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 Bill Status of HB4071  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Safer Consumption Services Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the Department of Public Health may approve an entity to operate a program in one or more jurisdictions upon satisfaction of specified requirements relating to, among other things, the safe and hygienic use of preobtained drugs. Requires the Department to establish standards for program approval and training and allows it to adopt any rules that are necessary to implement the Act. Requires the Department to approve or deny an application within 45 days after its receipt. Provides that a program approved by the Department must also be designated as an authorized needle and hypodermic syringe access program under the Overdose Prevention and Harm Reduction Act. Provides reporting requirements for entities operating programs under the Act. Provides that, except for criminal prosecution for any activities that are not conducted, permitted, and approved pursuant to the Act, specified persons related to a program shall not be subject to civil or criminal liability solely for participation or involvement in the program if it is approved by the Department under the Act.

DateChamber Action
  1/13/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  1/13/2020HouseFirst Reading
  1/13/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2020HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/25/2020HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/25/2020HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2020HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  6/23/2020HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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