HOUSE BILL NO. 50
AS AMENDED BY
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO PHARMACY.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :
Section 1. Amend § 2513, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by deleting Subsection (b) and replacing in lieu thereof the following:
"(b) No person who has not been issued a certificate as a pharmacist or who is not a pharmacy intern or a pharmacy student participating in an approved College of Pharmacy coordinated practical experience program under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, within the meaning of this Chapter, shall certify a prescription, perform drug utilization review, provide drug information requiring clinical or technical knowledge, counsel patients, receive new verbal prescription orders without recorded backup or contact a prescriber concerning prescription drug order interpretation or therapy modification. Other responsibilities may be delegated to a Certified Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Technician who are under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.".
Section 2. Further Amend § 2513, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by deleting subsection (f) in its entirety.
Section 3. Regulations to implement the above amended Section will be promulgated by the Board of Pharmacy.
Approved May 15, 2006