Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1566

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 35-48-4-1.1.

Synopsis: Methamphetamine production. Enhances the penalty for manufacturing methamphetamine to a Class A felony if: (1) the laboratory or chemicals used to manufacture the methamphetamine; or (2) waste from the manufacture of the methamphetamine; causes serious bodily injury or death to a person other than the defendant.

Effective: July 1, 2009.





Bell, Pearson, Yarde




    January 16, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.







Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1566



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning criminal law and procedure.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 35-48-4-1.1; (09)IN1566.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 35-48-4-1.1, AS ADDED BY P.L.151-2006, SECTION 23, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 1.1. (a) A person who:
        (1) knowingly or intentionally:
            (A) manufactures;
            (B) finances the manufacture of;
            (C) delivers; or
            (D) finances the delivery of;
        methamphetamine, pure or adulterated; or
        (2) possesses, with intent to:
            (A) manufacture;
            (B) finance the manufacture of;
            (C) deliver; or
            (D) finance the delivery of;
        methamphetamine, pure or adulterated;
commits dealing in methamphetamine, a Class B felony, except as provided in subsection (b).
    (b) The offense is a Class A felony if:
        (1) the amount of the drug involved weighs three (3) grams or more;
        (2) the person:
            (A) delivered; or
            (B) financed the delivery of;
        the drug to a person under eighteen (18) years of age at least three (3) years junior to the person; or
        (3) the person manufactured, delivered, or financed the delivery of the drug:
            (A) on a school bus; or
            (B) in, on, or within one thousand (1,000) feet of:
                (i) school property;
                (ii) a public park;
                (iii) a family housing complex; or
                (iv) a youth program center; or
        (4) the:
            (A) laboratory or chemicals used to manufacture the methamphetamine; or
            (B) waste from the manufacture of the methamphetamine;
        causes serious bodily injury or death to a person other than the defendant.

SOURCE: ; (09)IN1566.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009] IC 35-48-4-1.1, as amended by this act, applies only to crimes committed after June 30, 2009.