SB 835 Establishes the requirements for a written drug prescription
Sponsor: Engler
LR Number: 4244S.01I Fiscal Note: 4244-01
Committee: Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action: 1/25/2006 - Hearing Conducted S Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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Current Bill Summary

SB 835 - This act requires licensed practitioners who are authorized to prescribe controlled substances to issue all written prescriptions. The prescriptions shall be legibly printed or typed, dated with the month written in textual letters, signed by the prescribing practitioner on the day issued. The prescriptions shall also contain the name of the prescribing practitioner, the name, strength, and quantity of the prescribed drug and directions for using the drug.

This is act is identical to HB 963 (2004).