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HB 154/CI (BR 892) - G. Watkins
AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to apply a uniform penalty of mandatory drug treatment and community service to persons convicted of possessing certain drugs and paraphernalia; amend KRS 218A.140 to lower possession of counterfeit substances from a Class D felony to a Class A misdemeanor; amend KRS 218A.1415 to lower possession of a controlled substance from a Class D felony to a Class A misdemeanor; amend KRS 218A.1437 to lower possession of a methamphetamine precursor from a Class D felony to a Class A misdemeanor; amend KRS 218A.276 to require that defendants convicted of possession of a counterfeit substance under KRS 218A.140, marijuana pursuant to KRS 218A.1422, synthetic drugs pursuant to 218A.1430, methamphetamine precursors pursuant to 218A.1437, salvia pursuant to KRS 218A.1451, or drug paraphernalia pursuant to KRS 218A.500 complete a drug treatment program; amend KRS 218A.275 to require that defendants convicted of possession of a controlled substance under various sections of Chapter 218A complete a drug treatment program; amend KRS 431.078 to conform.
Dec 11, 2015 - Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
Jan 05, 2016 - introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)