Crimes involving synthetic drugs

H.E.A. 1186, P.L. 80 Effective: July 1, 2019 Makes possessing or dealing in a substance that is a controlled substance analog an offense of the same level as possession of or dealing in the controlled substance of which the substance is an analog. Defines "substance … [Read more...]

Parenting time

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 323 on parenting time, sponsored by Rep. Cherry.  The bill authorizes a court to require a parent to submit to drug testing as a condition of exercising parenting time rights if the court finds that: (1) the parent has a history of … [Read more...]

Drug penalties

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 519 on drug penalties, sponsored by Rep. McNamara. The bill provides that if a person commits the offense of dealing or an attempt or conspiracy to commit dealing in a controlled substance, the person may be tried in … [Read more...]

Drug dealing

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 110 on drug dealing sponsored by Rep. McNamara. This bill adds an item to the existing list of enhancing circumstances for offenses relating to controlled substances and that an enhancing circumstance means that the … [Read more...]

Crimes involving synthetic drugs

The House Committee on Courts and Criminal Code heard SB 28, sponsored by Rep. Negele, addressing crimes involving synthetic drugs. The bill specifies that an enhancing circumstance includes a prior conviction for dealing or manufacturing a substance represented to be a … [Read more...]

Crimes involving synthetic drugs

The Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law heard HB 1186, sponsored by Sen. Bohacek, concerning crimes involving synthetic drugs. The bill makes possessing or dealing in a substance that is a controlled substance analog an offense of the same level as … [Read more...]

Controlled substances in penal facilities

For amend and vote only, the House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 198 sponsored by Rep. Pressel on controlled substances in penal facilities. This bill makes committing a controlled substance offense on the property of a penal facility or juvenile facility … [Read more...]

Substance abuse prevention grant programs

For amend and vote only, the Senate Appropriations Committee heard Sen. Koch’s SB 111 creating substance abuse prevention grant programs. This bill requires the Division of Mental Health and Addiction to establish and administer the community and faith-based substance … [Read more...]