HB 300 (BR 376) - M. Cherry, T. Riner, D. Butler, W. Coursey, C. Embry Jr., J. Greer, M. Henley, M. King, F. Nesler, S. Rudy, S. Santoro, T. Thompson, K. Upchurch, B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to emergency authority for pharmacists.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 315 to authorize the Governor during a declared state of emergency to grant to pharmacists the emergency authority to dispense up to a 30 day supply of medication, administer immunizations to children, operate temporarily a pharmacy in an area not designated on the pharmacy permit, and dispense drugs as needed to treat or prevent the ailment that caused the emergency; create a new section of KRS Chapter 315 to permit the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy to promulgate administrative regulations; amend KRS 39A.100 to permit the Governor to grant emergency authority to pharmacists; amend KRS 217.215 to permit pharmacist to administer up to a 30 day supply of maintenance medication; amend KRS 315.010 to include the administration of immunizations of children during a declared state of emergency in the definition of "practice of pharmacy"; amend KRS 315.035 to authorize pharmacists to temporarily operate a pharmacy in an area not designated on the pharmacy permit; amend KRS 315.121 to conform.
HB 300 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, M. Cherry) - Retain original provisions, except require the use of protocols established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, or the National Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices or determined to be appropriate by the Commissioner of Public Health or the commissioner's designee.
Jan 20-introduced in House
Jan 21-to Health & Welfare (H)
Jan 22-reassigned to State Government (H)
Jan 26-posted in committee
Feb 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Feb 5-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Feb 9-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; floor amendment (1) filed
Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with floor amendment (1)
Feb 11-received in Senate
Feb 16-to Health & Welfare (S)
Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 17-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 18, 2010
Mar 18-3rd reading, passed 38-0
Mar 19-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Mar 22-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Mar 24-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 22)