Naloxone or other opioid antagonist; possession and administration. (SB566)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

Naloxone; possession and administration. Provides that a person who is not otherwise authorized to administer naloxone or other opioid antagonist used for overdose reversal may administer naloxone or other opioid antagonist used for overdose reversal to a person who is believed to be experiencing or about to experience a life-threatening opioid overdose, provided the administration is in good faith and absent gross negligence or willful and wanton misconduct. Read the Bill »

Status

02/10/2020: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104900D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/27/2020Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB566)
02/06/2020Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/10/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/10/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB566E
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Printed as engrossed 20104900D-E
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB566E)

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