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CS/CS/HB 751: Prescription Drugs

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee ; Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; McBurney

Prescription Drugs; Revises definition "addiction medicine specialist" to include board-certified psychiatrists; defines "board eligible"; excludes board-certified physiatrist as addiction medicine specialist; includes American Board of Medical Specialties as recognized certification entity; exempts specified board-eligible health care providers from application of certain provisions; adds American Board of Pain Medicine as recognized board-certification entity for purposes of exemption from application of certain provisions; permits rheumatologist to own pain-management clinic without registering clinic; recognizes American Board of Pain Medicine, American Association of Physician Specialists, & American Osteopathic Association as board-certification organizations for purposes of determining board-certified pain medicine specialist as owner of pain-management clinic; exempts from out-of-state prescription drug wholesale distributor permit requirements intracompany transactions or sale of prescription drugs from out-of-state distributor to distributor in this state if both distributors conduct wholesale distributions under same business name, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160)
Location: In committee/council (HR)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/22/2011 House • Filed
11/29/2011 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 74
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 74
1/27/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 12:30 pm, Reed Hall
1/31/2012 House • CS by Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 526
2/6/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/7/2012 House • Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 525
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 525
• CS by Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 523
2/21/2012 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/23/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
2/23/2012 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 815
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 812
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 799
2/24/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
2/28/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 896
• Amendment(s) adopted (392293, 441559, 891537) -HJ 897
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/29/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 951
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 952
2/29/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 846
• Referred to Health Regulation; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 846
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 517 (Ch. 2012-61), CS/CS/HB 787 (Ch. 2012-160)