CS/HB 751: Emergency Treatment for Opioid Overdose
GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Gonzalez ; Stevenson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Artiles ; Burton ; Costello ; Edwards ; Jacobs ; Pilon ; Raburn ; Rooney ; Steube ; Stevenson ; Van Zant
Emergency Treatment for Opioid Overdose; Cites this act as the "Emergency Treatment and Recovery Act"; defining terms; providing a purpose; authorizing certain health care practitioners to prescribe and dispense an emergency opioid antagonist to a patient or caregiver under certain conditions; authorizing pharmacists to dispense an emergency opioid antagonist under certain circumstances; authorizing storage, possession, and administration of an emergency opioid antagonist by a patient or caregiver and certain emergency responders; providing immunity from liability; providing immunity from professional sanction or disciplinary action for certain health care practitioners and pharmacists, under certain circumstances; providing applicability; providing that a duty or standard of care is not created by the section, etc.
Last Action: 6/11/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-123
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 62
• On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/04/15, 9:00 am, 306 HOB
• Introduced -HJ 61
• Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 172
• Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee -HJ 172
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/11/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 223
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 221
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 229
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/19/15, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 277
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 277
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/15/15
• Read 2nd time -HJ 539
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 565
• CS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 565
• In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 450
• Received -SJ 450
• Withdrawn from Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 613
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 613
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 758 -SJ 613
• Read 2nd time -SJ 613
• Amendment(s) adopted (547870) -SJ 613
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 681
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 681
• In returning messages
• Was taken up -HJ 909
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (547870) -HJ 910
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 1 -HJ 910
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 910
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2015-123
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