Prescribers; notice of administration of naloxone. (SB635)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)

Progress

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

Description

Prescribers; notice of administration of naloxone. Requires every hospital that operates an emergency department to develop and implement a protocol for (i) identifying every prescriber who has prescribed opioids to a patient to whom naloxone is administered for the purpose of reversing an opioid overdose in the emergency department or by emergency medical services personnel or a law-enforcement officer prior to admission to the emergency department and (ii) notifying each such prescriber that the patient has been treated with naloxone for the purpose of reversing an opioid overdose. Such notification shall be made in each case in which naloxone is administered for the purpose of reversing an opioid overdose by a health care provider in a hospital emergency department, emergency medical services personnel, or a law-enforcement officer to a patient to whom opioids have been prescribed by a prescriber. Amends § 32.1-127, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102855D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2018Impact statement from VDH (SB635)
01/22/2018Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/25/2018Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)