Prescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information. (SB1195)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell) with support from co-patron Del. Danny Bowling (D-Oakwood)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prescription Monitoring Program; disclosure of information. Removes requirement that a prescriber obtain written consent from the recipient of a prescription before requesting information on that recipient for the purpose of establishing his treatment history, and allows prescribers to delegate authority to access information in the Program to up to two licensed health care professionals. Also allows the Director of the Department of Health Professions to enter into agreements for mutual exchange of information among prescription monitoring programs in other jurisdictions. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098452300
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/2009Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
01/22/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1195)
02/05/2009Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2009Committee substitute printed 094139300-S1
02/06/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2009Committee substitute agreed to 094139300-S1
02/09/2009Emergency clause added
02/09/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1195S1
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Placed on Calendar
02/11/2009Read first time
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/17/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1195S1)
02/18/2009Read second time
02/19/2009Read third time
02/19/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1195ER)
02/24/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1195ER)
02/25/2009Signed by Speaker
02/27/2009Signed by President
03/16/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 162 (effective 3/16/09)
03/16/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0162)