This bill provides for the Alabama Pain Management Act
This bill would provide additional powers for the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners regarding regulating pain management clinics and physicians
To add a new Article 11 consisting of Sections 34-24-1001, 34-24-1002, 34-24-1003, 34-24-1004, 34-24-1005, 34-24-1006, 34-24-1007, 34-24-1008, 34-24-1009, 34-24-1010, and 34-24-1011, to Chapter 24 of Title 34 of the Code of Alabama 1975, relating to doctors of medicine, doctors of osteopathy and all licensees of the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners and the Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama so as to provide for additional powers of the board relating to pain management; to provide for the "Alabama Pain Management Act"; to safeguard the public health, safety, and welfare by requiring the registration and regulation of pain management clinics and physicians working at these clinics; to provide for the renewal of pain management registrations; to provide for sanctions and punishments for the violation of the act; to provide the board with the authority to close pain management clinics when they pose an immediate danger to public health, safety, or welfare; to provide for reports by and to the board; to establish minimum standards for pain management medical records; to provide for related matters and for other purposes.
|May 7, 2013||S||Indefinitely Postponed|
|March 7, 2013||S||Pending third reading on day 12 Favorable from Judiciary with 1 substitute|
|March 7, 2013||S||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar with 1 substitute and|
|February 5, 2013||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||SB113 Alabama 2013 Session - Introduced|