Bill Status of HB0072 98th General Assembly
Short Description: SAFE PHARMACEUTICAL DISPOSAL
Rep. Michelle Mussman - Camille Y. Lilly - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Monique D. Davis, Sam Yingling, Deborah Conroy, Keith Farnham, Martin J. Moylan, Frances Ann Hurley, Kathleen Willis, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Stephanie A. Kifowit, Deborah Mell, Natalie A. Manley, Emanuel Chris Welch, Sue Scherer, Patrick J. Verschoore, Daniel V. Beiser and Anna Moeller
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Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act. Provides that any licensed pharmacy may display a container suitable for use as a receptacle for used, expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals. Provides that these used, expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals may include unused medication and prescription drugs. Provides that this receptacle shall only permit the deposit of items, and the contents shall be locked and secured. Provides that the container shall be accessible to the public and shall have posted clearly legible signage indicating that expired or unwanted prescription drugs may be disposed of in the receptacle. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall adopt rules to facilitate the receipt of medication and prescription drugs under these provisions. Effective July 1, 2014.