Florida Senate - 2012                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1006
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  02/27/2012           .                                

       The Committee on Health Regulation (Fasano) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (416374) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 256 and 257
    5  insert:
    6         Section 3. Paragraph (c) of subsection (15) of section
    7  499.0121, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    8         499.0121 Storage and handling of prescription drugs;
    9  recordkeeping.—The department shall adopt rules to implement
   10  this section as necessary to protect the public health, safety,
   11  and welfare. Such rules shall include, but not be limited to,
   12  requirements for the storage and handling of prescription drugs
   13  and for the establishment and maintenance of prescription drug
   14  distribution records.
   15         (15) DUE DILIGENCE OF PURCHASERS.—
   16         (c) A wholesale distributor shall review documentation of
   17  the receiving entity’s state and federal licenses and permits
   18  before distributing a controlled substance to that entity. A
   19  wholesale distributor may not distribute controlled substances
   20  to an entity without verification of the required state and
   21  federal licenses and permits if any criminal history record
   22  check for any person associated with that entity shows that the
   23  person has been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty or
   24  nolo contendere to, regardless of adjudication, a crime in any
   25  jurisdiction related to controlled substances, the practice of
   26  pharmacy, or the dispensing of medicinal drugs.
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   29         And the title is amended as follows:
   30         Delete line 337
   31  and insert:
   32         relating to controlled substances; amending s.
   33         499.0121, F.S.; requiring wholesale distributors to
   34         review a receiving entity’s licenses and permits
   35         before distributing a controlled substance to the
   36         entity; prohibiting such distribution without
   37         verification of the licenses and permits; deleting
   38         provisions prohibiting such distribution if the
   39         receiving entity has been convicted of, or pled guilty
   40         of nolo contendere to, certain crimes; providing an