WV HB2922 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB2922


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 17 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-01-20 - To Judiciary
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to authorize a court to require participation and successful completion of a drug court program or drug treatment program in order for a defendant, pleading or being found guilty of possession of a controlled substance, not including marijuana, or certain controlled substances containing an opioid or opiate, to qualify for a final order of discharge and dismissal.

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Relating to requirements to obtain a final order of discharge and dismissal for possession of opiates or opioids


Roll Calls

2020-01-17 - House - Passed House (Roll No. 12) (Y: 86 N: 9 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-16 - House - Amendment rejected (Roll No. 8) (Y: 30 N: 68 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2020-01-20SenateTo Judiciary
2020-01-20SenateTo Judiciary
2020-01-20SenateIntroduced in Senate
2020-01-17HouseCommunicated to Senate
2020-01-17HousePassed House (Roll No. 12)
2020-01-17HouseRead 3rd time
2020-01-17HouseOn 3rd reading, Special Calendar
2020-01-16HouseAmendment rejected (Roll No. 8)
2020-01-16HouseRead 2nd time
2020-01-16HouseOn 2nd reading, Special Calendar
2020-01-15HouseRead 1st time
2020-01-15HouseOn 1st reading, Special Calendar
2020-01-14HouseDo pass
2020-01-08HouseTo House Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2020-01-08HouseTo Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB2922 (Carry Over) 2019-02-08 - To House Judiciary


Code Citations

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60A4407aNew CodeSee Bill Text

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Bill Comments