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

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