2009 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Sponsored By:
Delegate Benson
Crimes - Prohibition of Sale of Kits, Pipes, Cigarette Rolling Papers, and Cigar Leaf Wrappers - County Ordinances


Authorizing the legislative body of a county to adopt an ordinance that prohibits a person from selling, subject to an exception, cocaine freebase kits, glass or ceramic tubes of a specified size that are sold with or without a screen-like device, cigarette rolling papers, and cigar leaf wrappers; providing that a commercial wholesale or retail establishment may sell cigarette rolling papers and cigar leaf wrappers under specified circumstances; and authorizing a county to impose criminal and civil penalties.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Substance Abuse
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 5-619.1 )


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