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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 18 : Health

Chapter 091 : Prescription Drug Cost Containment

Subchapter 005 : Unused Drug Repository Program

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 4673)
  • § 4673. Limitations on liability

    Except in cases of bad faith, gross negligence, intentional misconduct, or noncompliance with the rules adopted pursuant to section 4672 of this chapter, the following persons shall not be subject to civil or criminal liability or professional disciplinary action for participating in or otherwise complying with the program established by this subchapter or rules adopted pursuant to this subchapter:

    (1) a person who donates or gives drugs to an eligible recipient, including a drug manufacturer; wholesaler; reverse distributor pharmacy; third-party logistics provider; governmental entity; hospital or other health care facility, as defined in section 9432 of this title; or long-term care facility licensed under 33 V.S.A. chapter 71;

    (2) an eligible recipient, as defined by the Agency by rule pursuant to subdivision 4672(4) of this chapter;

    (3) a health care provider, as defined in section 9402 of this title, who prescribes or dispenses a donated drug;

    (4) an intermediary that helps administer the program by facilitating the donation or transfer of drugs to eligible recipients;

    (5) a manufacturer or repackager of a donated drug; and

    (6) any employee, volunteer, trainee, or other staff of any person listed in subdivisions (1)–(5) of this section. (Added 2023, No. 61, § 1, eff. July 1, 2023.)