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2021 House Bill 1074: Concerning overdose and suicide fatality reviews
Introduced by Rep. Strom Peterson (Edmonds) (D) on January 11, 2021
Referred to the House Health Care & Wellness Committee on January 11, 2021
Substitute offered in the House on January 20, 2021
Allows local health departments to establish overdose and suicide fatality review teams to review overdose or suicide deaths and develop strategies to prevent future overdose and suicide deaths.
Received in the Senate on February 5, 2021
Referred to the Senate Health & Long-Term Care Committee on February 5, 2021
Referred to the Senate Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care Committee on March 10, 2021
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on March 22, 2021
Received in the House on January 10, 2022
Received in the Senate on January 25, 2022
Referred to the Senate Health & Long-Term Care Committee on January 25, 2022
Referred to the Senate Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care Committee on February 16, 2022
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on February 17, 2022
Amendment offered in the Senate on March 1, 2022
Expands the overdose and suicide fatality reviews to include reviews of fatalities due to withdrawal related to substances of abuse such as opiates, benzodiazepines, and alcohol. Requires the reviews to be shared with the Department of Health, subject to the confidentiality restrictions.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 1, 2022
Received in the House on March 7, 2022
House concurred in Senate amendments. Passed final passage.
Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on March 30, 2022

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