2012 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Sponsored By:
Senator Simonaire
Criminal Law - Drug-Free Zones - Public Parks and Recreation Areas


Prohibiting a person from using or possessing with intent to use specified drug paraphernalia in specified public parks and recreation areas; allowing a defendant in a specified prosecution to introduce and requiring the court to consider specified evidence of medical necessity; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; authorizing a specified unit of government to post specified signs; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Forests and Parks -see also- Program Open Space; Trees
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Buildings and Facilities -see also- Stadiums; St Hse.
Signs and Billboards
Sports and Recreation

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 5-629 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered