Psilocybin or psilocyn; possession, civil penalty. (SB262)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Possession of psilocybin; civil penalty. Provides that any person 21 years of age or older who knowingly or intentionally possesses 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 to possesses psilocybin or psilocyn is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101765D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Judiciary committee on 01/26/2022. It meets on Monday, 8:00 A.M. and Wednesday, 1/2 hour after adjournment - Senate Room B.

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