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2018 Regular Session



Public Health - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program - Revisions

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barron


In the Senate - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)

Synopsis:Requiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to review prescription monitoring data for indications of a possible misuse or abuse of a monitored prescription drug; requiring the Program to report the possible misuse or abuse to the prescriber or dispenser of the monitored prescription drug and to provide certain education to the prescriber or dispenser; authorizing the Program to provide prescription monitoring data to the Office of Controlled Substances Administration for further investigation; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Barron, Kipke, Angel, Hettleman, Korman, Lierman, Moon, West, McMillan, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Krebs, McDonough, Metzgar, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Szeliga, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1083
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(21-2A-02, 21-2A-04, 21-2A-06, 21-2A-07)

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April 9, 2018 4:44 P.M.