SB 64
Modifies provisions of law relating to certain distributors of hypodermic needles
LR Number:
Last Action:
2/24/2021 - Perfected
Journal Page:
SS SB 64
Calendar Position:
Effective Date:
August 28, 2021

Current Bill Summary

SS/SB 64 - Under this act, any entity registered with the Department of Health and Senior Services that possesses, distributes, or delivers hypodermic needles or syringes for the purposes of operating a syringe exchange program or otherwise mitigating health risks associated with unsterile injection drug use shall be exempt from the offense of unlawful distribution, delivery or sale of drug paraphernalia, if such entity is not located within 500 feet of a school building, as well as the offense of unlawful manufacturing with intent to deliver drug paraphernalia,.

This act is substantially similar to HB 1486 (2020), SB 668 (2020), HCS/SS/SB 580 (2020), and HCS/HB 168 (2019) and similar to SCS/HB 1620 (2019).