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CS/SB 544: Drug-related Overdose Prevention

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Boyd ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rouson

Drug-related Overdose Prevention; Revising the purpose of specified provisions relating to the prescribing, ordering, and dispensing of emergency opioid antagonists to certain persons by authorized health care practitioners; providing certain authorized persons immunity from civil or criminal liability for administering emergency opioid antagonists under certain circumstances; revising requirements for a certain health awareness campaign; requiring hospital emergency departments and urgent care centers to report incidents involving a suspected or actual overdose to the Department of Health under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 4/8/2022 - Chapter No. 2022-28
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/19/2021 Senate • Filed
11/3/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 33
11/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 12/02/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
12/2/2021 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 94
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 32
1/14/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 01/19/22, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building
1/19/2022 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 219
1/21/2022 Senate • Now in Appropriations
1/24/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 01/27/22, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
1/27/2022 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 244
1/31/2022 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/03/22 -SJ 337
2/2/2022 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 245
2/3/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 329
• Amendment(s) adopted (703254) -SJ 329
• Read 3rd time -SJ 330
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 330
• Immediately certified -SJ 337
2/3/2022 House • In Messages
2/17/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (2/22/2022)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
2/22/2022 House • Substituted for CS/HB 731
• Read 2nd time
• Amendment 108283 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
2/24/2022 House • Read 3rd time
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 114, NAYS 0
• Immediately certified
2/24/2022 Senate • In returning messages
3/8/2022 Senate • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (108283) -SJ 734
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 734
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 734
4/5/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/6/2022 • Approved by Governor
4/8/2022 • Chapter No. 2022-28