Methamphetamine manufactory; allowing child to be present, penalty. (HB717)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Allowing child to be present in methamphetamine manufactory; penalty.  Provides that any person 18 years of age or older who knowingly allows a child to be present in the same dwelling, apartment, unit of a hotel, garage, shed, or vehicle (i) during the manufacture or attempted manufacture of methamphetamine or (ii) where there are present at least two of the components of methamphetamine manufacture is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not less than 10 nor more than 40 years. Currently the prohibition applies only to a child in care or custody of the miscreant and does not punish for the presence of the child when the components of manufacture can be found in the residence or other specified place. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102929D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2012Impact statement from VCSC (HB717)
01/20/2012Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/14/2012Left in Courts of Justice