On February 20, 2012, Rep. Ken Summers and Sen. Betty Boyd introduced HB 12-1311 – Concerning Continuation of the State Board of Pharmacy, and, In Connection Therewith, Implementing the Recommendations Contained in the Sunset Review and Report Regarding the Board and Recodifying the Laws Regulating Pharmacists, the Practice of Pharmacy, and the Manufacture, Distribution, and Dispensing of Prescription Drugs and Controlled Substances. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
Sunset Process – House Health and Environment Committee.
The bill implements the recommendations of the sunset review and report on the Colorado State Board of Pharmacy. The bill continues the state board of pharmacy and its functions and the regulation of the practice of pharmacy through September 1, 2021. The bill also recodifies and relocates the laws regulating pharmacists and the practice of pharmacy by the board from article 22 in title 12, C.R.S., to a new article 42.5 in title 12, C.R.S. The bill relocates laws pertaining to the licensing of addiction programs and researchers by the department of human services to a new part 2 in article 80 of title 27, C.R.S.
On March 8 the Health and Environment Committee amended the bill and sent it to the Finance Committee. On March 21 the Finance Committee amended the bill and moved it to the Appropriations Committee. The bill is scheduled to go before the Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, April 10 at 7:30 a.m.
Since this summary, the House Appropriations Committee amended the bill and referred it to the Committee of the Whole.
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