HB 2181 Possession of firearm while in possession of certain drugs.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Possession of firearm while in possession of certain drugs. Revises statute penalizing possession of a firearm while in possession of Schedule I or II drugs to provide that possession of both is a Class 6 felony with no mandatory minimum. A person who possesses a firearm "on or about his person" while in possession of Schedule I or II drugs is subject to a Class 6 felony with a two-year mandatory minimum term of imprisonment. The possession of a firearm with intent to manufacture or distribute such drugs or more than one pound of marijuana remains a Class 6 felony with a minimum, mandatory term of imprisonment of five years.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/08/03 036759748  pdf
01/29/03  House: Printed as engrossed 036759748-E  pdf
02/13/03  Senate: Floor substitute printed 030685536-S1 (Stolle)  pdf
02/27/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2181ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/31/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0949)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments rejected

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/08/03 036759748
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/03  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 1
01/24/03  House: Reported from C. J. with amendment (19-Y 2-N)
01/28/03  House: Read first time
01/29/03  House: Read second time
01/29/03  House: Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended
01/29/03  House: Printed as engrossed 036759748-E
01/30/03  House: Read third time and passed House (75-Y 23-N)
01/30/03  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (75-Y 23-N)
01/30/03  House: Communicated to Senate
02/03/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/03  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/10/03  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/amd (14-Y 0-N)
02/11/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (40-Y 0-N)
02/11/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/03  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/13/03  Senate: Read third time
02/13/03  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/13/03  Senate: Committee amendment rejected
02/13/03  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/13/03  Senate: Substitute by Sen. Stolle agreed to 030685536-S1
02/13/03  Senate: Floor substitute printed 030685536-S1 (Stolle)
02/13/03  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - floor sub 030685536-S1
02/13/03  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Rec. of Sen. passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/17/03  House: Passed by for the day
02/18/03  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House (91-Y 7-N)
02/18/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (91-Y 7-N)
02/27/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2181ER)
03/05/03  House: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 949 (effective 7/1/03)
03/31/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0949)