FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR
HOUSE BILL NO. 56
93RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Reported from the Committee on Professional Registration and Licensing February 24, 2005 with recommendation that the House
Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 56 Do Pass by Consent. Referred to the Committee on Rules pursuant to Rule 25(26)(f).
Reported from the Committee on Rules March 1, 2005 with recommendation that House Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 56
Do Pass by Consent with no time limit for debate.
Perfected by Consent March 9, 2005.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 376, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to multiple sclerosis.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 376, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be
known as section 376.823, to read as follows:
376.823. Section 191.905, RSMo, shall not apply to programs established by
pharmaceutical companies for the purposes of providing a partial rebate of private health
insurance copayments and coinsurance to patients with multiple sclerosis or other chronic,
potentially disabling, or life-threatening conditions who have been prescribed disease-managing medicines for which there are no generic equivalents.