2013 SB 116 (1) 911 Good Samaritan Law, initiated by atTAcK addiction (14ths state to pass the law), grants broad immunity for calling 911 to report an overdose
2014 SB 217 Maintain Driver’s License for non-vehicle SUD arrest SB 219(1) Community Access to Naloxone, initiated by atTAcK addiction (17 th State to pass legislation) HB 167(2) “Ban the Box” on initial job application for municipal jobs HB 264 job skill training for inmates for re-entry HB 388(2) Naloxone for Peace Officers Collaborated with DHSS for dedicated website, HelpIsHereDE.com
2015 HB 39 Decriminalization of Marijuana SCR 11(1) Naloxone for public high school nurses, initiated by atTAcK addiction
2016 SB 174(2) Establish Drug Overdose Fatality Review Commission, will investigate all overdose deaths HB 361 Tax Credits for hiring former offenders
2017 SB 41 (2) prevent denial of coverage by private health care providers for mental health, addiction issues SB 48 (1) bill has the effect of allowing naloxone to be sold OTC without prescription, initiated by atTAcK addiction SB 109 (2) does the same as SB 41 but covers Medicaid, closing a loophole SB 111 (2) establishes a Behavioral Health Consortium. HB 91 establishes the Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Council HB 100 (2) provides legal recourse and funding for those who have been unjustly denied HB 220 (2) establishes Addiction Action Committee working group Dept of State (2) initiate prescriber regulations (not guidelines) for opioids through Dept of State, Division of Professional Regulations
2018 SB 147 (S/A 1) (2) expands access to naloxone to public support personnel SB 206 allows for identifying prescribing and dispensing patterns, provide information for outliers of average patterns SB 225 approves non-opioid methods of pain treatment SB 230 establishes reporting requirements for insurance companies treating behavioral health issues HB 440 (HS 1) establishes a statewide system of care
2019 SB 34 (1) passed Opioid Impact Fee bill after four and a half years of effort, initiated by atTAcK addiction, first state in the nation to do so, establishes a Stewardship Fund
2021 SB 44 SA 1 (2) – expands investigation of illegal drugs by DOFRC SB 45 (1) – establishes “Special License” Plates for atTAcK addiction SB 76 (2) – removes fentanyl test strips as paraphernalia, distribution by lay persons SB 77 (1) – provides immunity to lay persons who administer naloxone, initiated by atTAcK addiction, closes loophole in 2014 enabling legislation SJR 4 – Senate Joint resolution to display the flag at half-staff During International Overdose Awareness Day, August 31 st SB 166 (2) – establishes the “Opioid Settlement Commission” to combine funds from “Opioid Impact Fee Law” into one fund, and establishes the commission to distribute.
2022 HB 300 – Provides for an annual behavioral health check for middle school students HB 303 - Require coverage of an annual behavioral health well check SB 13 (1) – Establishes “ban the box” for applications to institutions of higher education in Delaware, initiated by atTAcK addiction SB 277 (2) - Bill to create federally qualified health centers and government-operated dental clinics to serve underserved communities SB 319 (1) – finalizes the parameters of “Specialty License” Plates for atTAcK addiction
NOTES: (1) These bills were initiated by atTAcK addiction and passed in thesame year that they were introduced. We provided both publiccomment in the General Assembly’s committee meetings and expert testimony on the floor of the General Assembly in other instances. (2) For these bills atTAcK addiction was consulted, provided input in crafting the legislation. We provided public comment in the Assembly’s committee meetings.
All other bills that are listed, atTAcK addiction played an active role in promoting by collaborating with other organizations.