Methamphetamine; manufacturing, selling, giving, and distributing thereof. (SB1234)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patrons Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), and Del. Chris Saxman (R-Staunton)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing of methamphetamine; penalty. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who manufactures, sells, gives, distributes, or possesses with intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute 28 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, its salts, isomers, or salts of its isomers is guilty of a felony punishable by a fine of not more than $500,000 and imprisonment for not less than five nor more than 40 years, three years of which shall be a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment to be served consecutively with any other sentence. The bill also provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who manufactures, sells, gives, distributes, or possesses with intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute 227 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, its salts, isomers, or salts of its isomers is guilty of a felony punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000,000 and imprisonment for not less than five years nor more than life, five years of which shall be a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment to be served consecutively with any other sentence. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 070410782
01/10/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2007Impact statement from VCSC (SB1234)
01/17/2007Rereferred to Finance
01/30/2007Committee substitute printed 070579782-S1
01/30/2007Impact statement from VCSC (SB1234S1)
01/31/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/31/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2007Read second time
02/01/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070579782-S1
02/01/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1234S1
02/02/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2007Communicated to House
02/06/2007Placed on Calendar
02/06/2007Read first time
02/06/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/09/2007Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1234S1)
02/16/2007Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/20/2007Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2324.