Concerning changes to the prescription drug monitoring program pursuant to the March 2021 audit report issued by the office of the state auditor.
2022 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Legislative Audit Committee. Sections 1 and 2 of the bill clarify that each licensed health-care practitioner must query the prescription drug monitoring program (program) prior to filling a prescription for every opioid or benzodiazepine.Section 3 requires the group tasked with developing a strategic plan to reduce prescription drug misuse to also make recommendations to the executive director of the department of regulatory agencies concerning balancing the use of the program as a health-care tool with enforcement of the requirements of the program. (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)
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Sent to the Governor
Signed by the Speaker of the House
Signed by the President of the Senate
Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
House Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
House Committee on Health & Insurance Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
Introduced In House - Assigned to Health & Insurance
Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services