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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1747 191st (Current)

An Act helping overdosing persons in emergencies

By Representative Pignatelli of Lee and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1747) of Smitty Pignatelli, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to requirements and procedures necessary for first responders to provide urgent help to persons overdosing from opioids. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.

Bill Information

Presenters:
Smitty Pignatelli , Joan B. Lovely
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to authorize forthwith certain requirements and procedures necessary for first responders to provide urgent help to persons overdosing from opioids , therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Bill History

Displaying 3 actions for Bill H.1747
Date Branch Action
1/22/2019 House Referred to the committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery
1/22/2019 Senate Senate concurred
8/28/2019 Joint Hearing scheduled for 09/04/2019 from 10:00 AM-04:00 PM in A-2

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