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H.B. 28 Enrolled
8 Trisha S. BeckPaul RayF. Jay Seegmiller 9
10 LONG TITLE
11 General Description:
12 This bill recodifies and amends provisions relating to the Controlled Substance
13 Database and requires an individual, other than a veterinarian, who is licensed to
14 prescribe a controlled substance, who is applying for a license, or who is renewing a
15 license, to register to use the database and to take a tutorial and pass a test relating to
16 the database and the prescribing of a controlled substance.
17 Highlighted Provisions:
18 This bill:
19 . defines terms;
20 . recodifies provisions relating to the Controlled Substance Database into a new
21 chapter known as the Controlled Substance Database Act;
22 . modifies provisions relating to accessing database information for certain legal
24 . requires an individual, other than a veterinarian, who is licensed to prescribe a
25 controlled substance, who is applying for a license, or who is renewing a license to:
26 . register to use the database; and
27 . take a tutorial and pass a test relating to the database and the prescribing of
28 controlled substances;
29 . requires the division to impose an annual database registration fee on an individual
30 who registers to use the database, to pay the startup and ongoing costs of the division for
31 complying with the requirements of the preceding paragraph;
32 . describes the penalties that may be imposed by Division of Occupational and
33 Professional Licensing (DOPL) on an individual who fails to comply with the
34 requirements described in the preceding paragraph;
35 . requires DOPL to develop an online tutorial and test relating to the use of the
36 database and the prescribing of a controlled substance;
37 . requires DOPL to impose a fee on an individual who takes the test described in this
38 bill to pay the costs incurred by DOPL to fulfill the requirements described in this
40 . grants rulemaking authority to DOPL; and
41 . makes technical changes.
42 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
44 Other Special Clauses:
45 This bill coordinates with S.B. 191, Governmental Accounting Amendments, by
46 providing technical amendments.
47 Utah Code Sections Affected:
49 26-1-36, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 313
50 58-17b-201, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2005, Chapter 248
51 58-37-6, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 42 and 183
52 63J-1-602, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 368
54 58-37f-101, Utah Code Annotated 1953
55 58-37f-102, Utah Code Annotated 1953
56 58-37f-201, Utah Code Annotated 1953
57 58-37f-202, Utah Code Annotated 1953
58 58-37f-203, Utah Code Annotated 1953
59 58-37f-301, Utah Code Annotated 1953
60 58-37f-302, Utah Code Annotated 1953
61 58-37f-401, Utah Code Annotated 1953
62 58-37f-402, Utah Code Annotated 1953
63 58-37f-501, Utah Code Annotated 1953
64 58-37f-601, Utah Code Annotated 1953
65 58-37f-602, Utah Code Annotated 1953
66 58-37f-701, Utah Code Annotated 1953
67 RENUMBERS AND AMENDS:
68 58-37f-502, (Renumbered from 58-37-7.7, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2006,
69 Chapter 46)
70 58-37f-801, (Renumbered from 58-37-7.8, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter
73 58-37-7.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 41
74 Utah Code Sections Affected by Coordination Clause:
75 58-37f-501, Utah Code Annotated 1953
77 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
78 Section 1. Section 26-1-36 is amended to read:
79 26-1-36. Duty to establish program to reduce deaths and other harm from
80 prescription opiates used for chronic noncancer pain.
81 (1) As used in this section, "opiate" means any drug or other substance having an
82 addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine or being capable of
83 conversion into a drug having addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability.
84 (2) In addition to the duties listed in Section 26-1-30 , the department shall develop
85 and implement a two-year program in coordination with the Division of Professional
86 Licensing, the Utah Labor Commission, and the Utah attorney general, to:
87 (a) investigate the causes of and risk factors for death and nonfatal complications of
88 prescription opiate use and misuse in Utah for chronic pain by utilizing the Utah Controlled
89 Substance Database created in Section [
90 (b) study the risks, warning signs, and solutions to the risks associated with
91 prescription opiate medications for chronic pain, including risks and prevention of misuse and
92 diversion of those medications;
93 (c) provide education to health care providers, patients, insurers, and the general
94 public on the appropriate management of chronic pain, including the effective use of medical
95 treatment and quality care guidelines that are scientifically based and peer reviewed; and
96 (d) educate the public regarding:
97 (i) the purpose of the Controlled Substance Database established in Section
99 (ii) the requirement that a person's name and prescription information be recorded on
100 the database when the person fills a prescription for a schedule II, III, IV, or V controlled
102 (3) The department shall report on the development and implementation of the
103 program required in Subsection (2) to the legislative Health and Human Services Interim
104 Committee and the legislative Business and Labor Interim Committee no later than the
105 November interim meetings in 2008 and 2009. Each report shall include:
106 (a) recommendations on:
107 (i) use of the Utah Controlled Substance Database created in Section [
108 58-37f-201 to identify and prevent:
109 (A) misuse of opiates;
110 (B) inappropriate prescribing; and
111 (C) adverse outcomes of prescription opiate medications;
112 (ii) interventions to prevent the diversion of prescription opiate medications; and
113 (iii) medical treatment and quality care guidelines that are:
114 (A) scientifically based; and
115 (B) peer reviewed; and
116 (b) (i) a measure of results against expectations under the program as of the date of the
117 report; and
118 (ii) an analysis of the application of the program, use of the appropriated funds, and
119 the impact and results of the use of the funds.
120 (4) The report provided under Subsection (3) for the 2008 interim shall also provide a
121 final cumulative analysis of the measurable effectiveness of the program implemented under
122 this section.
123 Section 2. Section 58-17b-201 is amended to read:
124 58-17b-201. Board -- Membership -- Qualifications -- Terms.
125 (1) There is created the Utah State Board of Pharmacy consisting of five pharmacists,
126 one pharmacy technician, and one member of the general public.
127 (a) The public member of the board shall be a Utah resident who:
128 (i) is 21 years of age or older;
129 (ii) has never been licensed to engage in the practice of pharmacy;
130 (iii) has never been the spouse of a person licensed to engage in the practice of
132 (iv) has never held any material financial interest in pharmacy practice; and
133 (v) has never engaged in any activity directly related to the practice of pharmacy.
134 (b) The licensed pharmacist and licensed pharmacy technician members of the board
136 (i) have been Utah residents continuously for at least three years;
137 (ii) have at least five years experience in the practice of pharmacy in good standing
138 with the division in Utah after licensure; and
139 (iii) maintain licensure in good standing to engage in the practice of pharmacy or
140 practice as a pharmacy technician in Utah for the duration of the appointment.
141 (2) The board shall be appointed and serve in accordance with Section 58-1-201 .
142 (3) The duties and responsibilities of the board are in accordance with Sections
143 58-1-202 and 58-1-203 , and as required under Section [
144 controlled substance database. In addition, the board shall designate an appropriate member
145 on a permanent or rotating basis to:
146 (a) assist the division in reviewing complaints concerning the unlawful or
147 unprofessional conduct of a licensee; and
148 (b) advise the division in its investigation of these complaints.
149 (4) A board member who has, under Subsection (3), reviewed a complaint or advised
150 in its investigation may be disqualified from participating with the board when the board
151 serves as a presiding officer in an adjudicative proceeding concerning the complaint.
152 (5) A board member may be removed in accordance with Subsection 58-1-201 (2)(e)
153 or upon one of the following grounds:
154 (a) refusal or inability for any reason of a board member to perform his duties as a
155 member of the Board in an efficient, responsible, and professional manner;
156 (b) misuse of appointment to obtain personal, pecuniary, or material gain or advantage
157 for himself or another through such appointment; or
158 (c) violation of the laws governing the practice of pharmacy or Chapter 37, Utah
159 Controlled Substances Act.
160 Section 3. Section 58-37-6 is amended to read:
161 58-37-6. License to manufacture, produce, distribute, dispense, administer, or
162 conduct research -- Issuance by division -- Denial, suspension, or revocation -- Records
163 required -- Prescriptions.
164 (1) (a) The division may adopt rules relating to the licensing and control of the
165 manufacture, distribution, production, prescription, administration, dispensing, conducting of
166 research with, and performing of laboratory analysis upon controlled substances within this
168 (b) The division may assess reasonable fees to defray the cost of issuing original and
169 renewal licenses under this chapter pursuant to Section 63J-1-504 .
170 (2) (a) (i) Every person who manufactures, produces, distributes, prescribes,
171 dispenses, administers, conducts research with, or performs laboratory analysis upon any
172 controlled substance in Schedules II through V within this state, or who proposes to engage in
173 manufacturing, producing, distributing, prescribing, dispensing, administering, conducting
174 research with, or performing laboratory analysis upon controlled substances included in
175 Schedules II through V within this state shall obtain a license issued by the division.
176 (ii) The division shall issue each license under this chapter in accordance with a
177 two-year renewal cycle established by rule. The division may by rule extend or shorten a
178 renewal period by as much as one year to stagger the renewal cycles it administers.
179 (b) Persons licensed to manufacture, produce, distribute, prescribe, dispense,
180 administer, conduct research with, or perform laboratory analysis upon controlled substances
181 in Schedules II through V within this state may possess, manufacture, produce, distribute,
182 prescribe, dispense, administer, conduct research with, or perform laboratory analysis upon
183 those substances to the extent authorized by their license and in conformity with this chapter.
184 (c) The following persons are not required to obtain a license and may lawfully
185 possess controlled substances under this section:
186 (i) an agent or employee, except a sales representative, of any registered manufacturer,
187 distributor, or dispenser of any controlled substance, if the agent or employee is acting in the
188 usual course of the person's business or employment; however, nothing in this subsection shall
189 be interpreted to permit an agent, employee, sales representative, or detail man to maintain an
190 inventory of controlled substances separate from the location of the person's employer's
191 registered and licensed place of business;
192 (ii) a motor carrier or warehouseman, or an employee of a motor carrier or
193 warehouseman, who possesses any controlled substance in the usual course of the person's
194 business or employment; and
195 (iii) an ultimate user, or any person who possesses any controlled substance pursuant
196 to a lawful order of a practitioner.
197 (d) The division may enact rules waiving the license requirement for certain
198 manufacturers, producers, distributors, prescribers, dispensers, administrators, research
199 practitioners, or laboratories performing analysis if consistent with the public health and
201 (e) A separate license is required at each principal place of business or professional
202 practice where the applicant manufactures, produces, distributes, dispenses, conducts research
203 with, or performs laboratory analysis upon controlled substances.
204 (f) The division may enact rules providing for the inspection of a licensee or
205 applicant's establishment, and may inspect the establishment according to those rules.
206 (3) (a) Upon proper application, the division shall license a qualified applicant to
207 manufacture, produce, distribute, conduct research with, or perform laboratory analysis upon
208 controlled substances included in Schedules I through V, unless it determines that issuance of
209 a license is inconsistent with the public interest. The division shall not issue a license to any
210 person to prescribe, dispense, or administer a Schedule I controlled substance. In determining
211 public interest, the division shall consider whether or not the applicant has:
212 (i) maintained effective controls against diversion of controlled substances and any
213 Schedule I or II substance compounded from any controlled substance into other than
214 legitimate medical, scientific, or industrial channels;
215 (ii) complied with applicable state and local law;
216 (iii) been convicted under federal or state laws relating to the manufacture,
217 distribution, or dispensing of substances;
218 (iv) past experience in the manufacture of controlled dangerous substances;
219 (v) established effective controls against diversion; and
220 (vi) complied with any other factors that the division establishes that promote the
221 public health and safety.
222 (b) Licenses granted under Subsection (3)(a) do not entitle a licensee to manufacture,
223 produce, distribute, conduct research with, or perform laboratory analysis upon controlled
224 substances in Schedule I other than those specified in the license.
225 (c) (i) Practitioners shall be licensed to administer, dispense, or conduct research with
226 substances in Schedules II through V if they are authorized to administer, dispense, or conduct
227 research under the laws of this state.
228 (ii) The division need not require a separate license for practitioners engaging in
229 research with nonnarcotic controlled substances in Schedules II through V where the licensee
230 is already licensed under this [
231 (iii) With respect to research involving narcotic substances in Schedules II through V,
232 or where the division by rule requires a separate license for research of nonnarcotic substances
233 in Schedules II through V, a practitioner shall apply to the division prior to conducting
235 (iv) Licensing for purposes of bona fide research with controlled substances by a
236 practitioner considered qualified may be denied only on a ground specified in Subsection (4),
237 or upon evidence that the applicant will abuse or unlawfully transfer or fail to safeguard
238 adequately the practitioner's supply of substances against diversion from medical or scientific
240 (v) Practitioners registered under federal law to conduct research in Schedule I
241 substances may conduct research in Schedule I substances within this state upon furnishing
242 the division evidence of federal registration.
243 (d) Compliance by manufacturers, producers, and distributors with the provisions of
244 federal law respecting registration, excluding fees, entitles them to be licensed under this
246 (e) The division shall initially license those persons who own or operate an
247 establishment engaged in the manufacture, production, distribution, dispensation, or
248 administration of controlled substances prior to April 3, 1980, and who are licensed by the
250 (4) (a) Any license pursuant to Subsection (2) or (3) may be denied, suspended, placed
251 on probation, or revoked by the division upon finding that the applicant or licensee has:
252 (i) materially falsified any application filed or required pursuant to this chapter;
253 (ii) been convicted of an offense under this chapter or any law of the United States, or
254 any state, relating to any substance defined as a controlled substance;
255 (iii) been convicted of a felony under any other law of the United States or any state
256 within five years of the date of the issuance of the license;
257 (iv) had a federal license denied, suspended, or revoked by competent federal authority
258 and is no longer authorized to engage in the manufacturing, distribution, or dispensing of
259 controlled substances;
260 (v) had the licensee's license suspended or revoked by competent authority of another
261 state for violation of laws or regulations comparable to those of this state relating to the
262 manufacture, distribution, or dispensing of controlled substances;
263 (vi) violated any division rule that reflects adversely on the licensee's reliability and
264 integrity with respect to controlled substances;
265 (vii) refused inspection of records required to be maintained under this chapter by a
266 person authorized to inspect them; or
267 (viii) prescribed, dispensed, administered, or injected an anabolic steroid for the
268 purpose of manipulating human hormonal structure so as to:
269 (A) increase muscle mass, strength, or weight without medical necessity and without a
270 written prescription by any practitioner in the course of the practitioner's professional practice;
272 (B) improve performance in any form of human exercise, sport, or game.
273 (b) The division may limit revocation or suspension of a license to a particular
274 controlled substance with respect to which grounds for revocation or suspension exist.
275 (c) (i) Proceedings to deny, revoke, or suspend a license shall be conducted pursuant
276 to this section and in accordance with the procedures set forth in Title 58, Chapter 1, Division
277 of Occupational and Professional Licensing Act, and conducted in conjunction with the
278 appropriate representative committee designated by the director of the department.
279 (ii) Nothing in this Subsection (4)(c) gives the Division of Occupational and
280 Professional Licensing exclusive authority in proceedings to deny, revoke, or suspend licenses,
281 except where the division is designated by law to perform those functions, or, when not
282 designated by law, is designated by the executive director of the Department of Commerce to
283 conduct the proceedings.
284 (d) (i) The division may suspend any license simultaneously with the institution of
285 proceedings under this section if it finds there is an imminent danger to the public health or
287 (ii) Suspension shall continue in effect until the conclusion of proceedings, including
288 judicial review, unless withdrawn by the division or dissolved by a court of competent
290 (e) (i) If a license is suspended or revoked under this Subsection (4), all controlled
291 substances owned or possessed by the licensee may be placed under seal in the discretion of
292 the division.
293 (ii) Disposition may not be made of substances under seal until the time for taking an
294 appeal has lapsed, or until all appeals have been concluded, unless a court, upon application,
295 orders the sale of perishable substances and the proceeds deposited with the court.
296 (iii) If a revocation order becomes final, all controlled substances shall be forfeited.
297 (f) The division shall notify promptly the Drug Enforcement Administration of all
298 orders suspending or revoking a license and all forfeitures of controlled substances.
299 (5) (a) Persons licensed under Subsection (2) or (3) shall maintain records and
300 inventories in conformance with the record keeping and inventory requirements of federal and
301 state law and any additional rules issued by the division.
302 (b) (i) Every physician, dentist, naturopathic physician, veterinarian, practitioner, or
303 other person who is authorized to administer or professionally use a controlled substance shall
304 keep a record of the drugs received by him and a record of all drugs administered, dispensed,
305 or professionally used by him otherwise than by a prescription.
306 (ii) A person using small quantities or solutions or other preparations of those drugs
307 for local application has complied with this Subsection (5)(b) if the person keeps a record of
308 the quantity, character, and potency of those solutions or preparations purchased or prepared
309 by him, and of the dates when purchased or prepared.
310 (6) Controlled substances in Schedules I through V may be distributed only by a
311 licensee and pursuant to an order form prepared in compliance with division rules or a lawful
312 order under the rules and regulations of the United States.
313 (7) (a) A person may not write or authorize a prescription for a controlled substance
314 unless the person is:
315 (i) a practitioner authorized to prescribe drugs and medicine under the laws of this
316 state or under the laws of another state having similar standards; and
317 (ii) licensed under this chapter or under the laws of another state having similar
319 (b) A person other than a pharmacist licensed under the laws of this state, or the
320 pharmacist's licensed intern, as required by Sections 58-17b-303 and 58-17b-304 , may not
321 dispense a controlled substance.
322 (c) (i) A controlled substance may not be dispensed without the written prescription of
323 a practitioner, if the written prescription is required by the federal Controlled Substances Act.
324 (ii) That written prescription shall be made in accordance with Subsection (7)(a) and
325 in conformity with Subsection (7)(d).
326 (iii) In emergency situations, as defined by division rule, controlled substances may be
327 dispensed upon oral prescription of a practitioner, if reduced promptly to writing on forms
328 designated by the division and filed by the pharmacy.
329 (iv) Prescriptions reduced to writing by a pharmacist shall be in conformity with
330 Subsection (7)(d).
331 (d) Except for emergency situations designated by the division, a person may not
332 issue, fill, compound, or dispense a prescription for a controlled substance unless the
333 prescription is signed by the prescriber in ink or indelible pencil or is signed with an electronic
334 signature of the prescriber as authorized by division rule, and contains the following
336 (i) the name, address, and registry number of the prescriber;
337 (ii) the name, address, and age of the person to whom or for whom the prescription is
339 (iii) the date of issuance of the prescription; and
340 (iv) the name, quantity, and specific directions for use by the ultimate user of the
341 controlled substance.
342 (e) A prescription may not be written, issued, filled, or dispensed for a Schedule I
343 controlled substance.
344 (f) Except when administered directly to an ultimate user by a licensed practitioner,
345 controlled substances are subject to the following restrictions:
346 (i) (A) A prescription for a Schedule II substance may not be refilled.
347 (B) A Schedule II controlled substance may not be filled in a quantity to exceed a
348 one-month's supply, as directed on the daily dosage rate of the prescriptions.
349 (ii) A Schedule III or IV controlled substance may be filled only within six months of
350 issuance, and may not be refilled more than six months after the date of its original issuance or
351 be refilled more than five times after the date of the prescription unless renewed by the
353 (iii) All other controlled substances in Schedule V may be refilled as the prescriber's
354 prescription directs, but they may not be refilled one year after the date the prescription was
355 issued unless renewed by the practitioner.
356 (iv) Any prescription for a Schedule II substance may not be dispensed if it is not
357 presented to a pharmacist for dispensing by a pharmacist or a pharmacy intern within 30 days
358 after the date the prescription was issued, or 30 days after the dispensing date, if that date is
359 specified separately from the date of issue.
360 (v) A practitioner may issue more than one prescription at the same time for the same
361 Schedule II controlled substance, but only under the following conditions:
362 (A) no more than three prescriptions for the same Schedule II controlled substance
363 may be issued at the same time;
364 (B) no one prescription may exceed a 30-day supply;
365 (C) a second or third prescription shall include the date of issuance and the date for
366 dispensing; and
367 (D) unless the practitioner determines there is a valid medical reason to the contrary,
368 the date for dispensing a second or third prescription may not be fewer than 30 days from the
369 dispensing date of the previous prescription.
370 (vi) Each prescription for a controlled substance may contain only one controlled
371 substance per prescription form and may not contain any other legend drug or prescription
373 (g) An order for a controlled substance in Schedules II through V for use by an
374 inpatient or an outpatient of a licensed hospital is exempt from all requirements of this
375 Subsection (7) if the order is:
376 (i) issued or made by a prescribing practitioner who holds an unrestricted registration
377 with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, and an active Utah controlled substance
378 license in good standing issued by the division under this section, or a medical resident who is
379 exempted from licensure under Subsection 58-1-307 (1)(c);
380 (ii) authorized by the prescribing practitioner treating the patient and the prescribing
381 practitioner designates the quantity ordered;
382 (iii) entered upon the record of the patient, the record is signed by the prescriber
383 affirming the prescriber's authorization of the order within 48 hours after filling or
384 administering the order, and the patient's record reflects the quantity actually administered;
386 (iv) filled and dispensed by a pharmacist practicing the pharmacist's profession within
387 the physical structure of the hospital, or the order is taken from a supply lawfully maintained
388 by the hospital and the amount taken from the supply is administered directly to the patient
389 authorized to receive it.
390 (h) A practitioner licensed under this chapter may not prescribe, administer, or
391 dispense a controlled substance to a child, without first obtaining the consent required in
392 Section 78B-3-406 of a parent, guardian, or person standing in loco parentis of the child
393 except in cases of an emergency. For purposes of this Subsection (7)(h), "child" has the same
394 meaning as defined in Section 78A-6-105 , and "emergency" means any physical condition
395 requiring the administration of a controlled substance for immediate relief of pain or suffering.
396 (i) A practitioner licensed under this chapter may not prescribe or administer dosages
397 of a controlled substance in excess of medically recognized quantities necessary to treat the
398 ailment, malady, or condition of the ultimate user.
399 (j) A practitioner licensed under this chapter may not prescribe, administer, or
400 dispense any controlled substance to another person knowing that the other person is using a
401 false name, address, or other personal information for the purpose of securing the controlled
403 (k) A person who is licensed under this chapter to manufacture, distribute, or dispense
404 a controlled substance may not manufacture, distribute, or dispense a controlled substance to
405 another licensee or any other authorized person not authorized by this license.
406 (l) A person licensed under this chapter may not omit, remove, alter, or obliterate a
407 symbol required by this chapter or by a rule issued under this chapter.
408 (m) A person licensed under this chapter may not refuse or fail to make, keep, or
409 furnish any record notification, order form, statement, invoice, or information required under
410 this chapter.
411 (n) A person licensed under this chapter may not refuse entry into any premises for
412 inspection as authorized by this chapter.
413 (o) A person licensed under this chapter may not furnish false or fraudulent material
414 information in any application, report, or other document required to be kept by this chapter or
415 willfully make any false statement in any prescription, order, report, or record required by this
417 (8) (a) (i) Any person licensed under this chapter who is found by the division to have
418 violated any of the provisions of Subsections (7)(k) through (7)(o) is subject to a penalty not to
419 exceed $5,000. The division shall determine the procedure for adjudication of any violations
420 in accordance with Sections 58-1-106 and 58-1-108 .
421 (ii) The division shall deposit all penalties collected under Subsection (8)(a)(i) in the
422 General Fund as a dedicated credit to be used by the division under Subsection [
423 58-37f-502 (1).
424 (b) Any person who knowingly and intentionally violates Subsections (7)(h) through
425 (7)(j) is:
426 (i) upon first conviction, guilty of a class B misdemeanor;
427 (ii) upon second conviction, guilty of a class A misdemeanor; and
428 (iii) on third or subsequent conviction, guilty of a third degree felony.
429 (c) Any person who knowingly and intentionally violates Subsections (7)(k) through
430 (7)(o) shall upon conviction be guilty of a third degree felony.
431 (9) Any information communicated to any licensed practitioner in an attempt to
432 unlawfully procure, or to procure the administration of, a controlled substance is not
433 considered to be a privileged communication.
434 Section 4. Section 58-37f-101 is enacted to read:
437 58-37f-101. Title.
438 This chapter is known as the "Controlled Substance Database Act."
439 Section 5. Section 58-37f-102 is enacted to read:
440 58-37f-102. Definitions.
441 (1) The definitions in Section 58-37-2 apply to this chapter.
442 (2) As used in this chapter:
443 (a) "Board" means the Utah State Board of Pharmacy created in Section 58-17b-201 .
444 (b) "Database" means the controlled substance database created in this section.
445 (c) "Health care facility" is as defined in Section 26-21-2 .
446 (d) "Mental health therapist" is as defined in Section 58-60-102 .
447 (e) "Pharmacy" or "pharmaceutical facility" is as defined in Section 58-17b-102 .
448 (f) "Prospective patient" means an individual who:
449 (i) is seeking medical advice, medical treatment, or medical services from a
450 practitioner; and
451 (ii) the practitioner described in Subsection (2)(f)(i) is considering accepting as a
453 (g) "Substance abuse treatment program" is as defined in Section 62A-2-101 .
454 Section 6. Section 58-37f-201 is enacted to read:
456 58-37f-201. Controlled substance database -- Creation -- Purpose.
457 (1) There is created within the division a controlled substance database.
458 (2) The division shall administer and direct the functioning of the database in
459 accordance with this chapter.
460 (3) The division may, under state procurement laws, contract with another state
461 agency or a private entity to establish, operate, or maintain the database.
462 (4) The division shall, in collaboration with the board, determine whether to operate
463 the database within the division or contract with another entity to operate the database, based
464 on an analysis of costs and benefits.
465 (5) The purpose of the database is to contain the data described in Section 58-37f-203
466 regarding every prescription for a controlled substance dispensed in the state to any individual
467 other than an inpatient in a licensed health care facility.
468 (6) The division shall maintain the database in an electronic file or by other means
469 established by the division to facilitate use of the database for identification of:
470 (a) prescribing practices and patterns of prescribing and dispensing controlled
472 (b) practitioners prescribing controlled substances in an unprofessional or unlawful
474 (c) individuals receiving prescriptions for controlled substances from licensed
475 practitioners, and who subsequently obtain dispensed controlled substances from a drug outlet
476 in quantities or with a frequency inconsistent with generally recognized standards of dosage
477 for that controlled substance; and
478 (d) individuals presenting forged or otherwise false or altered prescriptions for
479 controlled substances to a pharmacy.
480 Section 7. Section 58-37f-202 is enacted to read:
481 58-37f-202. Duties of board in relation to the database.
482 The board shall advise the division regarding:
483 (1) establishing, maintaining, and operating the database;
484 (2) access to the database and how access is obtained; and
485 (3) control of information contained in the database.
486 Section 8. Section 58-37f-203 is enacted to read:
487 58-37f-203. Submission, collection, and maintenance of data.
488 (1) The pharmacist in charge of the drug outlet where a controlled substance is
489 dispensed shall submit the data described in this section to the division:
490 (a) in accordance with the requirements of this section;
491 (b) in accordance with the procedures established by the division; and
492 (c) in the format established by the division.
493 (2) The pharmacist described in Subsection (1) shall, for each controlled substance
494 dispensed by a pharmacist under the pharmacist's supervision other than those dispensed for
495 an inpatient at a health care facility, submit to the division the following information:
496 (a) the name of the prescribing practitioner;
497 (b) the date of the prescription;
498 (c) the date the prescription was filled;
499 (d) the name of the individual for whom the prescription was written;
500 (e) positive identification of the individual receiving the prescription, including the
501 type of identification and any identifying numbers on the identification;
502 (f) the name of the controlled substance;
503 (g) the quantity of the controlled substance prescribed;
504 (h) the strength of the controlled substance;
505 (i) the quantity of the controlled substance dispensed;
506 (j) the dosage quantity and frequency as prescribed;
507 (k) the name of the drug outlet dispensing the controlled substance;
508 (l) the name of the pharmacist dispensing the controlled substance; and
509 (m) other relevant information as required by division rule.
510 (3) (a) The division shall make rules, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
511 Administrative Rulemaking Act, to establish the electronic format in which the information
512 required under this section shall be submitted to the division.
513 (b) The division shall ensure that the database system records and maintains for
515 (i) the identification of each individual who requests or receives information from the
517 (ii) the information provided to each individual; and
518 (iii) the date and time that the information is requested or provided.
519 Section 9. Section 58-37f-301 is enacted to read:
521 58-37f-301. Access to database.
522 (1) The division shall make rules, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
523 Administrative Rulemaking Act, to:
524 (a) effectively enforce the limitations on access to the database as described in this
525 part; and
526 (b) establish standards and procedures to ensure accurate identification of individuals
527 requesting information or receiving information without request from the database.
528 (2) The division shall make information in the database available only to the following
529 individuals, in accordance with the requirements of this chapter and division rules:
530 (a) personnel of the division specifically assigned to conduct investigations related to
531 controlled substance laws under the jurisdiction of the division;
532 (b) authorized division personnel engaged in analysis of controlled substance
533 prescription information as a part of the assigned duties and responsibilities of their
535 (c) employees of the Department of Health whom the director of the Department of
536 Health assigns to conduct scientific studies regarding the use or abuse of controlled
537 substances, provided that the identity of the individuals and pharmacies in the database are
538 confidential and are not disclosed in any manner to any individual who is not directly involved
539 in the scientific studies;
540 (d) a licensed practitioner having authority to prescribe controlled substances, to the
541 extent the information:
542 (i) (A) relates specifically to a current or prospective patient of the practitioner; and
543 (B) is sought by the practitioner for the purpose of:
544 (I) prescribing or considering prescribing any controlled substance to the current or
545 prospective patient;
546 (II) diagnosing the current or prospective patient;
547 (III) providing medical treatment or medical advice to the current or prospective
548 patient; or
549 (IV) determining whether the current or prospective patient:
550 (Aa) is attempting to fraudulently obtain a controlled substance from the practitioner;
552 (Bb) has fraudulently obtained, or attempted to fraudulently obtain, a controlled
553 substance from the practitioner;
554 (ii) (A) relates specifically to a former patient of the practitioner; and
555 (B) is sought by the practitioner for the purpose of determining whether the former
556 patient has fraudulently obtained, or has attempted to fraudulently obtain, a controlled
557 substance from the practitioner;
558 (iii) relates specifically to an individual who has access to the practitioner's Drug
559 Enforcement Administration identification number, and the practitioner suspects that the
560 individual may have used the practitioner's Drug Enforcement Administration identification
561 number to fraudulently acquire or prescribe a controlled substance;
562 (iv) relates to the practitioner's own prescribing practices, except when specifically
563 prohibited by the division by administrative rule;
564 (v) relates to the use of the controlled substance database by an employee of the
565 practitioner, described in Subsection (2)(e); or
566 (vi) relates to any use of the practitioner's Drug Enforcement Administration
567 identification number to obtain, attempt to obtain, prescribe, or attempt to prescribe, a
568 controlled substance;
569 (e) in accordance with Subsection (3)(a), an employee of a practitioner described in
570 Subsection (2)(d), for a purpose described in Subsection (2)(d)(i) or (ii), if:
571 (i) the employee is designated by the practitioner as an individual authorized to access
572 the information on behalf of the practitioner;
573 (ii) the practitioner provides written notice to the division of the identity of the
574 employee; and
575 (iii) the division:
576 (A) grants the employee access to the database; and
577 (B) provides the employee with a password that is unique to that employee to access
578 the database in order to permit the division to comply with the requirements of Subsection
579 58-37f-203 (3)(b) with respect to the employee;
580 (f) a licensed pharmacist having authority to dispense a controlled substance to the
581 extent the information is sought for the purpose of:
582 (i) dispensing or considering dispensing any controlled substance; or
583 (ii) determining whether a person:
584 (A) is attempting to fraudulently obtain a controlled substance from the pharmacist; or
585 (B) has fraudulently obtained, or attempted to fraudulently obtain, a controlled
586 substance from the pharmacist;
587 (g) federal, state, and local law enforcement authorities, and state and local
588 prosecutors, engaged as a specified duty of their employment in enforcing laws:
589 (i) regulating controlled substances; or
590 (ii) investigating insurance fraud, Medicaid fraud, or Medicare fraud;
591 (h) a mental health therapist, if:
592 (i) the information relates to a patient who is:
593 (A) enrolled in a licensed substance abuse treatment program; and
594 (B) receiving treatment from, or under the direction of, the mental health therapist as
595 part of the patient's participation in the licensed substance abuse treatment program described
596 in Subsection (2)(h)(i)(A);
597 (ii) the information is sought for the purpose of determining whether the patient is
598 using a controlled substance while the patient is enrolled in the licensed substance abuse
599 treatment program described in Subsection (2)(h)(i)(A); and
600 (iii) the licensed substance abuse treatment program described in Subsection
601 (2)(h)(i)(A) is associated with a practitioner who:
602 (A) is a physician, a physician assistant, an advance practice registered nurse, or a
603 pharmacist; and
604 (B) is available to consult with the mental health therapist regarding the information
605 obtained by the mental health therapist, under this Subsection (2)(h), from the database; and
606 (i) an individual who is the recipient of a controlled substance prescription entered
607 into the database, upon providing evidence satisfactory to the division that the individual
608 requesting the information is in fact the individual about whom the data entry was made.
609 (3) (a) A practitioner described in Subsection (2)(d) may designate up to three
610 employees to access information from the database under Subsection (2)(e).
611 (b) The division shall make rules, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
612 Administrative Rulemaking Act, to establish background check procedures to determine
613 whether an employee designated under Subsection (2)(e)(i) should be granted access to the
615 (c) The division shall grant an employee designated under Subsection (2)(e)(i) access
616 to the database, unless the division determines, based on a background check, that the
617 employee poses a security risk to the information contained in the database.
618 (d) The division may impose a fee, in accordance with Section 63J-1-504 , on a
619 practitioner who designates an employee under Subsection (2)(e)(i), to pay for the costs
620 incurred by the division to conduct the background check and make the determination
621 described in Subsection (3)(b).
622 (4) (a) An individual who is granted access to the database based on the fact that the
623 individual is a licensed practitioner or a mental health therapist shall be denied access to the
624 database when the individual is no longer licensed.
625 (b) An individual who is granted access to the database based on the fact that the
626 individual is a designated employee of a licensed practitioner shall be denied access to the
627 database when the practitioner is no longer licensed.
628 Section 10. Section 58-37f-302 is enacted to read:
629 58-37f-302. Other restrictions on access to database.
630 (1) A person who is a relative of a deceased individual is not entitled to access
631 information from the database relating to the deceased individual based on the fact or claim
632 that the person is:
633 (a) related to the deceased individual; or
634 (b) subrogated to the rights of the deceased individual.
635 (2) Except as provided in Subsection (3), data provided to, maintained in, or accessed
636 from the database that may be identified to, or with, a particular person is not subject to
637 discovery, subpoena, or similar compulsory process in any civil, judicial, administrative, or
638 legislative proceeding, nor shall any individual or organization with lawful access to the data
639 be compelled to testify with regard to the data.
640 (3) The restrictions described in Subsection (2) do not apply to a civil, judicial, or
641 administrative action brought to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
642 Section 11. Section 58-37f-401 is enacted to read:
644 58-37f-401. Database registration required -- Penalties for failure to register.
645 (1) Each individual, other than a veterinarian, who, on June 30, 2010, has a license to
646 prescribe a controlled substance under Chapter 37, Utah Controlled Substances Act, but is not
647 registered with the division to use the database shall, on or before September 30, 2010, register
648 with the division to use the database.
649 (2) Each individual who, on November 1, 2012, is registered with the division to use
650 the database shall, on or before January 1, 2013, participate in the online tutorial and pass the
651 online test described in Section 58-37f-402 .
652 (3) Beginning on July 1, 2010, an individual who is not a veterinarian may not obtain
653 or renew a license to prescribe a controlled substance under Chapter 37, Utah Controlled
654 Substances Act, unless the individual registers with the division to use the database.
655 (4) Beginning on November 2, 2012, in order to register to use the database, the
656 individual registering must participate in the online tutorial and pass the online test described
657 in Section 58-37f-402 .
658 (5) Failure by an individual to comply with the requirements of this section is grounds
659 for the division to take the following actions in accordance with Section 58-1-401 :
660 (a) refuse to issue a license to the individual;
661 (b) refuse to renew the individual's license; or
662 (c) revoke, suspend, restrict, or place on probation the license.
663 (6) Beginning on July 1, 2010, the division shall, in accordance with Section
664 63J-1-504 , impose an annual database registration fee on an individual who registers to use
665 the database, to pay the startup and ongoing costs of the division for complying with the
666 requirements of this section and Section 58-37f-402 .
667 Section 12. Section 58-37f-402 is enacted to read:
668 58-37f-402. Online tutorial and test relating to the database -- Fees -- Rulemaking
670 (1) The division shall develop an online tutorial and an online test for registration to
671 use the database that provides instruction regarding, and tests, the following:
672 (a) the purpose of the database;
673 (b) how to access and use the database;
674 (c) the law relating to:
675 (i) the use of the database; and
676 (ii) the information submitted to, and obtained from, the database; and
677 (d) basic knowledge that is important for all people who prescribe controlled
678 substances to know in order to help ensure the health and safety of an individual to whom a
679 controlled substance is prescribed.
680 (2) The division shall design the test described in this section as follows:
681 (a) an individual shall answer all of the questions correctly in order to pass the test;
682 (b) an individual shall be permitted to immediately retake the portion of the test that
683 the individual answers incorrectly as many times as necessary for the individual to pass the
684 test; and
685 (c) after an individual takes the test, the test software shall:
686 (i) immediately inform the individual of the number of questions that were answered
688 (ii) provide the correct answers;
689 (iii) replay the portion of the tutorial that relates to the incorrectly answered questions;
691 (iv) ask the individual the incorrectly answered questions again.
692 (3) The division shall design the tutorial and test so that it is possible to take the
693 tutorial and complete the test in 20 minutes or less, if the individual answers all of the
694 questions correctly on the first attempt.
695 (4) The division shall ensure that the tutorial and test described in this section are fully
696 functional and available for use online on or before November 1, 2010.
697 (5) The division shall impose a fee, in accordance with Section 63J-1-504 , on an
698 individual who takes the test described in this section, to pay the costs incurred by the division
700 (a) develop, implement, and administer the tutorial and test described in this section;
702 (b) fulfill the other duties imposed on the division under this part.
703 (6) The division may make rules, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
704 Administrative Rulemaking Act, to:
705 (a) develop, implement, and administer the tutorial and test described in this
706 section; and
707 (b) fulfill the other duties imposed on the division under this part.
708 (7) The Department of Health shall assist the division in developing the portion of the
709 test described in Subsection (1)(d).
710 Section 13. Section 58-37f-501 is enacted to read:
712 58-37f-501. Costs of operating database and recording and submitting data.
713 (1) All department and division costs necessary to establish and operate the database
714 shall be funded by appropriations from:
715 (a) the Commerce Service Fund; and
716 (b) the General Fund.
717 (2) All costs associated with recording and submitting data as required in this chapter
718 shall be assumed by the submitting pharmacy.
719 Section 14. Section 58-37f-502 , which is renumbered from Section 58-37-7.7 is
720 renumbered and amended to read:
722 Database -- Collection of penalties.
723 (1) The director may use the monies deposited in the General Fund as a dedicated
724 credit under Subsections 58-37-6 (8)(a), [
725 58-37f-601 (3)(d), and 58-37f-602 (2) for the following purposes:
726 (a) maintenance and replacement of the database equipment, including hardware and
728 (b) training of staff; and
729 (c) pursuit of external grants and matching funds.
730 (2) The director of the division may collect any penalty imposed under Subsections
731 58-37-6 (8)(a), [
732 and which is not paid by:
733 (a) referring the matter to the Office of State Debt Collection or a collection agency; or
734 (b) bringing an action in the district court of the county in which the person owing the
735 debt resides or in the county where the office of the director is located.
736 (3) The director may seek legal assistance from the attorney general or the county or
737 district attorney of the district in which the action is brought to collect the fine.
738 (4) The court shall award reasonable [
739 for successful collection actions under Subsection (2)(b).
740 (5) All funding of the [
742 Section 15. Section 58-37f-601 is enacted to read:
744 58-37f-601. Unlawful release or use of database information -- Criminal and
745 Civil Penalties.
746 (1) Any person who knowingly and intentionally releases any information in the
747 database in violation of the limitations under Part 3, Access, is guilty of a third degree felony.
748 (2) (a) Any person who obtains or attempts to obtain information from the database by
749 misrepresentation or fraud is guilty of a third degree felony.
750 (b) Any person who obtains or attempts to obtain information from the database for a
751 purpose other than a purpose authorized by this chapter or by rule is guilty of a third degree
753 (3) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(e), a person may not knowingly and
754 intentionally use, release, publish, or otherwise make available to any other person any
755 information obtained from the database for any purpose other than those specified in Part 3,
757 (b) Each separate violation of this Subsection (3) is a third degree felony and is also
758 subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $5,000.
759 (c) The procedure for determining a civil violation of this Subsection (3) shall be in
760 accordance with Section 58-1-108 , regarding adjudicative proceedings within the division.
761 (d) Civil penalties assessed under this Subsection (3) shall be deposited in the General
762 Fund as a dedicated credit to be used by the division under Subsection 58-37f-502 (1).
763 (e) Nothing in this Subsection (3) prohibits a person who obtains information from the
764 database under Subsection 58-37f-301 (2)(d) or (e) from:
765 (i) including the information in the person's medical chart or file for access by a
766 person authorized to review the medical chart or file; or
767 (ii) providing the information to a person in accordance with the requirements of the
768 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
769 Section 16. Section 58-37f-602 is enacted to read:
770 58-37f-602. Failure by pharmacist to submit information -- Penalties.
771 (1) The failure of a pharmacist in charge to submit information to the database as
772 required under Section 58-37f-203 , after the division has submitted a specific written request
773 for the information or when the division determines the individual has a demonstrable pattern
774 of failing to submit the information as required, is grounds for the division to take the
775 following actions in accordance with Section 58-1-401 :
776 (a) refuse to issue a license to the individual;
777 (b) refuse to renew the individual's license;
778 (c) revoke, suspend, restrict, or place on probation the license;
779 (d) issue a public reprimand to the individual;
780 (e) issue a cease and desist order; and
781 (f) impose a civil penalty of not more than $1,000 for each dispensed prescription
782 regarding which the required information is not submitted.
783 (2) Civil penalties assessed under Subsection (1)(f) shall be deposited in the General
784 Fund as a dedicated credit to be used by the division under Subsection 58-37f-502 (1).
785 (3) The procedure for determining a civil violation of this section shall be in
786 accordance with Section 58-1-108 , regarding adjudicative proceedings within the division.
787 Section 17. Section 58-37f-701 is enacted to read:
789 58-37f-701. Immunity from liability.
790 An individual who has submitted information to the database in accordance with this
791 section may not be held civilly liable for having submitted the information.
792 Section 18. Section 58-37f-801 , which is renumbered from Section 58-37-7.8 is
793 renumbered and amended to read:
796 substance database -- Statewide implementation.
797 (1) [
799 the pilot program in, under Subsection (3), which may include:
804 (2) There is established a pilot program for real-time reporting of data to, and access to
805 data from, the database by a pharmacy, a pharmaceutical facility, or a prescribing practitioner
806 beginning on July 1, [
807 (3) In addition to fulfilling the requirements [
808 relating to the database on a statewide basis, the division shall, in accordance with Subsection
809 (4), upgrade, administer, and direct the functioning of the database in geographical areas
810 specified by the division, or on a statewide basis, in a manner that provides for real-time
811 reporting of information entered into, and accessed from, the database by a pharmacy or
812 pharmaceutical facility.
813 (4) The division shall, under state procurement laws, and with the technical assistance
814 of the Department of Technology Services, contract with a private entity to upgrade, operate,
815 and maintain the database in the pilot area.
816 (5) (a) All provisions and requirements of the statewide database, described in
818 database in the pilot area, to the extent that they do not conflict with the requirements of this
820 (b) For purposes of [
821 chapter, and this section, the database in the pilot area is considered part of the statewide
823 (6) A pharmacy or pharmaceutical facility shall cooperate with the division, or the
824 division's designee, to provide real-time submission of, and access to, information for the
826 (a) in the pilot area; and
827 (b) when the division implements the pilot program as a permanent program under
828 Subsection (10), on a statewide basis.
829 (7) The penalties and enforcement provisions described in [
831 relation to a pharmacy or pharmaceutical facility that is located in, or operates in, the pilot
833 (8) The division may make rules, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
834 Administrative Rulemaking Act, to provide for the real-time reporting of, and access to,
835 information in accordance with the requirements of this section.
836 (9) During the Legislature's 2009 interim, the division shall report to the Health and
837 Human Services Interim Committee regarding:
838 (a) the implementation, operation, and impact of the pilot program established in this
840 (b) the progress made by the division in implementing the pilot program on a
841 statewide basis;
842 (c) the advisability of, and projected costs of, implementing the pilot program on a
843 statewide basis; and
844 (d) the use of the database by prescribing practitioners.
845 (10) The division shall, on or before July 1, [
846 as a permanent program on a statewide basis.
847 (11) (a) The division shall, through the private entity contracted with under Subsection
848 (4), provide, free of charge, to a pharmacy or pharmaceutical facility that is required to comply
849 with Subsection (6), software, software installation assistance, and training, that will enable
850 the pharmacy or pharmaceutical facility to comply with Subsection (6).
851 (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (11)(a), a pharmacy or pharmaceutical facility
852 required to comply with Subsection (6) may, instead of accepting installation of the software
853 provided by the division under Subsection (11)(a), modify its own software in order to comply
854 with the requirements of Subsection (6), if the modification is made:
855 (i) except as provided in Subsection (11)(d), at the expense of the pharmacy or
856 pharmaceutical facility;
857 (ii) in consultation with the division; and
858 (iii) within six months after the division notifies the pharmacy or pharmaceutical
859 facility, in writing, of the division's intention to install the software described in Subsection
861 (c) The division shall, through the private entity contracted with under Subsection (4),
862 cooperate with a pharmacy or pharmaceutical facility that is required to comply with
863 Subsection (6), to ensure that the installation and operation of the software described in
864 Subsection (11)(a), or the provision of information from the pharmacy or pharmaceutical
865 facility to the database:
866 (i) complies with the security standards described in 45 C.F.R. Parts 160, 162, and
867 164, Health Insurance Reform: Security Standards;
868 (ii) does not interfere with the proper functioning of the pharmacy's or pharmaceutical
869 facility's software or computer system; and
870 (iii) in order to minimize changes in existing protocols, provides, to the extent
871 practicable, for the transmission of data in the same manner that pharmacies currently transmit
872 information to insurance companies.
873 (d) The division may, within funds appropriated by the Legislature for this purpose,
874 reimburse a pharmacy for all or part of the costs of the in-house programing described in
875 Subsection (11)(b), if:
876 (i) the pharmacy requests the reimbursement, in writing;
877 (ii) the pharmacy provides proof of the costs for the in-house programming to the
879 (iii) the pharmacy requests the reimbursement prior to a deadline established by the
880 division; and
881 (iv) except as provided in Subsection (11)(e), the division pays an equal
882 reimbursement amount to each pharmacy that complies with Subsections (11)(d)(i) through
884 (e) The division may reimburse a pharmacy described in Subsection (11)(d)(iv) for an
885 amount that is less than the reimbursement paid to other pharmacies described in Subsection
886 (11)(d)(iv), if:
887 (i) the proof of costs for in-house programming provided by the pharmacy establishes
888 a cost less than the amount reimbursed to the other pharmacies; and
889 (ii) the amount reimbursed to the pharmacy is equal to the amount established by the
890 proof of costs for in-house programming submitted by the pharmacy.
891 (f) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the division may, by rule,
892 allow up to 24 hours for the reporting of data to the database by a non-resident pharmacy, as
893 defined in Section 58-17b-102 .
894 Section 19. Section 63J-1-602 is amended to read:
895 63J-1-602. Nonlapsing accounts and funds.
896 (1) The following revenue collections, appropriations from a fund or account, and
897 appropriations to a program are nonlapsing:
898 (a) appropriations made to the Legislature and its committees;
899 (b) funds collected by the grain grading program, as provided in Section 4-2-2 ;
900 (c) the Salinity Offset Fund created in Section 4-2-8.5 ;
901 (d) the Invasive Species Mitigation Fund created in Section 4-2-8.7 ;
902 (e) funds collected by pesticide dealer license registration fees, as provided in Section
903 4-14-3 ;
904 (f) funds collected by pesticide applicator business registration fees, as provided in
905 Section 4-14-13 ;
906 (g) the Rangeland Improvement Fund created in Section 4-20-2 ;
907 (h) funds deposited as dedicated credits under the Insect Infestation Emergency
908 Control Act, as provided in Section 4-35-6 ;
909 (i) the Percent-for-Art Program created in Section 9-6-404 ;
910 (j) the Centennial History Fund created in Section 9-8-604 ;
911 (k) the Uintah Basin Revitalization Fund, as provided in Section 9-10-108 ;
912 (l) the Navajo Revitalization Fund created in Section 9-11-104 ;
913 (m) the LeRay McAllister Critical Land Conservation Program created in Section
914 11-38-301 ;
915 (n) the Clean Fuels and Vehicle Technology Fund created in Section 19-1-403 ;
916 (o) fees deposited as dedicated credits for hazardous waste plan reviews, as provided
917 in Section 19-6-120 ;
918 (p) an appropriation made to the Division of Wildlife Resources for the appraisal and
919 purchase of lands under the Pelican Management Act, as provided in Section 23-21a-6 ;
920 (q) award monies under the Crime Reduction Assistance Program, as provided under
921 Section 24-1-19 ;
922 (r) funds collected from the emergency medical services grant program, as provided in
923 Section 26-8a-207 ;
924 (s) fees and other funding available to purchase training equipment and to administer
925 tests and conduct quality assurance reviews, as provided in Section 26-8a-208 ;
926 (t) funds collected as a result of a sanction under Section 1919 of Title XIX of the
927 federal Social Security Act, as provided in Section 26-18-3 ;
928 (u) the Utah Health Care Workforce Financial Assistance Program created in Section
929 26-46-102 ;
930 (v) monies collected from subscription fees for publications prepared or distributed by
931 the insurance commissioner, as provided in Section 31A-2-208 ;
932 (w) monies received by the Insurance Department for administering, investigating
933 under, and enforcing the Insurance Fraud Act, as provided in Section 31A-31-108 ;
934 (x) certain monies received for penalties paid under the Insurance Fraud Act, as
935 provided in Section 31A-31-109 ;
936 (y) the fund for operating the state's Federal Health Care Tax Credit Program, as
937 provided in Section 31A-38-104 ;
938 (z) certain funds in the Department of Workforce Services' program for the education,
939 training, and transitional counseling of displaced homemakers, as provided in Section
940 35A-3-114 ;
941 (aa) the Employment Security Administration Fund created in Section 35A-4-505 ;
942 (bb) the Special Administrative Expense Fund created in Section 35A-4-506 ;
943 (cc) funding for a new program or agency that is designated as nonlapsing under
944 Section 36-24-101 ;
945 (dd) the Oil and Gas Conservation Account created in Section 40-6-14.5 ;
946 (ee) funds available to the State Tax Commission for purchase and distribution of
947 license plates and decals, as provided in Section 41-1a-1201 ;
948 (ff) certain fees for the cost of electronic payments under the Motor Vehicle Act, as
949 provided in Section 41-1a-1221 ;
950 (gg) certain fees collected for administering and enforcing the Motor Vehicle Business
951 Regulation Act, as provided in Section 41-3-601 ;
952 (hh) certain fees for the cost of electronic payments under the Motor Vehicle Business
953 Regulation Act, as provided in Section 41-3-604 ;
954 (ii) the Off-Highway Access and Education Restricted Account created in Section
955 41-22-19.5 ;
956 (jj) certain fees for the cost of electronic payments under the Motor Vehicle Act, as
957 provided in Section 41-22-36 ;
958 (kk) monies collected under the Notaries Public Reform Act, as provided under
959 46-1-23 ;
960 (ll) certain funds associated with the Law Enforcement Operations Account, as
961 provided in Section 51-9-411 ;
962 (mm) the Public Safety Honoring Heroes Restricted Account created in Section
963 53-1-118 ;
964 (nn) funding for the Search and Rescue Financial Assistance Program, as provided in
965 Section 53-2-107 ;
966 (oo) appropriations made to the Department of Public Safety from the Department of
967 Public Safety Restricted Account, as provided in Section 53-3-106 ;
968 (pp) appropriations to the Motorcycle Rider Education Program, as provided in
969 Section 53-3-905 ;
970 (qq) fees collected by the State Fire Marshal Division under the Utah Fire Prevention
971 and Safety Act, as provided in Section 53-7-314 ;
972 (rr) the DNA Specimen Restricted Account created in Section 53-10-407 ;
973 (ss) the minimum school program, as provided in Section 53A-17a-105 ;
974 (tt) certain funds appropriated from the Uniform School Fund to the State Board of
975 Education for new teacher bonus and performance-based compensation plans, as provided in
976 Section 53A-17a-148 ;
977 (uu) certain funds appropriated from the Uniform School Fund to the State Board of
978 Education for implementation of proposals to improve mathematics achievement test scores,
979 as provided in Section 53A-17a-152 ;
980 (vv) the School Building Revolving Account created in Section 53A-21-401 ;
981 (ww) monies received by the State Office of Rehabilitation for the sale of certain
982 products or services, as provided in Section 53A-24-105 ;
983 (xx) the State Board of Regents, as provided in Section 53B-6-104 ;
984 (yy) certain funds appropriated from the General Fund to the State Board of Regents
985 for teacher preparation programs, as provided in Section 53B-6-104 ;
986 (zz) a certain portion of monies collected for administrative costs under the School
987 Institutional Trust Lands Management Act, as provided under Section 53C-3-202 ;
988 (aaa) certain surcharges on residence and business telecommunications access lines
989 imposed by the Public Service Commission, as provided in Section 54-8b-10 ;
990 (bbb) certain fines collected by the Division of Occupational and Professional
991 Licensing for violation of unlawful or unprofessional conduct that are used for education and
992 enforcement purposes, as provided in Section 58-17b-505 ;
993 (ccc) the Nurse Education and Enforcement Fund created in Section 58-31b-103 ;
994 (ddd) funding of the controlled substance database, as provided in Section [
995 58-37f-502 ;
996 (eee) the Certified Nurse Midwife Education and Enforcement Fund created in Section
997 58-44a-103 ;
998 (fff) funding for the building inspector's education program, as provided in Section
999 58-56-9 ;
1000 (ggg) certain fines collected by the Division of Occupational and Professional
1001 Licensing for use in education and enforcement of the Security Personnel Licensing Act, as
1002 provided in Section 58-63-103 ;
1003 (hhh) the Professional Geologist Education and Enforcement Fund created in Section
1004 58-76-103 ;
1005 (iii) certain monies in the Water Resources Conservation and Development Fund, as
1006 provided in Section 59-12-103 ;
1007 (jjj) funds paid to the Division of Real Estate for the cost of a criminal background
1008 check for broker and sales agent licenses, as provided in Section 61-2-9 ;
1009 (kkk) the Utah Housing Opportunity Restricted Account created in Section 61-2-28 ;
1010 (lll) funds paid to the Division of Real Estate for the cost of a criminal background
1011 check for a mortgage loan license, as provided in Section 61-2c-202 ;
1012 (mmm) funds paid to the Division of Real Estate in relation to examination of records
1013 in an investigation, as provided in Section 61-2c-401 ;
1014 (nnn) certain funds donated to the Department of Human Services, as provided in
1015 Section 62A-1-111 ;
1016 (ooo) certain funds donated to the Division of Child and Family Services, as provided
1017 in Section 62A-4a-110 ;
1018 (ppp) the Mental Health Therapist Grant and Scholarship Program, as provided in
1019 Section 62A-13-109 ;
1020 (qqq) assessments for DUI violations that are forwarded to an account created by a
1021 county treasurer, as provided in Section 62A-15-503 ;
1022 (rrr) appropriations to the Division of Services for People with Disabilities, as
1023 provided in Section 62A-5-102 ;
1024 (sss) certain donations to the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, as
1025 provided in Section 62A-15-103 ;
1026 (ttt) certain funds received by the Division of Parks and Recreation from the sale or
1027 disposal of buffalo, as provided under Section 63-11-19.2 ;
1028 (uuu) revenue for golf user fees at the Wasatch Mountain State Park, Palisades State
1029 Park, or Jordan River State Park, as provided under Section 63-11-19.5 ;
1030 (vvv) revenue for golf user fees at the Green River State Park, as provided under
1031 Section 63-11-19.6 ;
1032 (www) the Centennial Nonmotorized Paths and Trail Crossings Program created under
1033 Section 63-11a-503 ;
1034 (xxx) the Bonneville Shoreline Trail Program created under Section 63-11a-504 ;
1035 (yyy) the account for the Utah Geological Survey, as provided in Section 63-73-10 ;
1036 (zzz) the Risk Management Fund created under Section 63A-4-201 ;
1037 (aaaa) the Child Welfare Parental Defense Fund created in Section 63A-11-203 ;
1038 (bbbb) the Constitutional Defense Restricted Account created in Section 63C-4-103 ;
1039 (cccc) a portion of the funds appropriated to the Utah Seismic Safety Commission, as
1040 provided in Section 63C-6-104 ;
1041 (dddd) funding for the Medical Education Program administered by the Medical
1042 Education Council, as provided in Section 63C-8-102 ;
1043 (eeee) certain monies payable for commission expenses of the Pete Suazo Utah
1044 Athletic Commission, as provided under Section 63C-11-301 ;
1045 (ffff) funds collected for publishing the Division of Administrative Rules'
1046 publications, as provided in Section 63G-3-402 ;
1047 (gggg) the appropriation to fund the Governor's Office of Economic Development's
1048 Enterprise Zone Act, as provided in Section 63M-1-416 ;
1049 (hhhh) the Tourism Marketing Performance Account, as provided in Section
1050 63M-1-1406 ;
1051 (iiii) certain funding for rural development provided to the Office of Rural
1052 Development in the Governor's Office of Economic Development, as provided in Section
1053 63M-1-1604 ;
1054 (jjjj) certain monies in the Development for Disadvantaged Rural Communities
1055 Restricted Account, as provided in Section 63M-1-2003 ;
1056 (kkkk) appropriations to the Utah Science Technology and Research Governing
1057 Authority, created under Section 63M-2-301 , as provided under Section 63M-3-302 ;
1058 (llll) certain monies in the Rural Broadband Service Fund, as provided in Section
1059 63M-1-2303 ;
1060 (mmmm) funds collected from monthly offender supervision fees, as provided in
1061 Section 64-13-21.2 ;
1062 (nnnn) funds collected by the housing of state probationary inmates or state parole
1063 inmates, as provided in Subsection 64-13e-104 (2);
1064 (oooo) the Sovereign Lands Management account created in Section 65A-5-1 ;
1065 (pppp) certain forestry and fire control funds utilized by the Division of Forestry, Fire,
1066 and State Lands, as provided in Section 65A-8-103 ;
1067 (qqqq) the Department of Human Resource Management user training program, as
1068 provided in Section 67-19-6 ;
1069 (rrrr) funds for the University of Utah Poison Control Center program, as provided in
1070 Section 69-2-5.5 ;
1071 (ssss) appropriations to the Transportation Corridor Preservation Revolving Loan
1072 Fund, as provided in Section 72-2-117 ;
1073 (tttt) appropriations to the Local Transportation Corridor Preservation Fund, as
1074 provided in Section 72-2-117.5 ;
1075 (uuuu) appropriations to the Tollway Restricted Special Revenue Fund, as provided in
1076 Section 77-2-120 ;
1077 (vvvv) appropriations to the Aeronautics Construction Revolving Loan Fund, as
1078 provided in Section 77-2-122 ;
1079 (wwww) appropriations to the State Park Access Highways Improvement Program, as
1080 provided in Section 72-3-207 ;
1081 (xxxx) the Traffic Noise Abatement Program created in Section 72-6-112 ;
1082 (yyyy) certain funds received by the Office of the State Engineer for well drilling fines
1083 or bonds, as provided in Section 73-3-25 ;
1084 (zzzz) certain monies appropriated to increase the carrying capacity of the Jordan
1085 River that are transferred to the Division of Parks and Recreation, as provided in Section
1086 73-10e-1 ;
1087 (aaaaa) certain fees for the cost of electronic payments under the State Boating Act, as
1088 provided in Section 73-18-25 ;
1089 (bbbbb) certain monies appropriated from the Water Resources Conservation and
1090 Development Fund, as provided in Section 73-23-2 ;
1091 (ccccc) the Lake Powell Pipeline Project Operation and Maintenance Fund created in
1092 Section 73-28-404 ;
1093 (ddddd) certain funds in the Water Development and Flood Mitigation Reserve
1094 Account, as provided in Section 73-103-1 ;
1095 (eeeee) certain funds appropriated for compensation for special prosecutors, as
1096 provided in Section 77-10a-19 ;
1097 (fffff) the Indigent Aggravated Murder Defense Trust Fund created in Section
1098 77-32-601 ;
1099 (ggggg) the Indigent Felony Defense Trust Fund created in Section 77-32-701 ;
1100 (hhhhh) funds donated or paid to a juvenile court by private sources, as provided in
1101 Subsection 78A-6-203 (c);
1102 (iiiii) a state rehabilitative employment program, as provided in Section 78A-6-210 ;
1104 (jjjjj) fees from the issuance and renewal of licenses for certified court interpreters, as
1105 provided in Section 78B-1-146 .
1106 (2) No revenue collection, appropriation from a fund or account, or appropriation to a
1107 program may be treated as nonlapsing unless:
1108 (a) it is expressly referenced by this section;
1109 (b) it is designated in a condition of appropriation in the appropriations bill; or
1110 (c) nonlapsing authority is granted under Section 63J-1-603 .
1111 (3) Each legislative appropriations subcommittee shall review the accounts and funds
1112 that have been granted nonlapsing authority under this section or Section 63J-1-603 .
1113 Section 20. Repealer.
1114 This bill repeals:
1115 Section 58-37-7.5, Controlled substance database -- Pharmacy reporting
1116 requirements -- Access -- Penalties.
1117 Section 21. Coordinating H.B. 28 with S.B. 191 -- Technical amendments.
1118 If this H.B. 28 and S.B. 191, Governmental Accounting Amendments, both pass, it is
1119 the intent of the Legislature that the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel shall
1120 prepare the Utah Code database for publication by amending Subsection 58-37f-501 (1)(a) to
1121 read as follows:
1122 "(a) the Commerce Service Account;"
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