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Short Title

Regulates biological product drugs 
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Long Title To amend sections 1751.04, 1751.72, 3715.01, 3715.64, 3923.041, 4729.01, 4729.38, 4729.99, and 5160.34 and to enact section 3715.011 of the Revised Code to regulate biological products and the substitution of interchangeable biological products, to revise certain deadlines related to prior authorization requirements, to establish an exemption from the laws governing health insuring corporations, to delay the expiration of certain supervision agreements between physicians and physician assistants, and to declare an emergency.


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Effective Date

December 19, 2016
Emergency: effective December 19, 2016; Sections 1 and 2 effective March 20, 2017


Senate Health and Human Services Committee
House Health and Aging Committee

Primary Sponsors

Stephen A. Huffman
Dorothy Pelanda


Ron Amstutz
Marlene Anielski
Nickie J. Antonio
Nan A. Baker
John Barnes
John Becker
Tim W. Brown
Tony Burkley
Jim Butler
Mike Dovilla
Timothy Ginter
Anne Gonzales
Doug Green
Cheryl L. Grossman
Terry Johnson
Jeff McClain
Sean O'Brien
John M. Rogers
Kirk Schuring
Barbara R. Sears
Ryan Smith
Robert Sprague
Martin J. Sweeney
Bill Beagle
Edna Brown
Capri S. Cafaro
Bill Coley
Randy Gardner
Bob D. Hackett
Cliff Hite
Jim Hughes
Shannon Jones
Peggy Lehner
Tom Patton
Bob Peterson
Joe Schiavoni
Bill Seitz
Charleta B. Tavares
Cecil Thomas
Joe Uecker
Kenny Yuko
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