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Civil Actions - Immunity From Liability - Emergency Medical Care for Drug Overdose

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Anne Arundel County Senators


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Providing immunity from civil liability for a specified person administering medications or treatment in response to an apparent drug overdose if the person is trained and certified under specified protocols established by the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene; extending immunity under the Act to a corporation when its fire department personnel are immune under the Act; and applying the Act prospectively.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Chair, Anne Arundel County Senators
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0368
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Ambulances -see also- Emergency Med Services; Rescue Squads
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Corporations -see also- Municipal Corps; Public Corps & Inst
Emergency Medical Services
Fire Protection
Good Samaritan
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Rescue Squads -see also- Ambulances; Emergency Medical Serv
Volunteers -see also- Maryland Service Corps
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings

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October 24, 2017 4:47 P.M.