Reprinted

April 20, 2011





ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1502

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DIGEST OF HB 1502 (Updated April 19, 2011 5:02 pm - DI 107)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Substance abuse study. Urges the legislative council to assign the topics of: (1) unlawful ingestion of controlled substances by pregnant women; (2) substance abuse by men; and (3) whether the penalty for unlawful use of a controlled substance should be based on the amount of active ingredient contained in the controlled substance; to an interim or a statutory study committee for study during the 2011 legislative interim.

Effective: July 1, 2011.





Bacon, Heaton, Riecken, McNamara
(SENATE SPONSORS _ DELPH, BANKS, TAYLOR)




    January 20, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.
    February 17, 2011, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
    February 21, 2011, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    March 28, 2011, read third time, passed. Yeas 99, nays 0.

SENATE ACTION

    March 31, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and Civil Matters.
    April 12, 2011, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    April 14, 2011, read second time, call withdrawn.
    April 19, 2011, amended, ordered engrossed.





Reprinted

April 20, 2011

First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


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ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1502



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning unlawful ingestion of controlled substances.

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

SOURCE: ; (11)EH1502.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) The general assembly urges the legislative council to assign the topic of unlawful ingestion of controlled substances by pregnant women to an interim or a statutory study committee for study during the 2011 legislative interim.
    (b) If the topic of unlawful ingestion of controlled substances by pregnant women is assigned to an interim or a statutory study committee under subsection (a), the study committee shall issue a final report to the legislative council containing the study committee's findings and recommendations, including any recommended legislation concerning the topic, not later than November 1, 2011.
    (c) This SECTION expires December 31, 2011.
        
SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) The general assembly urges the legislative council to assign the topic of substance abuse by men to an interim or statutory study committee for study during the 2011 legislative interim.
    (b) If the topic of substance abuse by men is assigned to an interim or statutory study committee under subsection (a), the study committee should consider:
        (1) the affect that substance abuse may have on sperm;
        (2) any correlations between substance abuse by men and birth defects in the children of men who have abused drugs; and
        (3) whether legislation should be proposed to respond to problems related to men abusing drugs.
    (c) If the topic of substance abuse by men is assigned to an interim or statutory study committee under subsection (a), the study committee shall issue a final report to the legislative council containing the study committee's findings and recommendations, including any recommended legislation concerning the topic, not later than November 1, 2011.
    (d) This SECTION expires December 31, 2011.
SOURCE: ; (11)EH1502.2.3. -->     SECTION 3. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) The general assembly urges the legislative council to assign the topic of whether the sentences for crimes involving the unlawful use, possession, or distribution of prescription drugs should be based on the amount of active ingredient contained in each specific drug to an interim or a statutory study committee for study during the 2011 legislative interim.
    (b) If the topic of whether the sentences for crimes involving the unlawful use, possession, or distribution of prescription drugs should be based on the amount of active ingredient contained in each specific drug is assigned to an interim or a statutory study committee under subsection (a), the study committee shall issue a final report to the legislative council containing the study committee's findings and recommendations, including any recommended legislation concerning the topic, not later than November 1, 2011.
    (c) This SECTION expires December 31, 2011.