IN HB1595 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-22 - First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
Pending: House Public Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Syringe exchange program. Requires the state health commissioner to appoint a panel to hold a public hearing to determine whether to operate a syringe exchange program in a county if the Indiana state department of health determines from available data that the county has experienced at least a 20% increase in opioid overdose emergency room visits or in hepatitis C cases.

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Title

Syringe exchange program. Requires the state health commissioner to appoint a panel to hold a public hearing to determine whether to operate a syringe exchange program in a county if the Indiana state department of health determines from available data that the county has experienced at least a 20% increase in opioid overdose emergency room visits or in hepatitis C cases.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-22HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2019-01-22HouseCoauthored by Representatives Clere, Davisson and Ziemke
2019-01-22HouseAuthored by Representative Fleming

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