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HB2719     
Measure Title: RELATING TO DRUG OVERDOSE PREVENTION.
Report Title: Opioid Antagonist; Naloxone Hydrochloride; Opioid Overdose; Prevention; Emergency Response; Medical Immunity
Description: Provides immunity for individuals and harm reduction organizations who prescribe, possess, or administer an opioid antagonist such as naloxone hydrochloride to prevent opioid-related drug overdoses. Authorizes emergency personnel and first responders to administer opioid antagonists. Requires medicaid coverage for opioid antagonists. Exempts individuals and harm reduction organizations from licensure and permitting requirements for storing and distributing opioid antagonists. Allows pharmacists, in accordance with standing orders and protocols, to dispense opioid antagonists to persons and harm reduction organizations without a prescription.
Companion:  SB2962
Package: None
Current Referral: HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): SOUKI
Act:

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2/1/2016HReferred to HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
1/27/2016HIntroduced and Passed First Reading

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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