Hallucinogens or psychoactive substances; possession, civil penalty. (HB898)

Introduced By

Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Possession of certain naturally occurring hallucinogens or psychoactive substances; civil penalty. Provides that any person 21 years of age or older who knowingly or intentionally possesses peyote, ibogaine, psilocybin, or psilocyn shall be punished by a civil penalty of no more than $100 and such civil penalties shall be deposited into the Drug Offender Assessment and Treatment Fund. Under current law, a person who knowingly or intentionally possesses such substances is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Read the Bill »


01/22/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103658D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
01/24/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/24/2022Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2023
01/28/2022Continued to 2023 in Courts of Justice