HB 125 (2012) -  Preventing Deaths from Drug-related Overdoses

by Bernard (CO-SPONSORS) Campbell; Julien; Pafford; Perman; Porth
Designates act "911 Good Samaritan Act"; provides that person acting in good faith who seeks medical assistance for someone experiencing drug-related overdose may not be charged with specified offenses; provides that person who experiences drug-related overdose & needs medical assistance may not be charged for specified offenses if evidence was obtained as result of overdose & need for assistance; provides that protections from prosecution are not grounds for suppression of evidence in other prosecutions; provides that departure from lowest permissible criminal sentence is permitted when defendant was making good faith effort to obtain or provide medical assistance for someone experiencing drug-related overdose.
Companion Bill passed SB 278 Preventing Deaths from Drug-related Overdoses By Sachs
Effective Date: October 1, 2012
Last Event: Companion bill(s) passed, see SB 278 (Ch. 2012-36) on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 11:19 AM; HB Laid on Table

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 278 (Ch. 2012-36) Time: 03/06/2012 - 11:19 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Substituted SB 278 Time: 03/06/2012 - 11:19 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/6/2012) Time: 03/05/2012 - 5:58 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 01/19/2012 - 12:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 01/19/2012 - 12:24 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 01/19/2012 - 12:24 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Judiciary Committee Time: 01/19/2012 - 10:30 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 01/17/2012 - 4:11 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/10/2012 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 12/07/2011 - 2:08 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Time: 12/07/2011 - 2:08 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Time: 12/07/2011 - 11:30 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee agenda Time: 11/30/2011 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Time: 10/18/2011 - 4:29 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Criminal Justice Subcommittee Time: 10/18/2011 - 4:29 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Criminal Justice Subcommittee Time: 10/18/2011 - 11:30 AM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Criminal Justice Subcommittee agenda Time: 10/11/2011 - 4:14 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee Time: 10/03/2011 - 12:44 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 10/03/2011 - 12:44 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Time: 10/03/2011 - 12:44 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Access Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee Time: 10/03/2011 - 12:44 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 09/06/2011 - 12:45 PM Member: Bernard Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
893.21 SB 278
921.0026 SB 278, HB 875, SB 1730