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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 556
Controlled substances; prescriptions; practitioner's name printed; require
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to controlled substances, so as to require prescriptions for controlled substances and dangerous drugs to have the practitioner´s name printed below the practitioner´s signature on such prescriptions; to amend Code Section 26-4-80 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dispensing prescription drugs, electronically transmitting drug orders, refills, and Schedule II controlled substance prescriptions, so as to require a practitioner to have the practitioner´s name printed below his or her signature; to change certain provisions relating to requirements for transmitting prescriptions electronically or via facsimile; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/28/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/22/2007 - House Hopper