HB-5405, As Passed House, May 27, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL No. 5405

 

March 11, 2014, Introduced by Reps. Forlini, Graves, Lane, Yanez, Zorn, Crawford, Lauwers and Kowall and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

     A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled

 

"Public health code,"

 

(MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211) by adding sections 7422 and 17744c.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 7422. A person that complies with section 17744b is not

 

in violation of this article with regard to the prescribing,

 

dispensing, possessing, or administering an opioid antagonist as

 

authorized in that section.

 

     Sec. 17744c. A person that administers an opioid antagonist to

 

an individual who he or she believes is suffering an opioid-related

 

overdose and that acts in good faith and with reasonable care is

 

immune from criminal prosecution or sanction under any professional

 

licensing act for that act.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect

 


unless all of the following bills of the 97th Legislature are

 

enacted into law:

 

     (a) Senate Bill No. 721.

 

     (b) Senate Bill No. ____ or House Bill No. 5407 (request no.

 

04233'13 *).

 

     (c) Senate Bill No. ____ or House Bill No. 5404 (request no.

 

04999'14).