HB2577 S GOV AMT
The Committee on Government Organization moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:
Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 2577--A Bill to repeal §30-5-1a, §30-5-1b, §30-5-2a, §30-5-3a, §30-5-5a, §30-5-5b, §30-5-6a, §30-5-7a, §30-5-7b, §30-5-7c, §30-5-9a, §30-5-10a, §30-5-12c, §30-5-14a, §30-5-14b, §30-5-16a, §30-5-16b, §30-5-16c and §30-5-22a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend and reenact §29-29-3 of said code; to amend and reenact §30-5-1, §30-5-2, §30-5-3, §30-5-4, §30-5-5, §30-5-6, §30-5-7, §30-5-8, §30-5-9, §30-5-10, §30-5-11, §30-5-12, §30-5-13, §30-5-14, §30-5-15, §30-5-16, §30-5-17, §30-5-18, §30-5-19, §30-5-20, §30-5-21, §30-5-22, §30-5-23, §30-5-24, §30-5-26, §30-5-27, §30-5-28 and §30-5-30 of said code; to amend said code by adding thereto six new sections, designated §30-5-25, §30-5-29, §30-5-31, §30-5-32, §30-5-33 and §30-5-34; to amend and reenact §60A-8-7 of said code; to amend and reenact §60A-10-3 of said code; and to amend and reenact §60A-10-5 of said code, all relating to pharmacy practice; prohibiting the practice of pharmacist care without a license; permitting a licensed practitioner to dispense in certain settings; providing other applicable sections; providing definitions; providing for board composition and qualifications; setting forth the powers and duties of the board; clarifying rule-making authority; continuing a special revenue account; establishing license, registration and permit requirements; establishing qualifications for licensure as a pharmacist and registration as a pharmacy technician; creating a scope of practice for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians; establishing requirements for a pharmacy intern to assist in practice of pharmacy care; creating a temporary permit; prohibiting the dispensing of prescription orders in absence of a practitioner-patient relationship; providing for reciprocal licensure; establishing renewal requirements; providing for exemptions from licensure; creating a special volunteer license; providing requirement to participate in collaborative pharmacy practice; providing for collaborative pharmacy practice agreements; providing requirements for dispensing generic drugs; requiring and authorizing registration of pharmacies; establishing for permit for mail-order pharmacies and the manufacturing of drugs; providing requirements of filling prescriptions; providing requirements for the display of a board authorization; establishing requirements for pharmacist-in-charge; setting forth limitations of the article; permitting the board to file an injunction; setting forth grounds for disciplinary actions; allowing for specific disciplinary actions; providing procedures for investigation of complaints; providing duty to warn; providing for judicial review and appeals of decisions; setting forth hearing and notice requirements; providing for civil causes of action; providing criminal offenses are to be reported to law enforcement; and updating internal references.