House Bill 417

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Title AN ACT relating to the safe disposal of prescription medications and making an appropriation therefor.
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Bill Request Number 1659
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of Subchapter 50 of KRS Chapter 224 to define terms; require the Energy and Environment Cabinet to work with waste coordinators and city and county officials and sheriffs to establish a prescription drug drop off program; make the box that receives the prescription drugs and medicines the property of the cabinet; require that the program be included in the solid waste management plan; require police officers participating in the program to determine the location of the box, post signage, and monitor the box; allow local governments to create an alternative program for prescription drug or medicine drop off; amend KRS 224.43-310 to include a description of the cities and counties participating in the safe drop off drugs program in the solid waste report; amend KRS 224.43-315 to require counties to include participation in the safe drop off drugs program in their annual report to the cabinet.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Safe drop off drugs program, local governments, creation of
Environment and Conservation - Safe drop off drugs program, local governments, creation of
Local Government - Safe drop off drugs program, local governments, alternative programs, creation of
Pollution - Safe drop off drugs program, local governments, alternative programs, creation of
Public Health - Safe drop off drugs program, local governments, creation of
Waste Management - Safe drop off drugs program, local governments, reporting on and creation of
Counties - Safe drop off drugs program, local governments, reporting on and creation of
Fiscal Note - Safe drop off drugs program, local governments, reporting on and creation of
Local Mandate - Safe drop off drugs program, local governments, reporting on and creation of

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02/20/14
  • introduced in House
02/24/14
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
03/04/14
  • posted in committee


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