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HB 1526 - Reduces Penalties for Possession of Less than One-Half Ounce of Marijuana - Key Vote

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Legislation - "Inexpedient to Legislate" Vote Passed (Senate) -
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NOTE: THIS IS AN "INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE" VOTE AND IS A VOTE TO KILL THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION. IF THE VOTE SUCCEEDS, THE LEGISLATION DIES. IF THE VOTE FAILS, THE LEGISLATION IS STILL UP FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE CHAMBER.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (162-161) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces Penalties for Possession of Less than One-Half Ounce of Marijuana

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the penalties for possession of less than one-half ounce of marijuana.

Highlights:

-Specifies that any individual aged 18 and older in possession of less than one-half ounce of marijuana is subject to the following penalties (Sec. 1):
          -A violation and a fine of no more than $250 for a first offense;
          -A violation and a fine of no more than $500 for a second offense; and
          -A Class A misdemeanor and a fine of no more than $1000 for a third or subsequent offense.

-Authorizes a court to order an individual under the age 21 to complete a drug awareness program or community service within 1 year of the date of the offense (Sec.1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Reduces Penalties for Possession of Less than One-Half Ounce of Marijuana

Sponsors

  • William Panek (NH - R) (Out Of Office)

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