HB 1799 Controlled substances; use of FDA-approved substance upon publication of final rule, etc.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Board of Pharmacy to deschedule or reschedule controlled substances. Authorizes the Board of Pharmacy (Board) to designate, deschedule, or reschedule as a controlled substance any substance 30 days after publication in the Federal Register of a final or interim final order or rule designating such substance as a controlled substance or descheduling or rescheduling such substance. Under current law, the Board may act 120 days from such publication date. The bill also provides that a person is immune from prosecution for prescribing, administering, dispensing, or possessing pursuant to a valid prescription a substance approved as a prescription drug by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on or after July 1, 2017, in accordance with a final or interim final order or rule despite the fact that such substance has not been scheduled by the Board. The immunity provided by the bill remains in effect until the earlier of (i) nine months from the date of the publication of the interim final order or rule or, if published within nine months of the interim final order or rule, the final order or rule or (ii) the substance is scheduled by the Board or by law. This bill is identical to SB 1403.

Full text:
01/09/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103739D  pdf | impact statement
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104866D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/17/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1799ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0416)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/09/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103739D
01/09/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/25/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (11-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104866D-H1
01/31/17  House: Read first time
02/01/17  House: Read second time
02/01/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104866D-H1
02/01/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1799H1
02/02/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
02/10/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  Senate: Read third time
02/13/17  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/13/17  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/13/17  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/15/17  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/17  House: Enrolled
02/17/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1799ER)
02/17/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/20/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 416 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0416)