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2015 Regular Session
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Regular Sponsors: Health Care
Bill Title: Relating to health care; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Permits pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraceptive patches and self-administered oral hormonal contraceptives.
Until January 1, 2020, requires evidence of previous prescription from primary care practitioner or women's health care practitioner for hormonal contraceptive patch or self-administered oral hormonal contraceptive for person who is under 18 years of age. Directs State Board of Pharmacy to adopt rules regarding prescription and dispensation of contraceptives by pharmacists. Defines "hormonal contraceptive patch" and "self-administered oral hormonal contraceptive." Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 649
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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