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2014 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Distribution of Faked Controlled Dangerous Substance - Substantially Similar Chemical Structure

Sponsored by:

Delegate Haddaway-Riccio


In the Senate - Hearing 3/25 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring a court, in determining if a person has violated the prohibition against distributing, attempting to distribute, or possessing with intent to distribute a specified noncontrolled substance, to consider whether the chemical structure of the noncontrolled substance is substantially similar to the chemical structure of a controlled dangerous substance.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Haddaway-Riccio, Arentz, Arora, Eckardt, Hogan, Jacobs, Krebs, McDermott, Otto, Vitale, and Waldstreicher
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0262 Session: 2013 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.

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October 24, 2017 1:53 P.M.