SB 420

86(R) - 2019
Senate Health & Human Services
Senate Health & Human Services

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
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Dawn Buckingham

Bill Caption

Relating to dispenser requirements for refilling prescriptions for certain controlled substances.

Fiscal Notes

According to the Legislative Budget Board, no fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

SB 420 would remove the requirement that pharmacists check the Prescription Monitoring Program when refilling a prescription.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action supports SB 420 because it supports limited government by eliminating an unnecessary administrative burden placed on pharmacists.