GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
HOUSE BILL 941
Short Title: Pseudoephedrine Amount Clarifications.
Representatives Horn and Faircloth (Primary Sponsors).
For a complete list of Sponsors, see Bill Information on the NCGA Web Site.
Judiciary Subcommittee B.
May 17, 2012
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT to clarify the appropriate measurement of pseudoephedrine products for purposes of the pseudoephedrine transaction limits, as recommended by the house select committee on methamphetamine abuse.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 90‑113.53 reads as rewritten:
"§ 90‑113.53. Pseudoephedrine transaction limits.
(a) No person shall deliver to any one person, attempt
to deliver to any one person, purchase, or attempt to purchase at retail
than two packages containing a combined total of more than 3.6 grams of any
pseudoephedrine products per calendar day. This limit does not apply if the
product is dispensed under a valid prescription.
(b) No person shall purchase at retail
three packages containing a combined total of more than 9 grams of
pseudoephedrine products within any 30‑day period. This limit does not
apply if the product is dispensed under a valid prescription.
(c) This section does not apply to any pseudoephedrine products that are in the form of liquids, liquid capsules, gel capsules, or pediatric products labeled pursuant to federal regulation primarily intended for administration to children under 12 years of age according to label instruction, except as to those specific products for which the Commission issues an order pursuant to G.S. 90‑113.58 subjecting the product to requirements under this Article."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.