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Section 15.677.new

ADMINISTRATION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 39 of 2019

***** 15.677.new THIS NEW SECTION IS EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 *****



15.677.new Immunity from civil liability or criminal prosecution.

Sec. 107.

  (1) An agency that purchases, possesses, or distributes an opioid antagonist under section 103, and an employee or agent that possesses or in good faith administers an opioid antagonist under section 105, is immune from civil liability for injuries or damages arising out of the administration of that opioid antagonist to an individual under this act if the conduct does not amount to gross negligence that is the proximate cause of the injury or damage. As used in this subsection, "gross negligence" means that term as defined in section 7 of 1964 PA 170, MCL 691.1407.
  (2) An agency that purchases, possesses, or distributes an opioid antagonist under section 103, and an employee or agent that possesses or in good faith administers an opioid antagonist under section 105, is not subject to criminal prosecution for purchasing, possessing, or distributing an opioid antagonist under this act or for administering an opioid antagonist to an individual under this act.
  (3) The immunity provided under this section is in addition to any immunity otherwise provided by law.


History: 2019, Act 39, Eff. Sept. 24, 2019


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