HB0437 (CH0147)

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2016 Regular Session



Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program - Modifications

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barron


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 147

Synopsis:Requiring that specified authorized providers be registered with the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program before obtaining a new or renewal controlled dangerous substance registration; requiring that specified prescribers be registered with the Program before obtaining a new or renewal registration or by July 1, 2017, whichever is sooner; authorizing the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to identify and publish a list of monitored prescription drugs that have low potential for abuse; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Barron, Hammen, Jackson, Lisanti, Sample-Hughes, K. Young, Angel, Bromwell, Hayes, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, McDonough, McMillan, Miele, Morgan, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Rose, Saab, and West
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0537
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Contingency - on a contingency described in Sec. 8 and 9 of the bill
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Assisted Living -see also- Group Homes
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Developmental Disabilities
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Federal Government
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Job Training
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Long-Term Care -see also- Continuing Care; Nursing Homes
Mental Health
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long-Term Care
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations
State Hospitals
Substance Abuse
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
Article - Health - General
(21-2A-01, 21-2A-02, 21-2A-03, 21-2A-04, 21-2A-05, 21-2A-06, 21-2A-07, 21-2A-08, 21-2A-09, 21-2A-04.1, 21-2A-04.2, 21-2A-04.3)

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October 24, 2017 4:59 P.M.