bill sponsor, made opening remarks about HB21-1012. Current law requires
the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to track all controlled
substances prescribed in Colorado. Beginning February 1, 2023, the
bill expands the program to track all prescription drugs prescribed in
the state. The bill extends the repeal of the program until September
1, 2028, following a sunset review.
Current law authorizes the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) to
collect a fee from licensees who may prescribe controlled substances. The
bill authorizes DORA to collect a fee from any licensed practitioner.
A fact sheet submitted by the public for HB21-1012 can be found in Attachment