Ohio House Bill 326 - Prescribing Authority

To authorize certain psychologists to prescribe psychotropic and other drugs for the treatment of drug addiction and mental illness.

SUMMARY:

Authorizes certain psychologists to prescribe specified drugs and devices, order related laboratory tests, and issue medication administration orders to nurses.

Disability Rights Ohio Advocacy

Submitted testimony on June 20, 2018

PRIMARY SPONSORS:

Representatives Seitz, Gavarone

SECONDARY SPONSORS:

Representatives Riedel, Howse, Leland, Hambley, Kent

 

COMMITTEE:

House Health

COMPANION BILL:

No Companion Bill

LINK TO BILL:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA132-HB-326

LEGISLATION STATUS:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-status?id=GA132-HB-326

BILL STATUS:

House Action

Introduced in the House on August 21, 2017

Referred to Committee on September 12, 2017

Committee Hearings on:

March 21, 2018
April 11, 2018
May 23, 2018
June 20, 2018
June 27, 2018

 

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