PA 13-86—SB 903

Government Administration and Elections Committee

General Law Committee

AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION OF PHARMACY

SUMMARY: This act increases, from six to seven, the Commission of Pharmacy's membership by adding a fifth pharmacist. (The other two members are from the public. ) Under existing law, the commission must have at least two community retail pharmacists. The act specifies that one of these pharmacists must be from an independent retail setting, and one must be 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. Members are appointed by the governor and serve terms that are coterminous with the governor's.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2013

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