Appropriates $350,000 in recurring funds for 2022-23 from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, to purchase opioid antagonists for local health departments for the purpose of reversing opioid-related drug overdoses and reducing the number of opioid-related deaths. Requires the local health departments to then distribute opioid antagonists free of charge to North Carolina residents. Effective July 1, 2022.
Bill Summaries: S 831 OPIOID OVERDOSE PREVENTION ACT.
Bill S 831 (2021-2022)Summary date: May 26 2022 - View Summary