Representative Rich, bill co-sponsor, introduced HB 21-1012. 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.