HB2138: Fluorinated hydrocarbons or vapors; prohibited inhalants or other noxious chemical substances.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend and reenact § 18.2-264 of the Code of Virginia, relating to prohibited inhalants or other noxious chemical substances; fluorinated hydrocarbons or vapors; hydrogenated fluorocarbons.
[H 2138]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 18.2-264 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 18.2-264. Inhaling drugs or other noxious chemical substances or causing, etc., others to do so.

A. It shall be is unlawful, except under the direction of a practitioner as defined in § 54.1-3401, for any person deliberately to smell or inhale any drugs or any other noxious chemical substances including but not limited to fingernail polish or model airplane glue, containing any ketones, aldehydes, organic acetates, ether, chlorinated hydrocarbons or vapors, with the intent to become intoxicated, inebriated, excited, or stupefied or to dull the brain or nervous system.

Any person violating the provisions of this subsection shall be is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

B. It shall be is unlawful for any person, other than one duly licensed, deliberately to cause, invite or induce any person to smell or inhale any drugs or any other noxious chemical substances or chemicals containing any ketone, aldehydes, organic acetates, ether, chlorinated hydrocarbons or vapors with the intent to intoxicate, inebriate, excite, stupefy, or to dull the brain or nervous system of such person.

Any person violating the provisions of this subsection shall be is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.

C. For the purposes of this section, "noxious chemical substances" includes fingernail polish and model airplane glue and chemicals containing any ketones, aldehydes, organic acetates, ether, chlorinated hydrocarbons or vapors, fluorinated hydrocarbons or vapors, or hydrogenated fluorocarbons.


HOUSE BILL NO. 2138
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee for Courts of Justice
on January 21, 2019)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Thomas)
A BILL to amend and reenact § 18.2-264 of the Code of Virginia, relating to prohibited inhalants or other noxious chemical substances; fluorinated hydrocarbons or vapors; hydrogenated fluorocarbons.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 18.2-264 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 18.2-264. Inhaling drugs or other noxious chemical substances or causing, etc., others to do so.

A. It shall be is unlawful, except under the direction of a practitioner as defined in § 54.1-3401, for any person deliberately to smell or inhale any drugs or any other noxious chemical substances including but not limited to fingernail polish or model airplane glue, containing any ketones, aldehydes, organic acetates, ether, chlorinated hydrocarbons or vapors, with the intent to become intoxicated, inebriated, excited, or stupefied or to dull the brain or nervous system.

Any person violating the provisions of this subsection shall be is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

B. It shall be is unlawful for any person, other than one duly licensed, deliberately to cause, invite or induce any person to smell or inhale any drugs or any other noxious chemical substances or chemicals containing any ketone, aldehydes, organic acetates, ether, chlorinated hydrocarbons or vapors with the intent to intoxicate, inebriate, excite, stupefy, or to dull the brain or nervous system of such person.

Any person violating the provisions of this subsection shall be is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.

C. For the purposes of this section, "noxious chemical substances" includes fingernail polish and model airplane glue and chemicals containing any ketones, aldehydes, organic acetates, ether, chlorinated hydrocarbons or vapors, fluorinated hydrocarbons or vapors, or hydrogenated fluorocarbons.

HOUSE BILL NO. 2138

Offered January 9, 2019
Prefiled January 8, 2019
A BILL to amend and reenact § 18.2-264 of the Code of Virginia, relating to prohibited inhalants or other noxious chemical substances; fluorinated hydrocarbons or vapors.
Patron-- Thomas

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 18.2-264 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 18.2-264. Inhaling drugs or other noxious chemical substances or causing, etc., others to do so.

A. It shall be is unlawful, except under the direction of a practitioner as defined in § 54.1-3401, for any person deliberately to smell or inhale any drugs or any other noxious chemical substances, including but not limited to fingernail polish or model airplane glue, containing any ketones, aldehydes, organic acetates, ether, chlorinated hydrocarbons or vapors, or fluorinated hydrocarbons or vapors with the intent to become intoxicated, inebriated, excited, or stupefied or to dull the brain or nervous system.

Any person violating the provisions of this subsection shall be is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

B. It shall be is unlawful for any person, other than one duly licensed, deliberately to cause, invite, or induce any person to smell or inhale any drugs or any other noxious substances or chemicals containing any ketones, aldehydes, organic acetates, ether, chlorinated hydrocarbons or vapors, or fluorinated hydrocarbons or vapors with the intent to intoxicate, inebriate, excite, stupefy, or to dull the brain or nervous system of such person.

Any person violating the provisions of this subsection shall be is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.