2016 Senate Bill 778

Patient painkiller prescription background check exception

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 10, 2016

Introduced by Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker (R-26)

To authorize an exception to the procedures that govern physicians or pharmacists prescribing or dispensing controlled substances for cases in which an “opioid antagonists” (such as naloxone) are provided for treatment of heroin overdoses.

Referred to the Committee on Health Policy