KY HB 64 Insulin Therapy Refills

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Bill Number:

HB 64(BR-271)(click bill number to view bill details.)


AN ACT relating to pharmacists.


Bentley , Danny
Booker , Charles
Sheldon , Steve
Frazier , Deanna
Hinkle , Kathy
Marzian , Mary Lou
Stevenson , Cherlynn
Jenkins , Joni L.
King , Kim
Webber , Russell
Schamore , Dean
Palumbo , Ruth Ann
Gentry , Al
McCool , Bobby
Willner , Lisa
Brown Jr , George
Minter , Patti
Prunty , Melinda Gibbons
Moser , Kimberly Poore

Current Status:

received in Senate
In Senate


Amend KRS 217.215 to permit pharmacists to dispense a prescription refill in an amount equal to the standard unit of dispensing for the drug without authorization by the prescribing practitioner in emergency situations in which such authorization may not be readily or easily obtained; require the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate administrative regulations to carry out these provisions.


HCS - Retain original provisions, except limit emergency prescription refills for an amount greater than a 72-hours supply to only those drugs used for insulin therapy or the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases.



Thursday, February 21, 2019 - received in Senate

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute (1)

Friday, February 15, 2019 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 2nd reading, to Rules

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - posted in committee

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - to Health and Family Services (H)

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - introduced in House

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).

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