HB17-1224 - Misbranded Adulterated Counterfeit Drugs Penalty

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning penalties for accessing drugs in a manner that violates the'Colorado Food and Drug Act'.

The bill amends the pharmacy practice law to specify that it is unlawful to possess, sell, dispense, give, receive, or administer an adulterated or misbranded drug or device, within the meaning of the 'Colorado Food and Drug Act', or a counterfeit drug, as defined in the bill.

A person who engages in an unlawful act is subject to a civil fine of between $1,000 and $10,000.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Latest update: June 5, 2017
06/05/2017 - Governor Signed
05/02/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/01/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
04/27/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/10/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/07/2017 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments
04/05/2017 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/29/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services
03/28/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/27/2017 - House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
03/22/2017 - House Committee on Finance Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
03/14/2017 - House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor Refer Amended to Finance
03/03/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Business Affairs and Labor