CHAPTER 28

HB 369-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-0198

01/10

 

HOUSE BILL 369-FN

 

AN ACT relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Rep. Guthrie, Rock. 13; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3; Rep. Kotowski, Merr. 24; Rep. Crawford, Carr. 4; Rep. Stapleton, Sull. 5; Rep. MacDonald, Carr. 6; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13; Sen. Chandley, Dist 11

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies the rule regarding querying the controlled drug prescription health and safety program when writing an initial opioid prescription for a patient's pain or substance use disorder.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-0198

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to the controlled drug prescription health and safety program.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

28:1  Controlled Drug Prescription Health and Safety Program; Rulemaking.  Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 318-B:41, II(a)(4)(A) to read as follows:

(4)(A)  Querying the program database when writing an initial schedule II, III, or IV opioid prescription for the management or treatment of a patient's pain or substance use disorder and then periodically, at least twice a year.  Such rules shall include exceptions for:

28:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: May 15, 2019

Effective Date: July 14, 2019