HARRISBURG, Pa. - A proposed state law that would grant immunity to people who report drug overdoses in Pennsylvania took an important step forward Tuesday.
The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would bar authorities from prosecuting someone who seeks help for an overdose victim.
Officials in support of the bill say it will save lives.
They say a guarantee of immunity might get a person who feared prosecution to help someone who overdosed.
The proposed legislation is now moving to the full House for a vote.
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