Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-8-.02 - Registration

(1) Every prison clinic pharmacy, wherever located within the State of Georgia must be licensed by the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy ("Board") in accordance with the laws and regulations of this State. All prison clinic pharmacies shall renew biennially by June 30th of the odd-numbered years with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy; certificates of registration shall be issued only to those prison clinic pharmacies as follows:
(2) Minimum Required Information for Licensure: The Board requires the following information from each prison clinic pharmacy as part of the initial licensing procedure and as part of any renewal of such license.
(a) The name, full business address, and telephone number of the licensee;
(b) All trade or business names used by the licensee;
(c) Address, telephone numbers, and the name(s) of the Prison Clinic Administrator;
(d) The type of ownership or operations (i.e., partnership, corporation, or sole proprietorship); and
(e) The name(s) of the owner and/or operator of the licensee, including;
1. If a person, the name of the person;
2. If a partnership, the name of each partner, and the name of the partnership;
3. If a sole proprietorship, the full name of the sole proprietorship and the name of the business entity.
4. If a corporation, the name and title of each corporate officer and director, the corporate names and the name of the State of incorporation; and the name of the parent company, if any.
(f) Where operations are conducted at more than one location by a single prison clinic pharmacy, each such location shall be licensed by the Board.
(3) Administration of Applications for Licensure.
(a) Registration of a prison clinic pharmacy will be considered on the basis of the application filed with the Board, fee paid, and a report from the Director of the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency (GDNA) certifying the applicant possesses the necessary qualifications for a license.
(b) Application fees shall not be refundable.
(c) Licenses become null and void upon the sale, transfer or change of mode of operation or location of the business.
(d) Licenses are renewed for two years periods and expire on June 30th of each odd numbered year and may be renewed upon the payment of the required fee for each place of business and the filing of an application for renewal. If the application for renewal is not made and the fee paid before September 1st, of the odd numbered year, the license shall lapse and shall not be renewed. An application for reinstatement shall be required. Reinstatement shall be at the sole discretion of the Board.
(e) Changes in any information in this section shall be submitted to the Board prior to such change.
(4) Minimum Qualifications.
(a) The Board will consider the following factors in determining eligibility for licensure for person(s) in charge of the facility and are applying for a prison clinic pharmacy:
1. Any convictions of the applicant under any Federal, State, or local laws relating to drug samples, wholesale or retail drug distribution, or distribution of controlled substances;
2. Any felony convictions of the applicant under Federal, State, or local laws;
3. The furnishing by the applicant of false or fraudulent material in any application made in connection with drug manufacturing or distribution;
4. Suspension or revocation by Federal, State, or local government of any license currently or previously held by the applicant.
5. Compliance with licensing requirements under previously granted licenses, if any;
6. Compliance with requirements to maintain and/or make available to the State Licensing Authority or to Federal, State, or local law enforcement officials, those records required to be maintained prison clinic pharmacies; and
7. Other factors or qualifications the Board considered relevant to and consistent with the public health and safety. 8. The Board reserves the right to deny a license to an applicant if it determines that the granting of such a license would not be in the best interest of the public.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-8-.02
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 26-4-37, 26-4-27, 26-4-28, 26-4-110, 26-4-111, 26-4-113, 16-13-35, 16-13-37, 43-1-19, 26-4-60, 26-4-20.
Original Rule entitled "Registration" adopted. F. Dec. 27, 1985; eff. Jan. 16, 1986. Repealed: New Rule, same title adopted. F. Sept. 28, 2001; eff. Oct. 18, 2001. Amended: F. June 29, 2015; eff. July 19, 2015.

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