Coalition's 2020 Legislative Priorities

Number of overdose deaths involving opioids in Virginia, by opioid category. Source: CDC WONDER.
Number of overdose deaths involving opioids in Virginia, by opioid category. Source: CDC WONDER.

Mental Health and Harm Reduction

Priority legislation All VGC Priority Legislation

The Coalition supports these bills. Please contact your reps to let them know if you do, too!
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Click on bill no. for full summary. Click on Patron name for additional patrons (sponsors).
Signed by Governor.
Enrolled.
Passed Passed House or Senate.
Comm In Committee.
Read1/2/3 Read in chamber.
Reported Approved by Comm.
Recommends Recommended by Subcommittee.
Left Left in committee.
Incorp Incorporated into another bill.
PBI PBI.
Stricken Bill withdrawn.
  Defeated.
House Senate Number Summary Chief Patron
Left
HB 532 Safe reporting of overdoses; immunity from prosecution. Del. Betsy Carr
Passed
Passed
SB 667 Safe reporting of overdoses; immunity from prosecution. Sen. Jennifer Boysko
Passed
Passed
HB 791 Comprehensive harm reduction programs. Del. Ken Plum


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Resources

Gun Virginia Opioid Summary, NIH, Revised March 2019.

Mental Health orgs

NAMI Virginia
Promotes recovery and resiliency and improve the quality of life of individuals and families affected through support, education, and advocacy.

NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse



Virginia organizations involved w. Healthcare issues