SB0798

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

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

Sponsored by:

Senator Muse

Status:

In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings


Synopsis:Making specified 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 a first or second finding of guilt involving the use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana to a first or second finding of guilt involving the use or possession of a de minimis quantity of specified controlled dangerous substances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Muse, Kelley, Smith, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0488
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Criminal Law - Procedure
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, 2017 12:08 P.M.