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CSSB 308 - Syringe Exchange Program - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Syringe Exchange Program

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a syringe exchange program to reduce the spread of communicable diseases.

Highlights:
-Provides for a disease control program that establishes a syringe exchange program, education on disease transmission and prevention, and assistance for those seeking “health-related services” (Sec. 1). -Allows wholesale drug distributors and device distributors to provide needles and syringes to disease control programs (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Syringe Exchange Program

Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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