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2017 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Cannabis - Legalization

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anderson


In the House - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Repealing specified civil and criminal prohibitions against the use and possession of marijuana; establishing exemptions from prosecution for specified persons for using, obtaining, purchasing, transporting, or possessing cannabis under specified circumstances; establishing exemptions from prosecution for specified retailers, cannabis product manufacturers, cannabis cultivation facilities, craft cannabis cultivators, and safety compliance facilities under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Anderson, B. Barnes, Barve, Branch, Carr, Conaway, Cullison, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Glenn, Gutierrez, Hixson, Kelly, Korman, R. Lewis, Lierman, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Oaks, Platt, Robinson, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Turner, Waldstreicher, M. Washington, and Wilkins
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0928
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Safety
Taxes - Miscellaneous
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Cannabis -see also- Smoking
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Hotels and Motels
Industry and Technology
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Buildings and Facilities -see also- Stadiums; St Hse
Public Schools
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Retail Sales
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - Criminal Law
(5-1101 through 5-1135, 5-1101, 5-601, 5-601.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.