Bills That Go Into Effect January 1, 2017

Posted in Latest News on February 17, 2017.

SB 0422
Relating to Health Insurance Coverage For Opioids
Health Insurance Coverage For Opioids; Providing that a health insurance policy that covers abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug products may impose a prior authorization requirement for an abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug product only if the insurer imposes the same requirement for each opioid analgesic drug product without an abuse-deterrence labeling claim; prohibiting such health insurance policy from requiring use of an opioid analgesic drug product without an abuse-deterrence labeling claim before authorizing the use of an abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug product, etc.
Effective Date: 1/1/2017
3/25/2016 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2016-112

SB 0938
Relating to Retail Sale of Dextromethorphan
Retail Sale of Dextromethorphan; Prohibiting a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer, or its employees and representatives, from knowingly or willfully selling a finished drug product containing dextromethorphan to a person younger than 18 years of age; prohibiting a person 18 years of age or younger from purchasing a finished drug product containing dextromethorphan, etc.
Effective Date: 1/1/2017
4/1/2016 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2016-176

SB 1104
Relating to Service of Process on Financial Institutions
Service of Process on Financial Institutions; Requiring service on financial institutions to be made in accordance with s. 655.0201, F.S.; revising applicability of provisions of law governing service of process on financial institutions; authorizing certain financial institutions to designate with the Department of State a place or registered agent within the state as the sole location or agent for service of process, notice, levy, or demand, etc.
Effective Date: 1/1/2017
4/1/2016 Approved by Governor; Chapter No. 2016-180″



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