VA SB1015 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 10 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-19 - Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]

Summary

Possession of marijuana; cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil. Provides that a person who possesses marijuana in the form of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil pursuant to a valid written certification issued by a practitioner in the course of his professional practice shall not prosecuted for simple possession of marijuana. The bill also provides that no agent or employee of a pharmaceutical processor shall be prosecuted for possession or manufacture of marijuana or for possession, manufacture, or distribution of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil, or subject to any civil penalty, denied any right or privilege, or subject to any disciplinary action by a professional licensing board if such agent or employee (i) possessed or manufactured such marijuana for the purposes of producing cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil or (ii) possessed, manufactured, or distributed such cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil in accordance with law. Current law provides that such possession of marijuana in the form of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil in such circumstances is an affirmative defense to such charges.

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Title

Marijuana; possession of cannabidiol oil or THC-A oil.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-02-19 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N) (Y: 6 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-07 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Judiciary with substitute (12-Y 0-N 1-A) (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-19HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
2020-02-18HouseAssigned Courts sub: Criminal
2020-02-14HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2020-02-14HouseRead first time
2020-02-14HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-02-11SenateRead third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
2020-02-10SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1015S1
2020-02-10SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 20107741D-S1
2020-02-10SenateReading of substitute waived
2020-02-10SenateRead second time
2020-02-07SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
2020-02-05SenateCommittee substitute printed 20107741D-S1
2020-02-05SenateReported from Judiciary with substitute (12-Y 0-N 1-A)
2020-01-17SenateIntroduced bill reprinted 20105511D
2020-01-16SenateReferred to Committee on the Judiciary
2020-01-16SenatePresented and ordered printed 20105511D
2020-01-16SenateUnanimous consent to introduce

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
182250.1(n/a)See Bill Text
5413442.8(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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