Senate Amendment 5350


PAG LIN

     1  1    Amend House File 2531, as amended, passed, and
     1  2 reprinted by the House, as follows:
     1  3 #1.  Page 38, by striking lines 12 through 28 and
     1  4 inserting:
     1  5    <Sec. ___.  Section 155A.6A, subsection 3, Code
     1  6 2009, is amended to read as follows:
     1  7    3.  a.  Beginning July 1, 2009 December 31, 2012,
     1  8 a person who is in the process of acquiring national
     1  9 certification as a pharmacy technician and who is
     1 10 in training to become a pharmacy technician shall
     1 11 register with the board as a pharmacy technician. The
     1 12 registration shall be issued for a period not to exceed
     1 13 one year and shall not be renewable.
     1 14    b.  A person who is registered as a pharmacy
     1 15 technician or a pharmacy technician trainee prior
     1 16 to January 1, 2010, who has worked as a pharmacy
     1 17 technician or pharmacy technician trainee for a minimum
     1 18 of two thousand hours in the previous eighteen months
     1 19 under the direction of a licensed pharmacist shall
     1 20 have until December 31, 2013, to attain certification
     1 21 pursuant to this section.  The supervising pharmacist
     1 22 shall be responsible for verifying with the Iowa board
     1 23 of pharmacy that any person affected by this paragraph
     1 24 continues to have a minimum of two thousand hours of
     1 25 supervised training in any eighteen=month period of
     1 26 time between January 1, 2010, and December 31, 2013.>
     1 27 #2.  Page 42, after line 25 by inserting:
     1 28    <Sec. ___.  EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT.  This
     1 29 provision of this division of this Act amending section
     1 30 155A.6A, being deemed of immediate importance, takes
     1 31 effect upon enactment.>
     1 32 #3.  By renumbering as necessary.


                                        
          EUGENE S. FRAISE


                                        
          THOMAS G. COURTNEY


                                        
          WALLY E. HORN
          HF2531.2883 (2) 83
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