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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4538 191st (Current)

An Act to reduce harm from opioids

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery
Status:
Referred to House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading

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 at risk of serious and deadly harm from opioids and opioid overdose, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Cosponsors/Original Petitioners

Name District/Address
Smitty Pignatelli This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Berkshire
Joan B. Lovely This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Essex
Jack Patrick Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 7th Middlesex
Ruth B. Balser This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 12th Middlesex
Brian M. Ashe This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Hampden
William L. Crocker, Jr. This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Barnstable
Tricia Farley-Bouvier This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 3rd Berkshire
Carole A. Fiola This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 6th Bristol
Susan Williams Gifford This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Plymouth
Christopher Hendricks This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Bristol
Mathew J. Muratore This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Plymouth
Brian W. Murray This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Worcester
José F. Tosado This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Hampden
Hannah Kane This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Worcester
James M. Kelcourse This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Essex
John Barrett, III This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Berkshire
Kimberly N. Ferguson This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Worcester
David K. Muradian, Jr. This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Worcester
Elizabeth A. Poirier This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 14th Bristol
Thomas M. Stanley This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Middlesex
Stephan Hay This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 3rd Worcester
Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 28th Middlesex
Joanne M. Comerford This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester
Denise Provost This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 27th Middlesex
Mary S. Keefe This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 15th Worcester
Josh S. Cutler This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 6th Plymouth
Michael O. Moore This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Worcester
David M. Rogers This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 24th Middlesex
Adam G. Hinds This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden
Carmine Lawrence Gentile This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 13th Middlesex
James Arciero This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Middlesex
Bruce J. Ayers This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Norfolk
Christine P. Barber This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 34th Middlesex
F. Jay Barrows This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Bristol
Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 5th Worcester
Natalie M. Blais This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Franklin
Joseph A. Boncore This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Suffolk and Middlesex
Antonio F. D. Cabral This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 13th Bristol
Peter Capano This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Essex
Daniel R. Carey This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Hampshire
Harriette L. Chandler This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Worcester
Michelle L. Ciccolo This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 15th Middlesex
Angelo L. D'Emilia This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Plymouth
Michael S. Day This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 31st Middlesex
Marjorie C. Decker This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 25th Middlesex
Mindy Domb This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 3rd Hampshire
Daniel M. Donahue This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 16th Worcester
Michelle M. DuBois This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Plymouth
Carolyn C. Dykema This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Middlesex
Lori A. Ehrlich This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Essex
Nika C. Elugardo This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 15th Suffolk
Cindy F. Friedman This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Fourth Middlesex
Paul K. Frost This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 7th Worcester
William C. Galvin This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 6th Norfolk
Sean Garballey This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 23rd Middlesex
Anne M. Gobi This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Jonathan Hecht This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 29th Middlesex
Bradford Hill This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Essex
Kate Hogan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 3rd Middlesex
Kevin G. Honan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 17th Suffolk
Bradley H. Jones, Jr. This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 20th Middlesex
Louis L. Kafka This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Norfolk
John F. Keenan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Norfolk and Plymouth
Kay Khan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Middlesex
Kathleen R. LaNatra This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 12th Plymouth
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 17th Worcester
Eric P. Lesser This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Hampden and Hampshire
Jason M. Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Fifth Middlesex
Jay D. Livingstone This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Suffolk
Adrian C. Madaro This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Suffolk
Elizabeth A. Malia This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Suffolk
Paul W. Mark This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Berkshire
Liz Miranda This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 5th Suffolk
Rady Mom This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 18th Middlesex
Mark C. Montigny This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Bristol and Plymouth
James M. Murphy This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Norfolk
Tram T. Nguyen This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 18th Essex
Marc R. Pacheco This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Plymouth and Bristol
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 12th Hampden
Rebecca L. Rausch This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex
David Allen Robertson This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 19th Middlesex
John H. Rogers This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 12th Norfolk
Jeffrey N. Roy This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Norfolk
Jon Santiago This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Suffolk
Paul A. Schmid, III This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Bristol
Todd M. Smola This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Hampden
Walter F. Timilty This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth
Aaron Vega This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 5th Hampden
RoseLee Vincent This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 16th Suffolk
Tommy Vitolo This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 15th Norfolk
Thomas P. Walsh This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 12th Essex
Timothy R. Whelan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Barnstable
Donald H. Wong This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Essex
* — Sponsor is an original petitioner.

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