Substitute House Bill No. 6763

Public Act No. 01-65

AN ACT AUTHORIZING RETIRED HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES TO OBTAIN DRUGS AT HOSPITALS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 20-610 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) No legend drug, legend device or drugs listed in subsection (b) of this section may be dispensed or sold at retail except (1) in a pharmacy, [or] (2) by a hospital licensed under sections 19a-490 to 19a-503, inclusive, to an employee of the hospital when prescribed by a prescribing practitioner for the employee or the employee's spouse or dependent children, or (3) by such hospital to a retiree of such hospital or the retiree's spouse in accordance with the retiree's retirement or pension plan.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved June 6, 2001