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HB24 (BR117) - F. Steele, T. Couch, S. Santoro

     AN ACT relating to dextromethorphan abuse.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to prohibit any person from possessing one gram or more of pure dextromethorphan or dextromethorphan that has been extracted from solid or liquid form; prohibit sale of products containing dextromethorphan as the only active ingredient to individuals younger than 18; require any person selling a product containing dextromethorphan to require that prospective buyers show a photo ID and sign a document stating the customer is older than 18 before purchase; create an affirmative defense for the retailer if a minor utilizes a fraudulent ID; prohibit individuals younger than 18 from misrepresenting their age and from utilizing a fraudulent ID to purchase or obtain dextromethorphan; establish penalties for violation.


     HCS1 - Adjust fine amounts for violations.

     Aug 14, 2014 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
     Nov 12, 2014 - To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
     Jan 06, 2015 - introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 23, 2015 - posted in committee
     Feb 25, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 26, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2015; taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 27, 2015
     Mar 02, 2015 - 3rd reading, passed 93-1 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Mar 03, 2015 - to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 04, 2015 - taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 09, 2015 - reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill
     Mar 10, 2015 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 10, 2015; 3rd reading, passed 34-2; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 11, 2015 - enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 19, 2015 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 023)