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House Bill 1685

House Bill 1685

ARCHIVE (2005)

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Methamphetamine. Requires a law enforcement agency to report the existence of a methamphetamine laboratory to the: (1) state police; (2) fire department; (3) county health department; and, if there is a child less than 14 years of age at the methamphetamine laboratory, to notify the division of family and children. Provides that the state police shall adopt guidelines concerning the report of a methamphetamine laboratory. Grants an income tax credit to a person who uses a chemical additive or locking device to make the use or theft of anhydrous ammonia for the manufacture of methamphetamine more difficult. Permits ephedrine and pseudoephedrine to be dispensed only at a pharmacy by a licensed pharmacist or certified pharmacy technician and in a package that contains not more than 12 capsules. Requires a person who purchases ephedrine or pseudoephedrine to present photo identification and sign a receipt or record book. Makes unlawful dispensing of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine a Class A misdemeanor. Allows a nonresident pharmacy to sell a drug containing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine to a resident by mail order if the nonresident pharmacy is registered with the board of pharmacy and meets certain requirements. Makes the sale of a drug containing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine by mail order a Class D felony if the seller is not a registered nonresident pharmacy. Exempts ephedrine or pseudoephedrine in liquid form or prescribed from the dispensing, possession, and mail order sale restrictions. Permits a court to require a defendant demonstrating a pattern of repeated illegal use or manufacture of a controlled substance to participate in a drug treatment program as a condition of bail. Makes other changes.
Current Status:
In Committee - first House
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