Bill Status of SB1201 99th General Assembly
Short Description: OPIOID ANTIDOTE-EMERGENCY CARE
Sen. Donne E. Trotter - Melinda Bush
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Provides that person who is not licensed to administer an opioid antidote, including State Police Officers, law enforcement officers of a local government agency, fire protection personnel, and fire fighters may administer an opioid antidote in an emergency if the person has been trained in the administration of opioid antidotes or has received documentation including drug overdose recognition, opioid antidote dosage and administration, and care for the overdose victim after administration of the overdose antidote. Defines "fire protection personnel", "fire fighter", "law enforcement officer", and "local government agency". Amends the State Police Act. Provides that officers appointed to the State Police must have successfully completed training in the administration of opioid antidotes for use in prehospital emergency medical care. Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall conduct or approve a training program in opioid antidotes for use in prehospital emergency medical care. Amends the Illinois Fire Protection Training Act. Provides that minimum basic training requirements for schools that administer fire training programs must include training in the administration of opioid antidotes for use in prehospital emergency medical care. Effective immediately.