Overdoses; safe reporting. (SB1349)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Safe reporting of overdoses. Eliminates the requirement to substantially cooperate with law enforcement in any investigation of any criminal offense reasonably related to an overdose in order to qualify for an affirmative defense from prosecution for the unlawful purchase, possession, or consumption of alcohol, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, intoxication in public, or possession of controlled paraphernalia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103528D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2019Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2019Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Placed on Calendar
02/04/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/15/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Read second time
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2019Enrolled
02/23/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1349ER)
02/23/2019Signed by President
02/23/2019Signed by Speaker
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/19/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 626 (effective 7/1/19)
03/19/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0626)

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