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Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 4782

   
 

*HB0505304782HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. TWEEDIE, 13th Dist.

REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd Dist.

REP. STANESKI, 119th Dist.

REP. DEVLIN, 134th Dist.

REP. ZUPKUS, 89th Dist.

REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd Dist.

REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

REP. CANDELORA, 86th Dist.

REP. MINER, 66th Dist.

REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st Dist.

REP. BUCK-TAYLOR, 67th Dist.

REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th Dist.

SEN. MARKLEY, 16th Dist.

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5053

File No. 7

Cal. No. 42

(As Amended)

"AN ACT INCREASING ACCESS TO OVERDOSE REVERSAL DRUGS. "

In section 7, strike subsection (c) and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(c) When issuing a prescription for an opioid drug to a minor patient for the first time, a prescribing practitioner who is authorized to prescribe an opioid drug shall not issue a prescription for more than a three-day supply of such drug. When issuing a prescription for an opioid drug to a minor patient, the prescribing practitioner shall discuss the risks associated with use of an opioid drug and the reasons why the prescription is necessary with (1) the minor, and (2) the custodial parent, guardian or other person having legal custody of the minor if such parent, guardian or other person is present at the time of issuance. "