SB0232 (CH0440)

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2018 Regular Session



Public Health – General Hospice Care Programs – Collection and Disposal of Unused Prescription Medication

Sponsored by:

Senator Feldman


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 440

Synopsis:Requiring a general hospice care program, when providing services in an in-home setting, to establish a written unused prescription medication collection and disposal policy that includes certain provisions; requiring an employee of a general hospice care program, as soon as practicable, to collect and dispose of a certain patient's unused prescription medication under certain circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Feldman, Astle, Benson, Hershey, Jennings, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Oaks, Reilly, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0407
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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May 11, 2018 4:18 P.M.