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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 248
Ga. Prescription Monitoring Program Act; monitoring of prescribing and dispensing controlled substances by the Ga State Board of Pharmacy
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to controlled substances, so as to enact the "Georgia Prescription Monitoring Program Act"; to provide for legislative intent; to provide for definitions; to provide for the establishment of a program for the monitoring of prescribing and dispensing Schedule II, III, IV, or V controlled substances by the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy; to provide for the confidentiality of submitted information except under certain circumstances; to authorize the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency to contract for services relating to the program; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/05/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/04/2009 - Senate Hopper