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House Bill 1037

House Bill 1037

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF HB1037 (Updated February 28, 2005 8:05 pm - DI 84)

Pharmacy security. Allows a pharmacist to refuse to honor a prescription if honoring the prescription would endanger the safety of a person employed by the pharmacy. Requires a pharmacist to notify a physician who issued a prescription if the pharmacist refuses to honor the prescription because honoring the prescription would: (1) be against the best interest of the patient; or (2) be contrary to the health and safety of the patient. Allows the board of pharmacy to refuse to renew, suspend, or revoke a pharmacy permit if the permittee fails to implement security measures designated by the board. Makes intimidation a Class D felony instead of a Class A misdemeanor if the person to whom the threat is communicated is an employee of a pharmacy.
Current Status:
Passed 2nd reading - first House
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