Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session



Health Care Providers - Prescription Opioids - Limits on Prescribing (The Prescriber Limits Act of 2017)

Sponsored by:

Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee


In the House - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to take specified action relating to a controlled dangerous substances registration under specified circumstances; prohibiting health care providers from prescribing to a patient more than a 7-day supply of specified controlled dangerous substances under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee (By Request - Departmental - Health and Mental Hygiene)
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
By Request of the Governor
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Emergency Bills
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
Article - Health Occupations
(14-404, 16-311, 4-315, 8-316, 1-223)

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions

March 8, 2017 2:41 P.M.