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HB 1166 - Preventing Alcohol Poisoning Deaths - Key Vote

Washington Key Votes

Kevin Van De Wege voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Preventing Alcohol Poisoning Deaths

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes limited immunity from prosecution for minors suffering from alcohol poisoning and seeking medical attention.

Highlights:
  • Establishes that a person under the age of 21 assisting someone experiencing alcohol poisoning who seeks medical attention shall not be prosecuted or charged for under age drinking (Sec. 2). 
  • Establishes that a person under the age of 21 who is experiencing alcohol poisoning and seeks medical attention shall not be prosecuted or charged (Sec. 2). 
  • Specifies that the protection of this bill shall not be grounds for suppression of evidence in other criminal charges (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Preventing Alcohol Poisoning Deaths

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