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SB 649 - Classifies Certain Drug Infractions as Misdemeanors - Key Vote

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Bill Emmerson voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Classifies Certain Drug Infractions as Misdemeanors

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-14) -

Title: Classifies Certain Drug Infractions as Misdemeanors

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (41-31) -

Title: Classifies Certain Drug Infractions as Misdemeanors

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Classifies Certain Drug Infractions as Misdemeanors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that classifies the possession of a narcotic as a misdemeanor.

Highlights:
  • Classifies the possession of a narcotic as a misdemeanor punishable by no more than 1 year in a county jail, whereas existing law classifies the possession of a narcotic as a felony punishable by no more than 3 years in a county jail (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Classifies Certain Drug Infractions as Misdemeanors

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