House Bill 481

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts ch. 108)
Title AN ACT relating to controlled substances and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 443
Sponsors J. Tilley, J. Richards, J. Adams, R. Adams, R. Adkins, L. Belcher, J. Bell, D. Butler, J. Carney, L. Clark, H. Collins, L. Combs, W. Coursey, J. Crenshaw, B. Damron, J. DeCesare, M. Denham, M. Dossett, T. Edmonds, C. Embry Jr., D. Floyd, D. Ford, J. Glenn, D. Graham, J. Greer, S. Gregory, M. Henley, J. Hoover, B. Housman, R. Huff, W. Hurt, J. Jenkins, D. Keene, K. King, M. King, A. Koenig, J. Lee, M. Marzian, D. Mayfield, T. McKee, M. Meredith, C. Miller, T. Mills, T. Moore, L. Napier, F. Nesler, D. Osborne, S. Overly, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, T. Pullin, R. Quarles, M. Rader, R. Rand, S. Riggs, T. Riner, C. Rollins II, B. Rowland, S. Rudy, S. Santoro, J. Short, A. Simpson, K. Sinnette, R. Smart, F. Steele, J. Stewart III, W. Stone, G. Stumbo, T. Thompson, B. Waide, J. Wayne, A. Webb-Edgington, S. Westrom, B. Yonts, J. York
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to prohibit trafficking in or possession of synthetic drugs including provisions for a maximum fine of double the gain from the commission of the offense; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "synthetic cannabinoids or piperazines," "synthetic cathinones," and "synthetic drugs"; amend KRS 218A.020 to permit the Office of Drug Control Policy to make recommendations to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services regarding controlled substances scheduling; amend KRS 218A.141, relating to cleanup costs for drug trafficking, to include trafficking in synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.350 to create a penalty structure mirroring that established for trafficking in synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.1411, relating to trafficking in the vicinity of a school, to include synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.410, relating to forfeiture in drug cases, to add trafficking in synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.992 to include trafficking in synthetic drugs as an offense triggering a penalty increase when committed while in possession of a firearm; amend KRS 243.500, relating to liquor licenses revocations, to include synthetic drugs; repeal KRS 218A.1426, 218A.1427, 218A.1428, 218A.1453, 218A.1454, 218A.1455; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Corrections Impact - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Crimes and Punishments - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Criminal Procedure - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Drugs and Medicines - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Effective Dates, Emergency - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Local Mandate - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
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02/27/12
  • introduced in House
02/28/12
  • to Judiciary (H)
  • posting waived
02/29/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/01/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/07/12
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 8, 2012
03/13/12
  • 3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute
03/14/12
  • received in Senate
03/19/12
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/26/12
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
03/27/12
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill
03/29/12
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 29, 2012
  • 3rd reading, passed 35-2
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
03/30/12
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/11/12
  • signed by Governor (Acts ch. 108)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Summary Amend emergency clause to specify that the substances covered bill the bill pose a clear and present danger to the citizens of the Commonwealth; declare an EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Corrections Impact - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Crimes and Punishments - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Criminal Procedure - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Drugs and Medicines - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Effective Dates, Emergency - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised
Local Mandate - Synthetic drugs, expanded definition of, new offenses, revised

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