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HB 1499 (2010) -  Controlled Substances

by Llorente (CO-SPONSORS) Zapata
Revises requirements for practitioner training on controlled substances; provides additional acts that constitute grounds for disciplinary actions against health professional licensees; requires registration of pain-management clinics with DOH; provides application requirements; requires fingerprinting & criminal records checks of certain persons affiliated with pain-management clinics; revises requirements for prescribing & dispensing controlled substances at pain-management clinics; revises requirements for inspection of pain-management clinics; provides for suspension or revocation of pain-management clinic registrations; authorizes DOH to impose fines against pain-management clinics; prohibits physicians from practicing in unregistered pain-management clinics; prohibits ownership or control of pain-management clinics by specified persons; provides penalties for certain violations; requires practitioners prescribing certain controlled substances in pain-management clinics to use counterfeit-resistant prescription blanks; prohibits obtaining or seeking to obtain, with intent to obtain without medical necessity, controlled substance or prescription for controlled substance by misrepresentation, fraud, forgery, deception, subterfuge, or concealment of material fact.
Effective Date: July 1, 2010
Last Event: Died in Health Care Regulation Policy Committee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 2272 (Ch. 2010-211) on Friday, April 30, 2010 6:59 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Health Care Regulation Policy Committee; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 2272 (Ch. 2010-211) Time: 04/30/2010 - 6:59 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Time: 03/10/2010 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Family Services Policy Council Time: 03/10/2010 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Health & Family Services Policy Council Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Care Appropriations Committee Time: 03/10/2010 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Public Safety & Domestic Security Policy Committee Time: 03/10/2010 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Public Safety & Domestic Security Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Time: 03/10/2010 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Health Care Regulation Policy Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2010 - 10:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 03/01/2010 - 10:09 AM Member: Llorente Committee: Version: __