House Bill 71

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Last Action 01/07/20: to Health and Family Services (H)
Title AN ACT relating to controlled substances.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 8
Sponsor D. Bentley
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to require a practitioner to offer a prescription for naloxone hydrochloride or another drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the complete or partial reversal of opioid depression when prescribing an opioid drug and to provide education on overdose prevention and on use of an opioid depression reversal drug; amend KRS 218A.172 to delete reference to Schedule III controlled substances containing hydrocodone and to add issues that a practitioner is required to discuss with a patient prior to prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance to a patient; amend KRS 205.529, 218A.205, and 304.17A-165 to delete reference to Schedule III controlled substances containing hydrocodone.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Controlled substances, risks, benefits, limitations, practitioner discussion with patient
Drugs and Medicines - Opioid depression reversal drug, requiring prescription of
Health and Medical Services - Controlled substances, risks, benefits, limitations, practitioner discussion with patient
Nurses - Controlled substances, risks, benefits, limitations, discussion with patient
Nurses - Opioid depression reversal drug, requiring prescription of
Pharmacists - Controlled substances, risks, benefits, limitations, discussion with patient
Physicians and Practitioners - Controlled substances, risks, benefits, limitations, discussion with patient
Physicians and Practitioners - Opioid depression reversal drug, requiring prescription of

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10/24/19
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/07/20
  • introduced in House
  • to Health and Family Services (H)


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