SB 110 (BR 1597) - R. Roeding
AN ACT relating to the practice of pharmacy.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 315 to require pharmacy technicians to register; establish qualifications; provide exemptions; establish a $25 application and renewal fee; establish grounds for the denial of a certificate of registration; permit an applicant who is denied a certificate of registration to have a hearing pursuant to KRS Chapter 13B; require that a technician's certificate be conspicuously displayed in the technician's primary place of employment and that the technician keep on his person during the times he or she works his or her pocket registration card; amend KRS 315.005, 315.020; 315.030, 315.121, 315.125, 315.191 to conform.
SB 110 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Retain original provisions, except limit exemption to pharmacy technician registration requirement for family members to no more than 20 days in a calendar year; limit exemption to registration requirements for students in secondary school work-study program to no more than 14 days; extend the period of time by which a board licensee or permit holder must notify the board of a change of address from 14 to 30 days; require permit or certificate holder, or licensee to notify the pharmacy board if he or she knows or has reason to know that an employee of the pharmacy is diverting drugs.
HCS - Retain original provisions; require the Legislative Research Commission to conduct a study regarding the advisability of pharmacists prescribing prescription medications; require the study to survey and evaluate practices in other states, the Indian Health Service, other industrialized nations, and private health system; require the study to gather data and testimony from affected persons and professionals as to the efficacy of these practices; require the Legislative Research Commission to transmit the results of the study to the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare by December 1, 2006.
HFA (1, M. Marzian) - Retain the original provisions of the bill; require that employers are responsible for payment of the $25 application and renewal fee; require that pharmacy technicians are responsible for reimbursement of the fee to the employer in the event of voluntary or involuntary termination of employment within six weeks of beginning employment.
HFA (2, M. Marzian) - Retain the original provisions of the bill; permit the sale of emergency contraceptives without a prescription upon approval of the Food and Drug Administration.
HFA (3, K. Stein) - Retain original provisions; name Sections 1 to 10 the "Grover Norquist Repudiation Act."
Jan 23-introduced in Senate
Jan 25-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
Feb 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 7-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 9-received in House
Mar 13-to Health and Welfare (H)
Mar 14-posted in committee; posting waived
Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 20, 2006; floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute