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HB 225, 84th Regular Session
Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of a suspected overdose and a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

Last action: Vetoed by the Governor

Author: Ryan Guillen
Joint Author: Eric Johnson | Susan Lewis King
Sponsor: Kirk Watson
CoSponsor: Royce West

Signed legislation

Companion:

SB 1921 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Committee Report (TLC)

Vetoed by Governor Greg Abbott

Subjects:
Alcoholism & Drug Abuse
Crimes--Drugs
Health--Emergency Services & Personnel

House Committee: Criminal Jurisprudence (Abel Herrero, Terry Canales, Todd Hunter, Jeff Leach, Joe Moody, Matt Shaheen, David Simpson)
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice (John Whitmire, Konni Burton, Brandon Creighton, Juan Hinojosa, Joan Huffman, José Menéndez, Charles Perry, Leticia Van de Putte)

Index to Sections Affected

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