Mississippi Legislature
2002 Regular Session

House Bill 553

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Title

Description: Pain Relief Act; create.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 01/11 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare
2 02/05 (H) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2002
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

House Committee:

Principal Author: Moak

Code Sections: A 073-0009-0061, A 073-0015-0029, A 073-0021-0097, A 073-0025-0029, A 073-0027-0013

Title: AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE PAIN RELIEF ACT; TO PROVIDE THAT THE LICENSING BOARDS OF PHYSICIANS, NURSES, DENTISTS, PODIATRISTS AND PHARMACISTS SHALL NOT BRING ANY DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST A LICENSEE, AND STATE CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS SHALL NOT BE BROUGHT AGAINST THOSE LICENSEES, FOR PRESCRIBING, DISPENSING OR ADMINISTERING TREATMENT FOR THE THERAPEUTIC PURPOSE OF RELIEVING INTRACTABLE PAIN, IF THE LICENSEES CAN DEMONSTRATE THAT THEIR PRACTICE SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLIED WITH AN ACCEPTED GUIDELINE FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT; TO AMEND SECTIONS 73-9-61, 73-15-29, 73-21-97, 73-25-29 AND 73-27-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY TO THE PRECEDING PROVISIONS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/05/02 at 17:41.

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