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SB 96 (BR 1007) - T. Buford, W. Blevins Jr., D. Harper Angel, D. Parrett, J. Rhoads, R. Webb

     AN ACT relating to physician assistants.
     Create a new section of KRS 311.840 to 311.862 to permit physician assistants to prescribe, dispense, and administer drugs and medical devices as delegated by the supervising physician and to prescribe all legend drugs and Schedules II to V controlled substances; amend KRS 311.840 to make a technical change to define "legend drug"; amend KRS 311.856 to delete the provisions requiring a supervising physician to prohibit a physician assistant from prescribing and dispensing controlled substances and to sign records of service; amend KRS 311.858 to make a technical change to delete the provision that physician assistants may prescribe and administer nonscheduled legend drugs by delegation of the supervising physician; amend KRS 311.860 to change the term "nonseparate location" to "physician's primary location" and to delete the requirement for on-site supervision of new physician assistant graduates.

     Jan 11-introduced in Senate
     Jan 12-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 5-taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)

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