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House Bill 1545


House Bill 1545

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Sentencing for methamphetamine offenses. Makes possessing: (1) more than ten grams of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine, pure or adulterated; or (2) anhydrous ammonia or ammonia solution with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine or amphetamine; Class C felonies instead of Class D felonies. Allows a court to suspend only that part of a sentence that is in excess of the minimum sentence imposed on a person convicted of: (1) dealing in methamphetamine; (2) possessing more than ten grams of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine; and (3) possessing anhydrous ammonia or ammonia solution with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine or amphetamine. Provides that when a person convicted of dealing in methamphetamine, possessing more than ten grams of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine, or possessing anhydrous ammonia or ammonia solution with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine or amphetamine completes the person's fixed term of imprisonment, less credit time earned with respect to that term, the person shall be placed on parole: (1) until a date not more than 24 months from the date the person is placed on parole, as determined by the parole board; or (2) until the date the person's fixed term of imprisonment expires; whichever is later.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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