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2017 Senate Bill 360: Revise prescription quantity restrictions

Public Act 165 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. Margaret O'Brien (R) on May 3, 2017 To permit pharmacists to dispense the total number of prescribed doses of a drug all at once, but not more than 90 days’ worth, and not for controlled substances that contain opioids.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on May 3, 2017
Reported in the Senate on June 7, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on June 22, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To permit pharmacists to dispense the total number of prescribed doses of a drug all at once, but not more than 90 days’ worth, and not for controlled substances that contain opioids.
Received in the House on July 12, 2017
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on July 12, 2017
Reported in the House on September 27, 2017 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Edward Canfield (R) on October 19, 2017
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on October 19, 2017
Passed 88 to 19 in the House on October 19, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To permit pharmacists to dispense the total number of prescribed doses of a drug all at once, but not more than 90 days’ worth, and not for controlled substances that contain opioids.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 9, 2017

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