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CS/CS/CS/SB 1494: Prescription Drug Pricing Transparency

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Banking and Insurance ; Health Policy ; Montford ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Grimsley ; Powell ; Broxson ; Gainer

Prescription Drug Pricing Transparency; Requiring pharmacists to inform customers of less expensive, generically equivalent drugs for their prescriptions and as to whether customers’ cost-sharing obligations exceed the retail price of their prescriptions; requiring a pharmacy benefit manager to register with the Office of Insurance Regulation beginning on a specified date, etc. APPROPRIATION: $79,141.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/7/2018 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 351 (Ch. 2018-91) -SJ 799
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/3/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations -SJ 171
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 171
2/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 02/06/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/6/2018 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 297
2/7/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 305
2/8/2018 Senate • Now in Banking and Insurance -SJ 297
2/15/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 02/20/18, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/20/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 384
2/21/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/22/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 384
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
2/26/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 391
3/1/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/02/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/2/2018 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 753
3/5/2018 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 753
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/18 -SJ 876
• CS/CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 724
3/7/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 798
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 351 -SJ 799
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 351 (Ch. 2018-91) -SJ 799