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
(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
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.