IN SB0011 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-03 - Senator Merritt added as second author
Pending: Senate Corrections & Criminal Law Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Needle exchange program participation. Requires a qualified entity to establish and maintain a syringe exchange program registry. Provides a defense to prosecution of certain offenses related to controlled substances if: (1) a person is currently registered under a syringe exchange program; (2) the person obtained the hypodermic syringe or needle under a syringe exchange program; and (3) there is no more than a residual amount of a controlled substance located in the hypodermic syringe or needle.

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Title

Needle exchange program participation. Requires a qualified entity to establish and maintain a syringe exchange program registry. Provides a defense to prosecution of certain offenses related to controlled substances if: (1) a person is currently registered under a syringe exchange program; (2) the person obtained the hypodermic syringe or needle under a syringe exchange program; and (3) there is no more than a residual amount of a controlled substance located in the hypodermic syringe or needle.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-03SenateSenator Merritt added as second author
2019-01-03SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law
2019-01-03SenateAuthored by Senator Bohacek

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