DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY
Office of the Secretary
Regulations Governing the Statewide Authorized Tamper Resistant Prescription Forms
The Delaware Department of Homeland Security is promulgating rules and regulations pursuant to 16 Del. C. § 4797(c) of the Delaware Code affecting professionals licensed or registered under Title 24 and Title 16 of the Delaware Code having prescriptive authority. The proposed rules and regulations establish security requirements for a blank prescription form used by a prescriber or practitioner in this State. The primary objective of these rules and regulations is to reduce prescription fraud by decreasing the potential for forgery or alteration of a prescription form. The regulations shall be known as "Regulations Governing the Statewide Authorized Tamper Resistant Prescription Forms".
A public hearing will be held on July 13, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. in the second floor conference room B of the Cannon Building, 861 Silver Lake Boulevard, Dover before James L. Collins, Director of the Division of Professional Regulation, where members of the public can offer comments. The Director will also receive and consider input in writing from any person concerning the proposed regulations. Written comments should be submitted to James Collins, Director, Division of Professional Regulation, at the above address. The final date to submit written comments shall be at the public hearing. Anyone wishing to obtain a copy of the proposed regulations or to make comments at the public hearing should contact Shauna Slaughter, Administrative Specialist, at the above address or by calling (302) 744-4502.
The Department through the Director may consider promulgating the proposed regulations immediately following the public hearing.