discharged from hospital; provides drug supply requirements for prescribing or dispensing of such drugs in specified areas; authorizes prescriber to provide patient with prescription for medicinal drugs for use beyond initial prescription period.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 2/10/2020 House - Placed on Calendar -HJ 529
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/14/2019 House • Filed
9/23/2019 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 12
10/30/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 11/06/19, 9:30 am, Mashburn Hall
11/6/2019 House • Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 285
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 285
1/13/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/15/20, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 11
1/15/2020 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 391
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 391
2/4/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/06/20, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/6/2020 House • CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 528
2/7/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 519
2/10/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 529