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CS/CS/SB 970: Alcohol and Drug-related Overdoses

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; 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 himself or herself or for an individual experiencing, or believed to be experiencing, an alcohol or a drug-related overdose, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/17/2017 Senate • Filed
12/4/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 75
1/4/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/09/18, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 74
• CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 1 -SJ 142
1/10/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/11/2018 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 159
1/12/2018 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 142
1/22/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/25/18, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
1/25/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 228
1/26/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/29/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 228
1/30/2018 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 232
2/12/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/15/18, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/15/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 353
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 353
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar