House Bill 79

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Last Action recommitted to Health & Welfare (H)
Title AN ACT relating to the prescription of naloxone.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 288
Sponsors T. Burch, K. Flood
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 217.005 to 217.215 to exempt licensed health-care providers from disciplinary action for prescribing or dispensing naloxone for an opioid overdose.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Naloxone, permit prescription
Emergency Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Health and Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Licensing - Naloxone, permit prescription
Nurses - Naloxone, permit prescription
Pharmacists - Naloxone, permit prescription
Physicians and Practitioners - Naloxone, permit prescription
Public Health - Naloxone, permit prescription
Substance Abuse - Naloxone, permit prescription
Fiscal Note - Naloxone, permit prescription
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
House Floor Amendment 5
House Floor Amendment 6
House Floor Amendment 7

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01/08/13
  • introduced in House
01/09/13
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
02/06/13
  • posted in committee
02/25/13
  • taken from Health & Welfare (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (H)
02/26/13
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute
  • floor amendments (1) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (2) and (4-title) filed
02/27/13
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 28, 2013
  • floor amendment (6) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (5) and (7-title) filed
03/04/13
  • taken from the Regular Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Health & Welfare (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Summary Create a new section of KRS Chapter 217.005 to 217.215 to exempt licensed health-care providers from disciplinary action for prescribing or dispensing naloxone for an opioid overdose; create another new section of KRS 217.005 to KRS 217.215 to allow a prescription for naloxone to be written with an authorization for a third party individual to administer the drug; provide that the third party individual who administers naloxone in good faith is immune from civil liability.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Naloxone, permit prescription
Emergency Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Health and Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Licensing - Naloxone, permit prescription
Nurses - Naloxone, permit prescription
Pharmacists - Naloxone, permit prescription
Physicians and Practitioners - Naloxone, permit prescription
Public Health - Naloxone, permit prescription
Substance Abuse - Naloxone, permit prescription
Fiscal Note - Naloxone, permit prescription

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor T. Burch
Summary Retain original provisions and clarify that a third party individual who administers naloxone in good faith is immune from criminal and civil liability.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Naloxone, permit prescription
Emergency Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Health and Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Licensing - Naloxone, permit prescription
Nurses - Naloxone, permit prescription
Pharmacists - Naloxone, permit prescription
Physicians and Practitioners - Naloxone, permit prescription
Public Health - Naloxone, permit prescription
Substance Abuse - Naloxone, permit prescription
Fiscal Note - Naloxone, permit prescription

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor A. Wuchner
Summary Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS 218A to allow a practitioner to prohibit substitution when the practitioner determines that substitution is not in the best interest of the patient; exempt drugs prescribed or dispensed for patients in a nursing home or hospice care setting; prohibit substitution or interchange of those drugs without the pharmacy verifying that the substitute provides substantially similar tamper-resistance properties as determined by the board or without obtaining written consent of the prescriber; require the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy to publish and, in some cases, determine qualifying drugs for a list of opioid analgesics that incorporate tamper-resistance technologies; exempt from compliance pharmacists in hospital-based pharmacies filling prescriptions for inpatient care; name Section 3 of this bill the STOPP in Kentucky Act of 2013; and to establish that the provisions of Section 3 of this bill will expire upon the adoption of national standards related to tamper-resistant technology for drugs by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Naloxone, permit prescription
Emergency Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Health and Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Licensing - Naloxone, permit prescription
Nurses - Naloxone, permit prescription
Pharmacists - Naloxone, permit prescription
Physicians and Practitioners - Naloxone, permit prescription
Public Health - Naloxone, permit prescription
Substance Abuse - Naloxone, permit prescription
Fiscal Note - Naloxone, permit prescription

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor A. Wuchner
Summary Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS 218A to allow a practitioner to prohibit substitution when the practitioner determines that substitution is not in the best interest of the patient; exempt drugs prescribed or dispensed for patients in a nursing home or hospice care setting; prohibit substitution or interchange of those drugs without the pharmacy verifying that the substitute provides substantially similar tamper-resistance properties as determined by the board or without obtaining written consent of the prescriber; require the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy to publish and, in some cases, determine qualifying drugs for a list of opioid analgesics that incorporate tamper-resistance technologies; exempt from compliance pharmacists in hospital-based pharmacies filling prescriptions for inpatient care; name Section 3 of this bill the STOPP in Kentucky Act of 2013; establish that the provisions of Section 3 of this bill will expire upon the adoption of national standards related to tamper-resistant technology for drugs by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Naloxone, permit prescription
Emergency Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Health and Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Licensing - Naloxone, permit prescription
Nurses - Naloxone, permit prescription
Pharmacists - Naloxone, permit prescription
Physicians and Practitioners - Naloxone, permit prescription
Public Health - Naloxone, permit prescription
Substance Abuse - Naloxone, permit prescription
Fiscal Note - Naloxone, permit prescription

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor A. Wuchner
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Naloxone, permit prescription
Emergency Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Health and Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Licensing - Naloxone, permit prescription
Nurses - Naloxone, permit prescription
Pharmacists - Naloxone, permit prescription
Physicians and Practitioners - Naloxone, permit prescription
Public Health - Naloxone, permit prescription
Substance Abuse - Naloxone, permit prescription
Fiscal Note - Naloxone, permit prescription

Amendment House Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor T. Moore
Summary Amend KRS 413.140, and create a new section of KRS Chapter 413 to create a special 20-year statute of limitations for actions against abortion providers.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Naloxone, permit prescription
Emergency Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Health and Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Licensing - Naloxone, permit prescription
Nurses - Naloxone, permit prescription
Pharmacists - Naloxone, permit prescription
Physicians and Practitioners - Naloxone, permit prescription
Public Health - Naloxone, permit prescription
Substance Abuse - Naloxone, permit prescription
Fiscal Note - Naloxone, permit prescription

Amendment House Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor T. Moore
Summary Amend KRS 413.140, and create a new section of KRS Chapter 413 to create a special 20-year statute of limitations for actions against abortion providers.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Naloxone, permit prescription
Emergency Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Health and Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Licensing - Naloxone, permit prescription
Nurses - Naloxone, permit prescription
Pharmacists - Naloxone, permit prescription
Physicians and Practitioners - Naloxone, permit prescription
Public Health - Naloxone, permit prescription
Substance Abuse - Naloxone, permit prescription
Fiscal Note - Naloxone, permit prescription

Amendment House Floor Amendment 7
Sponsor T. Moore
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Naloxone, permit prescription
Emergency Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Health and Medical Services - Naloxone, permit prescription
Licensing - Naloxone, permit prescription
Nurses - Naloxone, permit prescription
Pharmacists - Naloxone, permit prescription
Physicians and Practitioners - Naloxone, permit prescription
Public Health - Naloxone, permit prescription
Substance Abuse - Naloxone, permit prescription
Fiscal Note - Naloxone, permit prescription

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