Methamphetamine; increases mandatory minimum sentence range for manufacturing, etc. (HB676)

Introduced By

Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill) with support from co-patron Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Manufacturing, etc., methamphetamine; mandatory minimum sentence. Increases the bottom end of the sentence range for manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing with intent to manufacture, sell, give, or distribute 28 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine to 10 years with a 10-year mandatory minimum sentence. Currently, the bottom end of the sentence range is five years and an offense that involves 28 grams or more is subject to a three-year mandatory minimum sentence, except that for 227 grams or more, the mandatory minimum sentence increases to five years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102858D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/08/2014Impact statement from VCSC (HB676)
01/09/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB676)
02/12/2014Left in Courts of Justice