OLR Bill Analysis

SB 903

AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION OF PHARMACY.

SUMMARY:

This bill increases, from six to seven, the Commission of Pharmacy's membership by adding a fifth pharmacist. It specifies that the commission must include one pharmacist from an independent retail setting and one from a chain retail setting. The commission, which is within the Department of Consumer Protection, has jurisdiction over pharmacy practice in the state and approves the licensure and registration of pharmacies, pharmacists, and pharmacy interns.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2013

COMMITTEE ACTION

Government Administration and Elections Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

14

Nay

0

(03/27/2013)