Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 278
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/11/2014           .                                

    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 25 - 32
    4  and insert:
    5  authorization requests. A licensed pharmacist may not supervise
    6  more than one registered pharmacy technician unless otherwise
    7  permitted by the guidelines adopted by the board. The board
    8  shall establish guidelines to be followed by licensees or
    9  permittees in determining the circumstances under which a
   10  licensed pharmacist may supervise more than one but not more
   11  than three pharmacy technician technicians.
   12         Section 2. Subsection (2) of section 465.004, Florida
   13  Statutes, is amended to read:
   14         465.004 Board of Pharmacy.—
   15         (2) Seven members of the board must be licensed pharmacists
   16  who are residents of this state and who have been engaged in the
   17  practice of the profession of pharmacy in this state for at
   18  least 4 years and, to the extent practicable, represent the
   19  various pharmacy practice settings. Of the pharmacist members,
   20  three one must be currently engaged in the practice of pharmacy
   21  in a community pharmacy, three one must be currently engaged in
   22  the practice of pharmacy in a Class II institutional pharmacy or
   23  a Modified Class II institutional pharmacy, and one five shall
   24  be a pharmacist pharmacists licensed in this state irrespective
   25  of practice setting. The remaining two members must be residents
   26  of the state who have never been licensed as pharmacists and who
   27  are in no way connected with the practice of the profession of
   28  pharmacy. No person may be appointed as a consumer member who is
   29  in any way connected with a drug manufacturer or wholesaler. At
   30  least one member of the board must be 60 years of age or older.
   31         Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.
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   34  And the title is amended as follows:
   35         Delete lines 5 - 6
   36  and insert:
   37         supervise; amending s. 465.004, F.S.; revising the
   38         composition of the Board of Pharmacy; providing an
   39         effective date.