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HB 741: Controlled Substances


Controlled Substances; Authorizes defendant to move to depart from 3-year mandatory term of imprisonment & from mandatory fine for drug trafficking violation involving specified quantity of specified controlled substance; authorizes state attorney to object; authorizes sentencing court to grant motion if court finds that defendant has demonstrated by preponderance of evidence that specified criteria are met.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/12/2015 House • Filed
    2/26/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 61
    3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 61
    4/28/2015 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

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  • HB 741, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/12/2015 at 5:03 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 464 (c1) Controlled Substances Joyner Similar Last Action: 5/1/2015 S Died in Rules
    Location: In committee/council (RC)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    893.135 Trafficking; mandatory sentences; suspension or reduction of sentences; conspiracy to engage in trafficking. Page 1 (pdf)

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