OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sHB-7052

AN ACT PREVENTING PRESCRIPTION OPIOID DIVERSION AND ABUSE.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill results in no fiscal impact to the state or municipalities, in its two provisions that affect state agencies. First, the Department of Consumer Protection is permitted to share certain prescription information with other state agencies, which can be done in the normal course of business. Second, multiple state agencies with expertise in pharmacies and health are directed to develop a non-opioid directive for patients. Other provisions of the bill pertain to pharmacies, certain registered nurses, medication prescribers, and patients.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None