1.    The board shall establish and maintain a program for the monitoring of prescribing and dispensing of all controlled substances.

2.    Each dispenser shall submit to the board by electronic means information regarding each prescription dispensed for a controlled substance. The board shall establish and update rules to direct dispensers on the version of the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy Rules-Based Standard Implementation Guide for Prescription Monitoring Programs in which the dispensing history must be submitted to the central repository.

3.    Each dispenser shall submit the information in accordance with transmission methods and frequency established by the board.

4.    The board may issue an extension of time to a dispenser that is unable to submit prescription information by electronic means.