2013 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Marijuana - Regulation, Penalties, and Taxation

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anderson


In the House - Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Repealing specified criminal violations for the use, possession, and sale of marijuana; establishing specified exemptions from prosecution for specified persons for using, obtaining, purchasing, transporting, or possessing marijuana in specified circumstances; providing exemptions from prosecution for specified retailers, wholesalers, and safety compliance facilities in specified circumstances; establishing a specified affirmative defense; establishing a fine for a specified civil violation; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Anderson, Carter, Glenn, and Oaks
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Safety
Taxes - Recordation and Transfer
Narrow Subject(s):Advertising
Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Auditors and Audits
Boats and Ships
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Electronic Government
Electronic Surveillance -see also- Wiretapping
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Excise Tax
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Hotels and Motels
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws
Leases and Rent
License Commissioners, Boards of
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Motor Vehicle Operation
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Private Schools
Public Schools
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Search and Seizure
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes
Substance Abuse
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Transportation -see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(5-601, 5-620, 5-1201 through 5-1230)
Article - Tax - General
(12.5-101 through 12.5-105)

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October 2, 2015 9:11 A.M.