Introduced by Sen. Bill Hardiman (R) on April 30, 2009
To prohibit a health care provider from knowingly using a “reprocessed single-use medical device” on a patient unless it meets certain sterility standards, subject to a $10,000 civil fine for violations. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on April 30, 2009
Reported in the Senate on June 16, 2009
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 25, 2009
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 25, 2009
Amendment offered by Sen. Gilda Jacobs (D) on July 15, 2009
To tie-bar the bill to Senate Bill 65, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. SB 65 would authorize exceptions to the state “drug paraphernalia” prohibition for individuals who are authorized to use otherwise-illegal drugs for medical purposes (including medical marijuana), and for certain other uses.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on July 15, 2009
To prohibit a health care provider from knowingly reusing, recycling, refurbishing for reuse a “reprocessed single-use medical device” on a patient unless it meets certain sterility standards, subject to 10 years in prison and a $50,000 fine for violations.