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2014 Senate Bill 860: Heroin overdose treatment package
Introduced by Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker (R) on March 11, 2014 To permit doctors to prescribe and pharmacists to dispense an “opioid antagonist” including naloxone hydrochloride to the friends or family of individuals who may suffer a heroin overdose.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 11, 2014
Reported in the Senate on May 1, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 4, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 4, 2014
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on June 4, 2014 To permit doctors to prescribe and pharmacists to dispense an “opioid antagonist” including naloxone hydrochloride to the friends or family of individuals who may suffer a heroin overdose. The bill would grant lawsuit liability to doctors and pharmacists for this.
Received in the House on June 4, 2014
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on June 4, 2014

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