MS HB1460 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 10-3)
Status: Failed on March 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Authorize Medical Directors Of Hospices To Prescribe Controlled Substances For Patients Of The Hospice For Terminal Disease Pain Without Having An In-person Face-to-face Visit With A Patient Before Issuing A Prescription; To Amend Section 41-29-137, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Provision; And For Related Purposes.

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Hospice; allow medical directors to prescribe controlled substances for pain for terminally ill patients without in person visit.


Roll Calls

2019-02-07 - House - House Passed (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-03-05SenateDied In Committee
2019-02-26SenateReferred To Public Health and Welfare
2019-02-08HouseTransmitted To Senate
2019-01-31HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2019-01-21HouseReferred To Public Health and Human Services

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