SB1060 (CH0574)

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2017 Regular Session



Heroin and Opioid Education and Community Action Act of 2017 (Start Talking Maryland Act)

Sponsored by:

Senator Miller


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 574

Synopsis:Requiring a county board of education to consult with the county superintendent of schools before any change in the hiring or termination of personnel in connection with a school health services program; requiring the drug addiction and prevention program implemented in the public schools to include instruction on heroin and opioid addiction and prevention, including information on the lethal effects of fentanyl; prohibiting specified personnel from being held personally liable under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Miller, Conway, Pinsky, Bates, Kagan, Nathan-Pulliam, Robinson, Salling, Simonaire, Waugh, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1082
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Higher Education
Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Office of the Courts
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Communications -see also- Electronic Comm; Language; Telecom
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Board of
Good Samaritan
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Higher Education Commission
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
State Universities and Colleges
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Education
(7-401, 7-411, 11-1201 through 11-1204, 15-121, 7-426.5)

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November 28, 2017 1:14 P.M.