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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4725 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act for prevention and access to appropriate care and treatment of addiction

Bill Information

Sponsor:
House Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to bolster forthwith the commonwealth’s efforts to mitigate the effects of the ongoing opioid crisis in Massachusetts, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
1
Pignatelli, Smitty Acupuncture Treatment Withdrawn
2
Cullinane, Daniel Modernized Definitive Drug Testing Coverage Withdrawn
3
Lyons, James J. 72 Hour Medical Hold Withdrawn
4
Lyons, James J. 72 Hour Medical Hold Laid aside
5
Kuros, Kevin J. An Act creating a commission to study increasing access to naloxone Adopted
6
McKenna, Joseph D. Illegal trafficking of opioids and firearms Withdrawn
7
McKenna, Joseph D. to prevent the abuse of emergency rooms for the procurement of opioids Withdrawn
8
Kuros, Kevin J. An Act relative to weekend commitment orders for substance abusers Rejected
9
Cutler, Josh Section 35 Notification Withdrawn
10
Kafka, Louis L. Availability of prescription medication during an emergency Withdrawn
11
Khan, Kay relative to psychiatric nurse mental health clinical specialists Withdrawn
12
Vargas, Andres X. Payer mix reporting requirements Adopted, as Changed
13
Day, Michael Special Commission to Study Drug Diversion Withdrawn
14
Jones, Bradley H. Commission Membership I Withdrawn
15
Jones, Bradley H. Commission Membership II Withdrawn
16
Jones, Bradley H. Commission Membership III Withdrawn
17
Jones, Bradley H. Subsequent Hospital Admissions for Overdose Symptoms Withdrawn
18
Jones, Bradley H. Alternative Pathways to Treatment Precluded
By further amendment
(Further) Garlick, Denise C. Further Amendment to 18 Adopted
19
Cassidy, Gerard Authorizing the Department of Public Health to Offer Technical Exceptions to Electronic Prescribing Mandate Withdrawn
20
Galvin, William C. Preventing Death by Drug Overdose Withdrawn
21
Campbell, Linda Crisis Intervention Team Training Expansion Adopted, as Changed
22
Higgins, Natalie Youth Mental Health Education Withdrawn
23
Koczera, Robert M. Use of IV Tylenol on Ambulances Withdrawn
24
O'Day, James J. Access to Medication Assisted Treatment in Correctional Facilities Adopted, as Changed

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