SB 25-1_ Filed 02/16/2011, 15:05
Adopted 2/17/2011

COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 25, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

    Delete the title and insert the following:
    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning professions and occupations.
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:

SOURCE: ; (11)AM002502.1. -->     "SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) As used in this SECTION, "commission" refers to the health finance commission established by IC 2-5-23-3.
    (b) During the 2011 interim, the commission shall study whether legislation should be introduced to require pharmacists to do the following:
        (1) Notify the prescribing physician when the pharmacist selects a drug other than the brand name drug listed on an antiepileptic drug prescription.

        (2) Dispense a prescription in a manner to allow prescription drug label information to be accessible to an individual who is blind or visually impaired.

    (Reference is to SB 25 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 8, Nays 1.

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Senator Miller, Chairperson


AM 002502/DI 104    2011