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2013 Senate Bill 92: Impose licensure on pharmacy assistants
  1. Introduced by Sen. Michael Green (R) on January 29, 2013, to impose licensure and regulation on "pharmacy technicians" (assistants), with license fees, continuing education requirements, test-taking mandates and more.
    • Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on January 29, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on January 30, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on March 19, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 21, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 21, 2013.
  2. Passed 35 to 1 in the Senate on April 9, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on April 9, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on April 9, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on June 11, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on May 22, 2014. The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on May 22, 2014.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Joseph Graves (R) on May 22, 2014, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 22, 2014.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Gail Haines (R) on August 27, 2014, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on August 27, 2014.
  4. Passed 101 to 7 in the House on August 27, 2014, to impose licensure and regulation on "pharmacy technicians" (assistants), with license fees, continuing education requirements, test-taking mandates and more.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on September 10, 2014.
  6. Passed 36 to 2 in the Senate on September 10, 2014, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

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