AN ACT REQUIRING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR APPLICANTS FOR PHARMACIST LICENSURE. Enacted July 20, 2017. Effective January 1, 2018.
Bill S 104 (2017-2018)Summary date: Jul 25 2017 - View summary
Bill S 104 (2017-2018)Summary date: Feb 16 2017 - View summary
Amends GS 90-85.15, which sets out the parameters for licensure as a pharmacist, to require the applicant to include the applicant's age in the application for licensure.
Deletes the provisions of subsection (c), relating to criminal record checks of applicants by the Department of Public Safety. Instead, directs the Board of Pharmacy (Board) to require each applicant to provide the Board with a criminal record report. Requires the applicant to obtain criminal record reports from one or more reporting services designated by the Board. Requires the Board to keep all information obtained pursuant to this statute privileged, and establishes that this information is not public record. Requires the applicant to pay the designated reporting service for the costs of these reports.
Makes technical, organizational, and clarifying changes. Effective January 1, 2018.