FL H0021 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 12-2)
Status: Passed on March 20 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-20 - Chapter No. 2018-13
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Requiring certain boards to require certain registered practitioners to complete a specified board-approved continuing education course to obtain authorization to prescribe controlled substances as part of biennial license renewal and before a specified date; requiring the applicable boards to adopt rules establishing certain guidelines for prescribing controlled substances for acute pain; providing requirements for pharmacists for the dispensing of controlled substances to persons not known to them; authorizing a pharmacist to dispense controlled substances upon receipt of an electronic prescription if certain conditions are met, etc.

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Controlled Substances


Roll Calls

2018-03-09 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#62 (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-09 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#899 (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 18 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-08 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#15 (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-01 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#696 (Y: 114 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-20 Chapter No. 2018-13
2018-03-19 Approved by Governor
2018-03-14 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2018-03-09HouseOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2018-03-09SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0
2018-03-09SenateConcurred in House amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) (165513, 829389, 985559)
2018-03-09SenateIn returning messages
2018-03-09HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 99 NAYS 0 1180
2018-03-09HouseConcurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (872398)
2018-03-09HouseAmendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (165513, 829389, 985559)
2018-03-08HouseIn returning messages
2018-03-08SenateCS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0
2018-03-08SenateAmendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (872398) 890
2018-03-08SenateRead 3rd time
2018-03-07SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2018-03-07SenateAmendment(s) adopted (397172) 837
2018-03-07SenateRead 2nd time
2018-03-07SenateSubstituted for CS/SB 8
2018-03-07SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2018-03-07SenateWithdrawn from Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules
2018-03-01SenateReferred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules
2018-03-01SenateIn Messages
2018-03-01HouseCS passed as amended; YEAS 114 NAYS 0
2018-03-01HouseRead 3rd time 748
2018-02-28HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2018-02-28HouseAmendment(s) adopted (091281, 771849)
2018-02-28HouseRead 2nd time
2018-02-22HouseCS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time 663
2018-02-22HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/18
2018-02-22HousePlaced on Calendar
2018-02-22HousePending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2018-02-21HouseCS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
2018-02-19HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/21/18, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2018-01-22HouseNow in Health and Human Services Committee
2018-01-22HouseFavorable by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0
2018-01-18HouseOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/22/18, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
2018-01-16HouseNow in Appropriations Committee
2018-01-11HouseCS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time
2018-01-11HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2018-01-11HouseCS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0
2018-01-08HouseOn Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 01/10/18, 4:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
2017-10-26HouseReferred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee

Same As/Similar To

S458 (Similar To) 2018-03-10 - Died in Health Policy
S8 (Similar To) 2018-03-07 - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 21
H1159 (Similar To) 2018-03-10 - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

Code Citations

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4560301Amended CodeSee Bill Text
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Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/21/Vote/HouseVote_h00021e1696.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/21/Vote/SenateVote_h00021e1015.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/21/Vote/HouseVote_h00021e1899.PDF
Roll Callhttp://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/21/Vote/SenateVote_h00021e1062.PDF

Bill Comments