HB 1502-1_ Filed 04/12/2011, 12:15
The Senate Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and Civil Matters, to which was referred House Bill
No. 1502, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with
the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:
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"SECTION 2. [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
(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.
(Reference is to HB 1502 as printed February 18, 2011.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass .
Committee Vote: Yeas 9, Nays 0.
Senator Steele, Chairperson
AM 150202/DI 106 2011