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Breaking News - Bill moves through first legislative phase

HB 423 GENERAL BILL by Pigman; Campbell; (CO-SPONSORS) Combee; Fresen; Latvala; Rouson; Van Zant (Compare HB 977, SB 210, SB 428, CS/SB 676, SB 1250) Drug Prescription by Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants;

Expands categories of persons who may prescribe brand drugs under prescription drug program when medically necessary; exempts controlled substances prescribed by ARNP or physician assistant from disqualifications for certification or licensure as deputy or state pilot; applies certain existing penalties to ARNPs; requires ARNPs & physician assistants who prescribe controlled substances to make certain designation, comply with registration requirements, & follow specified standards of practice; redefines term "practitioner" to include ARNPs & physician assistants under Florida Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention & Control Act.

Effective Date: 07/01/2016.

10/22/15 HOUSE Filed

11/05/15 HOUSE Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee

11/24/15 HOUSE On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee,

12/01/15, 3:30 pm, 306 HOB 12/01/15 HOUSE Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 1

12/02/15 HOUSE Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee

01/08/16 HOUSE On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee,

01/12/16, 1:30 pm, Webster Hall

01/12/16 HOUSE Introduced


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