HB0799

Find a 2018 Bill:

2018 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Procedure - Medical Emergency - Immunity

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lewis, J.

Status:

In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings


Synopsis:Altering a provision of law to specify that a person who is experiencing a medical emergency, rather than a person who reasonably believes that the person is experiencing a medical emergency, after ingesting or using alcohol or drugs is immune from criminal arrest, charge, or prosecution for a certain violation if the evidence for the arrest, charge, or prosecution was obtained solely as a result of the person seeking or receiving medical assistance; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates J. Lewis and Morhaim
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0625
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(1-210)

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


March 2, 2018 2:45 P.M.