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HB 1261: Alcohol and Drug-Related Overdoses

GENERAL BILL by Silvers

Alcohol and Drug-Related Overdoses; Prohibits arresting, charging, prosecution, or penalizing under specified provisions of person acting in good faith who seeks medical assistance for himself, herself, or another individual experiencing, or believed to be experiencing, alcohol or drug-related overdose; prohibits such protection from being grounds for suppression of evidence in other criminal prosecutions.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2018 House • Filed
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 110
1/12/2018 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 339
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee