SB17-146

SB17-146 - Access To Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning access to the electronic prescription drug monitoring program.

The bill modifies provisions relating to licensed health professionals' access to the electronic prescription drug monitoring program as follows:

 

  • Allows a health care provider who has authority to prescribe controlled substances, or the provider's designee, to query the program regarding a current patient, regardless of whether the provider is prescribing or considering prescribing a controlled substance to that patient;
  • Specifies that a veterinarian who is authorized to prescribe controlled substances may access the program to inquire about a current patient or client if the veterinarian suspects that the client has committed drug abuse or mistreated an animal; and
  • Specifies that, in addition to accessing the program when dispensing or considering dispensing a controlled substance, a pharmacist or designee of the pharmacist may access the program regarding a current patient to whom the pharmacist is dispensing or considering dispensing a prescription drug.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

     

Latest update: April 6, 2017
04/06/2017 - Governor Signed
04/03/2017 - Sent to the Governor
03/31/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
03/31/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
03/22/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/21/2017 - House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/16/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/02/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment
02/28/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/27/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/22/2017 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 02/27/2017 - No Amendments
02/16/2017 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
01/31/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services