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  • These bills would require pharmacy technicians to register with the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy and submit a criminal history background check. In addition, a grandfathering provision is included which would grandfather individuals currently practicing  as a pharmacy technician from having to be at least seventeen years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent and complete a board-approved training program.
Bill Numbers and Prime Sponsors
  • House: House Bill 854 was voted out of the House on June 9, 2015. HB 854 now heads to the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee for their consideration.
  • Senate: Senate Bill 456 was referred to the Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee.
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