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HB 465 - Reduces Penalties for Marijuana Possession - New Mexico Key Vote

Yvette Herrell voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (37-33) - (Key vote)
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Title: Reduces Penalties for Marijuana Possession

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces penalties for the possession of up to 8 ounces of marijuana, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Classifies the possession of 1 ounce or less of marijuana as a civil penalty with a fine of $50, and any subsequent offense as a petty misdemeanor with a maximum fine of $100 (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies the possession of more than 1 and up to 4 ounces of marijuana as a civil penalty with a fine $100, and any subsequent offense as a petty misdemeanor with a maximum fine of $200 (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies the possession of more than 4 and up to 8 ounces of marijuana as a misdemeanor with a fine of up to $300 (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies the possession of more than 8 ounces of marijuana as a 4th degree felony (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Reduces Penalties for Marijuana Possession

Sponsors

  • Emily A. Kane (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
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