Category: Crime and Public Safety, Health Care
HB 437 (2017)
House/Senate Bill: House
Description: Allows a law enforcement officer in another jurisdiction to hold an arrested person in need of medical treatment in temporary custody until that person is medically cleared to enter a correctional facility or jail. The Senate amended the bill to also allow police to distribute accident reports to the public.
Bill Sponsor: Keith Murphy
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 05/02/2017
Next Voting Date: Thu, 05/18/2017