An Act To Exempt from Criminal Liability Persons Reporting a Drug-related Medical Emergency
Sec. 1. 17-A MRSA §1111-B is enacted to read:
§ 1111-B. Exemption from criminal liability for reporting a drug-related medical emergency
A person who in good faith seeks medical assistance for another person experiencing a drug-related overdose or who is experiencing a drug-related overdose and is in need of medical assistance may not be arrested or prosecuted for a violation of section 1107-A, 1108, 1111 or 1111-A or a violation of probation as authorized by chapter 49 if the grounds for arrest or prosecution are obtained as a result of the person's seeking medical assistance or experiencing a drug-related overdose.