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Lawmakers OK amnesty for minors who call for help

– Amnesty from underage drinking charges for those younger than 21 who report sexual assaults or drug overdoses has support from Indiana lawmakers.

House members voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the expansion of what’s now called the Lifeline Law.

Current law gives immunity from certain criminal charges to anyone under 21 who reports alcohol-related health emergencies. Immunity would apply to those who report any medical emergency involving alcohol if the proposed bill becomes law.

The bill also would allow some firefighters and other first responders to administer an overdose prevention drug.

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