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

Introduced By

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

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

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 possesses psilocybin or psilocyn is guilty of a Class 5 felony. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101765D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/31/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/31/2022Passed by indefinitely in Judiciary (8-Y 6-N 1-A) (see vote tally)

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