HB0359 (CH0149)

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2018 Regular Session



Health - Reporting of Overdose Information

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Approved by the Governor - Chapter 149

Synopsis:Authorizing emergency medical services providers and law enforcement officers to report overdoses using a certain information technology platform; requiring the emergency medical services provider or law enforcement officer to make best efforts to make a certain report within 24 hours after responding to an incident; prohibiting a law enforcement agency from publicly publishing a certain address; making emergency medical services providers or law enforcement officers immune from criminal liability for making a certain report; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Pendergrass, Bromwell, Barron, Cullison, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, Metzgar, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Morhaim, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Szeliga, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0309
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
By Request of the Governor
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Criminal Background Investigations
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Emergency Medical Services
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Substance Abuse
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Education
Article - Health - General
(13-3601 through 13-3603)
Article - Public Safety

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April 27, 2018 10:28 A.M.