SB 159 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 HB 968.

Full text:
01/10/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101835D  pdf | impact statement
01/30/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12104287D-S1  pdf | impact statement
01/30/12  Senate: Substitute bill reprinted 12104287D-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/07/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105080D-S2  pdf | impact statement
02/20/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105541D-H1  pdf | impact statements
03/15/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB159ER)  pdf | impact statements
04/09/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0710)  pdf

Amendments:
Conference amendments

Status:
01/10/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101835D
01/10/12  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12104287D-S1
01/30/12  Senate: Substitute bill reprinted 12104287D-S1
01/30/12  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 1-N)
01/30/12  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/07/12  Senate: Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/07/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105080D-S2
02/08/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/12  Senate: Read second time
02/09/12  Senate: Committee substitute rejected 12104287D-S1
02/09/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/09/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105080D-S2
02/09/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB159S2
02/10/12  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)
02/10/12  Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/10/12  Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N)
02/15/12  House: Placed on Calendar
02/15/12  House: Read first time
02/15/12  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/12  House: Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/20/12  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 2-N)
02/20/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105541D-H1
02/20/12  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/21/12  House: Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/29/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/29/12  House: Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)
03/02/12  House: Read second time
03/05/12  House: Read third time
03/05/12  House: Passed by for the day
03/05/12  House: Motion to reconsider the pass by for the day agreed to
03/05/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12105541D-H1
03/05/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB159H1
03/05/12  House: Passed House with substitute (77-Y 19-N)
03/05/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (77-Y 19-N)
03/06/12  Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N)
03/07/12  House: House insisted on substitute
03/07/12  House: House requested conference committee
03/08/12  Senate: Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/12  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
03/08/12  Senate: Senators: Obenshain, Garrett, Reeves
03/08/12  House: Conferees appointed by House
03/08/12  House: Delegates: Bell, Robert B, Morris, Sickles
03/10/12  House: Conference report agreed to by House (84-Y 13-N)
03/10/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (84-Y 13-N)
03/10/12  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N)
03/15/12  Senate: Enrolled
03/15/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB159ER)
03/15/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/17/12  Senate: Signed by President
04/09/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 710 (effective 7/1/12)
04/09/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0710)