VA HB1434 | 2011 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 51-2-2)
Status: Passed on March 23 2011 - 100% progression
Action: 2011-03-23 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0384)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Summary

Penalties for possession, sale, gift, distribution or possession with intent to sell, give or distribute synthetic cannabinoids; bath salts. Lists those chemicals that comprise synthetic cannabinoids and makes possession a Class 1 misdemeanor. Possession with intent to distribute and manufacturing are felonies. The first offender statute applies as it does to marijuana and controlled substances. The bill criminalizes privately compounding with the specific intent to circumvent the criminal penalties for synthetic cannabinoids. The bill also allows restitution for cleaning up sites where the drug is made. A number of Code sections are amended for the purpose of treating synthetic cannabinoids as marijuana is treated throughout the Code. The bill adds chemicals known as "bath salts" to Schedule I of the Drug Control Act. There is an emergency clause. This bill incorporates

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Title

Cannabinoids, synthetic; penalties for transport, possession, sale, or distribution, etc.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2011-02-26 - Senate - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-26 - Senate - Senate: Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-26 - Senate - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-26 - House - House: VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (89-Y 0-N) (Y: 91 N: 0 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-23 - Senate - Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-22 - House - House: VOTE: REJECTED (3-Y 94-N) (Y: 3 N: 96 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2011-02-18 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-17 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-16 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Finance (12-Y 0-N) (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-14 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-02-07 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (98-Y 0-N) (Y: 100 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-01-31 - House - House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 23 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2011-01-24 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N) (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2011-03-23 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0384)
2011-03-23 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 384 (effective 3/23/11)
2011-03-06 Senate: Signed by President
2011-03-03 House: Signed by Speaker
2011-03-03 House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1434ER)
2011-03-03 House: Enrolled
2011-02-26 House: VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (89-Y 0-N)
2011-02-26 House: Conference report agreed to by House (89-Y 0-N)
2011-02-26 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2011-02-26 House: Conference substitute printed 11105673D-H2
2011-02-26 Senate: Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2011-02-26 Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2011-02-26 Senate: Passed by temporarily
2011-02-24 House: Delegates: Garrett, Gilbert, Miller, P.J.
2011-02-24 House: Conferees appointed by House
2011-02-24 Senate: Senators: Herring, Reynolds, McEachin
2011-02-24 Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
2011-02-24 House: House acceded to request
2011-02-23 Senate: Senate requested conference committee
2011-02-23 Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N)
2011-02-22 House: VOTE: REJECTED (3-Y 94-N)
2011-02-22 House: Senate substitute rejected by House 11105337D-S1 (3-Y 94-N)
2011-02-21 House: Placed on Calendar
2011-02-18 Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
2011-02-18 Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1434S1
2011-02-18 Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 11105337D-S1
2011-02-18 Senate: Reading of substitute waived
2011-02-18 Senate: Read third time
2011-02-17 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
2011-02-16 Senate: Reported from Finance (12-Y 0-N)
2011-02-14 Senate: Rereferred to Finance
2011-02-14 Senate: Committee substitute printed 11105337D-S1
2011-02-14 Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N)
2011-02-08 Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2011-02-08 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
2011-02-07 House: VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (98-Y 0-N)
2011-02-07 House: Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
2011-02-06 House: Passed by for the day
2011-02-04 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1434H1
2011-02-04 House: Amendments by Delegate Miller, P.J. withdrawn
2011-02-04 House: Read second time
2011-02-03 House: Passed by for the day
2011-02-03 House: Committee substitute agreed to 11104608D-H1
2011-02-03 House: Read second time
2011-02-02 House: Read first time
2011-01-31 House: Incorporates HB1427
2011-01-31 House: Incorporates HB1423
2011-01-31 House: Incorporates HB1778
2011-01-31 House: Incorporates HB1878
2011-01-31 House: Incorporates HB1481
2011-01-31 House: Incorporates HB1473
2011-01-31 House: Committee substitute printed 11104608D-H1
2011-01-31 House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
2011-01-24 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
2011-01-21 House: Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
2011-01-13 House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2011-01-13 House: Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
2010-11-03 House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2010-11-03 House: Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/12/11

Same As/Similar To

SB745 (Same As) 2011-03-23 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0410)
HB1473 (Similar To) 2011-01-31 - House: Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1434-Garrett) by voice vote
HB1481 (Similar To) 2011-01-31 - House: Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1434-Garrett) by voice vote
HB1878 (Similar To) 2011-01-31 - House: Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1434-Garrett) by voice vote
HB1778 (Similar To) 2011-01-31 - House: Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1434-Garrett) by voice vote
HB1423 (Similar To) 2011-01-31 - House: Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1434-Garrett) by voice vote
HB1427 (Similar To) 2011-01-31 - House: Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB1434-Garrett) by voice vote

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182248.1:1(n/a)See Bill Text
5413446(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+sum+HB1434
Texthttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+ful+HB1434+hil
Texthttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+ful+HB1434H1+hil
Texthttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+ful+HB1434S1+hil
Texthttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+ful+HB1434H2+hil
Texthttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+ful+HB1434ER+hil
Texthttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+ful+CHAP0384+hil
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+H0801V0063+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+H08V0538+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+HV0543+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+S03V0257+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+S05V0241+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+SV0498HB1434+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+SV0525HB1434+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+HV1250+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+SV0624HB1434+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+HV1526+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+SV0818HB1434+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+SV0819HB1434+HB1434
Roll Callhttp://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?111+vot+SV0820HB1434+HB1434

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