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General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2018

LCO No. 4934

   
 

*SB0019704934SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. LEONE, 27th Dist.

SEN. WITKOS, 8th Dist.

REP. D'AGOSTINO, 91st Dist.

REP. ARCONTI, 109th Dist.

REP. SMITH, 108th Dist.

 

To: Senate Bill No. 197

File No. 96

Cal. No. 80

"AN ACT CONCERNING BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS."

In line 63, strike "forty-eight" and substitute "seventy-two" in lieu thereof

In line 69, strike "forty-eight" and substitute "seventy-two" in lieu thereof

Strike lines 176 to 185, inclusive, in their entirety

In line 186, strike "(p)" and insert "(n)" in lieu thereof

In line 189, insert "(a)" before "Prior"

In line 194, after "product.", insert "The prescribing practitioner shall inform the patient or a representative of the patient that they may choose to be present to sign for delivery of the biological product. If the patient or the representative of the patient chooses to sign for delivery of such biological product, the prescribing practitioner shall include the patient's or representative's choice with the prescription for the biological product."

In line 196, after "place", insert "This section shall not apply to hospital inpatients, emergency care, F.D.A. approved vaccines, blood or blood components."

After line 196, insert the following:

"(b) The patient or a representative of the patient may make a request of the pharmacy that the patient or representative be present to sign for delivery of the interchangeable biological product. The patient or representative of the patient may rescind such request at any time by notifying the pharmacy of such rescission."