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SB 0010 - Controlled Substances; possession of certain quantities of marijuana constitute a misdemeanor; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Harold Jones
Last Action: 1/28/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Senate Committee: Judiciary
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 10 would reclassify the possession of less than two ounces of Marijuana as a misdemeanor. The bill further states that those found guilty of possessing one half an ounce or less would be punished with a fine not exceding $300. Those found guilty of possessing between one half and two ouces would be punished with imprisoment or community service not exceeding twelve months, a fine of not more than $1000, or both. 

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