HB1730

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2018 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Law - Distribution of Heroin or Fentanyl Resulting in Death

Sponsored by:

Delegate Impallaria

Status:

In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from distributing heroin or fentanyl, the use of which is a contributing cause of the death of another; establishing the penalty for a violation of the Act of up to 30 years in prison; providing that it is not a defense that the defendant did not directly distribute the heroin or fentanyl to the decedent; providing that a person who, in good faith, seeks, provides, or assists with the provision of medical assistance for a certain person shall be immune from criminal prosecution under certain circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegate Impallaria
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0612 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Rules and Executive Nominations
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Good Samaritan
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(5-602.1)

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February 20, 2018 12:51 P.M.