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HB527 (BR1882) - T. Burch, J. Miller, G. Brown Jr.

     AN ACT relating to administrative duties in pharmacies.
    Amend KRS 315.010 to define terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 315 to clarify that certain administrative activities in a restricted distribution pharmacy, such as accessing prescriptions, billing and collections, answering and transferring phone calls, and outbound patient compliance and adherence telephone calls in a restricted distribution pharmacy, do not constitute the practice of pharmacy; amend KRS 315.205 to conform.


HB527 - AMENDMENTS

     HCS1 - Retain original provisions, except define additional terms to better clarify the activities of a restricted distribution pharmacy, and allow a licensed pharmacy to conduct some administrative activities away from the physical licensed pharmacy.
     SCS1 - Retain original provisions, except broaden the definition to all pharmacies that perform the administrative duties.
     SCS2 - Retain provisions of the Senate substitute except make a technical correction.

     Feb 29, 2016 - introduced in House
     Mar 01, 2016 - to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 04, 2016 - posted in committee
     Mar 10, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Mar 11, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 14, 2016
     Mar 14, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
     Mar 15, 2016 - received in Senate
     Mar 17, 2016 - to Health & Welfare (S); reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Mar 18, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 21, 2016 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 22, 2016 (Consent Orders #2)
     Mar 22, 2016 - taken from the Consent Orders of the Day; recommitted to Health & Welfare (S)
     Mar 23, 2016 - reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2) as a Consent Bill
     Mar 24, 2016 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 25, 2016 (Consent Orders #2)
     Mar 25, 2016 - 3rd reading; Committee Substitute (1) withdrawn; passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute (2)
     Mar 28, 2016 - received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 29, 2016 - posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (2)
     Apr 01, 2016 - House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (2); passed 96-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 13, 2016 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 105)