An Act To Require Housing Facilities for Persons with Substance Use Disorder Be Equipped with Naloxone
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §2353, sub-§1, ¶A-1 is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §2353, sub-§1, ¶E is enacted to read:
Sec. 3. 22 MRSA §2353, sub-§4-A is enacted to read:
The department shall adopt rules to implement this subsection. Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
This bill requires organizations that provide housing to persons with substance use disorder to store one unit of naloxone hydrochloride for every 3 residents. It also requires these organizations to provide training to full-time employees so that an employee may possess and administer naloxone hydrochloride to an individual who appears to be experiencing an opioid-related drug overdose. It directs the Department of Health and Human Services to adopt rules to implement these requirements.