SB 6/LM/CI (BR 337) - K. Stine, D. Seum, J. Carpenter, J. Schickel
AN ACT relating to controlled substances.
Amend KRS 218A.040 to specify that death by overdose is a foreseeable result of the consumption or use of a Schedule I controlled substance; amend KRS 218A.1412 to expand the aggregation period for controlled substance trafficking amounts to 180 days and to establish a Class B felony level for traffickers in high amounts of cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamine; amend KRS 501.060 to provide that illegal trafficking in a Schedule I controlled substance is sufficient to establish causation for a resultant overdose death; amend KRS 72.026 to increase the scope of mandatory coroner and medical examiner reporting in deaths involving Schedule I deaths.
SB 6 - AMENDMENTS
SFA (1, K. Stine) - Amend to clarify that aggregation is allowable for both the substantive offense and for the allowable penalties.
SFA (2, K. Stine) - Amend KRS 218a.1412 to alter amounts of substances needed for trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree, remove enhanced penalty.
Feb 5-introduced in Senate; taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)
Feb 6-to Judiciary (S)
Feb 7-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 13-floor amendment (1) filed
Feb 20-floor amendment (2) filed ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 21, 2013
Feb 21-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 27-11 with floor amendment (2)
Feb 22-received in House
Feb 27-to Judiciary (H)
Mar 1-posting waived
Mar 6-taken from Judiciary (H); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (H)
Mar 7-taken from Judiciary (H); 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (H)