House Bill 512

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Last Action 02/21/19: to Health and Family Services (H)
Title AN ACT relating to the safe disposal of prescription medications.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Health Mandate
Bill Request Number 1749
Sponsor C. Booker
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS 217.905 to 217.919 to require a pharmacist or a pharmacist’s designee to inform persons verbally, in writing, or by posted signage of methods for the sequestration or deactivation and disposal of specified unused, unwanted, or expired legend drugs anytime a legend drug is dispensed; require a pharmacist or a pharmacist’s designee to make available at no charge a nontoxic composition for the sequestration or deactivation and disposal of specified unused, unwanted, or expired legend drugs when a legend drug is dispensed; require manufacturers or distributors to enter into consignment reimbursement contracts for inventory; require a practitioner who dispenses a legend drug to inform all persons who receive a prescription about the importance of proper and safe disposal of unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs and make available at no charge a nontoxic composition for the sequestration or deactivation and disposal of specified unused, unwanted, or expired legend drugs; amend KRS 218A.170 to require a pharmacist or a pharmacist’s designee to inform persons verbally, in writing or by posted signage of methods for the sequestration or deactivation and disposal of specified unused, unwanted, or expired controlled substances anytime a controlled substance is dispensed; require a pharmacist or a pharmacist’s designee to make available at no charge a nontoxic composition for the sequestration or deactivation and disposal of specified unused, unwanted, or expired controlled substances when a controlled substance is dispensed; require manufacturers or distributors to enter into consignment reimbursement contracts for inventory; require a practitioner who dispenses a controlled substance to inform all persons who receive a prescription about the importance of proper and safe disposal of unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs and make available at no charge a nontoxic composition for the sequestration or deactivation and disposal of specified unused, unwanted, or expired controlled substances; specify that the Medicaid program is not required to provide payment when a practitioner or a pharmacist distributes a nontoxic composition for the sequestration or deactivation and disposal of specified unused, unwanted, or expired legend drugs or controlled substances anytime a legend drug or controlled substance is sold or distributed, and establish penalties for violations of the Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Controlled substances disposal compositions, sale or distribution of, requiring
Drugs and Medicines - Legend drugs disposal compositions, sale or distribution of, requiring
Pharmacists - Controlled substances disposal compositions, sale or distribution of, requiring
Pharmacists - Legend drugs disposal compositions, sale or distribution of, requiring
Physicians and Practitioners - Controlled substances disposal compositions, sale or distribution of, requiring
Physicians and Practitioners - Legend drugs disposal compositions, sale or distribution of, requiring
Public Health - Controlled substances disposal compositions, sale or distribution of, requiring
Public Health - Legend drugs disposal compositions, sale or distribution of, requiring
Health Benefit Mandate - Legend drugs disposal compositions, sale or distribution of, requiring

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02/20/19
  • introduced in House
02/21/19
  • to Health and Family Services (H)


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