- Criminal Law - Distribution of Opioids Resulting in Death
- Sponsored by
- The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Afzali, Anderton, Arentz, Aumann, Buckel, Carozza, Cassilly, Clark, Cluster, Fisher, Flanagan, Folden, Ghrist, Glass, Grammer, Hornberger, Jacobs, Kipke, Kittleman, Krebs, Long, Malone, Mautz, McComas, McDonough, McKay, McMillan, Metzgar, Miele, Morgan, Otto, Parrott, Reilly, Rey, Rose, Saab, Shoemaker, Simonaire, Szeliga, Vogt, West, and B. Wilson
- In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Prohibiting a person from distributing an opioid or opioid analogue, the use of which causes the death of another, with a specified exception; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; providing that it is not a defense under the Act that the defendant did not distribute the opioid or opioid analogue directly to the decedent; providing that it is a defense under the Act that the defendant was an active user of an opioid or opioid analogue at the time of the distribution causing the death of the decedent; etc.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
By Request of the Governor
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