2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 247
Sponsored By:
Senator Brochin
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.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

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 th , 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