Food And Drugs
The Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act
§ 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
History of Section.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 251, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 263, § 1.)