2018 Senate Bill 1245

Give police access to individual drug prescription records

Introduced in the Senate

Nov. 29, 2018

Introduced by Sen. Mike Shirkey (R-16)

To give law enforcement agencies access to a state drug prescription database that records the drugs that are prescribed to individual Michigan residents. This would enable police monitoring of Schedule 2, 3, 4, and 5 controlled substance prescription activity in real time.

Referred to the Committee on Michigan Competitiveness

Dec. 6, 2018

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

Amendment offered

To require a uniform process to be devised for police consulting the individual prescribers of particular prescriptions.

The amendment passed by voice vote

Passed in the Senate 35 to 1 (details)

Received in the House

Dec. 6, 2018

Referred to the Committee on Health Policy

Dec. 12, 2018

Reported without amendment

Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.