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Criminal Law - Distribution of Fentanyl - Penalties

Sponsored by:

Delegate McComas


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Increasing the penalties for a person who knowingly violates the prohibition against distributing or possessing with intent to distribute certain opioids or a certain mixture of controlled dangerous substances that includes certain opioids; prohibiting a court from imposing less than a certain mandatory minimum penalty for a certain violation of law; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of a certain sentence; providing that a certain defendant is not eligible for parole; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates McComas, Adams, Arentz, Corderman, Hornberger, Krebs, Malone, Morgan, Parrott, Reilly, and Szeliga
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Emergency Bills
Parole and Probation
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(5-602, 5-608.1)

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February 28, 2018 4:14 P.M.