2008 Regular Session


File Code: Health Occupations
Sponsored By:
Senators Pugh, Currie, Exum, Forehand, King, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Peters
Pharmacy Permit Holders - Signs for Reporting Incorrectly Filled Prescriptions


Requiring pharmacy permit holders to post signs that include specified information regarding the process for resolving incorrectly filled prescriptions in accordance with specified regulations; and requiring that the signs be conspicuously positioned and readable by the consumer at the point where prescription drugs are dispensed to consumers.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/20 at 2:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations

Sponsored by:

Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Signs and Billboards

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health Occupations
( 12-403 , 12-403 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 214734/01     Offered on: March 19, 2008   at: 12:26 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 21, 2008: Third Reading Passed (47-0)