Methamphetamine; unlawful manufacturing and distribution, penalty. (HB28)

Introduced By

Del. Bud Phillips (D-Castlewood)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal penalty for manufacture, distribution, etc., of methamphetamine. Raises the punishment for a second offense of manufacturing, distributing, etc., of methamphetamine to include a one-year mandatory minimum term of incarceration and for a third or subsequent offense, increases the mandatory minimum term from three to four years. The bill also raises the penalty for a violation involving 200 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine from a 20-year mandatory minimum sentence to a 25-year mandatory minimum sentence. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/08/2005Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 068043460
12/08/2005Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/09/2005Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB28)
01/18/2006Assigned to Courts of Justice sub-committee: Criminal Law
02/15/2006Left in Courts of Justice