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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

CS/HB 171: Infectious Disease Elimination Programs

GENERAL BILL by Health Quality Subcommittee ; Jones ; Plasencia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Brown ; Cortes ; Davis ; Driskell ; Duran ; Eskamani ; Geller ; Gottlieb ; Grieco ; Hart ; Jacobs ; Joseph ; Leek ; Massullo ; Mercado ; Newton ; Pigman ; Polo ; Rodriguez, A.M. ; Smith, C. ; Watson, C. ; Willhite

Infectious Disease Elimination Programs; Authorizes county commission to establish sterile needle & syringe exchange program; prohibits operation of such program under certain conditions; provides requirements for operation of such program; requires collection of data & submission of reports; provides for immunity from civil liability under certain circumstances; authorizes continuation of specified pilot program under certain circumstances.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 4/17/2019 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 366 (Ch. 2019-143) -HJ 733
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2019 House • Filed
1/16/2019 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 34
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 34
3/22/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
3/26/2019 House • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 1 -HJ 522
3/27/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 513
3/28/2019 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 544
4/1/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/03/19, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/3/2019 House • Favorable by Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 583
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 583
4/5/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/09/19, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
4/9/2019 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 632
4/10/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 632
4/11/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/19
4/17/2019 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 366 -HJ 733
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 366 (Ch. 2019-143) -HJ 733