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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill HD.2389 192nd (Current)

An Act helping overdosing persons in emergencies

Bill Information

Presenters:
Smitty Pignatelli , Joan B. Lovely

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

Name District/Address
Smitty Pignatelli 4th Berkshire
Joan B. Lovely Second Essex
Colleen M. Garry 36th Middlesex
James M. Murphy 4th Norfolk
Timothy R. Whelan 1st Barnstable
Peter Capano 11th Essex
Christopher Hendricks 11th Bristol
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Brian W. Murray 10th Worcester
Hannah Kane 11th Worcester
Susannah M. Whipps 2nd Franklin
Jessica Ann Giannino 16th Suffolk
John Barrett, III 1st Berkshire
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Angelo L. D'Emilia 8th Plymouth
William C. Galvin 6th Norfolk
Natalie M. Blais 1st Franklin
Josh S. Cutler 6th Plymouth
Susan L. Moran Plymouth and Barnstable
Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. 5th Worcester
David Allen Robertson 19th Middlesex
Tricia Farley-Bouvier 3rd Berkshire
Daniel R. Carey 2nd Hampshire
Danillo A. Sena 37th Middlesex

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