CS/SB 970: Alcohol and Drug-related Overdoses
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Brandes
Alcohol and Drug-related Overdoses; Prohibiting the arrest, charging, prosecution, or penalizing under specified provisions of a person acting in good faith who seeks medical assistance for an individual experiencing, or believed to be experiencing, an alcohol or a drug-related overdose; prohibiting a person from being penalized for a violation of a condition of certain programs if that person in good faith seeks medical assistance for an individual experiencing, or believed to be experiencing, an alcohol or a drug-related overdose, etc.
Last Action: 1/12/2018 Senate - Now in Judiciary -SJ 142
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 75
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/09/18, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
• Introduced -SJ 74
• CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 1 -SJ 142
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 159
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 142
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