SCS HB 1682, 2016 (New Section - as Truly Agreed)
192.947. 1. No individual or health care entity
organized under the laws of this state shall be subject to
any adverse action by the state or any agency, board, or subdivision
thereof, including civil or criminal prosecution, denial of
any right or privilege, the imposition of a civil or administrative
penalty or sanction, or disciplinary action by any accreditation
or licensing board or commission if such individual or health
care entity, in its normal course of business and within its
applicable licenses and regulations, acts in good faith upon
or in furtherance of any order or recommendation by a neurologist
authorized under section 192.945 relating to the medical use
and administration of hemp extract with respect to an eligible
2. The provisions of subsection 1 of this section shall apply to the recommendation, possession, handling, storage, transfer, destruction, dispensing, or administration of hemp extract, including any act in preparation of such dispensing or administration.
3. This section shall not be construed to limit the rights provided under law for a patient to bring a civil action for damages against a physician, hospital, registered or licensed practical nurse, pharmacist, any other individual or entity providing health care services, or an employee of any entity listed in this subsection.