Controlled substances; person convicted of possession, penalty. (SB570)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Penalty for possession of controlled substances. Provides that any person who is convicted of a felony violation of possession of a controlled substance shall be punished by a mandatory minimum term of confinement of 45 days and shall be ordered by the court to undergo drug education and rehabilitation during his term of confinement. Amends § 18.2-250, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060016408
01/11/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (SB570)
01/25/2006Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
01/25/2006Rereferred to Finance
02/07/2006Passed by indefinitely in Finance (14-Y 0-N)