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Criminal Law - Use or Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance - De Minimis Quantity

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Making specified violations relating to the use or possession of specified de minimis quantities of specified controlled dangerous substances a civil offense rather than a misdemeanor; applying penalties for a first or second finding of guilt involving the use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana to a first or second finding of guilt involving the use or possession of a de minimis quantity of specified controlled dangerous substances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Barve, Frick, Reznik, Anderson, Gutierrez, Hayes, Hettleman, Lierman, A. Miller, Moon, Oaks, Robinson, Sydnor, Tarlau, Turner, M. Washington, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0798
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1119 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Citations
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
(5-601, 5-601.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.