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2019 House Bill 4367: Let public libraries stock opioid overdose drugs

Public Act 39 of 2019

Introduced by Rep. Jason Sheppard (R) on March 14, 2019
To allow public libraries keep on hand a stock of opioid overdose drugs, if they have at least one person with specified training to administer an “opioid antagonist” drug to an individual who may be suffering an overdose.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on March 14, 2019
Reported in the House on March 19, 2019
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on March 21, 2019
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on March 21, 2019
Reported in the Senate on May 14, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Sen. Peter Lucido (R) on June 12, 2019
To adopt a version of the bill that applies to all local and state agencies, not just libraries.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 12, 2019
To permit state and local government agencies to purchase and stock opioid antagonist drugs for treating overdoses, and allow an employee with specified training to administer them to an individual experiencing an overdose. Agencies and staff would be exempt from criminal and civil liability for good faith administration of an opioid antagonist that was not gross negligence. This would supersede a 2014 law that applied only to law enforcement agencies.
Received in the House on June 12, 2019
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on June 26, 2019