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2018 Senate Bill 842: Require hospice dispose of leftover prescription painkillers

Public Act 396 of 2018

Introduced by Sen. Dale W. Zorn R-Ida on February 27, 2018
To require a hospice that provides service in patient’s homes to establish a policy for safely disposing of controlled substances that are prescribed for pain relief, including after the patient’s death.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on February 27, 2018
Reported in the Senate on May 23, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on May 30, 2018
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on May 30, 2018
Reported in the House on November 28, 2018
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 19, 2018