SB0127

Find a 2018 Bill:

2018 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Law and Vehicle Laws – Marijuana – Criminal Threshold and Smoking in Vehicles

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin

Status:

In the House - Hearing 4/03 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Increasing, from 10 grams to 1 ounce, the amount of marijuana below which possession is a civil offense, rather than a criminal offense; prohibiting a driver of a motor vehicle from smoking or consuming marijuana in the passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway; and prohibiting an occupant of a motor vehicle from smoking marijuana in the passenger area of the motor vehicle on a highway.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Zirkin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Cannabis -see also- Smoking
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Drunk and Drugged Driving
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Operation
Smoking -see also- Cannabis; Cigarettes
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-8A-01, 3-8A-33)
Article - Criminal Law
(5-601, 5-601.1)
Article - Transportation
(21-903)

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April 4, 2018 3:36 P.M.