CS/HB 641: Sentencing for Possession of a Controlled Substance
GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Shaw ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cortes, J.
Sentencing for Possession of a Controlled Substance; Requires that court sentence defendant who is convicted of primary offense of possession of controlled substance committed on or after specified date to nonstate prison sanction.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 79
• Introduced -HJ 79
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/28/17, 12:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 490
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 489
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 483
• On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/17/17, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 1 -HJ 720
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 720
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary Committee
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