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Relating to the administration of a medication and the ordering and administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
HB 687 would revise the pharmacy and pharmacists occupation code to expand the ability of pharmacists to order or administer immunizations or vaccinations to patients who are at least three years old as long as the immunizations or vaccinations are: authorized or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, and administered in accordance with the federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices vaccine-specific recommendations.
HB 678 would expand the number of people who are qualified to provide immunizations or vaccines. HB 678 would introduce more providers, expanding options for people seeking vaccines or immunizations. HB 678 benefits individual liberty, personal responsibility, and the free market. Texas Action supports HB 678.