IN SB0496 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Passed on May 13 2013 - 100% progression
Action: 2013-05-13 - Public Law 193
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Specifies that ephedrine or pseudoephedrine may be sold only by a pharmacy or a retailer that uses the NPLEx tracking system. Allows a retailer who: (1) does not use the NPLEx tracking system; and (2) meets certain other requirements; to sell ephedrine or pseudoephedrine in convenience packages until January 1, 2014. Provides that: (1) a pharmacy may not sell more than 61.2 grams of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine to an individual in a 365 day period; and (2) an individual may not purchase more than 61.2 grams of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine in a 365 day period. Prohibits a person convicted of certain offenses involving methamphetamine from possessing ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine within seven years of the person's conviction, unless dispensed under a prescription. Increases the penalty for furnishing methamphetamine precursors to another person with knowledge that the recipient will use the precursors to manufacture a controlled substance if the person furnishes more than 10 grams of certain precursors. Removes a provision requiring certain signage where ephedrine or pseudoephedrine is sold.

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Control of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine.


Roll Calls

2013-04-16 - Senate - Senate - Senate concurred in House amendments (Y: 43 N: 5 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2013-03-25 - House - House - Third reading: passed (Y: 91 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2013-02-11 - Senate - Senate - Third reading: passed (Y: 44 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2013-05-13HousePublic Law 193
2013-05-07SenateSigned by the Governor
2013-04-29SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2013-04-25HouseSigned by the Speaker
2013-04-22SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2013-04-16SenateSenate concurred in House amendments; Roll Call 487: yeas 43, nays 5
2013-04-15SenateMotion to concur in House amendments filed
2013-03-25HouseReturned to the Senate with amendments
2013-03-25HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 331: yeas 91, nays 1
2013-03-21HouseAmendment 1 (Bacon), failed; voice vote
2013-03-21HouseAmendment 2 (McMillin), prevailed; voice vote
2013-03-21HouseSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2013-03-18HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2013-02-26HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
2013-02-12SenateSenators Steele and Kruse added as coauthors
2013-02-11SenateCosponsors: Reps. Steuerwald and Lawson
2013-02-11SenateHouse sponsor: Rep. McMillin
2013-02-11SenateReferred to the House
2013-02-11SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 98: yeas 44 and nays 4
2013-02-07SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 35 (c) technical corrections.
2013-02-05SenateAmendment 1 (Tallian), prevailed; voice vote
2013-02-05SenateAmendment 2 (Yoder), prevailed; voice vote
2013-02-05SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2013-01-31SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2013-01-29SenateSenator Randolph added as coauthor
2013-01-22SenateSenator M. Young added as second author
2013-01-14SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Corrections & Criminal Law
2013-01-14SenateAuthored by Senator Yoder

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