S.B. 88

House Floor Amendments

Amendment 2 March 5, 2012 4:16 PM

Representative Evan J. Vickers proposes the following amendments:

1.    Page 2, Lines 28 through 29 :    

             28      AMENDS:
             29          58-17b-309, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 76
      58-83-502, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 180      

2.    Page 4, Lines 96 through 97 :    

             96      Physician Licensing Board, the Physician Assistant Licensing Board, the Board of Nursing,
             97      [and] the Optometrist Licensing Board,
{   or   }        and       the Online Prescribing, Dispensing, and Facilitation

3.    Page 5, Lines 121 through 123 :    

             121          (E) Chapter 70a, Physician Assistant Act[.]; or
             122          (F) Chapter 83, Online Prescribing, Dispensing, and Facilitation Act
  , if an online prescriber       .

             123          (6) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(d), this section does not restrict or limit the

4.    Page 5, Lines 124 through 125 :    

             124      scope of practice of an optometrist or optometric physician licensed under Chapter 16a, Utah
             125      Optometry Practice Act.
      Section 2. Section 58-83-502 is amended to read:      

     58-83-502 .   Unprofessional conduct.
     "Unprofessional conduct" includes, in addition to the definition in Section 58-1-501 and as may be further defined by administrative rule:
     (1) online prescribing, dispensing, or facilitation with respect to a person under the age of 18 years;
     (2) using the name or official seal of the state, the Utah Department of Commerce, or the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, or their boards, in an unauthorized manner;
     (3) failing to respond promptly to a request by the division for information including:
     (a) an audit of the website; or
     (b) records of the online prescriber, the Internet facilitator, or the online contract pharmacy;
     (4) using an online prescriber, online contract pharmacy, or Internet facilitator without approval of the division;
     (5) failing to inform a patient of the patient's freedom of choice in selecting who will dispense a prescription in accordance with Subsection 58-83-305 (1)(n);
{   and   }

     (6) failing to keep the division informed of the name and contact information of the Internet facilitator or online contract pharmacy      {   .   }        ; and

    (7) violating the dispensing and labeling requirements of Section 58-17b-309.  

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