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Short Title

Increases penalty if fail to stop after accident 
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Long Title To amend sections 2925.11, 2929.13, 2929.141, 2929.15, 2929.25, 2967.28, 4549.02, 4549.021, and 4742.03 and to enact sections 128.04 and 4765.44 of the Revised Code to increase the penalty for failure to stop after a traffic accident that results in the death of a person or serious physical harm to a person; to name those penalty changes Brandon's Law; to require emergency medical service personnel to report the administration of naloxone on request of a law enforcement agency in specified circumstances; to provide immunity from arrest, prosecution, or conviction, or to permit a court to consider drug treatment or as a mitigating factor in supervised release sanctioning, for a minor drug possession offense for a person who seeks or obtains medical assistance for self or another person who is experiencing a drug overdose or for a person who is experiencing such an overdose and for whom medical assistance is sought; to require training of certain 9-1-1 operators regarding the immunity; and to require those 9-1-1 operators who receive a call about an apparent drug overdose to make reasonable efforts, upon the caller's inquiry, to inform the caller about the immunity.


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Effective Date

September 13, 2016


Senate Criminal Justice Committee
House Judiciary Committee

Primary Sponsors

Brian Hill


Nickie J. Antonio
Nan A. Baker
Louis W. Blessing III
Terry Boose
Tim W. Brown
Jim Buchy
Jonathan Dever
Mike Duffey
Doug Green
Cheryl L. Grossman
Stephen D. Hambley
Terry Johnson
Steven W. Kraus
Al Landis
Nathan H. Manning
Michael J. O'Brien
Sean O'Brien
John Patterson
Rick Perales
Debbie Phillips
Jeff Rezabek
John M. Rogers
Cliff Rosenberger
Margaret Ann Ruhl
Tim Schaffer
Marilyn Slaby
Kent Smith
Michael Stinziano
Ron Young
Troy Balderson
Dave Burke
Bill Coley
John Eklund
Bob D. Hackett
Cliff Hite
Shannon Jones
Frank LaRose
Gayle Manning
Bill Seitz
Joe Uecker
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