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Bill Title: Relating to prescription drug labeling; and prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Directs State Board of Pharmacy to adopt rules to require that prescription drugs be labeled in English and other language upon request of practitioner, patient or patient representative.
Directs State Board of Pharmacy to adopt rules to require that prescription drugs for specified persons] be labeled or dispensed with informational insert] in English and other language upon request of practitioner, patient or patient representative. Specifies languages other than English to be used on label and insert and allows board to require additional languages.] Allows board to determine prescription drugs for which additional informational insert in English and other language may be included. Requires that labels and informational inserts be available in at least 14 languages other than English. Directs board to update available languages at least once every 10 years. Exempts institutional drug outlets from requirements. Directs board to adopt rules to require pharmacy to post signage regarding patients' right to free, competent oral interpretation and translation services. Becomes operative January 1, 2021. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
Chapter Number: Chapter 465
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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