Methamphetamine precursors; sale and tracking, penalties. (SB14)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland) with support from co-patrons Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News), Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk), and Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Methamphetamine precursors; sale and tracking; penalties.  Requires the Department of State Police to enter into a memorandum of understanding to establish the Commonwealth's participation in a real-time electronic recordkeeping and monitoring system for the nonprescription sale of ephedrine or related compounds. Most pharmacies and retail distributors will be required to enter nonprescription sales of ephedrine or related compounds into the electronic system. The bill retains the existing sales limit of no more than 3.6 grams of ephedrine or related compounds per day per individual retail customer and adds a limitation of no more than 7.5 grams per 30-day period. Read the Bill »


01/18/2012: Merged into SB294


12/21/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101179D
12/21/2011Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/18/2012Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB294-Lucas) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)