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Addresses seeking medical help under criminal law 
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Long Title To amend sections 2925.11, 2929.13, 2929.141, 2929.15, 2929.25, and 2967.28 of the Revised Code to provide an 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 medical emergency as a result of ingesting drugs or for a person who is experiencing such a medical emergency and for whom medical assistance is sought.


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House Judiciary Committee

Primary Sponsors

Denise Driehaus
Robert Sprague


Nickie J. Antonio
Heather Bishoff
Doug Green
Cheryl L. Grossman
Sarah LaTourette
Michele Lepore-Hagan
Bill Reineke
Michael Sheehy
Marilyn Slaby
Kent Smith
Ryan Smith
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