H1694B2353A03968 JKL:AMY 10/16/13 #90 A03968





AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1694 (As amended by A03896)


Printer's No. 2353


189end Bill, page 11, by inserting between lines 28 and 29

3(f) Overprescribing.--A practitioner licensed by an
4appropriate licensing board who knowingly or intentionally
5prescribes, sells or gives a controlled substance to a patient
6identified through PAMS as potentially addicted to that
7controlled substance commits a felony of the third degree and is
8subject to a civil penalty of not less than $5,000, or shall be
9sentenced to imprisonment of not more than 360 days, for the
10violation. Upon conviction of such an offense, the
11practitioner's license shall be revoked by the appropriate
12licensing board.