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CS/CS/HB 249: Drug Overdoses

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Health Quality Subcommittee ; Rommel ; Lee ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Duran ; Gruters ; Harrell

Drug Overdoses; Permitting certain entities to report controlled substance overdoses to the Department of Health; providing immunity for persons who make reports in good faith; requiring a hospital with an emergency department to develop a best practices policy to promote the prevention of unintentional drug overdoses, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2017
Last Action: 4/26/2017 Senate - Received -SJ 484
Location: In committee/council (HP)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/17/2017 House • Filed
1/25/2017 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 47
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 47
3/13/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/15/17, 9:00 am, Mashburn Hall
3/15/2017 House • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 395
3/17/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
3/20/2017 House • Original reference(s) removed: Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 394
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 394
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 393
3/21/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/23/17, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
3/23/2017 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 464
3/27/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
3/28/2017 House • Placed on Calendar
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 461
4/20/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/17
4/25/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 823
• Amendment(s) adopted (160797, 396583) -HJ 823, 824
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 861
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 861, 862
4/26/2017 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Criminal Justice; Rules -SJ 484
• Received -SJ 484