Bill Summary for S 106 (2019-2020)

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Feb 21 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 106 (Public) Filed Thursday, February 21, 2019
AN ACT CLARIFYING THE APPLICABILITY OF LIMITED IMMUNITY FOR DRUG OVERDOSE VICTIMS.
Intro. by J. Jackson, J. Davis, Britt.

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Amends GS 90-96.2(c), which provides overdose victims with a limited immunity from prosecution for possession of a controlled substance or possession of drug paraphernalia. Amends the immunity to clarify that it applies to the individual who experienced the overdose if all of the specified requirements for good samaritan immunity are met by the person who sought medical assistance, including when the person is the one who experienced the overdose. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2019.

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