Overdose intervention drugs.

Authors: Senator James Merritt, Senator Jon Ford, Senator Michael Crider

Co-authors: Senator Jean Leising, Senator Jean Breaux, Senator Frank Mrvan, Senator Ed Charbonneau, Senator Vaneta Becker, Senator Lonnie Randolph, Senator Ron Alting

Sponsors: Representative Jud McMillin

Co-Sponsors: Representative Cindy Ziemke, Representative Steven Davisson, Representative Edward Clere, Representative Karlee Macer, Representative Charlie Brown, Representative Robin Shackleford


Requires certain emergency personnel to report to the state department of health the number of times an overdose intervention medication is administered. Allows specified health care professionals with prescriptive authority to dispense, write a prescription, or prepare a standing order for an overdose intervention drug without examining the individual to whom it may be administered if specified conditions are met. Allows for an individual who is a person at risk, a family member, friend, or other individual or entity in a position to assist another individual who, there is reason to believe, is at risk of experiencing an opioid-related overdose, to obtain and administer an overdose intervention drug if certain conditions are met. Provides for civil immunity.