RI H5536 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on February 27 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-22 - Referred to Senate Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]

Summary

Provides that law enforcement personnel, emergency medical personnel, and agencies participating in the HOPE initiative be exempt from civil liability or criminal prosecution as a result of administering opioid antagonists.

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Title

The Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act Of 2016

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-05-15 - House - Passage (Y: 70 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-22SenateReferred to Senate Judiciary
2019-05-15HouseHouse passed Sub A
2019-05-10HousePlaced on House Calendar (05/15/2019)
2019-05-08HouseCommittee recommends passage of Sub A
2019-05-06HouseProposed Substitute
2019-05-03HouseScheduled for consideration (05/08/2019)
2019-05-01HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2019-04-26HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/01/2019)
2019-02-27HouseIntroduced, referred to House H.E.W.

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Bill Comments

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