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CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE DATABASE - LICENSING

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AMENDMENTS

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2011 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Bradley M. Daw

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Senate Sponsor: Curtis S. Bramble

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             8      LONG TITLE
             9      Committee Note:
             10          The Health and Human Services Interim Committee recommended this bill.
             11      General Description:
             12          This bill amends licensing provisions in the Controlled Substance Database Act.
             13      Highlighted Provisions:
             14          This bill:
             15          .    provides that an individual who is not a veterinarian, who obtains a new license to
             16      prescribe a controlled substance, shall, within 30 days after the day on which the
             17      individual obtains a license to prescribe a controlled substance from the Drug
             18      Enforcement Administration, register with the division to use the Controlled
             19      Substance Database; and
             20          .    makes technical changes.
             21      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             22          None
             23      Other Special Clauses:
             24          None
             25      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             26      AMENDS:
             27          58-37f-401, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 287


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             29      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             30          Section 1. Section 58-37f-401 is amended to read:
             31           58-37f-401. Database registration required -- Penalties for failure to register.
             32          (1) Each individual, other than a veterinarian, who, on June 30, 2010, has a license to
             33      prescribe a controlled substance under Chapter 37, Utah Controlled Substances Act, but is not
             34      registered with the division to use the database shall, on or before September 30, 2010, register
             35      with the division to use the database.
             36          (2) Each individual who, on November 1, 2012, is registered with the division to use
             37      the database shall, on or before January 1, 2013, participate in the online tutorial and pass the
             38      online test described in Section 58-37f-402 .
             39          (3) (a) An individual who is not a veterinarian, who obtains a new license to prescribe
             40      a controlled substance under Chapter 37, Utah Controlled Substances Act, shall, within 30 days
             41      after the day on which the individual obtains a license to prescribe a controlled substance from
             42      the Drug Enforcement Administration, register with the division to use the database.
             43          [(3)] (b) [Beginning on July 1, 2010, an] An individual who is not a veterinarian may
             44      not [obtain or] renew a license to prescribe a controlled substance under Chapter 37, Utah
             45      Controlled Substances Act, unless the individual registers with the division to use the database.
             46          (4) Beginning on November 2, 2012, in order to register to use the database, the
             47      individual registering must participate in the online tutorial and pass the online test described
             48      in Section 58-37f-402 .
             49          (5) Failure by an individual to comply with the requirements of this section is grounds
             50      for the division to take the following actions in accordance with Section 58-1-401 :
             51          (a) refuse to issue a license to the individual;
             52          (b) refuse to renew the individual's license; or
             53          (c) revoke, suspend, restrict, or place on probation the license.
             54          (6) Beginning on July 1, 2010, the division shall, in accordance with Section
             55      63J-1-504 , impose an annual database registration fee on an individual who registers to use the
             56      database, to pay the startup and ongoing costs of the division for complying with the
             57      requirements of this section and Section 58-37f-402 .





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