The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House adjourned:
October 26, 2017.

Bill No. 72

Fair Drug Pricing Act (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 7 of the Acts of 2011, the Fair Drug Pricing Act

Introduced by:
Honourable Maureen MacDonald
Halifax Needham

First Reading
Second Reading Debates
Second Reading Passed
Law Amendments Committee
Committee of the Whole House
Third Reading Debates
Third Reading
Royal Assent

Explanatory Note

This Bill

(a) enshrines the Seniors’ Pharmacare Program in the Fair Drug Pricing Act;

(b) enshrines a cost-share ratio range for the funding of the Seniors’ Pharmacare Program; and

(c) requires that surplus funding be invested in health initiatives that benefit senior citizens.