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HB 546/LM (BR 857) - J. Tilley, M. Dossett

     AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to prohibit possession of, trafficking in, and cultivation of synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines and impose penalties; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines"; amend KRS 218A.050 to include synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines as a Schedule I controlled substance; amend KRS 217.065, relating to misbranded drug or device, to include synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines; amend KRS 218A.141 relating to additional penalties for trafficking, to include trafficking in synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines; amend KRS 218A.1411, relating to trafficking in a controlled substance in or near school, to exclude offenses relating to synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines; amend KRS 218A.276, relating to a rehabilitation program for possessors or marijuana, to include possessors of synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines; amend KRS 218A.410, relating to property subject to forfeiture, to exclude misdemeanor offenses relating to synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines in certain circumstances; amend KRS 218A.992, relating to enhancement of penalty for drug offense when in possession of a firearm, to exclude offenses involving synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines; amend KRS 530.064, relating to unlawful transaction with a minor in the first degree, to exclude activity involving synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines; amend various other sections to conform.

     Feb 26-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Judiciary (H)


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