LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Anyone in Michigan could report drug overdoses without fear of legal consequences under legislation approved by the House.

The House passed two bills Thursday that would expand a law exempting people from prosecution if they report an overdose from an illegal substance. The bills now go to the Senate.

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The protections would extend to people of any age for any controlled substance. A 2015 law protects people under 21 from certain drug charges.

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It was motivated by Mason Mizwicki’s death. He overdosed on prescription drugs at a New Year’s Eve party while surrounded by friends who didn’t dial 911 because they feared prosecution.

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Republican Rep. Al Pscholka says Mizwicki’s death isn’t his legacy “but the lives that are being saved.”