HB-5405, As Passed Senate, September 24, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

 

HOUSE BILL NO. 5405

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     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.