HB0591 (CH0098)

Find a 2015 Bill:

2015 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Health Occupations - Pharmacists - Refills of Prescriptions During State of Emergency

Sponsored by:

Delegate Miele

Status:

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 98


Synopsis:Altering the circumstances under which a pharmacist, during a state of emergency, may refill a prescription for a drug for which the refill has not been authorized; providing that a pharmacist who is working in Maryland, instead of the area declared an emergency, may refill the prescription if the federal or any state government, instead of the federal or this State's government, has declared a state of emergency; increasing the maximum quantity from a 14-day to a 30-day supply that may be dispensed under the prescription refill; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Miele, Hayes, Krebs, Pena-Melnyk, Saab, Hammen, Angel, Barron, Bromwell, Cullison, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, McDonough, McMillan, Morgan, Morhaim, Oaks, Pendergrass, Reznik, Sample-Hughes, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0001
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Committee(s):
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Emergencies
Interstate Affairs
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations
(1-101, 12-506)

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October 24, 2017 4:43 P.M.