HOUSE BILL No. 4407

 

 

March 23, 2017, Introduced by Reps. Griffin and Bellino and referred to the Committee on Health Policy.

 

     A bill to amend 1976 PA 451, entitled

 

"The revised school code,"

 

(MCL 380.1 to 380.1852) by adding section 1503.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 1503. (1) The board of a school district or board of

 

directors of a public school academy shall ensure that the

 

curriculum for health education required under section 1502

 

includes a program of instruction on prescription opioid drug

 

abuse.

 

     (2) Not later than July 1, 2018, the department shall develop

 

or adopt, and make available to school districts and public school

 

academies, a model program of instruction on prescription opioid

 


drug abuse based on the recommendations developed by the

 

prescription drug and opioid abuse commission under section 7113a

 

of the public health code, MCL 333.7113a. The model program of

 

instruction adopted or developed by the department shall include at

 

least instruction on the prescription drug epidemic and the

 

connection between prescription opioid drug abuse and addiction to

 

other drugs.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.

 

     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 4406 (request no.

 

01696'17) of the 99th Legislature is enacted into law.