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SB 470: Revising Penalties for Nonviolent Offenses

GENERAL BILL by Powell

Revising Penalties for Nonviolent Offenses; Authorizing the issuance of civil citations for the possession of 20 grams or less of cannabis and the possession of drug paraphernalia used in connection with the consumption of cannabis; providing for civil fines; providing for community service in lieu of civil fines; revising a principle of the Criminal Punishment Code relating to a prisoner’s required minimum term of imprisonment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/13/2021 Senate • Filed
    10/21/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 27
    1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 27
    3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 470, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/13/2021 at 11:31 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 957 Revising Penalties for Criminal Offenses Caruso Identical Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
    H 171 Criminal Rehabilitation Hart Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
    H 725 Collateral Consequences and Penalties for Criminal Offenses Joseph Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
    S 504 Criminal Convictions Perry Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Judiciary
    S 1486 Gain-time Bracy Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Judiciary

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    893.13 Prohibited acts; penalties. Page 1 (pdf)
    893.131 Page 2 (pdf)
    893.147 Use, possession, manufacture, delivery, transportation, advertisement, or retail sale of drug paraphernalia, specified machines, and materials. Page 3 (pdf)
    921.002 The Criminal Punishment Code. Page 4 (pdf)
    944.275 Gain-time. Page 4 (pdf)

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