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CS/CS/HB 679: Telepharmacy

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Health Quality Subcommittee ; Ponder

Telepharmacy; Authorizes registered pharmacy technicians to dispense drugs under certain circumstances; provides permit requirements for remote dispensing site pharmacies; provides requirements & prohibitions for remote dispensing site pharmacies; requires the prescription department manager or Florida licensed pharmacist to visit the remote dispensing site pharmacy; requires work experience for registered pharmacy techs; prohibits registered pharmacy techs to perform certain compounding & provides exception; authorizes Florida licensed pharmacists to be the prescription drug manager at more than one remote dispensing site pharmacy.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/14/2017 House • Filed
    11/27/2017 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 61
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 61
    1/11/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 01/16/18, 11:30 am, Mashburn Hall
    1/16/2018 House • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 364
    1/18/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 359
    1/19/2018 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 369
    1/26/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/30/18, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
    1/30/2018 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2 -HJ 473
    • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 473
    2/13/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/15/18, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
    2/15/2018 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 607
    2/16/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 603
    2/19/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 613
    2/27/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
    3/2/2018 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 836
    3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died on Calendar

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  • CS/CS/HB 679, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/16/2018 at 1:08 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 848 (e1) Telepharmacy Grimsley Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Messages

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    465.003 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    465.014 Pharmacy technician. Page 4 (pdf)
    465.015 Violations and penalties. Page 5 (pdf)
    465.0198 Page 6 (pdf)
    465.022 Pharmacies; general requirements; fees. Page 10 (pdf)
    465.0265 Centralized prescription filling. Page 10 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 679, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/18/2018 at 4:03 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/30/2018 (pdf)
    Health and Human Services Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/16/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 848 (c1) Telepharmacy Grimsley Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Messages

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    507189 - Amendment
    Remove lines 61-219 and insert:
    Ponder 2/14/2018
    7:54 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/15/2018
    PDF
    876165 - Amendment
    Remove line 216 and insert:
    Ponder 2/14/2018
    7:55 PM
    Withdrawn
    2/15/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    465.003 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    465.014 Pharmacy technician. Page 4 (pdf)
    465.015 Violations and penalties. Page 5 (pdf)
    465.0198 Page 6 (pdf)
    465.022 Pharmacies; general requirements; fees. Page 9 (pdf)
    465.0265 Centralized prescription filling. Page 10 (pdf)

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  • HB 679, Original Filed Version Posted 11/14/2017 at 3:10 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Health Quality Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/18/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 848 Remote Dispensing Site Pharmacies Grimsley Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Messages

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    422357 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Ponder 1/12/2018
    4:26 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    1/16/2018
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    465.003 Definitions. Page 1 (pdf)
    465.014 Pharmacy technician. Page 4 (pdf)
    465.015 Violations and penalties. Page 4 (pdf)
    465.0198 Page 6 (pdf)
    465.022 Pharmacies; general requirements; fees. Page 9 (pdf)
    465.0265 Centralized prescription filling. Page 9 (pdf)

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