SUMMARY OF BILL
REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE
Senate Bill 167 (Substitute S-1 as reported)
The bills would amend the Public Health Code to do the following:
-- Require licensed prescribers, beginning January 1, 2020, to obtain and review a report concerning a patient from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs' electronic system for monitoring Schedule 2, 3, 4, and 5 controlled substances, before prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance to that patient.
-- Provide that the requirement would not apply if the dispensing occurred in a licensed hospital and the controlled substance were for the patient's inpatient use.
-- Include a violation of the proposed requirement among the grounds for disciplinary action.
-- Prescribe disciplinary sanctions, including license revocation, for a violation.
The bills are tie-barred.
333.16221 & 333.16226 (S.B. 167)
The bills would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.
This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.