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Criminal Law - Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance - Penalties

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Delegate Moon


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Reducing the penalty for possessing or administering a specified controlled dangerous substance from up to 4 years' imprisonment or a fine of up to $25,000 to a maximum of 1 year's imprisonment or a fine of up to $1,000 or both; and making specified conforming changes.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Moon, Carter, and Smith
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1258 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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.
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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October 24, 2017 4:58 P.M.