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H 3818 General Bill, By Bedingfield, Clemmons, Fry, Henderson, Huggins, Johnson, Hewitt, Crawford, Duckworth, King, Knight, Norrell, Arrington, Allison, Tallon, Hamilton, Felder, Elliott, G.R. Smith, B. Newton, Martin, G.M. Smith, Yow, D.C. Moss, McCravy, Kirby, Wheeler, Erickson, Ryhal, Jefferson, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, V.S. Moss, Long, Magnuson, Putnam, Cogswell, Sottile, Clary, Ballentine, Thigpen and Jordan
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Summary: Drug or Alcohol overdose
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 19 TO CHAPTER 53, TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE LIMITED IMMUNITY FROM PROSECUTION FOR CERTAIN DRUG AND ALCOHOL-RELATED OFFENSES COMMITTED BY A PERSON WHO SEEKS MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR ANOTHER PERSON WHO IS EXPERIENCING A DRUG OR ALCOHOL-RELATED OVERDOSE OR BY A PERSON WHO IS EXPERIENCING A DRUG OR ALCOHOL-RELATED OVERDOSE AND SEEKS MEDICAL ASSISTANCE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE IN CONNECTION WITH THE INVESTIGATION OR PROSECUTION OF A CRIME IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO ALLOW LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SEIZE EVIDENCE AND DETAIN PERSONS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS RELATING TO THE ARREST OF A PERSON LATER DETERMINED TO QUALIFY FOR LIMITED IMMUNITY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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02/22/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 38)
02/22/17House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 38)
02/23/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: King, Knight, Norrell
02/28/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Arrington, Allison, Tallon, Hamilton, Felder, Elliott
03/01/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: G.R.Smith
03/07/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Jordan, B.Newton, Martin, G.M.Smith, Yow, D.C.Moss, McCravy, Kirby, Wheeler, Erickson, Ryhal, Jefferson, Cobb-Hunter, Govan, V.S.Moss, Long, Magnuson
03/08/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Putnam, Cogswell
04/04/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Sottile
04/20/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Clary
04/26/17House Committee report: Favorable Judiciary (House Journal-page 116)
04/27/17House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Ballentine, Thigpen
04/27/17House Read second time
04/27/17House Roll call Yeas-93 Nays-0
04/27/17House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day
04/28/17House Read third time and sent to Senate



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