HB1119

Find a 2016 Bill:

2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary


Synopsis:Making 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 use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana to use or possession of a de minimis quantity of specified controlled dangerous substances; applying procedural provisions relating to issuance of a citation for use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana to a de minimis quantity of specified controlled dangerous substances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Barron, Cullison, Hettleman, McCray, Moon, Reznik, Tarlau, M. Washington, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
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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March 3, 2016 2:29 P.M.