SB 79
Authorizes pharmacists to dispense medications for HIV preexposure and postexposure prophylaxis provided that the pharmacist has completed a training program
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LR Number:
0625S.01I
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Last Action:
3/10/2021 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Health and Pensions Committee (0625S.05C)
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2021

Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 79 - This act allows a pharmacist to dispense medication for HIV postexposure prophylaxis subject to a written protocol authorized by a licensed physician.

Such prophylaxis shall include drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration that meet the same clinical eligibility recommendations provided in current HIV guidelines published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts and the State Board of Pharmacy shall jointly promulgate rules and regulations for the administration of this act and shall not do so separately.

This act is similar to HB 2304 (2020).

MATT KIMMINAU

Amendments

No Amendments Found.