HB 228/LM (BR 855) - W. Coursey, G. Stumbo, J. Richards, T. Thompson, A. Webb-Edgington
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments and declaring an emergency.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to prohibit possession of, trafficking in, and cultivation of salvia and impose penalties; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "salvia"; amend 218A.050 to include salvia as a Schedule I controlled substance; amend 217.065, relating to misbranded drug or device, to include salvia; amend KRS 218A.141, relating to additional penalties for trafficking, to include trafficking in salvia; amend KRS 218A.1411, relating to trafficking in a controlled substance in or near school, to exclude offenses relating to salvia; amend KRS 218A.276, relating to a rehabilitation program for possessors of marijuana, to include possessors of salvia; amend 218A.410, relating to property subject to forfeiture, to exclude misdemeanor offenses relating to salvia in certain circumstances; amend 218A.500 to include in the definition of "drug paraphernalia" certain items used with salvia; amend KRS 530.064, relating to unlawful transaction with a minor in the first degree, to exclude activity involving salvia; amend KRS 530.065, relating to unlawful transaction with a minor in the second degree, to include activity involving salvia; amend various other sections to conform; EMERGENCY.
HB 228 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM - Retain most of the original provisions, except to remove provision relating to unlawful transaction with a minor in the second degree.
HFA (1, W. Coursey) - Amend KRS 218A.992, relating to enhancement of penalty for drug offense when in possession of a firearm, to exclude offenses involving salvia.
HFA (2, W. Coursey) - Add language to exclude any other species in the genus Salvia from the definition for salvia.
Feb 3-introduced in House
Feb 4-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 9-posted in committee
Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 13, 2009
Feb 23-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2)
Feb 25-received in Senate
Feb 27-to Judiciary (S)