Overdoses; arrest and prosecution when experiencing or reporting. (SB323)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)

Progress

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

Description

Arrest and prosecution when experiencing or reporting overdoses. Provides that an individual who is subject to arrest or 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 may be offered a first offender deferred disposition program or drug treatment court docket program if such person is reporting an overdose and seeking emergency medical attention. Under current law, such person would be immune from arrest and prosecution. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101840D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

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