SB 665 Creates crimes related to counterfeit, fake, diluted, or black market drugs
Sponsor: LeVota
LR Number: 5132S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/23/2014 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S142
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Effective Date: August 28, 2014

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SB 665 - Under this act, any person involved in the production, sale, distribution, or administration of prescription medications who has reason to suspect that counterfeit, fake, diluted, or black market drugs are being distributed must report, or cause a report to be made, within 7 business days to the Food and Drug Administration, the State Board of Pharmacy, or a law enforcement agency. Failure to make such a report is a class A misdemeanor.

Any employee of a drug or pharmaceutical company that attempts to conceal information about suspected counterfeit, fake, diluted, or black market drugs, or any other drug being distributed that could result in death or serious physical injury is guilty of a Class D felony.

This act is identical to SB 369 (2013) and is similar to HB 592 (2013) and HB 1699 (2012).

MEGHAN LUECKE