MS HB294 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 3 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-02-16 - Referred To Public Health and Welfare
Pending: Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 41-29-137.1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Delete The Repealer On The Section That Authorizes 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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Hospices; delete repealer on authority for prescribing certain drugs without in-person visit with a patient.


Roll Calls

2021-02-03 - House - House Passed (Y: 117 N: 1 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-02-16SenateReferred To Public Health and Welfare
2021-02-04HouseTransmitted To Senate
2021-01-26HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Public Health and Human Services

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4129137Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

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