01RS HB360


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HB 360 (BR 1258) - J. Coleman, I. Branham

     AN ACT relating to controlled substances.
     Amend KRS 218A.180 to require any prescription for oxycodone hydrochloride to have the diagnosis on the prescription and signed by the practitioner ordering the medication; and limit the prescribing of oxycodone hydrochloride to diagnoses approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration or listed on the manufacturer's labeling.


     HCS - Retain original provisions, except expand prohibition to the variant morphine sulfate and the common name MS Contin, and increase the range of acceptable diagnoses to those on the manufacturer's labeling.
     HFA (1, G. Lindsay) - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 218A.070 to add oxycodone hydrochloride as a schedule II controlled substance.

     Feb 19-introduced in House
     Feb 20-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 21-posting waived; reassigned to Health and Welfare (H); posting waived
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 28, 2001; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 2-received in Senate
     Mar 5-to Health and Welfare (S)

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