An Act To Provide Access to Affordable Naloxone Hydrochloride for First Responders
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §2353, sub-§5 is enacted to read:
(1) Payments made by participating municipalities for the purchase of naloxone hydrochloride pursuant to this subsection;
(2) Money appropriated or allocated by the Legislature and specifically designated to be credited to the fund; and
(3) Funds from public or private sources, including, but not limited to, gifts, grants, donations, rebates and settlements received by the State that are specifically designated to be credited to the fund.
Funds received under subparagraphs (2) and (3) must be apportioned in a manner determined by the Office of the Attorney General and must be applied to provide price reductions for municipalities purchasing naloxone hydrochloride pursuant to this subsection.
This bill establishes the Naloxone Bulk Purchase Fund administered by the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of providing funding to the Office of the Attorney General to make bulk purchases of naloxone hydrochloride that may be purchased by municipalities for use by first responders.