SB 22-027

  • Colorado Senate Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Feb 16, 2022
  • Passed Senate Feb 15, 2022
  • Passed House May 06, 2022
  • Signed by Governor May 27, 2022

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program


The act clarifies that: Each prescriber of prescription drugs must register and maintain a user account with the prescription drug monitoring program (program); and Each licensed health-care practitioner must query the program prior to filling a prescription for every opioid or benzodiazepine. The act requires the group tasked with developing a strategic plan to reduce prescription drug misuse to evaluate and make recommendations to the executive director of the department of regulatory agencies regarding balancing the use of the program as a health-care tool with enforcement of the requirements of the program. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Bill Sponsors (4)



May 27, 2022

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 18, 2022

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor


Signed by the Speaker of the House


Signed by the President of the Senate

May 09, 2022


Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

May 06, 2022


House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 04, 2022


House Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

May 03, 2022


House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

May 02, 2022


House Committee on Health & Insurance Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
House Committee of the Whole

Feb 16, 2022


Introduced In House - Assigned to Health & Insurance

  • Introduction
Health & Insurance

Feb 15, 2022


Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Feb 14, 2022


Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments

Feb 09, 2022


Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
Health & Human Services

Jan 12, 2022


Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services

  • Introduction
Health & Human Services

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (05/27/2022) PDF
Final Act (05/18/2022) PDF
Rerevised (05/06/2022) PDF
Revised (05/03/2022) PDF
Reengrossed (02/15/2022) PDF
Engrossed (02/14/2022) PDF
Introduced (01/12/2022) PDF
PA1 (05/03/2022) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (02/03/2022) PDF


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