Raised H.B. No. 5149
Session Year 2022
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING FOOD, DRUGS AND MEDICAL DEVICES.

To: (1) Provide that certain information received by the Department of Consumer Protection, Commission of Pharmacy or Department of Public Health shall not be publicly disclosed in a manner that would enable any person to identify certain individuals or institutions; (2) eliminate the requirement that certain flavoring agents used in food or drugs meet United States Pharmacopeia standards; (3) allow drug wholesalers to electronically order schedule II controlled substances through the Drug Enforcement Agency's Controlled Substance Ordering System; (4) eliminate the requirement that an official order for a schedule I or II controlled substance be signed in triplicate; (5) redefine "long-term care pharmacy" to include a pharmacy that is registered as a nonresident pharmacy; (6) define "medical device"; and (7) authorize a hospital pharmacy, pharmacy or registrant to, upon declaration of an emergency, with prior approval of the Commissioner of Consumer Protection and subject to certain conditions, transfer or distribute medical devices.

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General Law Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 2/18/2022Public Hearing 02/22
 2/17/2022Referred to Joint Committee on General Law

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