Bill Summary for S 377 (2015-2016)

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Mar 24 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 377 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 24, 2015
AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR THE PURCHASE AND DISTRIBUTION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF OPIOID-RELATED DRUG OVERDOSES.
Intro. by Bingham.

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Appropriates $50,000 for 2015‑16 from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services for the purchase of opioid antagonists. Requires that (1) $25,000 of the funds be used to purchase opioid antagonists to be distributed for free to an incorporated, nonprofit organization in this state that provides services to individuals at risk of experiencing an opioid‑related drug overdose or to the friends and family members of an at‑risk individual and (2) $25,000 of the funds be used to purchase opioid antagonists to be distributed for free to North Carolina law enforcement agencies. Effective July 1, 2015.

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