HB0416 (CH0401)

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Criminal Procedure - Limited Immunity - Alcohol- or Drug-Related Medical Emergencies

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cardin


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 401

Synopsis:Providing that a person who, in good faith, seeks, provides, or assists with the provision of medical assistance for a person experiencing a medical emergency after ingesting or using alcohol or drugs shall be immune from a specified criminal prosecution if the evidence for the criminal prosecution was obtained solely as a result of a specified action; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Cardin, Bobo, Eckardt, Glenn, Haddaway-Riccio, Morhaim, Murphy, B. Robinson, and Valderrama
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1390 Session: 2008 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Emergency Medical Services
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Substance Abuse

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