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2016 House Bill 5650: Give overdosing drug user immunity when seeking treatment

Public Act 308 of 2016

Introduced by Rep. Sam Singh (D) on May 12, 2016
To extend immunity from illegal drug laws for an overdosed individual who shows up at a health facility for observation or treatment. This would also apply a friend who accompanies or assists the overdosed individual. This is already the law for individuals under age 21.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on May 12, 2016
Reported in the House on May 17, 2016
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on May 31, 2016
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 31, 2016
Reported in the Senate on August 3, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on September 8, 2016
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 6, 2016

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