Drug scheduling

S.E.A. 194, P.L. 61 Effective: July 1, 2020 Adds new scheduled drugs (including emergency scheduled drugs) to the statutory drug schedules. Defines "isomer". Defines "narcotic" to include opium esters, ethers, and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers. Makes other … [Read more...]

Drug scheduling

The House Court and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 194 on drug scheduling sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald.  The bill adds new scheduled drugs to the statutory drug schedules and redefines isomer to bring the definition in-line with the federal definition for criminal … [Read more...]

Marijuana quantities

The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee heard SB 236 on marijuana quantities authored by Sen. Young. The bill specifies, for purposes of operating while intoxicated, a minimum amount of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the manner in which a chemical test … [Read more...]

Hemp

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1293 on hemp authored by Rep. Lehe This bill provides that the law that prohibits the manufacture, delivery, possession, or financing of the manufacture or delivery of smokable hemp does not apply to smokable hemp that is engaged … [Read more...]

Driver’s license suspensions

The Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code heard SB 200 authored by Sen. M. Young repealing certain license suspensions when a motor vehicle is used in dealing certain controlled substances. The Indiana Public Defender Council testified in support of the … [Read more...]

Drug scheduling

The Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law heard SB 194 authored by Sen. M. Young regarding drug scheduling. This bill adds new scheduled drugs to the statutory drug schedules and redefines isomer to bring the definition in-line with the federal definition for … [Read more...]

Drug dealing

S.E.A. 110, P.L. 182 Effective: July 1, 2019 Adds an item to the existing list of enhancing circumstances for offenses relating to controlled substances. Provides that an enhancing circumstance means that the person knowingly committed the offense in, on, or within … [Read more...]

Sentencing

S.E.A. 198, P.L. 5 Effective: July 1, 2019 Makes committing a controlled substance offense on the property of a penal facility or juvenile facility an enhancing circumstance. Makes it an aggravating circumstance that a crime was committed because of certain … [Read more...]