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Key Votes

HB 17 - Allowing Doctors to Prescribe Antibiotics to Unnamed Sexual Partners - Key Vote

Utah Key Votes

Jon Huntsman, Jr. signed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Allowing Doctors to Prescribe Antibiotics to Unnamed Sexual Partners

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (71-2) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (22-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (63-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Allowing Doctors to Prescribe Antibiotics to Unnamed Sexual Partners

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes doctors to prescribe antibiotics to unnamed sexual partners of patients being treated for chlamydia or gonorrhea without conducting an examination of those unnamed partners.

Highlights:
- Authorizes pharmacists to prescribe such antibiotics to any individual who claims to be a partner and presents a prescription for the unnamed partner of the patient (Sec. 1). - Authorizes practitioners to refuse to prescribe such antibiotics to unnamed partners and specifies that the decision to do so is voluntary (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Allowing Doctors to Prescribe Antibiotics to Unnamed Sexual Partners

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Sheryl L. Allen (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jackie Biskupski (UT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Julie Fisher (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lorie D. Fowlke (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Neil A. Hansen (UT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Neal B. Hendrickson (UT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christine A. 'Chris' Johnson (UT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David E. Litvack (UT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Phil E. Riesen (UT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Evan J. Vickers (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
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