03RS HB118


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HB 118 (BR 383) - T. Burch, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to the transfer of unused prescription drugs to charitable health care providers.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 217 to define "assisted-living community," "charitable health care provider," "hospice care program," "hospital," "legend drug," and "nursing home"; provide for the transfer of unused legend drugs, except for controlled substances, from a hospital, nursing home, assisted-living community, or hospice care program to a charitable health care provider; require agreement between facilities and specify minimum provisions; provide for immunity for entities involved in the transfer of the drugs; provide for immunity for pharmaceutical manufacturer; require drugs to be dispensed by person authorized to dispense the drugs; require the Cabinet for Health Services to promulgate an administrative regulation to carry out the provisions of the Act.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Jan 8-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 7-posted in committee

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