2013 Regular Session



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

Sponsored by:

Senator Colburn


In the Senate - Hearing 2/12 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:Senators Colburn and Astle
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0262
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee Hearing
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.
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law

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October 24, 2017 1:08 P.M.