2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 158

(SB 4)

Board of Pharmacy to report to the Legislature regarding opioids.


        ENTITLED, An Act to require the Board of Pharmacy to report to the Legislature regarding monitoring and use of opioids in the state.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

    Section 1. That the code be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    The board shall, before the fourth Tuesday in January of each year, report to the Senate and House standing committees on health and human services on the monitoring and use of prescription opioids. This report shall include the number of opioid prescriptions from the prior three years. The report shall also include an update to any changes or advances made to the prescription drug monitoring program.

    Section 2. Section 1 of this Act is repealed on June 30, 2022.

     Signed February 9, 2017
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