Recent Adopted Rule Changes


In the April 3, 2020, edition of the Texas Register, the Board published the adoption of emergency new rule:

  • §291.30 concerning Medication Limitations

The emergency new rule is effective on March 20, 2020. Click here to view the Texas Register publication.


In the June 12, 2020, edition of the Texas Register, the Board adopted amendments to:

  • §281.35 concerning Temporary Suspension or Restriction
  • §283.2 concerning Definitions
  • §283.4 concerning Internship Requirements
  • §283.5 concerning Pharmacist-Intern Duties
  • §283.6 concerning Preceptor Requirements and Ratio of Preceptors to Pharmacist-Interns
  • §291.19 concerning Administrative Actions as a Result of Compliance Inspection
  • §291.155 concerning Limited Prescription Delivery Pharmacy (Class H)
  • §295.1 concerning Change of Address and/or Name
  • §295.8 concerning Continuing Education Requirements
  • §297.9 concerning Notifications

Unless otherwise specified, these amendments are effective on June 18, 2020. Click here to view the Texas Register publication.


In the February 28, 2020, edition of the Texas Register, the Board adopted amendments to:

  • §281.7 concerning Grounds for Discipline of a Pharmacist License
  • §281.9 concerning Grounds for Discipline for a Pharmacy Technician or a Pharmacy Technician Trainee
  • §281.66 concerning Application for Reissuance or Removal of Restrictions of a License or Registration
  • §281.69 concerning Automatic Denial or Revocation
  • §281.70 concerning Surety Bond
  • §291.1 concerning Pharmacy License Application
  • §291.3 concerning Required Notifications
  • §291.4 concerning Sworn Disclosure Statement
  • §291.14 concerning Pharmacy License Renewal
  • §291.34 concerning Records
  • §295.9 concerning Inactive License
  • §295.13 concerning Drug Therapy Management by a Pharmacist under Written Protocol of a Physician
  • §315.3 concerning Prescriptions
  • §315.16 concerning Patient Access to Prescription Monitoring Program Prescription Record (effective June 1, 2020)

Unless otherwise specified, these amendments are effective on March 5, 2020. Click here to view the Texas Register publication.

 

In the December 6, 2019, edition of the Texas Register, the Board adopted amendments to:

  • §283.12 concerning Licenses for Military Service Members, Military Veterans, and Military Spouses
  • §291.121 concerning Remote Pharmacy Services
  • §295.8 concerning Continuing Education Requirements
  • §295.13 concerning Drug Therapy Management by a Pharmacist under Written Protocol of a Physician
  • §297.8 concerning Continuing Education Requirements
  • §297.10 concerning Registration for Military Service Members, Military Veterans, and Military Spouses
  • §309.5 concerning Communication with Prescriber
  • §315.3 concerning Prescriptions
  • §315.6 concerning Pharmacy Responsibility - Electronic Reporting
  • §315.11 concerning Release of Prescription Data
  • §315.15 concerning Access Requirements

Unless otherwise specified in the rule, these amendments are effective on December 9, 2019. Click here to view the Texas Register publication.

 

In the September 6, 2019, edition of the Texas Register, the Board adopted amendments to:

  • §281.14 concerning Vendor Protest Procedures
  • §281.15 concerning Negotiated Rulemaking
  • §281.16 concerning Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • §281.19 concerning Restrictions on Assignment of Vehicles
  • §283.11 concerning Examination Retake Requirements
  • §291.6 concerning Pharmacy License Fees
  • §295.5 concerning Pharmacist License or Renewal Fees
  • §295.8 concerning Continuing Education Requirements

Unless otherwise specified in the rule, these amendments are effective on September 10, 2019. Click here to view the Texas Register publication.


In the June 14, 2019, edition of the Texas Register, the Board adopted amendments to:

  • §281.7 concerning Grounds for Discipline for a Pharmacist License
  • §283.4 concerning Internship Requirements
  • §283.6 concerning Preceptor Requirements and Ratio of Preceptors to Pharmacist-Interns
  • §291.17 concerning Inventory Requirements
  • §291.32 concerning Personnel
  • §291.34 concerning Records
  • §291.55 concerning Records
  • §291.75 concerning Records
  • §291.76 concerning Class C Pharmacies Located in a Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical Center
  • §291.123 concerning Central Prescription Drug or Medication Order Processing
  • §291.151 concerning Pharmacies Located in a Freestanding Emergency Medical Care Facility (Class F)
  • §291.153 concerning Central Prescription Drug or Medication Order Processing Pharmacy (Class G)
  • §295.1 concerning Change of Address and/or Name
  • §295.5 concerning Pharmacist License or Renewal Fees
  • §297.4 concerning Fees
  • §315.2 concerning Official Prescription Form
  • §315.15 concerning Access Requirements

Unless otherwise specified in the rule, these amendments are effective on June 20, 2019. Click here to view the Texas Register publication.


In the March 8, 2019, edition of the Texas Register, the Board adopted amendments to:

  • §281.68 concerning Remedial Plan
  • §283.12 concerning Licenses for Military Service Members, Military Veterans, and Military Spouses
  • §291.31 concerning Definitions §291.33 concerning Operational Standards
  • §291.35 concerning Official Prescription Requirements
  • §291.75 concerning Records
  • §291.121 concerning Remote Pharmacy Services
  • §315.12 concerning Schedule III through V Prescription Forms

Unless otherwise specified in the rule, these amendments are effective on March 12, 2019. Click here to view the Texas Register publication.


In the November 30, 2018, edition of the Texas Register, the Board adopted amendments to:

  • §281.62 concerning Aggravating and Mitigating Factors
  • §281.65 concerning Schedule of Administrative Penalties
  • §291.17 concerning Inventory Requirements
  • §291.28 concerning Access to Confidential Records
  • §291.34 concerning Records
  • §291.74 concerning Operational Standards
  • §291.104 concerning Operational Standards
  • §291.129 concerning Satellite Pharmacy
  • §315.6 concerning Pharmacy Responsibility- Electronic Reporting
  • §315.15 concerning Access Requirements

Unless otherwise specified in the rule, these amendments are effective on December 6, 2018. Click here to view the Texas Register publication.

In the September 7, 2018, edition of the Texas Register, the Board adopted amendments to:

  • §291.1 concerning Pharmacy License Application
  • §291.3 concerning Required Notifications
  • §291.19 concerning Administrative Actions as a Result of Compliance Inspection
  • §291.29 concerning Professional Responsibility of Pharmacists
  • §291.31 concerning Definitions
  • §291.32 concerning Personnel
  • §291.33 concerning Operational Standards
  • §291.34 concerning Records
  • §291.74 concerning Operational Standards
  • §291.133 concerning Pharmacists Compounding Sterile Preparations
  • §295.9 concerning Inactive License
  • §295.11 concerning Notification to Consumers
  • §305.2 concerning Pharmacy Technician Training Programs

Unless otherwise specified in the rule, these amendments are effective on September 16, 2018. Click here to view the Texas Register publication.


In the June 8, 2018, edition of the Texas Register, the Board adopted amendments to:

  • §291.9 concerning Prescription Pick Up Locations
  • §291.33 concerning Operational Standards
  • §291.75 concerning Records
  • §291.76 concerning Class C Pharmacies Located in a Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical Center
  • §291.121 concerning Remote Pharmacy Services
  • §291.125 concerning Centralized Prescription Dispensing
  • §291.151 concerning Pharmacies located in a Freestanding Emergency Medical Care Facility (Class F)

Unless otherwise specified in the rule, these amendments are effective on June 10, 2018. Click here to view the Texas Register publication.