Naloxone; possession and administration, employee or person acting on behalf of a public place. (SB836)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Naloxone; possession and administration; employee or person acting on behalf of a public place. Provides that an employee or other person acting on behalf of a public place who has completed a training program on the administration of naloxone or other opioid antagonist may possess and administer naloxone or other opioid antagonist, other than naloxone in an injectable formulation with a hypodermic needle or syringe, in accordance with protocols developed by the Board of Pharmacy in consultation with the Board of Medicine and the Department of Health. The bill defines "public place" as any enclosed area that is used or held out for use by the public, whether owned or operated by a public or private interest. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104831D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB836)
01/27/2020Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
02/06/2020Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/18/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Read second time
02/21/2020Read third time
02/21/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB836ER)
02/26/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB836ER)
02/27/2020Signed by President
02/27/2020Signed by Speaker
03/04/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/04/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2020
03/04/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 11, 2020
03/11/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 302 (effective 7/1/20)
03/11/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0302)

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