Confirmation Hearing for Garold Tennis Secretary of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs

Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee

Agenda

Confirmation Hearing for Garold Tennis

Secretary of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
9:30 AM, Majority Caucus Room

9:30           Opening Statements – Senator Vance/Senator Kitchen

9:35           Introduction of the Acting Secretary by Senator Teplitz

9:40           Gary Tennis – Acting Secretary Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs

9:45           Questions

SB 396 (Vance) | Bill Summary – Reconstitutes the Health Care Cost Containment Act and reauthorizes the Council for a period of four years.

SB 472 (Rafferty) | Bill Summary – Requires that all controlled substances be prescribed on an official state prescription form.

Amendment A01188Adds schedule V controlled substances, clarifies that the form is only required if the prescription is not done electronically and that the requirement does not apply to veterinarians.   It also eliminates pharmacist requirements that are redundant with current law.