Florida Senate - 2015                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 758
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/04/2015           .                                

       The Committee on Health Policy (Galvano) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 63 - 94
    4  and insert:
    5  prescribing authorized health care practitioner or his or her
    6  agent. The patient or caregiver who has an opioid antagonist
    7  prescription may store and possess an approved opioid
    8  antagonist. In an emergency situation when a physician or other
    9  authorized health care practitioner is not immediately
   10  available, any patient or caregiver who has received emergency
   11  overdose treatment information may administer the opioid
   12  antagonist to a person believed in good faith to be experiencing
   13  an opioid overdose, regardless of whether that person has a
   14  prescription for an opioid antagonist.
   15         (4)An authorized health care practitioner may, directly or
   16  by standing order, prescribe and dispense opioid antagonists to
   17  first responders, as defined in s. 112.1815, and such first
   18  responders may possess, store, and administer approved opioid
   19  antagonists as prescribed and clinically indicated, and in
   20  accordance with the policies of the employer of such first
   21  responders.
   22         (5)Any person, including an authorized health care
   23  practitioner, a dispensing health care practitioner, a
   24  pharmacist, or a first responder, as defined in s. 112.1815, who
   25  possesses,