Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Interim Study Committee. The bill: Specifies that hospitals may be used as clean syringe exchange sites ( section 1 ). Provides civil immunity for participants of a clean syringe exchange program ( section 1 ). Creates a supervised injection facility pilot program in the city and county of Denver and provides civil and criminal immunity for the approved supervised injection facility ( sections 2 through 4 ). Allows school districts and nonpublic schools to develop a policy by which schools are allowed to obtain a supply of opiate antagonists and school employees are trained to administer opiate antagonists to individuals at risk of experiencing a drug overdose ( sections 5 through 11 ); and Requires the commission on criminal and juvenile justice to study certain topics related to sentencing for opioid-related offenses ( section 12 ). (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)
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Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone IndefinitelyWed, Feb 14th 2018
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military AffairsWed, Jan 10th 2018