Naloxone or other opioid antagonists; dispensing and administration. (HB1732)

Introduced By

Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Dispensing and administration of naloxone or other opioid antagonists. Provides that a dispenser may dispense naloxone or any other opioid antagonists pursuant to a written order or standing protocol of the Health Commissioner to a person for administration in an emergency to a person who is experiencing or is about to experience a life-threatening opiate overdose, and that a person may possess and administer naloxone or any other opioid antagonists to a person who is experiencing or is about to experience a life-threatening opiate overdose, provided such person has received appropriate training. The bill also provides that law-enforcement officers and firefighters may possess and administer naloxone or any other opioid antagonists to a person who is experiencing or is about to experience a life-threatening opiate overdose. Under current law, such possession and use is permitted only in a pilot program conducted by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/12/2015Committee
01/12/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100317D
01/12/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2015Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/29/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1732)
02/04/2015Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice