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2018 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Nosse, Noble, Senator Beyer, Linthicum, Steiner Hayward
Regular Sponsors: Representative Alonso Leon, Barnhart, Fahey, Holvey, Keny-Guyer, Kotek, Lively, Marsh, McKeown, McLain, Meek, Power, Salinas, Smith DB, Sollman, Senator Boquist, Johnson, Monnes Anderson, Taylor (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to the price of prescription drugs; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires prescription drug manufacturer to report annually information to Department of Consumer and Business Services regarding prices of prescription drugs and costs associated with developing and marketing prescription drugs.
Authorizes department to impose civil penalties on manufacturer for failing to comply with reporting requirements. Requires health insurers that offer prescription drug benefit to report to department specified information about prescription drug prices and impact of prescription drug prices on premium rates. Authorizes department to adopt by rule fees on manufacturers. Requires department to conduct annual public hearing on prescription drug prices and related information reported by manufacturers. Establishes Task Force on the Fair Pricing of Prescription Drugs. Specifies membership and duties. Requires task force to submit report to Legislative Assembly by November 1, 2018. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 7
Fiscal Impact: Budget Report Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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