124.212C PSEUDOEPHEDRINE ADVISORY COUNCIL -- ELECTRONIC MONITORING. 1. The office shall establish a pseudoephedrine advisory council to provide input and advise the office regarding the implementation and maintenance of the statewide real-time central repository established under section 124.212B to monitor sales of pseudoephedrine. The office shall specify the duties, responsibilities, and other related matters of the advisory council. 2. a. The council shall consist of four licensed pharmacists. The office shall solicit recommendations for membership on the council from the Iowa pharmacy association and Iowa retail federation, and shall appoint members from the recommendations. The council shall include a member from an independent pharmacy, a member from a regional chain pharmacy, and a member from a national chain pharmacy. The license of any member must be current and not subject to disciplinary sanctions. b. The council shall also consist of four members of the general assembly serving as ex officio, nonvoting members, one representative to be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, one representative to be appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives, one senator to be appointed by the majority leader of the senate after consultation with the president of the senate, and one senator to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate. 3. The council may make recommendations regarding the implementation and maintenance of the statewide real-time central repository monitoring system under section 124.212B. 4. The council shall do the following: a. Assist the office in implementing and maintaining the statewide real-time central repository monitoring system. b. Assist the office in developing utilization guidance related to the statewide real-time central repository monitoring system and disseminating such guidance. c. Assist the office in developing guidelines to ensure patient confidentiality and the integrity of the relationship established by the patient and the patient's health care provider. 5. All members of the council shall receive actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
Section History: Recent Form
2009 Acts, ch 25, §5