Category: Crime and Public Safety, Health Care, Social Issues

SB 576 (2016) relative to the penalty for possession and use of fentanyl-class drugs, insurance coverage for substance use disorders, the acceptance of general funds by the controlled drug prescription health and safety program, the membership of the board of medicine

House/Senate Bill: Senate

Description: This bill includes many regulations aimed at combating heroin and prescription drug abuse. For example, this bill increases the penalties for abusing fentanyl and provides funding for an upgrade to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.

Bill Sponsor: Jeb Bradley

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Voting Date: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Bill Status

Signed by Governor
Passed House Committee: Yes
Passed House: Yes
Passed Senate Committee: Yes
Passed Senate: Yes
Signed by Governor: Yes

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