2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 952
Pharmacists and pharmacies; definitions of certain opioid drugs; provide
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 26-4-5 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions applicable to pharmacists and pharmacies, so as to provide for definitions of certain opioid drugs; to amend Code Section 26-4-28 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to powers, duties, and authority of the State Board of Pharmacy, so as to authorize the State Board of Pharmacy to approve and designate certain opioid products that utilize tamper resistance technologies; to amend Code Section 26-4-81 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to substitution of generic drugs for brand name drugs, so as to provide for instructions from physicians to pharmacists relating to the use of tamper resistant technologies; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/28/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/15/2012 - House Second Readers
Feb/09/2012 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2012 - House Hopper