House Bill 62

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Last Action to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 373
Sponsor G. Watkins
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to apply a uniform penalty of mandatory drug treatment and community service to persons convicted of possessing certain drugs and paraphernalia; amend KRS 218A.140 to revise possession of counterfeit substances from a Class D felony to a Class A misdemeanor; amend KRS 218A.1415 to revise possession of a controlled substance from a Class D felony to a Class A misdemeanor; amend KRS 218A.1437 to lower possession of a methamphetamine precursor from a Class D felony to a Class A misdemeanor; amend KRS 218A.276 to require that defendants convicted of possession of a counterfeit substance under KRS 218A.140, marijuana under KRS 218A.1422, synthetic drugs under KRS 218A.1430, methamphetamine precursors under KRS 218A.1437, salvia under KRS 218A.1451, or drug paraphernalia under KRS 218A.500 complete a drug treatment program; amend KRS 218A.275 to require that defendants convicted of possession of a controlled substance under various sections of Chapter 218A complete a drug treatment program; amend KRS 431.078 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts - Possession of controlled substance, penalty reduction, mandatory treatment and community service
Crimes and Punishments - Possession of controlled substance, penalty reduction, mandatory treatment and community service
Drugs and Medicines - Possession of controlled substance, Class A misdemeanor, mandatory drug treatment
Substance Abuse - Possession of controlled substance, Class A misdemeanor, mandatory drug treatment
Corrections Impact - Possession of controlled substance, Class A misdemeanor, mandatory drug treatment
Local Mandate - Possession of controlled substance, Class A misdemeanor, mandatory drug treatment

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11/17/17
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/02/18
  • introduced in House
  • to Judiciary (H)


Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:00 PM (EST)