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HB 265/LM (BR 1083) - W. Coursey, G. Stumbo, J. Crenshaw, J. Richards, F. Steele, T. Thompson, A. Webb-Edgington, B. Yonts

     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 KRS 218A.050 to include salvia as a Schedule I controlled substance; amend KRS 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 KRS 218A.410, relating to property subject to forfeiture, to exclude misdemeanor offenses relating to salvia in certain circumstances; amend KRS 218A.500 to include in the definition of "drug paraphernalia" certain items used with salvia; amend KRS 218A.992, relating to enhancement of penalty for drug offense when in possession of a firearm, to exclude offenses involving salvia; amend KRS 530.064, relating to unlawful transaction with a minor in the first degree, to exclude activity involving salvia; amend various other sections to conform; EMERGENCY.

HB 265 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS (1/LM) - Delete original provisions; 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.1401 relating to selling controlled substances to a minor to exclude 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.1413 to exclude synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines from trafficking in a controlled substance in the second degree; amend KRS 218A.1416 to exclude synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines from possession of a controlled substance in the second degree; 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.500 relating to drug paraphernalia to modify the penalty; 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; declare an EMERGENCY.

     SCS (2/LM) - Amend SCS 1 to include provisions creating a per se DUI offense if certain listed drugs are detected in a driver's blood and the driver lacks a prescription for those drugs and to lower the blood alcohol level required for an aggravated DUI offense from 0.18 to 0.15 of a person's blood alcohol level.

     SFA (1, R. Stivers II) - Insert provision amending KRS 514.040 to modify the standards applicable to a merchant's bad check fee.

     Jan 14-introduced in House
     Jan 19-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee
     Feb 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 4-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2010
     Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 99-0
     Feb 11-received in Senate
     Feb 16-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 24-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 25-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute ; reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute
     Mar 26-recommitted to Judiciary (S); reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent bill with Committee Substitute (2) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 26, 2010; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; Committee Substitute (1) withdrawn; passed 36-1-1 with Committee Substitute (2) ; received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 29-taken from committee; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (2) for Monday, March 29, 2010; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (2) ; passed 84-14; bill reconsidered (change PASSED status); returned to the Orders of the Day
     Apr 1-passed 79-15; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 13-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 149)

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