Identical to S 734, filed 4/25/16.
Amends GS 90-106.2 by adding that the State Health Director may prescribe an opioid antagonist through a statewide standing order. Also adds the State Health Director to those who have immunity from civil or criminal liability when prescribing an opioid antagonist under the statute.
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AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE HEALTH DIRECTOR TO PRESCRIBE OPIOID ANTAGONIST BY MEANS OF A STATEWIDE STANDING ORDER, WITH IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR SUCH ACTION, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.Intro. by Avila, Dobson, Murphy, S. Martin.
Status: Ref To Com On Health (House Action) (Apr 28 2016)
Bill H 1000 (2015-2016)Summary date: Apr 27 2016 - More information