AN ACT TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF POSSESSION OF PSEUDOEPHEDRINE IF THE DEFENDANT HAS A PRIOR CONVICTION FOR THE POSSESSION OR MANUFACTURE OF METHAMPHETAMINE, AND TO AGGRAVATE THE PENALTY FOR MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE WHEN CHILDREN, DISABLED, OR ELDERLY ARE PRESENT, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE HOUSE SELECT COMMITTEE ON METHAMPHETAMINE ABUSE. Enacted June 19, 2013. Effective December 1, 2013, for offenses committed on or after that date.
Summary date: Jun 24 2013 - View summary
Bill H 29 (2013-2014)Summary date: Jan 30 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 90-95(d1)(1) to create the offense of possession of a pseudoephedrine product by a person previously conviced of the possession or manufacture of methamphetamine.
AmendsGS 15A-1340.16D to provide for an enhanced sentence (an increase of 24 to 48 monthsadded to the minimum term to which the offender is sentenced, depending on the circumstance)if a person is convicted of manufacturing methamphetamine under GS 90-95(b)(1a) and children, the disabled or the elderly are present atthe manufacturing location. Provides that these penalties are cumulative.
Provides that itconstitutes a sufficient pleading for an indictment or information for the offense of manufacturing methamphetamine under GS 90-95(b)(1a) to allege the facts set out in proposed subsection (a1) of GS 15A-1340.16D. Declares that one pleading is sufficient for all felonies tried at a singletrial. Makes conforming changes to subsection (c).
Effective December 1, 2013 and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.