2012 Student Affairs
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SB12-020Immunity For Reporters Of Overdoses AGUILAR / SUMMERS S.B. 12-20 Justifications and exemptions from criminal responsibility - immunity for persons who suffer or report in good faith an emergency drug or alcohol overdose event. A person is immune from criminal prosecution for any of the following offenses if the person reports in good faith an emergency drug or alcohol overdose event (overdose event) to a law enforcement officer, to the 911 system, or to a medical provider; the person remains at the scene of the overdose event until a law enforcement officer or an emergency medical responder arrives, or the person remains at the facilities of the medical provider until a law enforcement officer arrives; the person identifies himself or herself to, and cooperates with, the law enforcement officer, emergency medical responder, or medical provider; and the offense arises from the same course of events from which the overdose event arose: Class 6 felony and misdemeanor unlawful possession of a controlled substance; Unlawful use of a controlled substance; Unlawful possession of 12 ounces or less of marijuana or 3 ounces or less of marijuana concentrate; Open and public display, consumption, or use of less than 2 ounces of marijuana; Transferring or dispensing 2 ounces or less of marijuana from one person to another for no consideration; Unlawful use or possession of synthetic cannabinoids or salvia divinorum; Possession of drug paraphernalia; and Illegal possession or consumption of ethyl alcohol by an underage person. APPROVED by Governor May 29, 2012 EFFECTIVE May 29, 2012 05/29/2012 Governor Action - Signed
NOT ON CALENDARRelease: SummersÂ’ immunity bill for reporting drug or alcohol overdose signed into law
Drug overdose reporting bill heads to governor