HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 639        FILED ON: 1/13/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1998

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jeffrey N. Roy

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to prescription monitoring program enforcement regulations.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jeffrey N. Roy

10th Norfolk

Rebecca L. Rausch

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 639        FILED ON: 1/13/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1998

By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Jeffrey N. Roy and Rebecca L. Rausch relative to prescription monitoring program enforcement regulations.  Public Health.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1216 OF 2017-2018.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act relative to prescription monitoring program enforcement regulations.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Chapter 94C of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after section 24A, subsection (l) the following paragraph:-

(m) The Board of Registration in Medicine shall promulgate regulations relative to participation in the prescription monitoring program required under this section and enforcement through its disciplinary unit.  Such regulations shall make provisions to reprimand, censure, impose fines, require the performance of public service in a manner and at a time and place to be determined by the board, require a course of education or training, or otherwise discipline a physician who fails to comply with the requirements of this section.