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Criminal Procedure - Seeking Medical Assistance for Another Who Ingested Alcohol or Drugs - Minors

Sponsored by:

Delegate Haddaway-Riccio


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Providing that a minor who, in good faith, seeks medical assistance for another person who is experiencing a medical emergency after ingesting alcohol or drugs may not be charged with or prosecuted for drug possession or underage possession of alcohol, be detained on an outstanding warrant for another nonviolent crime under specified circumstances, or be required to provide any personal identifying information for any purpose other than assisting in the medical treatment of the person experiencing a medical emergency; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Haddaway-Riccio and Eckardt
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0476
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Emergency Medical Services
Good Samaritan
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Substance Abuse

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October 24, 2017 1:49 P.M.