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House Bill 1349

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB1349 (Updated April 10, 2007 8:13 pm - DI 84)

Legend drug prescriptions by optometrists. Specifies that the practice of optometry does not include surgery or intravitreal injection into the eye. Allows optometrists who are certified by the optometric board to administer, dispense, and prescribe codeine with certain compounds and hydrocodone with certain compounds under specified circumstances. Requires an optometrist to examine the patient before prescribing or dispensing certain drugs and to refer the patient to a physician if the patient's pain does not improve after 48 hours. Adds an optometrist to the controlled substances advisory committee and specifies that an affirmative vote of a majority of the advisory committee members is necessary to take action. Repeals a law concerning drug formulary requirements. Makes conforming changes.
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 Passed 2nd reading - 2nd House
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