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450.072(2)(d) (d) No manufacturer or wholesale distributor may accept payment for, or allow the use of, a person's credit to establish an account for the purchase of a prescription drug from any person other than the owner of record, the chief executive officer, or the chief financial officer identified on the license or authorization of a person who may receive prescription drugs. Any account established for the purchase of prescription drugs shall bear the name of the licensed or authorized person.
450.072 History History: 2007 a. 20; 2011 a. 100.
450.073 450.073 Wholesale distributors; pedigree.
450.073(1)(1)A wholesale distributor shall establish and maintain a pedigree for each prescription drug that leaves, or has ever left, the normal distribution channel. Before a wholesale distribution of a prescription drug leaves the normal distribution channel, a wholesale distributor shall provide a copy of the pedigree to the person receiving the drug. This section does not apply to a retail pharmacy or pharmacy intracompany warehouse unless the pharmacy or pharmacy intracompany warehouse engages in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs.
450.073(2) (2)A pedigree shall contain all necessary identifying information concerning each sale in the chain of the distribution of the prescription drug from the manufacturer of the prescription drug or the manufacturers 3rd-party logistics provider, colicensed product partner, or exclusive distributor until final sale or distribution to a pharmacy or a person dispensing or distributing the prescription drug. The pedigree shall include all of the following:
450.073(2)(a) (a) The name, address, telephone number, and, if available, electronic mail address of each recipient or distributor of the prescription drug in the chain of distribution, until the final sale or distribution described in sub. (2) (intro.).
450.073(2)(b) (b) The name and address of each facility from which the prescription drug was distributed, if different from the address provided in par. (a).
450.073(2)(c) (c) The date of each distribution.
450.073(2)(d) (d) A certification that every recipient has authenticated the pedigree before distribution of the prescription drug to the next point in the chain of distribution.
450.073(2)(e) (e) The name, dosage strength, size and number of containers, lot number, and name of the manufacturer for each prescription drug.
450.073(3) (3)The board shall promulgate rules implementing an electronic track and trace pedigree system. Not later than July 1, 2010, the board shall determine the date on which the system will be implemented. The system may not be implemented before July 1, 2011, and the board may delay the implementation date in increments if the board determines that the technology to implement the system is not yet universally available across the prescription drug supply chain or is not capable of adequately protecting patient safety.
450.073(4) (4)A person who is engaged in the wholesale distribution of a prescription drug, including a repackager but not including the original manufacturer of the prescription drug, who possesses a pedigree for the prescription drug, and who intends to further distribute the prescription drug, shall verify that each transaction recorded on the pedigree has occurred before the person may distribute the prescription drug.
450.073(5) (5)
450.073(5)(a)(a) A pedigree shall be maintained by a person who purchases prescription drugs identified in the pedigree and by a wholesale distributor who distributes prescription drugs identified in the pedigree for not less than 3 years from the date of sale or distribution.
450.073(5)(b) (b) A person maintaining a pedigree under par. (a) shall make the pedigree available for inspection or use by a law enforcement officer within 7 days after the law enforcement officer's request.
450.073 History History: 2007 a. 20.
450.074 450.074 Wholesale distributors; prohibited actions, enforcement, penalties.
450.074(1)(1)If the board finds that there is a reasonable probability that a wholesale distributor, other than a manufacturer, has done any of the following, that continued distribution of a prescription drug involved in the occurrence could cause death or serious adverse health consequences, and that additional procedures would result in an unreasonable delay, the board shall issue an order requiring that distribution of a prescription drug in this state cease immediately:
450.074(1)(a) (a) Violated a provision of ss. 450.071 to 450.073.
450.074(1)(b) (b) Falsified a pedigree or sold, distributed, transferred, manufactured, repackaged, handled, or held a counterfeit prescription drug intended for human use.
450.074(2) (2)If the board issues an order under sub. (1), the board shall provide the person who is the subject of the order an opportunity for an informal hearing not more than 10 days after the date on which the order is issued. If, after a hearing, the board determines that the order was issued without sufficient grounds, the board shall vacate the order.
450.074(3) (3)Any person who knowingly does any of the following is guilty of a Class H felony:
450.074(3)(a) (a) Fails to obtain a license required under s. 450.071.
450.074(3)(b) (b) Purchases or otherwise receives a prescription drug from a pharmacy in violation of s. 450.072 (1).
450.074(3)(c) (c) Violates s. 450.072 (2) (a), if the person is required to obtain a license under s. 450.071.
450.074(3)(f) (f) Violates s. 450.073.
450.074(3)(g) (g) Provides false or fraudulent records to, or makes a false or fraudulent statement to, the board, a representative of the board, or a federal official.
450.074(3)(h) (h) Obtains or attempts to obtain a prescription drug by fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation, or engages in misrepresentation or fraud in the distribution of a prescription drug.
450.074(3)(i) (i) Manufactures, repackages, sells, transfers, delivers, holds, or offers for sale a prescription drug that is adulterated, misbranded, counterfeit, suspected of being counterfeit, or otherwise unfit for distribution, except for wholesale distribution by a manufacturer of a prescription drug that has been delivered into commerce pursuant to an application approved by the federal food and drug administration.
450.074(3)(j) (j) Adulterates, misbrands, or counterfeits a prescription drug, except for wholesale distribution by a manufacturer of a prescription drug that has been delivered into commerce pursuant to an application approved by the federal food and drug administration.
450.074(3)(k) (k) Receives a prescription drug that has been adulterated, misbranded, stolen, obtained by fraud or deceit, counterfeited, or suspected of being counterfeited, and delivers or proffers such a drug.
450.074(3)(L) (L) Alters, mutilates, destroys, obliterates, or removes any part of the labeling of a prescription drug or commits another act that results in the misbranding of a prescription drug.
450.074(4) (4)Subsection (3) does not apply to a prescription drug manufacturer or an agent of a prescription drug manufacturer, if the manufacturer or agent is obtaining or attempting to obtain a prescription drug for the sole purpose of testing the authenticity of the prescription drug.
450.074 History History: 2007 a. 20.
450.075 450.075 Third-party logistics providers; licensure.
450.075(1)(1)License allowed. A person acting as a 3rd-party logistics provider or an out-of-state 3rd-party logistics provider of any drug or device may apply to obtain a license from the board under this section. If operations are conducted at more than one facility, a person acting as a 3rd-party logistics provider or out-of-state 3rd-party logistics provider may apply to obtain a license from the board for each such facility.
450.075(2) (2) Application. An applicant for a license under this section shall submit a form provided by the board showing all of the following and swear or affirm the truthfulness of each item in the application:
450.075(2)(a) (a) The name, business address, and telephone number of the applicant.
450.075(2)(b) (b) All trade or business names used by the applicant.
450.075(2)(c) (c) Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of contact persons for all facilities used by the applicant for the warehousing, distribution, or other services on behalf of the manufacturer of prescription drugs.
450.075(2)(d) (d) The type of ownership or operation for the applicant's business.
450.075(2)(e) (e) If the applicant's 3rd-party logistics provider business is a partnership, the name of each partner and the name of the partnership.
450.075(2)(f) (f) If the applicant's 3rd-party logistics provider business is a corporation, the name of each corporate officer and director, the name of the corporation, and the state of incorporation.
450.075(2)(g) (g) If the applicant's 3rd-party logistics provider business is a sole proprietorship, the name of the sole proprietor and the name of the business entity.
450.075(2)(h) (h) A list of all licenses and permits issued to the applicant by any other state that authorizes the applicant to warehouse or distribute prescription drugs.
450.075(2)(i) (i) The name, address, and telephone number of a designated representative.
450.075(2)(j) (j) For the person identified as the designated representative in par. (i), a personal information statement that contains all of the following:
450.075(2)(j)1. 1. The person's date and place of birth.
450.075(2)(j)2. 2. The person's place of residence for the 7-year period immediately preceding the date of the application.
450.075(2)(j)3. 3. The person's occupations, positions of employment, and offices held during the 7-year period immediately preceding the date of the application.
450.075(2)(j)4. 4. The name and addresses for each business, corporation, or other entity listed in subd. 3.
450.075(2)(j)5. 5. A statement indicating whether the person has been, during the 7-year period immediately preceding the date of the application, the subject of any proceeding for the revocation of any business or professional license and the disposition of the proceeding.
450.075(2)(j)6. 6. A statement indicating whether the person has been, during the 7-year period immediately preceding the date of the application, enjoined by a court, either temporarily or permanently, from possessing, controlling, or distributing any prescription drug, and a description of the circumstances surrounding the injunction.
450.075(2)(j)7. 7. A description of any involvement by the person during the past 7 years with any business, including investments other than the ownership of stock in a publicly traded company or mutual fund, that manufactured, administered, prescribed, distributed, or stored pharmaceutical products or drugs, and a list of any lawsuits in which such a business was named as a party.
450.075(2)(j)8. 8. A description of any misdemeanor or felony criminal offense of which the person was, as an adult, found guilty, whether adjudication of guilt was withheld or the person pleaded guilty or no contest. If the person is appealing a criminal conviction, the application shall include a copy of the notice of appeal, and the person shall submit a copy of the final disposition of the appeal not more than 15 days after a final disposition is reached.
450.075(2)(j)9. 9. A photograph of the person taken within the 12-month period immediately preceding the date of the application.
450.075(2)(k) (k) A statement that each facility used by the applicant for 3rd-party logistics provider services has been inspected in the 3-year period immediately preceding the date of the application by the board, a pharmacy examining board of another state, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, or another accrediting body recognized by the board, with the date of each such inspection.
450.075(3) (3) Licensure. The board shall grant a license to an applicant to act as a 3rd-party logistics provider or an out-of-state 3rd-party logistics provider if all of the following apply:
450.075(3)(a) (a) The applicant pays the fee specified in s. 440.05 (1).
450.075(3)(b) (b) The inspections conducted pursuant to sub. (2) (k) satisfy requirements adopted by the board for 3rd-party logistics providers or out-of-state 3rd-party logistics providers.
450.075(3)(c) (c) All of the following apply to each person identified by the applicant as a designated representative:
450.075(3)(c)1. 1. The person is at least 21 years old.
450.075(3)(c)2. 2. The person has been employed full time for at least 3 years in a pharmacy or with a wholesale prescription drug distributor in a capacity related to the dispensing of and distribution of, and record keeping related to, prescription drugs.
450.075(3)(c)3. 3. The person is employed by the applicant full time in a managerial position.
450.075(3)(c)4. 4. The person is physically present at the 3rd-party logistics provider's or out-of-state 3rd-party logistics provider's facility during regular business hours and is involved in and aware of the daily operation of the 3rd-party logistics provider or the out-of-state 3rd-party logistics provider. This subdivision does not preclude the person from taking authorized sick leave and vacation time or from being absent from the facility for other authorized business or personal purposes.
450.075(3)(c)5. 5. The person is actively involved in and aware of the daily operation of the 3rd-party logistics provider or the out-of-state 3rd-party logistics provider.
450.075(3)(c)6. 6. The person is a designated representative for only one applicant at any given time. This subdivision does not apply if more than one 3rd-party logistics provider or out-of-state 3rd-party logistics provider is located at the facility and the 3rd-party logistics providers or out-of-state 3rd-party logistics providers located at the facility are members of an affiliated group.
450.075(3)(c)7. 7. The person has not been convicted of violating any federal, state, or local law relating to distribution of a controlled substance.
450.075(3)(c)8. 8. The person has not been convicted of a felony.
450.075(3)(c)9. 9. The person submits to the department 2 fingerprint cards, each bearing a complete set of the applicant's fingerprints. The department of justice shall provide for the submission of the fingerprint cards to the federal bureau of investigation for purposes of verifying the identity of the person and obtaining the person's criminal arrest and conviction record.
450.075(3)(d) (d) The applicant satisfies any other requirements established by the board by rule.
450.075(4) (4) Rules. The board shall promulgate rules implementing this section. The rules shall ensure compliance with the federal drug supply chain security act, 21 USC 360eee, et seq. The board may not promulgate rules that impose requirements more strict than the federal drug supply chain security act or any regulations passed under the federal drug supply chain security act. The board may not promulgate rules that require a license under this section.
450.075(5) (5) Access to records. Applications for licensure under this section are not subject to inspection or copying under s. 19.35, and may not be disclosed to any person except as necessary for compliance with and enforcement of the provisions of this chapter.
450.075(6) (6) Inspections. A 3rd-party logistics provider or an out-of-state 3rd-party logistics provider shall allow the board and authorized federal, state, and local law enforcement officials to enter and inspect its facilities and delivery vehicles, to audit its records and written operating procedures, and to confiscate prescription drugs and records to the extent authorized by law, rule, or regulation.
450.075(7) (7) Applicability.
450.075(7)(a)(a) If the federal government establishes a licensing program for 3rd-party logistics providers, the board shall evaluate the federal licensing program to determine whether licensing by this state of resident 3rd-party logistics providers is required for a resident 3rd-party logistics provider to provide 3rd-party logistics provider services in another state. If the board determines under this subsection that licensing by this state is not required, this section does not apply.
450.075(7)(b) (b) By April 17, 2023, and biennially thereafter, the board shall evaluate whether continued licensing by this state of resident 3rd-party logistics providers is required for a resident 3rd-party logistics provider to provide 3rd-party logistics provider services in another state and, if the board determines licensing in this state is required, submit to the legislative reference bureau for publication in the Wisconsin Administrative Register a notice continuing the licensing under this section. This section does not apply unless the board submits the notice under this paragraph.
450.075 History History: 2021 a. 25; s. 35.17 correction in (1), (4).
450.076 450.076 Home medical oxygen providers; licensure.
450.076(1)(1)Definitions. In this section:
450.076(1)(a) (a) “Home medical oxygen provider" means a person that provides medical oxygen directly to a consumer or patient in this state for that consumer's or patient's own use.
450.076(1)(b) (b) “Licensed provider" means a home medical oxygen provider licensed under this section.
450.076(1)(c) (c) “Medical oxygen" means oxygen that is a prescription drug.
450.076(2) (2) License required.
450.076(2)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), no person may operate as a home medical oxygen provider, use the title “home medical oxygen provider" or any similar title, or hold itself out as a home medical oxygen provider unless the person is a licensed provider.
450.076(2)(b) (b) No license under this section is required for any of the following:
450.076(2)(b)1. 1. A person that holds a current credential, as defined in s. 440.01 (2) (a), and is acting within the scope of that credential.
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2019-20 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2021 Wis. Act 24 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on April 15, 2021. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after April 15, 2021, are designated by NOTES. (Published 4-15-21)