House Bill 219

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/22/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 56)
Title AN ACT relating to the practice of pharmacy.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1145
Sponsors D. Bentley, S. Sheldon, K. Bratcher, R. Bridges, T. Huff, B. McCool, R. Palumbo, P. Pratt, F. Rabourn, S. Sharp, N. Tate, B. Wesley
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 217.177 to delete recordkeeping requirements for the sale of hypodermic syringes or needles; add provisions for the sale of hypodermic syringes or needles without a prescription including a limit of 30 syringes of needles, proof of purchaser's age of 16 years or older, information requirements to be provided to the purchaser with each sale, disposal requirements, and enforcement provisions.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Health and Medical Services - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Pharmacists - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Physicians and Practitioners - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Police, City and County - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Police, State - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Public Health - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Substance Abuse - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/07/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/13/21
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
02/09/21
  • posted in committee
02/11/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/22/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 23, 2021
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/23/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute (1), floor amendment (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/24/21
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/25/21
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/03/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/04/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 5, 2021
03/05/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
03/11/21
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/22/21
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 56)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Amend to delete compliance requirements; require an offer of a prescription for naloxone; amend KRS 218A.510 to permit the retail sale of hypodermic syringes and needles without a prescription in pharmacies and prohibit hypodermic syringe and needle inventory of a pharmacy to be deemed drug paraphernalia; amend KRS 315.020 to permit a pharmacist or a registered pharmacy technician or certified pharmacy intern under supervision to access the electronic database of the pharmacy from inside or outside the pharmacy to perform order entry, verification, or drug regimen review if controls are established; apply only to pharmacies not open to the public; prohibit dispensing from a location outside of or other than a pharmacy.
Index Headings Physicians and Practitioners - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Police, City and County - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Police, State - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Public Health - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Substance Abuse - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Drugs and Medicines - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Health and Medical Services - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal
Pharmacists - Electronic supervision, prescriptions
Pharmacists - Hypodermic needles or syringes, sale and disposal

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Bentley
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 219

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Sheldon
Summary Amend to require the pharmacy to be located in Kentucky and permitted by the board; require all personnel who access the pharmacy's electronic database from outside of the pharmacy to reside in Kentucky or within one hundred (100) miles of the pharmacy; prohibit anything in the subsection to be construed to authorize final product prescription verification from a location outside of or other than a pharmacy or to permit pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, or pharmacy interns to receive hard copy prescriptions outside of the premises of a permitted pharmacy.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - Electronic supervision, pharmacy
Pharmacists - Electronic supervision, prescriptions

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