Florida Senate - 2016 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for CS for SB 918
Senate . House
Floor: NC/2R .
03/03/2016 12:25 PM .
Senator Garcia moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Between lines 1065 and 1066
5 Section 23. Section 465.0275, Florida Statutes, is amended
6 to read:
7 465.0275 Emergency prescription refill.—In the event a
8 pharmacist receives a request for a prescription refill and the
9 pharmacist is unable to readily obtain refill authorization from
10 the prescriber, the pharmacist may dispense a one-time emergency
11 refill of up to a 6-day supply
a 72-hour supply of the
12 prescribed medication, with the exception of those areas or
13 counties included in an emergency order or proclamation of a
14 state of emergency declared by the Governor, in which the
15 executive order may authorize the pharmacist to dispense up to a
16 30-day supply, providing that:
17 (1) The prescription is not for a medicinal drug listed in
18 Schedule II appearing in chapter 893.
19 (2) The medication is essential to the maintenance of life
20 or to the continuation of therapy in a chronic condition.
21 (3) In the pharmacist’s professional judgment, the
22 interruption of therapy might reasonably produce undesirable
23 health consequences or may cause physical or mental discomfort.
24 (4) The dispensing pharmacist creates a written order
25 containing all of the prescription information required by this
26 chapter and chapters 499 and 893 and signs that order.
27 (5) The dispensing pharmacist notifies the prescriber of
28 the emergency dispensing within a reasonable time after such
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32 And the title is amended as follows:
33 Delete line 127
34 and insert:
35 Nursing Assistants; amending s. 465.0275, F.S.;
36 revising the authorized supply time period for an
37 emergency prescription refill; amending s. 465.0276,