SB 0308 Tells When Pharmacists Must Use Generic Equivalent Products
Committee:PUBHLR Number:S0114.02I
Last Action:03/06/95 - Hearing Conducted S Public Health & Welfare Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 1995
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Current Bill Summary

SB 308 - This act requires all pharmacists when filling prescription orders to use generic drug products with the same active chemical ingredients as the original drug product unless: (1) the generic drug would not cost the patient less; (2) the prescribing physician either verbally or on the written prescription indicates to dispense as written; or (3) the patient requests the prescription to be filled as written.