HB 968 Drug trafficking; 3 years shall be mandatory minimum term of imprisonment for subsequent offense.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Manufacturing, etc., Schedule I and II drugs. Adds a mandatory minimum term of confinement of three years for a second or subsequent conviction of manufacturing, selling, giving, distributing, or possessing with intent to distribute a Schedule I or II drug (now five to life) and increases the mandatory minimum term for a third or subsequent conviction from five years to 10 years. This bill is identical to SB 159.

Full text:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101836D  pdf | impact statement
02/03/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104190D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/22/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105612D-S1  pdf | impact statements
03/15/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB968ER)  pdf | impact statements
05/18/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0844)  pdf

Amendments:
Conference amendments
Governor's recommendation

Status:
01/11/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101836D
01/11/12  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/27/12  House: Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/30/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/03/12  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N)
02/03/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104190D-H1
02/03/12  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/06/12  House: Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/10/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
02/10/12  House: Reported from Appropriations (20-Y 1-N)
02/12/12  House: Read first time
02/13/12  House: Read second time
02/13/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12104190D-H1
02/13/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB968H1
02/14/12  House: Read third time and passed House (85-Y 14-N)
02/14/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (85-Y 14-N)
02/15/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/12  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/22/12  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/22/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105612D-S1
02/22/12  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/28/12  Senate: Reported from Finance (14-Y 1-N)
02/29/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/01/12  Senate: Read third time
03/01/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
03/01/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105612D-S1
03/01/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB968S1
03/01/12  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (36-Y 3-N)
03/02/12  House: Placed on Calendar
03/05/12  House: Senate substitute rejected by House 12105612D-S1 (10-Y 86-N)
03/05/12  House: VOTE: REJECTED (10-Y 86-N)
03/06/12  Senate: Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/12  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
03/07/12  House: House acceded to request
03/07/12  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/07/12  House: Delegates: Bell, Robert B., Morris, Sickles
03/08/12  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/08/12  Senate: Senators: McDougle, Obenshain, Stuart
03/09/12  House: Conference report agreed to by House (75-Y 9-N)
03/09/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (75-Y 9-N)
03/10/12  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 3-N)
03/15/12  House: Enrolled
03/15/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB968ER)
03/15/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/17/12  Senate: Signed by President
04/09/12  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
04/17/12  House: Placed on Calendar
04/18/12  House: House concurred in Governor's recommendation (69-Y 26-N)
04/18/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (69-Y 26-N)
04/18/12  Senate: Senate rejected Governor's recommendation (14-Y 24-N)
04/18/12  House: Communicated to Governor
05/18/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 844 (effective 7/1/12)
05/18/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0844)