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 Bill Status of HB0009  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. David E. Miller - Paul D. Froehlich - Sandra M. Pihos - Jack D. Franks - Linda Chapa LaVia and Sara Feigenholtz

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Carol Ronen)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Drug Overdose Prevention Act. Provides that the Director of Public Health shall publish a report on drug overdose trends statewide that reviews State death rates from available data to ascertain changes in the causes or rates of fatal and nonfatal drug overdose for the preceding period of not less than 5 years. Provides that the report shall also provide information on interventions that would be effective in reducing the rate of fatal or nonfatal drug overdose. Provides that the Director shall establish a program to provide for the production and publication of drug overdose prevention, recognition, and response literature. Provides that the Director shall award grants to support local drug overdose prevention, recognition and response projects. Provides that in awarding grants, the Director shall give preference to proposals that provide life-saving interventions and responses and provide information to drug users on how to access drug treatment or other strategies for abstaining from illegal drugs. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the terms "Department" and "Director" as used in the Act mean the Department of Human Services Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse and the Director of that Department.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Provides that a licensed health care professional that is permitted by law to prescribe an opioid antagonist may, in an emergency situation and without a fee (instead of if acting with reasonable care), prescribe, dispense, distribute, or administer an opioid antagonist without being liable for damages in a professional or civil action (instead of in a civil action) or subject to criminal prosecution, except for willful and wanton misconduct.

DateChamber Action
  12/3/2004HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. David E. Miller
  1/12/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  1/26/2005HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/1/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/8/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/8/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/9/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Human Services Committee
  2/9/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/9/2005HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 012-000-000
  2/10/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/10/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. David E. Miller
  2/10/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/8/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. David E. Miller
  4/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/14/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/14/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-001
  4/15/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40(a)
  4/19/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 20, 2005
  5/24/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Carol Ronen
  5/24/2005SenateFirst Reading
  5/24/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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