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SB 530: Alcohol or Drug Overdose Prosecutions

GENERAL BILL by Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Stewart

Alcohol or Drug Overdose Prosecutions; Prohibiting the arrest, charge, prosecution, or penalization under specified provisions of a person acting in good faith who seeks medical assistance for an individual experiencing, or believed to be experiencing, an alcohol-related overdose; prohibiting the arrest, charge, prosecution, or penalization under specified provisions of a person acting in good faith who seeks medical assistance for an individual experiencing, or believed to be experiencing, a drug-related overdose, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 4/24/2019 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 595 -SJ 449
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/25/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/8/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 69
    2/12/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/19/19, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Building
    2/19/2019 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 158
    • Now in Judiciary
    2/25/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/04/19, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
    3/4/2019 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 158
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 69
    • Now in Rules
    4/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/10/19, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
    4/10/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 342
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    4/18/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/19 -SJ 413
    4/23/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 412
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/24/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 449
    • Substituted CS/CS/HB 595 -SJ 449
    • Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 595 -SJ 449

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  • SB 530, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/25/2019 at 11:36 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 2/18/2019 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 2/19/2019 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/1/2019 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 3/5/2019 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 4/9/2019 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 4/10/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 595 (er) Alcohol or Drug Overdose Prosecutions Silvers Similar Last Action: 6/10/2019 Chapter No. 2019-81
    S 1334 (c1) Criminal Justice Brandes Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Judiciary

    Committee Votes (3)

    Date Committee Result
    2/19/2019 10:00 AM Criminal Justice 5 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/4/2019 3:30 PM Judiciary 6 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/10/2019 10:00 AM Rules 16 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    562.112 Page 2 (pdf)
    893.21 Drug-related overdoses; medical assistance; immunity from prosecution. Page 3 (pdf)

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