Naloxone; administration in cases of opiate overdose. (SB1186)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)

Progress

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

Description

Naloxone; administration in cases of opiate overdose. Allows a practitioner to prescribe naloxone to a patient for administration to a person other than the patient when the patient believes the person is experiencing or is about to experience a life-threatening opiate overdose and allows a person to possess naloxone and administer naloxone to a person experiencing or about to experience a life-threatening opiate overdose. The bill provides that under such circumstances (i) a person who administers naloxone to another person shall not be liable for civil damages and (ii) a prescriber shall not be civilly or criminally liable for injuries resulting from the prescription of naloxone to a patient for administration to another person. The bill also allows emergency medical services personnel and other first responders to possess and administer naloxone pursuant to a written order or standing protocol, and the bill provides that first responders and emergency medical services personnel who administer naloxone pursuant to a written order or standing protocol shall not be civilly or criminally liable for injuries resulting from the administration of naloxone. Amends § 54.1-3408, § 8.01-225, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

  • 01/13/2015 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15103537D
  • 01/13/2015 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 01/20/2015 Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
  • 01/29/2015 Impact statement from VDH (SB1186)
  • 02/05/2015 Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/06/2015 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/09/2015 Read second time and engrossed
  • 02/09/2015 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/09/2015 Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/11/2015 Placed on Calendar
  • 02/11/2015 Read first time
  • 02/11/2015 Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
  • 02/17/2015 Committee substitute printed 15105204D-H1
  • 02/17/2015 Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/18/2015 Read second time
  • 02/19/2015 Read third time
  • 02/19/2015 Committee substitute agreed to 15105204D-H1
  • 02/19/2015 Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1186H1
  • 02/19/2015 Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
  • 02/19/2015 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/23/2015 House substitute rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/23/2015 Impact statement from VDH (SB1186H1)
  • 02/24/2015 House insisted on substitute
  • 02/24/2015 House requested conference committee
  • 02/25/2015 Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/25/2015 Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 02/25/2015 Senators: Obenshain, Barker, Smith
  • 02/26/2015 Conferees appointed by House
  • 02/26/2015 Delegates: O'Bannon, Hodges, Sickles
  • 02/26/2015 C Amended by conference committee
  • 02/26/2015 Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
  • 02/26/2015 VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/26/2015 Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/06/2015 Enrolled
  • 03/06/2015 Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1186ER)
  • 03/06/2015 Impact statement from VDH (SB1186ER)
  • 03/06/2015 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/07/2015 Signed by President
  • 03/10/2015 Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
  • 03/10/2015 G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
  • 03/27/2015 Governor's recommendation received by Senate
  • 04/14/2015 Placed on Calendar
  • 04/15/2015 Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 04/15/2015 House concurred in Governor's recommendation (98-Y 0-N)
  • 04/15/2015 VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 04/15/2015 G Governor's recommendation adopted
  • 04/15/2015 G Emergency clause added by Governor's recommendation
  • 04/15/2015 Reenrolled
  • 04/15/2015 Reenrolled bill text (SB1186ER2)
  • 04/15/2015 Signed by President as reenrolled
  • 04/15/2015 Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
  • 04/15/2015 Enacted, Chapter 752 (effective 4/15/15)
  • 04/15/2015 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0752)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.