Recent Proposed Rule Changes


In the April 3, 2020, edition of the Texas Register, the Board proposed amendments to:

  • §281.35 concerning Temporary Suspension or Restriction.
  • §283.2 concerning Definitions
  • §283.4 concerning Internship Requirements
  • §283.5 concerning Pharmacist-Intern Duties
  • §283.5 concerning Preceptor Requirements and Ratio of Preceptors to Pharmacist-Interns
  • §291.19 concerning Administrative Actions as a Result of a Compliance Inspection
  • §291.93 concerning Operational Standards
  • §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

Click here to view the Texas Register publication.

Comments are due no later than May 4, 2020.

In the January 3, 2020, edition of the Texas Register, the Board proposed amendments to:

  • §281.7 concerning Grounds for Discipline for 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

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Comments are due no later than February 3, 2020.


In the September 27, 2019, edition of the Texas Register, the Board proposed 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 Prescriptions
  • §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

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Comments are due no later than October 27, 2019.


In the July 5, 2019, edition of the Texas Register, the Board proposed amendments to:

  • §295.5 concerning Pharmacist License or Renewal Fees

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Comments are due no later than August 4, 2019.


In the June 28, 2019, edition of the Texas Register, the Board proposed amendments to:

  • §281.14 (new rule) concerning Vendor Protest Procedures
  • §283.15 (new rule) concerning Negotiated Rulemaking
  • §281.16 (new rule) concerning Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • §281.19 concerning Vehicles
  • §283.11 concerning Examination Retake Requirements
  • §291.6 concerning Pharmacy License Fees
  • §295.8 concerning Continuing Education Requirements

Click here to view the Texas Register publication.

Comments are due no later than July 31, 2019.


In the April 5, 2019, edition of the Texas Register, the Board proposed 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 - Effective September 1, 2016
  • §315.15 concerning Access Requirements

Click here to view the Texas Register publication.

Comments are due no later than May 5, 2019.

 

In the January 4, 2019, edition of the Texas Register, the Board proposed 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
  • §291.131 concerning Pharmacies Compounding Non-Sterile Preparations
  • §291.133 concerning Pharmacies Compounding Sterile Preparations
  • §291.153 concerning Central Prescription Drug or Medication Order Processing Pharmacy (Class G)
  • §315.12 concerning Schedule III through V Prescription Forms

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Comments are due no later than February 3, 2019.

In the October 5, 2018,edition of the Texas Register, the Board proposed 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 Drug Regimen Review
  • §291.104 concerning Operational Standards
  • §291.129 concerning Satellite Pharmacy
  • §315.6 concerning Pharmacy Responsibility-Electronic Reporting
  • §315.15 (new rule) concerning Access Requirements

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Comments are due no later than November 3, 2018.


In the June 29, 2018,edition of the Texas Register, the Board proposed 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
  • §291.133 concerning Pharmacies Compounding Sterile Preparations
  • §295.9 concerning Inactive License
  • §295.11 concerning Notification to Consumers

Click here to view the Texas Register publication.

Comments are due no later than July 31, 2018.