Controlled paraphernalia; dispensing or distributing hypodermic needles and syringes. (HB1222)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Possession or distribution of controlled paraphernalia; hypodermic needles and syringes; naloxone. Provides that a person who is authorized by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to train individuals on the administration of naloxone for use in opioid overdose reversal and who is acting on behalf of an organization that provides services to individuals at risk of experiencing an opioid overdose or training in the administration of naloxone for overdose reversal and that has obtained a controlled substances registration from the Board of Pharmacy may dispense or distribute hypodermic needles and syringes in conjunction with such dispensing of naloxone and that a person to whom naloxone has been distributed by such individual may possess hypodermic needles and syringes in conjunction with such possession of naloxone. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/10/18 18104520D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1222)
01/18/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (10-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions