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HB 333/CI/LM (BR 1132) - K. Moser, J. Fischer, R. Benvenuti III, D. Elliott, D. Graham, C. Morgan, R. Palumbo, J. Richards, S. Santoro, D. St. Onge, J. Wayne, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner

     AN ACT relating to controlled substances.
     Amend KRS 218A.010 to define "fentanyl," "carfentanil," and "fentanyl derivatives"; amend KRS 218A.020 to expand the authority of the Office of Drug Control Policy to request the rescheduling of a substance; amend KRS 218A.050 to schedule fentanyl derivatives as Schedule I controlled substances; amend KRS 218A.1410 to include carfentanil, fentanyl, or fentanyl derivatives; amend KRS 218A.1412 to make trafficking in any amount of fentanyl, carfentanil, or fentanyl derivatives subject to elevated penalties; amend KRS 218A.142 to include carfentanil, fentanyl, or fentanyl derivatives; amend KRS 218A.205 to require state licensing boards to promulgate regulations limiting prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances for acute pain to a three day supply, with certain exceptions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to create a new offense of trafficking in a misrepresented controlled substance.


AMENDMENTS

     HFA1( R. Meyer ) - Allow lower sentence for trafficking in the first degree when the person has a substance use disorder.
     HFA2( K. Moser ) - Add additional exemptions to 72-hour limit on prescribing Schedule II controlled substances.
     HFA3( K. Moser ) - Amend KRS 218A.1412 to specify that a person who has a substance use disorder and traffics in less than two grams of heroin is guilty of a Class D felony; add additional exemptions to 72-hour limit on prescribing Schedule II controlled substances.
     SCS1/CI/LM - Retain original provisions; alter definition of "marijuana" to clarify status of industrial hemp; clarify section 7 of the bill relating to prescribing of controlled substances; amend KRS 218A.180 to expand prescribing authority within long-term care facilities; amend KRS 218A.202 to allow the Cabinet for Health and Family Services Office of Inspector General to investigate patterns of prescribing and report irregularities to appropriate licensing authorities.

     Feb 13, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 14, 2017 - to Judiciary (H); posted in committee
     Feb 15, 2017 - floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 16, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 17, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 21, 2017 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2017
     Feb 23, 2017 - floor amendment (1) withdrawn; floor amendment (2) filed
     Feb 27, 2017 - floor amendment (3) filed
     Feb 28, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 96-1 with floor amendment (3); received in Senate
     Mar 01, 2017 - to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 06, 2017 - taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 07, 2017 - taken from Judiciary (S); 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 30, 2017 - reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 30, 2017; 3rd reading, passed 29-9 with Committee Substitute; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute; Bill passed 80-6; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 10, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 168)