HB17-1350 - Pharmacist Partial Fill Opioid Prescription

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning the ability of a pharmacist to partially fill prescriptions for opioids.

The bill:


  • Allows a pharmacist to dispense a schedule II opioid in a lesser amount than the prescribed amount if certain circumstances are met;
  • Limits the time that the remaining portions of a partially filled prescription for a schedule II opioid drug may be filled; and
  • Directs a pharmacist partially filling a prescription for a schedule II opioid to retain the original prescription at the pharmacy, report the partial fill to the prescription drug monitoring program, and notify the prescribing health care provider that the prescription was partially filled.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


Latest update: May 4, 2017
05/04/2017 - Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
05/02/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
05/02/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/01/2017 - House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/27/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
04/21/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment