Under existing law, federal, state, county, and municipal officers, the investigators of the Board of Dental Examiners, and the agents and officers of the Department of Public Safety may inspect prescriptions, orders, and records relating to controlled substances, including the Controlled Substances Prescription Database, and stocks of Schedule I, II, III, IV, and V controlled substances
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is the successor agency to the Department of Public Safety. This bill would remove references to agents and officers of the Department of Public Safety and would add Intelligence Analysts of ALEA as authorized persons to inspect the prescriptions, orders, records, and stocks of scheduled controlled substances
This bill would also permit the release of prescription data from the Controlled Substances Prescription Database for bona fide educational and research activities
Amendment 621 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 111.05 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, prohibits a general law whose purpose or effect would be to require a new or increased expenditure of local funds from becoming effective with regard to a local governmental entity without enactment by a 2/3 vote unless: it comes within one of a number of specified exceptions; it is approved by the affected entity; or the Legislature appropriates funds, or provides a local source of revenue, to the entity for the purpose
Relating to controlled substances; to amend Section 20-2-91, Code of Alabama 1975, to add Intelligence Analysts of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency as persons authorized to inspect prescriptions, orders, and records relating to certain controlled substances and stocks of the controlled substances; to amend Section 20-2-214, Code of Alabama 1975, to permit the release of prescription data from the database for bona fide educational and research activities; and to amend Section 20-2-15, Code of Alabama 1975, to make conforming changes.
|April 2, 2015||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security|
|Hearing||April 15, 2015||Room 418 at 09:00||House PS&HS Public Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB393 Alabama 2015 Session - Introduced|