2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 86
Sponsored By:
Delegates Anderson, Ali, Barnes, Benson, Eckardt, Glenn, Haynes, Healey, Howard, Ivey, Levi, McIntosh, Proctor, Simmons, Smigiel, Tarrant, Taylor, F. Turner, and Walker
Crimes - Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substances - Penalties - Distribution to County Residential Drug Abuse Treatment Services Funds


Altering the penalties for crimes relating to the possession of controlled dangerous substances; establishing minimum and maximum fines for possession crimes; requiring District Court clerks and circuit courts to remit specified fines to the counties to be distributed into specified funds established in each county; requiring establishment of a county residential drug abuse treatment services fund in each county; providing that a county fund may be used only to fund residential drug treatment services in the county; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Gerron S. Levi, District 23A
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Auditors and Audits
Circuit Courts
Clerks of Court
Community Facilities and Services
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Substance Abuse
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
District Courts
Local Government Mandates
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Substance Abuse

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 7-302 , 7-302 , 7-507 , 7-507 )
Criminal Law
( 5-601 )
Health - General
( 8-1101 , 8-1102 , 8-1103 , 8-1104 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered