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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to pseudoephedrine; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Allows pharmacist to prescribe and dispense pseudoephedrine to person who is at least 18 years of age and who provides to pharmacist person's valid government-issued photo identification.
Allows pharmacist or pharmacy technician to transfer drug containing pseudoephedrine without prescription to person who is at least 18 years of age and presents person's valid government-issued photo identification. Requires pharmacist or pharmacy technician, prior to transfer, to submit specified information into electronic system designed to prevent illegal transfer of drugs containing pseudoephedrine. Requires pharmacist or pharmacy technician to record specified information about transfer of drug containing pseudoephedrine. Specifies maximum amount of pseudoephedrine that person may receive without prescription. Establishes storage requirements for drug containing pseudoephedrine. Clarifies that measure does not apply to drugs transferred pursuant to prescription. Punishes violation by 364 days' imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both.] Requires pharmacist to query prescription monitoring program prior to prescription and dispensation. Limits amount of pseudoephedrine person may receive. Allows State Board of Pharmacy to adopt rules. Removes provision subjecting records of specified transactions to inspection by board and law enforcement agencies. Becomes operative January 1, 2020. Sunsets December 31, 2023.] Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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Current Location: At House Desk Upon Adjournment
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