Louisiana Board of Pharmacy Regulatory Projects for 2017 including Pharmacist-in-Charge of Nonresident Pharmacy final rule becoming effect 1-20-2017

Regulatory Projects


2016-6 ~ Marijuana Pharmacy [Source: Regulatory Proposal 2016-A]
               01-09-2017     1st Report submitted to Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Welfare.
               01-10-2017     Distributed electronic Notice of Rulemaking Activity to List of Interested Parties, as well as all pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacy interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician candidates.
               03-02-2017     Public Hearing.


2016-5 ~ Reinstatement of CDS Licenses [Source: Regulatory Proposal 2016-H]
               11-16-2016     Board adopted proposed rule, then adopted a Declaration of Emergency and fixed the effective date for November 17, 2016.
               11-17-2016     Board distributed required notice to Offices of the Governor, Attorney General, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chairs of the Health & Welfare Committees in the Senate and House, and Director of the Louisiana Register.
               11-18-2016     Distributed electronic Notice of Rulemaking Activity to List of Interested Parties, as well as all pharmacies, pharmacists, interns, technicians, and technician candidates.
               01-09-2017     1st Report submitted to Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Welfare.
               01-10-2017     Distributed electronic Notice of Rulemaking Activity to List of Interested Parties, as well as all pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacy interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician candidates.
               03-01-2017     Public Hearing.    


2016-4 ~ Standing Orders for Distribution of Naloxone & Other Opioid Antagonists [Source: Regulatory Proposal 2016-G]
               08-10-2016     Board adopted proposed rule, then adopted a Declaration of Emergency and fixed the effective date immediately.
               08-10-2016     Distributed required notice to Offices of the Governor, Attorney General, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chair of Senate Health & Welfare Committee, Chair of House Health & Welfare Committee, and Director of the Louisiana Register.
               08-10-2016     Distributed electronic Notice of Rulemaking Activity to List of Interested Parties, as well as all pharmacies, pharmacists, interns, technicians, and technician candidates.
               12-07-2016     Distributed required notice to Offices of the Governor, Attorney General, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representative, Chair of Senate Health & Welfare Committee, Chair of House Health & Welfare Committee, and Director of the Louisiana Register.
               01-09-2017     1st Report submitted to Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Welfare.
               01-10-2017     Distributed electronic Notice of Rulemaking Activity to List of Interested Parties as well as all pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacy interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician candidates.
               03-01-2017     Public Hearing.

                                                                                                                  
2016-3 ~ Medication Synchronization [Source: Regulatory Proposal 2016-F]
               04-08-2016     1st Report submitted to Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health & Welfare.
               04-09-2016     Distributed electronic Notice of Rulemaking Activity to List of Interested Parties, as well as all pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacy interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician candidates.
               04-20-2016     Notice of Intent published in Louisiana Register.
               05-25-2016     Public Hearing.
               06-20-2016     Board received one comment at public hearing, which included a request to revise the original proposed rule by inserting a synonym for the term 'medication synchronization' to the title and body of the original proposed rule.  The Board had no objection to the proposed revision and filed the required notice.  Potpourri Notice was published in today's edition of the Louisiana Register.
               07-22-2016     Public Hearing.
               08-01-2016     2nd Report Hearing Record to Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health & Welfare.
               08-01-2016     Distributed electronic Notice of Rulemaking Activity to List of Interested Parties, as well as all pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacy interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician candidates.
               09-20-2016     Final Rule published in Louisiana Register, effective today.
               09-21-2016     Distributed electronic Notice of Rulemaking Activity to List of Interested Parties, as well as all pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacy interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician candidates.


2016-2 ~ Pharmacist-in-Charge of Nonresident Pharmacy 
[Source: Regulatory Proposal 2016-E]
               04-08-2016     1st Report submitted to Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health & Welfare.
               04-09-2016     Distributed electronic Notice of Rulemaking Activity to List of Interested Parties, as well as all pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacy interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician candidates.
               04-20-2016     Notice of Intent published in Louisiana Register.
               05-25-2016     Public Hearing.
               08-10-2016     Board reviewed comments and testimony from public hearing.
               11-14-2016     2nd Report Hearing Record to Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health & Welfare.
               11-14-2016     Distributed electronic Notice of Rulemaking Activity to List of Interested Parties, as well as all pharmacies, pharmacists, interns, technicians, and technician candidates.
               01-20-2017     Final Rule published in Louisiana Register, effective today.