(A) If the state board of pharmacy establishes and maintains a drug database pursuant to section 4729.75 of the Revised Code, the board may use, for the purpose of establishing or maintaining the database, any portion of the fees collected under section 4729.15, 4729.52, or 4729.54 of the Revised Code for the licensing or registration of pharmacists, pharmacy interns, wholesale distributors of dangerous drugs, or terminal distributors of dangerous drugs. The board shall not increase the amount of any of those fees solely for the purpose of establishing or maintaining the database.
The board shall not impose any charge on a prescriber for the establishment or maintenance of the database. The board shall not charge any fees for the transmission of data to the database or for the receipt of information from the database, except that the board may charge a fee in accordance with rules adopted under section 4729.84 of the Revised Code to an individual who requests the individual's own database information under section 4729.80 of the Revised Code.
(B) The board may accept grants, gifts, or donations for purposes of the drug database. Any money received shall be deposited into the state treasury to the credit of the drug database fund, which is hereby created. Money in the fund shall be used solely for purposes of the drug database.
Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 483, §101.01, eff. 9/15/2014.
Renumbered and amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.19, HB 93, §1, eff. 5/20/2011.
Effective Date: 05-18-2005