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HB 0217 - Crimes and offenses; employees and agents of syringe services programs are not subject to certain offenses relating to hypodermic syringes and needles; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Houston Gaines
Last Action: 7/1/2019 - Effective Date
House Committee: Health and Human Services
Senate Committee: Health and Human Services
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 217 amends Code Section 16-13-32 of the O.C.G.A to provide that employees and agents of registered syringe services programs are not subject to civil and criminal offenses relating to the possession, distribution or exchange of hypodermic syringes and needles that are part of the program. 


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