§21-28.8-5  Law enforcement reports. –

Published: 2015

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Food And Drugs

CHAPTER 21-28.8

The Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act

SECTION 21-28.8-5

   § 21-28.8-5  Law enforcement reports.


In the first week of January, 2013 and each year thereafter, the attorney

general shall, in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies and the state

police, submit to the general assembly a report summarizing the impact of this

chapter on law enforcement. The report shall include any incidents in which a

law enforcement agency was barred, due to the immunity provisions of subsection

21-28.8-4(a), from charging or prosecuting a person under Rhode Island general

law 21-28 or 21-28.5 who would have otherwise been so charged or prosecuted,

and indicating whether the person was charged with, or prosecuted for, any

other criminal offense resulting from the agency's response to the request for

medical assistance.

History of Section.

(P.L. 2012, ch. 251, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 263, § 1.)