OLR Bill Analysis

sSB 287

AN ACT CONCERNING LOCAL PHARMACIES.

SUMMARY:

This bill prohibits a pharmacy and a pharmaceutical products wholesaler from entering into or renewing an agreement on and after July 1, 2012 that would:

1. limit, encumber, or otherwise restrict the pharmacy from purchasing or receiving pharmaceuticals from another wholesaler or

2. restrict the pharmacy from providing pharmaceutical products from another wholesaler to state employees.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2012

COMMITTEE ACTION

Labor and Public Employees Committee

Joint Favorable Change of Reference

Yea

10

Nay

0

(03/21/2012)

Appropriations Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

37

Nay

18

(04/03/2012)