MS HB1137 | 2024 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-1)
Status: Engrossed on March 8 2024 - 50% progression
Action: 2024-04-17 - Conferees Named Wiggins,Boyd,Barrett
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 41-29-319, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Define The Term "community Organization"; To Authorize A Practitioner Acting In Good Faith To Directly, Or By Standing Order, Prescribe An Opioid Antagonist To A Community Organization; To Authorize A Person Acting In Good Faith And With Reasonable Care To Administer An Opioid Antagonist That Was Distributed By A Community Organization To Another Person Whom He Or She Believes To Be Experiencing An Opioid-related Overdose; To Authorize A Community Organization To Store And Distribute An Opioid Antagonist; To Authorize A Member Of A Community Organization To Administer An Opioid Antagonist To Another Person; To Authorize The Department Of Health To Distribute An Opioid Antagonist To Any Member Of A Community Organization Upon A Request Made In Writing By The Community Organization; To Authorize A Person To Store An Opioid Antagonist That Is Distributed By A Community Organization; To Provide Certain Criminal And Civil Liability Protection To A Community Organization And Members And Personnel Of Such Organization; To Bring Forward Section 73-21-73, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For Purposes Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Opioid antagonists; authorize community organization to receive and administer.


Roll Calls

2024-04-09 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2024-03-08 - House - House Passed (Y: 119 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2024-04-17SenateConferees Named Wiggins,Boyd,Barrett
2024-04-16HouseConferees Named Creekmore IV,Waldo,Nelson
2024-04-15HouseDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2024-04-11SenateReturned For Concurrence
2024-04-09SenatePassed As Amended
2024-04-02SenateTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2024-03-21SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division A
2024-03-11HouseTransmitted To Senate
2024-03-05HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2024-02-14HouseReferred To Public Health and Human Services

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4129319Amended CodeSee Bill Text
732173New CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments