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H0510.................................................by HEALTH AND WELFARE
PHARMACISTS - Amends existing law relating to pharmacists to set forth
experience for pharmacist members of the Board of Pharmacy; and to revise
provisions for appointment of board members.
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2008
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 510
BY HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO PHARMACISTS; AMENDING SECTION 54-1707, IDAHO CODE, TO SET FORTH
3 EXPERIENCE FOR PHARMACIST MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF PHARMACY; AND AMENDING
4 SECTION 54-1709, IDAHO CODE, TO REVISE PROVISIONS FOR APPOINTMENT OF BOARD
5 MEMBERS AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Section 54-1707, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
8 amended to read as follows:
9 54-1707. MEMBERSHIP. The board of pharmacy shall consist of five (5) mem-
10 bers. One (1) member shall be a representative of the public, and four (4)
11 members shall be licensed pharmacists who possess the qualifications specified
12 in section 54-1708, Idaho Code. The pharmacist members should have diverse
13 pharmacy practice experience, with at least one (1) member having substantial
14 experience in retail pharmacy and one member having substantial experience in
15 health system pharmacy.
16 SECTION 2. That Section 54-1709, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
17 amended to read as follows:
18 54-1709. APPOINTMENT OF BOARD MEMBERS -- NOTICE OF VACANCY -- NOMINEES.
19 Prior to the expiration of the regular term of a pharmacist member of the
20 board or upon the occurrence of declaration of a vacancy in the pharmacist
21 membership of the board, the governor shall notify in writing the Idaho Sstate
22 Ppharmacy Aassociation, Iinc. and the Idaho society of health-system pharma-
23 cists, a nonprofit corporation, thereof, and the association each organization
24 shall, within thirty (30) days thereafter, nominate three (3) qualified per-
25 sons pharmacists to fill such vacancy and shall forthwith forward the nomina-
26 tions to the governor, who may shall thereupon appoint from such nominees, the
27 person to be a pharmacist member of the board to fill such vacancy. If the
28 association aforementioned organizations shall fail to furnish to the governor
29 the names of nominees to fill a vacancy within the time herein provided, the
30 governor may appoint any person pharmacist otherwise qualified to fill said
31 vacancy. The governor may appoint any person otherwise qualified to fill the
32 position of the public representative, whether or not said person is nominated
33 by the aforementioned pharmacy organizations.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This Act amends section 54-1707, Idaho Code, to allow the Idaho
Society of health-systems pharmacists, pharmacists a vacancy on
the Idaho Board of Pharmacy. The bill also outlines the
experience necessary for pharmacist members of the board
. Furthermore it allows the Governor to appoint any person
otherwise qualified to fill the position of the public
representative whether or not said person is nominated by the
aforementioned pharmacy organizations or not.
There is no fiscal impact to the general fund.
Name: Representative Sue Chew
Name: Representative Pete Nielsen
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 510