Methamphetamines; manufacturing, selling, giving, possessing with intent to manufacture, penalties. (SB1415)

Introduced By

Sen. William Wampler (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Manufacturing, selling, giving, possessing with intent to manufacture methamphetamine; penalties.  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 a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, its salts, its isomers, or salts of its isomers is guilty of a felony punishable by a fine of not more than $250,000 and imprisonment for not less than five nor more than 40 years, two years of which shall be a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment to be served consecutively with any other sentence. The bill also adds a two-year mandatory minimum term of imprisonment to the existing sentence of 10-to-40-years for allowing a child to be present during the manufacture of methamphetamine. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2011Presented and ordered printed 11103936D
01/19/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2011Impact statement from VCSC (SB1415)
01/20/2011Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/26/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Rereferred to Finance
02/08/2011Left in Finance