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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Public Health

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Event Date:10/4/2011

Start Time:10:00 AM

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Pharmaceuticals and Medical Sharps Access, Recycling, and Disposal Policies, Provider and Industry Practices Related to Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S1081 By Ms. Chandler, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of Chandler for legislation to encourage the recycling of unused medications [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Harriette L. Chandler
2 S1089 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1089) of Eldridge for legislation to prevent harmful chemicals from contaminating the water supply [Joint Committee on Public Health]. James B. Eldridge
3 S1107 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1107) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas P. Kennedy, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to prescription drug rebates. Public Health. Robert L. Hedlund
4 S1152 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1152) of Pacheco, Jones, Eldridge and other members of the General Court relative to prescription drug waste [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Richard T. Moore
5 S1157 By Mr. Pacheco, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1157) of Dykema and Pacheco for legislation relative to home generated sharps management [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Marc R. Pacheco
6 H585 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 585) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to protecting patients from breakthrough seizures. Public Health. William N. Brownsberger
7 H595 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 595) of Robert M. Koczera for legislation to authorize the return of certain prescription medication to pharmacies and redistribution of such medication. Public Health. Robert M. Koczera
8 H615 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, petition (accompanied by Bill, House, No. 615) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and Colleen M. Garry relative to prohibiting advertising by pharmaceutical companies. Public Health. Kathi-Anne Reinstein
9 H616 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 616) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein for legislation to require pharmacists to inform purchasers of drugs of the availability of over-the-counter interchangeable drug products. Public Health. Kathi-Anne Reinstein
10 H618 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 618) of John W. Scibak for legislation to require health care entities to participate in the federal prescription drug price discount program. Public Health. John W. Scibak
11 H619 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 619) of John W. Scibak relative to establishing a drug repository program. Public Health. John W. Scibak
12 H620 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 620) of John W. Scibak, David B. Sullivan and Anne M. Gobi relative to returning unused pharmaceutical drugs by a health care facility or hospice program to a pharmacy. Public Health. John W. Scibak
13 H621 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 621) of John W. Scibak and Anne M. Gobi that the Board of Registration in Pharmacy be authorized to provide for the establishment and operation of a cancer drug repository program. Public Health. John W. Scibak
14 H1475 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1475) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to reciprocal benefits contracts. Public Health. Paul J. Donato
15 H1497 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1497) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to regulate the license, transfer, use, or sale of prescriber-identifiable data only for commercial purposes by pharmacies. Public Health. Stephen Kulik
16 H1504 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1504) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to the provision or payment of meals consumed by certain health care practitioners in restaurants. Public Health. Aaron Michlewitz
17 H1507 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1507) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to improving health care quality and cost in the medical device industry. Public Health. Vincent A. Pedone
18 H1508 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1508) of Vincent A. Pedone relative to the personal information of medical staff in hospitals. Public Health. Vincent A. Pedone
19 H1510 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1510) of Vincent A. Pedone for legislation to protect certain information provided by hospital staff persons. Public Health. Vincent A. Pedone
20 H1521 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1521) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to ensure transparency in prescription drug practices. Public Health. Jeffrey Sánchez
21 H1538 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1538) of Walter F. Timilty establishing a special commission to study and recommend improvements in the delivery of prescription drug benefits for the citizens. Public Health. Walter F. Timilty
22 H1539 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1539) of Walter F. Timilty relative to the rights of patients to certain bulk medications upon discharge from medical facilities. Public Health. Walter F. Timilty
23 H1544 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1544) of Steven M. Walsh requiring physicians to file with the Board of Registration in Medicine information relative to the receipt of gifts and gratuities received from certain corporations. Public Health. Steven M. Walsh
24 H2352 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2352) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to prescription drug coupons. Public Health. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
25 H2359 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2359) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the Commissioner of Public Health being directed to establish regulations for the return of certain unused prescription medications to pharmacies. Public Health. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
26 H2364 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2364) of Louis L. Kafka and Stephen R. Canessa that the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health. Louis L. Kafka
27 H2383 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2383) of David B. Sullivan and others relative to coupons of manufacturers submitted to health care insurers. Public Health. David B. Sullivan
28 H2898 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Louis L. Kafka relative to medical equipment suppliers. Public Health. Louis L. Kafka
29 H2899 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2899) of Louis L. Kafka and Michael O. Moore relative to medical equipment suppliers. Public Health. Louis L. Kafka
30 H2903 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2903) of Vincent A. Pedone and Anne M. Gobi relative to restaurant facilities under the law regulating pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing. Public Health. Vincent A. Pedone
31 H3296 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of James R. Miceli relative to safe disposal of prescription drugs. Public Health. James R. Miceli
32 S280 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 280) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to protect against unfair prescription drug practices. Elder Affairs. Mark C. Montigny
33 H3363 By Mr. Galvin of Canton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3363) of Steve Drobnis relative to the substitution of generic drugs. Public Health. William C. Galvin
34 H3364 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3364) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and Martin J. Walsh for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to responsible practices in issuing prescriptions. Public Health. Thomas A. Golden, Jr.
35 H3365 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3365) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Martin J. Walsh and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish an unused prescription drug disposal program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health. Thomas A. Golden, Jr.
36 H3366 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3366) of Russell E. Holmes, Linda Dorcena Forry and Steven L. Levy for legislation to provide clear expiration date and method of proper disposal methods of medication. Public Health. Russell E. Holmes
37 H3367 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3367) of Jason M. Lewis, Patricia D. Jehlen and Jonathan Hecht for legislation to reduce health care costs by promoting additional education on cost effectiveness to providers. Public Health. Jason M. Lewis
38 H3370 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3370) of John W. Scibak and others relative to expanding the functions of the State Office for Pharmacy Services. Public Health. John W. Scibak
39 H3602 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3602) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to safe disposal of syringes, injection devices and other medical sharps. Public Health. Carolyn C. Dykema
40 H3603 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3603) of John W. Scibak relative to prescription drug management. Public Health. John W. Scibak

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