2012 Special Session 1


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Prior Year Introduction As: HB 15/12 - HGO & JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Glenn and Morhaim
Medical Marijuana - Caregiver - Affirmative Defense


Establishing that it is an affirmative defense to a prosecution for the possession of marijuana or the possession of specified drug paraphernalia that the marijuana or drug paraphernalia was intended for medical use by an individual with a specified debilitating medical condition for whom the defendant is a specified caregiver; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health -see also- Mental Health

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 5-601 , 5-619 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered