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Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 499
FLORIDA DRUG AND COSMETIC ACT
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F.S. 499.01211
499.01211 Drug Wholesale Distributor Advisory Council.
(1) There is created the Drug Wholesale Distributor Advisory Council within the department. The council shall meet at least once each calendar quarter. Staff for the council shall be provided by the department. The council shall consist of 12 members who shall serve without compensation. The council shall elect a chairperson and a vice chairperson annually.
(2) The Secretary of Business and Professional Regulation or his or her designee and the Secretary of Health Care Administration or her or his designee shall be members of the council. The Secretary of Business and Professional Regulation shall appoint 10 additional members to the council who shall be appointed to a term of 4 years each, as follows:
(a) Three persons, each of whom is employed by a different prescription drug wholesale distributor permitted under this part which operates nationally as defined in s. 499.003.
(b) One person employed by a prescription drug wholesale distributor permitted under this part as defined in s. 499.003.
(c) One person employed by a retail pharmacy chain located in this state.
(d) One person who is a member of the Board of Pharmacy and is a pharmacist licensed under chapter 465.
(e) One person who is a physician licensed pursuant to chapter 458 or chapter 459.
(f) One person who is an employee of a hospital licensed pursuant to chapter 395 and is a pharmacist licensed pursuant to chapter 465.
(g) One person who is an employee of a pharmaceutical manufacturer.
(h) One person who is an employee of a permitted medical gas manufacturer or medical gas wholesale distributor and who has been recommended by the Compressed Gas Association.
(3) The council shall review this part and the rules adopted to administer this part annually, provide input to the department regarding all proposed rules to administer this part, make recommendations to the department to improve the protection of the prescription drugs and public health, make recommendations to improve coordination with other states’ regulatory agencies and the federal government concerning the wholesale distribution of drugs, and make recommendations to minimize the impact of regulation of the wholesale distribution industry while ensuring protection of the public health.
History.s. 17, ch. 2003-155; s. 23, ch. 2007-6; s. 105, ch. 2008-6; s. 14, ch. 2008-207; s. 41, ch. 2010-161; s. 4, ch. 2012-143; s. 5, ch. 2014-89; s. 78, ch. 2018-110.